Oct 16, 2012 at 1:22 pm
More than 56 million Social Security recipients will get slightly bigger checks beginning next year. The increase for Social Security recipients will be 1-point-7 percent next year. That bump is tied to a measure of inflation. Around 905-thousand Minnesotans and some 121-thousand North Dakotans receive S-S benefits. In Grand Forks County the figure tops 91-hundred people.