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Senate sets votes to reopen government
North Dakota legislators renew efforts to bring whole state into Central time
Supreme Court lets Trump's restrictions on transgender troops take effect
Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship
Trump prepares two versions of State of the Union address as shutdown tensions escalate
crime and courts
nation and world
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
Lego collecting delivers huge (and uncorrelated) market returns
Gophers coach Whalen signs endorsement deal with Bell Bank
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
place a business brief
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
How MLMs - multilevel marketing schemes - are hurting female friendships
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Klaman comes through: Junior scores twice as Midgets collect wins on back-to-back nights
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Jan. 22
Patriots power over Midgets
Bismarck Century dominates Dickinson girls
Kubas posts double-double as Titans down Miners
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
Port: What a miserable week for American journalism
Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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January 18, 2019
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Dear Carol: Both of my parents were ill for years. Mom, who died two years ago, fought several types of cancer and then developed dementia. Dad,...
January 18, 2019 - 10:42am
January 10, 2019
Bursack: Dad's decision not to be treated for cancer upsets daughter
Dear Carol: There’s probably no right answer to what I’m asking but I felt the need to write just for comfort. My mother died when I was...
January 10, 2019 - 3:08pm
December 27, 2018
Bursack: Getting a correct dementia diagnosis might take awhile
Dear Carol: When my husband started having some rather bizarre behavioral episodes, he made an appointment for a checkup. After an exam didn’t...
December 27, 2018 - 11:34am
December 21, 2018
Bursack: Holiday spirit is gone after loss of loved ones
Dear Carol: Last year was a tough one for my family. Dad had never recovered from a massive stroke that he suffered two years ago, and Mom, who’d...
December 21, 2018 - 4:53pm
November 17, 2018
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Dear Carol: Nine months ago, my 63-year-old husband was happy and active and we were both looking forward to his retirement. Then he had a massive...
November 17, 2018 - 9:00am
November 3, 2018
Caregiver dealing with guilt-tripping co-workers
Dear Carol: My mother is 76, healthy and enjoying life. She lives in the same small home where I grew up. Mom still drives, though she’s smart...
November 3, 2018 - 8:01am
October 27, 2018
Strict laws make it hard to alert caregivers when loved ones get out of bed
Dear Carol: My 96-year-old mother has moderate signs of dementia and lives in an assisted living facility. Mom can feed herself but she needs...
October 27, 2018 - 8:20am
October 20, 2018
Care home placement agencies can be helpful
Dear Carol: My parents' neighborhood has changed and they feel isolated, so they've decided that they want to move to assisted living. Apparently...
October 20, 2018 - 8:01am
October 13, 2018
Many can't be 'sainted' caregivers they hear about
Dear Carol: My husband and I are retired and were enjoying our quiet life when my fiercely independent 89-year-old mother started showing signs...
October 13, 2018 - 8:31am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
May 19, 2018
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving...
May 19, 2018 - 9:18am