Heat 101: take precautions in the summer heat

Summer’s heat can wrap its soft, fluffy blanket around your air-conditioned skin, melting all your woes in one soothing moment, or suffocate you with sweat-flooded pores, causing a desperation for winter’s ice and snow in that moment of claustrophobic delirium.  These extremes can occur within 30 minutes of one another if one is not prepared to face the heat of […]

Franzen makes President’s List at MTI

Mitchell—A total of 373 students at Mitchell Technical Institute have been placed on the Spring Semester 2016 President’s List, according to MTI President Mark Wilson.  To be named to the list, students must earn a term GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 credit hours of academic work during the semester. Included on […]

How the Retirement Estimator Works

The Retirement Estimator www.ssa.gov/retire/estimator.html  gives estimates based on your actual Social Security earnings record. Please keep in mind that these are just estimates. We can’t provide your actual benefit amount until you apply for benefits. That amount may differ from the estimates provided because:  Your earnings may increase or decrease in the future. After you start receiving benefits, they will […]

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