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July 1, 2015
Cooling assistance available in N.D.
The North Dakota Department of Human Services and the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s Division of Community Service has announced that cooling assistance is available for seniors or people with certain medical conditions who qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance...
July 1, 2015 - 8:07am
August 7, 2014
Letter to the editor: Jamestown is kind, helpful when car problems occur
Last week my daughter and I were on our way to Glendive, Mont., when my car developed a problem. Jamestown was our first city of size to seek help. I want to let everyone know how well we were treated by all of the citizens. The truck stop where we first inquired directions was very...
August 7, 2014 - 7:21am
April 14, 2014
Letter to the editor: Kudos to the gentlemen who helped get vehicle unstuck
I was driving down my street trying to get home on April 1 — the date of the most recent snowstorm in Jamestown. I was only four houses away. I had my 3-year-old and 6-year-old granddaughters in my van with me. I had picked my 6-year-old up from school because she was not feeling...
April 14, 2014 - 7:13am
March 7, 2014
Shelter in a time of need: Hotels donate to Rooms for Red Cross program
When the Brent Nelson family home burned down south of Eldridge early Nov. 23, Junette Nelson said she was relieved to have an American Red Cross...
March 7, 2014 - 6:54am
January 4, 2012
Number of North Dakotans using food stamps drops
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The number of North Dakotans using food stamps to buy groceries dropped 2 percent in the last month of fiscal 2011 as the state's population swelled to an all-time high spurred by a hardy economy. Federal Agriculture Department figures show 60,011 people were...
January 4, 2012 - 11:45am
June 17, 2011
FEMA rejects individual flood aid in ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected the state's application for assistance for private homeowners and businesses affected by flooding. North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the state will appeal. FEMA helps with costs related to public infrastructure...
June 17, 2011 - 8:46am
October 20, 2010
Residents can apply for help with heating costs
The North Dakota Department of Human Services noted that help is available for low-income individuals and families concerned about winter heating costs, and they can now apply. The federally-funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program pays for part of the heating costs of qualifying...
October 20, 2010 - 7:43am
May 5, 2010
Belcourt day care operator sentenced
MINOT (AP) -- A Belcourt day care operator has been sentenced to two years probation for stealing from a tribal assistance program. Acting U.S. Attorney Lynn Jordheim said 42-year-old Billie Jo Parisien Decoteau also was ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution. Authorities said that...
May 5, 2010 - 7:08am
April 16, 2010
N.D. tribes getting help with food aid
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- American Indian tribes in North Dakota are getting some of the $4.5 million in federal stimulus money being awarded nationwide to boost food assistance to low-income families on and near reservations. The Agriculture Department says the Standing Rock Sioux...
April 16, 2010 - 9:55am
January 23, 2010
Dakotas get more heating aid money
BISMARCK (AP) -- Programs in the Dakotas that help low-income people pay their heating bills are getting more federal money. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released about $1.2 million to both South Dakota and North Dakota. The contingency funds are in addition...
January 23, 2010 - 7:51am
November 25, 2009
Federal assistance coming for struggling dairy farmers
ELLSWORTH, Wis. -- Dairy farmers, who've been struggling with losses mainly due to the low prices they've been paid for their product, are the subjects of a federal assistance program. The Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Program is to provide these farmers with $290 million in aid...
November 25, 2009 - 8:18am
October 23, 2009
Dakotas get money for heating aid
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Dakotas are getting more than $24 million in federal money to help needy families pay their heating bills through the rest of the calendar year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says North Dakota is getting about $6.8 million and South...
October 23, 2009 - 10:45am
June 19, 2009
What we think: Never hesitate to get help with flood stress
Residents throughout the area were flooded with more than water when the levels increased at the dams and the James River overflowed. They were flooded with emotions including stress, anxiety, guilt and fear of the future. These reactions are normal, mental health professionals...
June 19, 2009 - 6:46am
June 5, 2009
Deadline for assistance near
Deadlines are approaching to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance for individuals whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms and flooding beginning March 13 and continuing, according to Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA-1829-DR. Individuals...
June 5, 2009 - 6:59am
May 4, 2009
Toll-free flood victim help line available
A toll-free legal help line is now available for victims of recent floods in North Dakota. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the State Bar Association of North Dakota and its Young Lawyers Division, Legal Services of...
May 4, 2009 - 7:22am