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Jimmy Kimmel rips Parkland conspiracy theorists and Trump Jr.
'Bach and The Beatles' concert mixes classic and contemporary
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
New opioid addiction treatment clinic opens in Grand Forks
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
Everyone take a deep breath. Your Instant Pot pressure cooker has not been recalled.
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Finn Niskanen's 'sisu' delivers gold in cross-country
Canadian men beat Czechs to claim hockey bronze
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Former UND captain Chay Genoway wins Olympic bronze with Canada
James "Jim" Auville
Gerald Warren "Jiggs" Bryn
Harvey Hell, Jr.
Brad Dokken: Two more crazy antler encounters
Rydell candlelight ski event promises to be a real hoot
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Doug Leier: Midwinter waterfowl surveys provide important, big-picture info on ducks and geese
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
Letter: As election looms, trust voting records
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: President's job: Protect the Constitution
Supporting Denny McNamara
Gladyce V. Olson
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
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February 12, 2018
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
WASHINGTON - The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars...
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 8, 2017
Port: Stop touting the economic benefits of food stamps
“Cuts to SNAP would increase strain on local food bank resources,” reads a headline over a letter to the editor from Great Plains Food Bank...
August 8, 2017 - 8:47am
June 21, 2017
ND groups unite to support food stamp program in future farm bills
AMENIA, N.D. — Farmer Bill Hejl and his neighbors cultivate thousands of acres of crops, from sugar beets to sunflowers, that help feed...
June 21, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 3, 2017
What is it like to rely on SNAP food stamps for a week?
This is a true exercise in futility. A single roll of Smarties candy in my hand, I study the chart. I am to imagine I am married with two children,...
June 3, 2017 - 7:55am
November 30, 2016
Fargo grocery store owner sentenced for food stamp fraud
FARGO — A Fargo man who operated a neighborhood grocery store here was sentenced for defrauding a federal government food program, U.S. Attorney...
November 30, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 4, 2016
New effort to help food stamp recipients find work
Minnesota is one of 10 states that will take part in SNAP to Skills, a first-of-its-kind national effort to help states design improved employment and training programs for adults participating in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps.
March 4, 2016 - 6:15pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER: Stingy businesses should pay some social-services costs
This is in response to Lloyd Omdahl's column, "Reducing the size of the dependent population" (Page A4, May 25). There are many reasons why people qualify for public assistance. The most glaring and obvious one is wages—that would be a living wage, not a minimum wage.
May 31, 2015 - 4:45am
March 3, 2014
Food stamp program may reduce food insecurity for children
NEW YORK - A program that provides nutrition assistance to millions of low-income families may be linked to improved well-being among children, according to a new study. Researchers found that children in households who participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
March 3, 2014 - 4:10pm
December 20, 2013
U.S. farm bill writers eye $8 billion in food stamp cuts -senator
WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The new U.S. farm bill is likely to cut the food stamp program by $8 billion over a decade, a key Democratic senator said on Thursday, an amount that is a fraction of the cuts demanded by many Republican lawmakers. While conservatives want stricter...
December 20, 2013 - 8:34pm
November 17, 2013
Colleen Moriarty: House plan would increase hunger in America
ST. PAUL -- Many of us agree that our country isn't on a sustainable fiscal path. As our economy improves, we need to get our budget house in order and ensure that we have spending and revenues at reasonable levels so that we secure our long-term prosperity. But, how we go about...
November 17, 2013 - 6:15am
Kevin Cramer: 'Reforms' simply enforce existing eligibility rules
WASHINGTON -- The taxpayer outlay for food stamps has more than doubled in the past five years, adding to our deficit and debt and doing nothing...
November 17, 2013 - 6:00am
OUR OPINION: 'They pass 70-30, or they fail'
Rep. Kevin Cramer's argument on this page is strong. But it lacks one key element: Significant Democratic support. If the House Republicans'...
November 17, 2013 - 5:45am
October 23, 2013
HEIDI HEITKAMP: Moving forward and making bipartisanship work
WASHINGTON -- For 16 days, American Indian families on North Dakota's Indian reservations weren't able to get help from the Bureau of Indian...
October 23, 2013 - 6:30am
October 7, 2013
Abby Leibman: Hunger -- not fraud -- drives food-stamp use
LOS ANGELES -- The October 1 deadline for Congress to finish work on the "Farm Bill" has officially passed with no resolution. But while Congress remains at a standstill, for millions of Americans the outcome of the more aptly termed "Food Bill" could be the difference between being...
October 7, 2013 - 5:15am
September 26, 2013
Cramer: House will seek farm bill with food stamps
The House will try to tie food stamps and agriculture in a single farm bill again early next week in hopes of a bipartisan compromise, Rep.
September 26, 2013 - 10:16pm