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Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
No answers, caution advised one week after discovery of slain student’s body
Employers tell Franken they’re worried about filling region’s demand for skilled workers
Fergus Falls man dies in one-vehicle rollover near Perham
Mother of Barnesville 9-year-old who turned her in for growing pot charged
Laker tennis caps regular season with victory
Zimmer hopes Bridgewater will be good to go Thursday
Lundstrom ranked top 10 in 2A XC
Swimming: Lakers measure up against defending state champions
Hornets improve to 4-1 in Homecoming victory
Former Cormorant resident publishes latest novel in mystery series
Holly McCamant: Growing up goes fast, isn’t all that bad
Contest is open for VFW’s Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen essays
Let’s get cooking: Uncle Ben’s hosts beginners cooking contest for kids
Friends & Neighbors
New leaders elected in local realtors group
Solutions Behavioral Health expands in DL
Massage therapist joins Jonathan’s in DL
Central Market wins sweet awards
Polaris sues Arctic Cat over patents
Beautiful abodes: Home tour is Saturday
Children’s book author offers reading Oct. 1 in NYM
Learn all about blood cholesterol, health at library
Wookiefoot is coming to Fargo
Jacobite Harp concert set Oct. 3 in NYM
DL is well-situated for growth
Palestine vs. Israel: Take down those fences
Letter: Thanks for successful Rotary Blood Screening
Letter: Nonprofit abuse must be investigated
Dayton to Dalrymple: establish oil conditioning standards
Dayton announces plans for first-ever pheasant summit
No excuses: Get out on the lake and fish this fall
North Words: ‘Drummer of the woods’ is MN’s most popular upland game bird
Remember water safety during waterfowl season
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
Fall Home Magazine 2014
A work of art
Lodge at the lake
A great home
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 28, 2012
Minnesota bill would make users' private social network sites off-limits to employers
Conservative and liberal Minnesota legislators are combining efforts to stop a business practice they say invades job applicants' privacy. National...
March 28, 2012 - 8:31am
September 21, 2008
Social Security column: Benefits based on 35 years of work
Q: I expect to retire in two years at about age 65½. Will my SSA retirement amount be computed based on age 65 or age 66? A: Neither. People can start SSA retirement as early as age 62 or as late as age 70 with the amount based on the age, month by month, that benefits start. No...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Hubbard Country Social Services braces for hard time
PARK RAPIDS - A daily parade of destitute - and desperate - people is coming through the doors of Hubbard County Social Services wondering how they will heat their homes this winter. And that's why director Daryl Bessler would like to tuck some money away in his reserve fund. Tough...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Hubbard County Social Service caseloads climbing
PARK RAPIDS - Hubbard County Social Services director Daryl Bessler painted a bleak picture of the winter ahead in addressing Hubbard County commissioners this week. Caseloads, he said, numbered 208 in July; this compares with 177 a year ago. "We're not going in a good direction....
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Full-time students can still get Social Security
Q: I get Social Security benefits as a student because my Dad receives SSA retirement. How long will I receive checks? A: Students might receive Social Security through a parents record if their parent is retired, deceased or receiving SSA disability Benefits for minor children...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
The family of Jack and Dory Klemm cordially invite you to join in celebrating a lifetime of caring and sharing in their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Saturday July 26th, 2008 at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, 806 Summit Avenue, Detroit Lakes. Friends...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Social Security earnings test applies individually, not jointly
Q: Both my wife and I receive our own SSA retirement. Does the annual earnings test apply to us individually or are our earnings combined? A: The annual earnings test applies individually. You can each earn up to the limit applicable to your age and full retirement age before any...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Social Security column: Families should notify Social Security of death
Q: If the funeral home notifies Social Security of a death, should the family contact SSA too? A: Yes. Funeral homes are very helpful in notifying Social Security of deaths but the family should definitely call the SSA toll-free number, 800-772-1213 (TTY 800-325-0778), or their...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Apply for Part D extra help at any time
Q: Can a person apply for the Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), extra help at any time? A: Yes. Part of Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), extra help through Social Security may help pay part of monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments....
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Social Security benefits can be verified online
Q: I need something from Social Security to verify the amount of my monthly benefit. How do I do that? A: You already might have verification of the amount right now such as a bank statement showing direct deposit of your benefit or a previous SSA letter showing your benefit amount....
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Don't sign baby's new SS card; he does at 18
Q: Can a person own a home and still get Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? A: Yes, a person or couple who owns a home and lives in that home can be eligible for SSI benefits. SSI is different than Social Security. It is funded by general revenues, not SSA taxes, and based on...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am