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Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge? O...
5/24/13 at 4:29 AM Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: A Review of the 2008 Proposal 11/7/12 at 6:25 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 10:55 PM
Medicare Medical (Part B) premium varies with income
Medicare Medical (Part B) coverage helps pay for doctors services and outpatient care along with other services. Most people incorrectly think that the costs of providing Medicare Part B coverage are...
5/20/13 at 3:49 PM You can own a home and receive SSI 5/3/13 at 11:27 AM
Social Security office hours 4/24/13 at 9:11 AM
Deception, Deceit, Dishonesty -- Is This Our 3-D World?
You younger women -- under 35 -- may find this odd, but not so many years ago, a married woman did not appear on a credit card account as a real person. As the wife of her husband, she was presumab...
5/1/13 at 1:53 PM
Hoax message on Medicare rate hike
So, in our last post, we did a little fact checking on the health insurance numbers used during the presidential debate. Today, we've got another tidbit for you - this one about an email titled "a Mes...
10/9/12 at 1:22 PM
Rick Berg - Heidi Heitkamp 2012 NDBA Debate
Rick Berg and Heidi Heitkamp debate at the 2012 North Dakota Broadcasters Association Fall Conference in Bismarck, ND. brightcove.createExperiences(); ...
9/6/12 at 10:46 AM Today's Ask Your Government 8/25/12 at 6:52 PM
Today's Ask Your Government 8/18/12 at 7:51 PM
Daily Republic editor named to South Dakota task force on open records
MITCHELL, S.D. - Seth Tupper, the editor of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, S.D., recently was appointed to a state task force that will study open record and open meeting laws in the state, accordi...
8/24/12 at 10:58 AM
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 7:30 AM Divorce, Custody, and the Government–Oh MY! 5/23/12 at 12:00 PM
Do Not Call! 2/9/12 at 6:30 AM
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam? We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab...
4/28/12 at 9:20 AM Hong Kong: From Me to You 4/14/12 at 9:47 AM
Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket?
I've had a few questions about several stories I've written about property taxes, and I would like to share with you my bucket analogy, which simplifies some of the complex things that determine a per...
4/5/12 at 2:52 PM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM Areavoices Digest #10 - Nov 24, 2010 11/24/10 at 12:12 PM
Frustration with Feds Leading to Off-shoring?
By Darrin Tonsfeldt, The Village Business Institute www.thevbi.com The Dow hit over 12,000 yesterday (Feb. 1, 2011), which seems to indicatethe financial strength of a number of U.S. Companies is imp...
2/2/11 at 3:44 PM
New Energy Economics: Impact of national election on renewable energy industry
by Cole Gustafson, Biofuels Economist, NDSU Extension Service The ethanol industry was quick to point out that several of the new Republicans elected to serve in Washington, D.C., hail from farm sta...
11/9/10 at 10:29 AM
"The Religious Liberty Restoration Amendment will not be on North Dakota’s ballot this fall. "Organizers gathered 22,000 petition signatures ..." Read the full story: www.inforum....
8/5/10 at 3:25 AM