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Youth in Crisis: Dickinson grapples with lack of behavioral health services
UND says pay raise, title change for chief of staff was in line with duties
Trump declares border emergency
Supreme Court takes up Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship in census
SD Capitol notebook: Pace quickens as lawmakers talk absentee voting, hemp and campus carry
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Boundaries are important when responding to work communication after hours
North Dakota oil production hits new record
Facebook to consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination recommendations
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
South Dakota foreclosure case could involve more than 31,000 head of cattle
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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
Her cancer went undetected, now this grandmother wants to help others get the right diagnosis
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Kindness is Contagious: Kind plumbers are priceless on holidays
Midgets gymnastics repeat as WDA champion
Scoreboard for Friday, Feb.15
Buccadawgs send one to finals while taking fifth in duals
'Sink the Bismarck' Dickinson wins Class A Dual Championship over Demons
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Big wins for Minnesota Duluth, Denver
Commentary: The great emergency hoax
Plain Talk Podcast: Congressman Armstrong takes listener questions, state House passes bill to eliminate income taxes
Port: UND employee allowed to work from Texas, got a promotion and $30,000 raise in November
Port: Video: Lawmakers rip Department of Transportation for 'ridiculous' $50 million fiscal note on speed limit bill
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Cramer says of border deal, 'I like it ok. I certainly don’t love it.'
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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December 8, 2018
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Dear Carol: My sister is the primary caregiver for our dad, who is in a nursing home because of Alzheimer’s disease. She lives in his community...
December 8, 2018 - 8:00am
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
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
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
July 28, 2018
Filial support law may be invoked more often as population ages
BISMARCK—Three cases citing the state's filial statute have appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court, according to Tammy Oltz, an assistant professor of law at the University of North Dakota, who specializes in family law. In the most recent case in 2013, Four Seasons...
July 28, 2018 - 9:54am
Legislators eye shortcomings in 'outdated' filial support law
BISMARCK—Interest among some legislators in revamping the state's filial support law is growing anew and could see some action in 2019. "I thought it seemed kind of odd that we would hold children and parents liable for each other's debts," said Sen. Dick Dever, R-Bismarck,...
July 28, 2018 - 9:53am
Little-known law allows nursing homes to sue adult children for unpaid bills
BISMARCK—Less than six months after Durant "Phil" Shook died, his four children got a letter in the mail: A nursing home was suing them...
July 28, 2018 - 9:51am
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
August 2, 2017
147 page report outlines violations by Hettinger nursing home
Residents of Western Horizons Care Center, a nursing home in Hettinger, are in "immediate jeopardy," according to a report issued in early June by the North Dakota Department of Health and made public Friday. The 147-page report cited 37 violations of Health Department code that included...
August 2, 2017 - 7:44pm
April 17, 2017
ND long-term care leaders see better reimbursements ahead
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Managers of long-term care facilities feel a lot better about future reimbursement coming from the state of North Dakota than they did at the start of the legislative session, according to Tim Burchill, administrator at Ave Maria Village and a regional director...
April 17, 2017 - 7:43pm
January 22, 2017
ND study finds challenges in helping elderly stay at home
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Patricia Muldoon spent years taking care of her disabled husband. As his condition deteriorated with age, she quit her...
January 22, 2017 - 3:14pm
January 15, 2017
ND bill could hike cost of nursing home care to cover budget cuts
FARGO—Nursing home residents could be forced to pay hundreds of dollars more per month under a legislative proposal to charges a new fee...
January 15, 2017 - 7:30am
June 18, 2016
Nursing homes brace for cutbacks
BISMARCK -- State agencies are feeling the burn from Gov. Jack Dalrymple's mandated budget cuts, and administrators from nursing homes and other...
June 18, 2016 - 9:27pm
January 13, 2013
ND nursing homes have few problems: Inspections find 1 serious deficiency in 3 years (in Hettinger)
FARGO -- Inspections of North Dakota nursing homes resulted in the lowest number of serious deficiencies in a review of reports for all 50 states. Figures compiled by ProPublica, an independent news organization, found that North Dakota nursing homes had one serious deficiency during...
January 13, 2013 - 12:00am