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 By Jim Miller    Features    November 28, 2022 

Savvy Senior: How to buy over-the-counter hearing aids

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in getting some of the new over-the-counter hearing aids that just became available a few month ago. Can you offer any tips to help me with this? Straining to Hear...

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 28, 2022

The July 21, 1905, “Transcript” stated that during the week Peter Crain had been hauling lumber to his Tiffany farm for the 44x84 barn he was having built. It would have a full stone basement and...

 

Within our Walls: November 21, 2022

Changes in health care are a fact of life. Nowhere is this felt more than in rural facilities. Challenges that all health care systems face are magnified in small community hospitals and clinics....

 

Legislative Report: November 21, 2022

 As the 2021-2022 Legislative Interim work concludes, I want to provide a short summary of my work over the last few months.  The Budget Section Committee received reports from several agencies as well as from the Office of Management and...

 

Savvy Senior: How leg pains could be an early sign of heart attack or stroke

Dear Savvy Senior,  I started a walking program a few months ago to help me lose weight but I’ve been having problems with my legs and hips hurting during my walk, although they feel better once...

 

Tree Talk: Time to give thanks

 Thanksgiving, for many, is the favorite holiday of the year! Food takes center-stage as tables are graced with savory and colorful sides of sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy,...

 

History of New Rockford: November 21, 2022

 On July 12, 1905, Herb Losee and John Schaefer left for the West Coast to take in the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, visit some western states, and look for some land to buy;...

 

Talk of the Town: November 14, 2022

Brenda Thurin (Trauman) and Jazzy were Sunday visitors at the Candy Jensen home. Brenda was on the way to her home in Devils Lake from Fargo where she had taken 97th birthday greetings to her mother, Florence Brownlee. Both were one time residents... Full story

 

Pleasant Prairie: November 14, 2022

 Jimmy Indergaard, Andy and Ruth Braaten, Noelle and Nikki and friend Page, Andy’s brother Ed, Amanda Koepplin, Evie and Tessa, Tim and Bobbi Jo Indergaard, Dennis and Fran Walen, and Angie and friend all enjoyed supper together recently in...

 

Savvy Senior: Daily money managers can help seniors with financial chores

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend any services that can help my elderly mother with her financial chores? My dad always used to handle the bill paying and paperwork, but he passed away last...

 

History of New Rockford: November 14, 2022

 On July 4, 1905, the 7-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Welsh took a .22 rifle from his home on the Sheyenne River and went out to shoot gophers, against the wishes of his mother. While he was either looking down the barrel or blowing into it,...

 

Tree Talk: Dodging the deer

In North Dakota, November is celebrated for a number of holidays including Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and another that is steeped in tradition – Opening Day of Deer Season. More than 57,000...

 

Savvy Senior: Top financial scams targeting seniors today

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the most common scams today that target elderly seniors? My 75-year-old mother has been swindled several times over the past year, so I’m being extra cautious. Paranoid...

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 7, 2022

On June 28, 1905, Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Johnston were in shopping. B.W. Hersey was in on business. Matt Fautsch left to visit his old home, Elizabeth, Minn. Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance agent W.S....

 

Tree Talk: Veterans and Veteran trees

Veterans Day is observed on November 11 – to commemorate the end of WWI at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918. The day honors (and justly so) all of America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country,...

 

Savvy Senior: What you'll pay for Medicare in 2023

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve read that retirees will be getting a nice cost-of-living increase in our Social Security benefits next year but what about Medicare? What will our Medicare Part B monthly pre...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 31, 2022

From noon June 19 until noon June 20, 1905, A.J. Miller substituted for D.D. Sullivan, the Fargo eye specialist, at Kunkel’s Jewelry with eye exams and the fitting of glasses. On June 19 and 20,...

 

Tree Talk: Going batty

"They're creepy and they're kooky – mysterious and spooky - they're all together ooky..." Halloween is filled with images of things gloomy and cryptic: black cats and cauldrons, skeletons and spiders, broomsticks and bats. Bats? Of course! They...

 

Savvy Senior: How to find an old 401(k)

Dear Savvy Senior, How do I go about looking for an old former company 401(k) plan that I think I contributed money to many years ago, but forgot about until recently? Retired in Rochester Dear...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 24, 2022

On June 13, 1905, Mrs. May M. Keime and Mrs. Walter Priest went to the WCTU Convention in Oberon. Alice (Mrs. J.W.) Rager and Mrs. H.G. Hudson were the New Rockford delegates. Miss Fena Carlson, Miss...

 

Tree Talk: Creating vibrant North Dakota communities

North Dakota's Main Street Initiative was outlined six years ago as an effort to help revitalize communities across the state. Community leaders are inspired with a vision of "safe, healthy cities with vibrant, walkable main streets and downtowns to...

 

Savvy Senior: Home sharing: A growing trend among baby boomers

Dear Savvy Senior, I saw a news segment on television a few months ago about home sharing programs for seniors and would like to learn more. I’m 68, divorced, and am interested in renting out a...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 17, 2022

On June 7, 1905, Dr. and Mrs. G.D. Murphy went to Minneapolis for a short visit; he returned on June 10, while she remained until June 23. On June 7 and 8, George M. Pike attended a Shriners...

 

Tree Talk: Leave the leaves

It is part of the Autumn Ritual: Harvest the last of the vegetables and clean up the garden. Mow the yard, one last time before winter. Rake/mow/blow the leaves – but what to do with all these leave...

 

Savvy Senior: How much does an average funeral cost?

Dear Savvy Senior, How much does a typical funeral and body burial cost today? My wife and I are interested in prearranging our funerals but would like to have a cost idea before going in so we can pl...

 

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