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December 22, 2017
Karin Haugrud, for "Seniors on the Move" column
What you need to know about arthritis
December 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
A child needs a Social Security number to have a bank account, savings bonds, medical coverage, or to receive government services. The easiest way to get one is to apply as part of the birth registration process when they are born. (Submitted photo)
Social Security's gift to children is security
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
December 15, 2017
Social Security disability benefits replace a portion of lost income when a worker becomes seriously disabled. You become eligible for Social Security benefits by working and paying FICA taxes. (Submitted photo)
Things to think about before applying for disability benefits
December 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 8, 2017
If a person calls you claiming to be from Social Security and asks for your personal information, hang up immediately. You are being scammed. (Submitted photo)
Is that phone call from Social Security?
December 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 2, 2017
From your first job and throughout your career, Social Security tracks your earnings and gives you credits for the contributions you’ve made through payroll taxes. Those credits can translate into important future benefits. (Submitted photo)
Five ways Social Security protects you and your family
December 2, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 29, 2017
Nora with her husband and grandchildren right before starting the classes at Perham Health last year. (submitted photo).
The battle for a healthy body: Perham woman shares what finally worked for her years after trying diets
November 29, 2017 - 8:00am
November 25, 2017
November is National Diabetes Month
November 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
November 17, 2017
A 20-year-old worker currently has a one-in-four chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age — which means Social Security disability benefits are something every working adult in the U.S. should learn about and understand. (Submitted photo)
One fact you should know about disability
November 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 11, 2017
Members of Lake Park-Audubon High School's National Honor Society will cheerfully assist you during their Nov. 17 blood drive, set from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the high school theater. (Submitted photo)
LPA's National Honor Society to host blood drive Nov. 17
November 11, 2017 - 3:30pm
September 26, 2017
Michelle and Brian Grundtner walk along Lake Superior last week. Brian was diagnosed with TBI. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
September 26, 2017 - 9:31am
September 20, 2017
Longtime friends and 1988 Alexandria graduates (left to right) Tonya Bakewell Dreher, Cathy Grove Barker and Natalie Johnson Annis, will soon take a trip of a lifetime together. They are taking part in the 15-day Everest to End Duchenne trek to raise money for research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dreher's son, Gus, 12, has Duchenne's, which is the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. (Contributed)
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
September 20, 2017 - 7:58am
September 10, 2017
Tobacco 21 effort beginning to gain support in rural Minn.
September 10, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 1, 2017
Noelle stands in front of her scans from her most recent check up in July 2017. (Contributed)
Woman creates network for Minn., ND families dealing with hydrocephalus
September 1, 2017 - 10:20am
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