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It's a mystery: Bronze Star earned by DL man in WWII found at gun show
'I will never let our town forget': Soldier and boy who 'knew every foot' of DL streets is remembered
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Bow fishers take 10,000 pounds of carp in Frazee tourney
AgweekTV: Better grilling
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
affordable care act
April 22, 2017
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Congress continues to discuss ways to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Although it's not yet clear what will happen, it's safe to say that how Minnesotans access insurance coverage and how health care is delivered in Minnesota—and right here...
April 22, 2017 - 11:18am
April 8, 2017
Sanford Health Plan sues government for $9 million
FARGO—Sanford Health Plan is suing the federal government for almost $9 million for what it says is a reneged promise to pay to cushion...
April 8, 2017 - 11:53am
March 31, 2017
Letter: What rural-metro war? We are the clear winner on roads, bridges
The Star Tribune completed a three-year study of funding for roads and bridges in Minnesota. Included in the study are information on the tax sources for this infrastructure, who pays those taxes and who receives the money from those taxes. First, the taxes: The three major pools...
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 15, 2017
From bad to worse?: Low-income elderly in Becker County clobbered by House health plan
Health insurance looks to get a lot more expensive in this part of the state— especially if you're older and lower income—under a U.S. House bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare. On average, those in Becker County who qualify for subsidies would see a 27 percent...
March 15, 2017 - 11:14am
January 23, 2017
Abolishing Obamacare rewards wealthy, punishes working families
Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) threaten the health care of 30 million Americans and would erode some rare progress made recently to reverse America's growing economic inequality. By taxing rich households and big corporations to subsidize health care...
January 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 22, 2016
Guest Editorial: Is axing Affordable Care Act the right answer?
The loud screaming to repeal the Affordable Care Act is drowning out an important question: What would the fallout be? Would we be better off without ACA? A new report says no. Through ACA, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans have gained coverage and millions more have had their...
December 22, 2016 - 9:00am
December 16, 2016
Bring back flexibility: Don't trap seniors in Medicare plans
Over 18 million seniors just picked a Medicare Advantage plan for next year. Let's hope they chose wisely. Because if they selected a benefit package that turns out to be a bad fit, they're likely stuck with it. That didn't use to be the case. Up until a few years ago, seniors had...
December 16, 2016 - 5:30pm
March 4, 2016
Working poor in 18 states stuck in ‘coverage gap’
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law six years ago this month. The uninsured rate is now 11.9 percent, the lowest ever recorded. Approximately 17 million more Americans have health insurance today than before the law was passed. Hospitals across the nation have saved tens of...
March 4, 2016 - 5:20am
June 12, 2014
Minnesota’s uninsured rate drops 40 percent under Affordable Care Act
ST. PAUL -- The first comprehensive look at how the federal Affordable Care Act has changed health insurance in Minnesota shows a 40 percent decline in the number of people lacking coverage between September and May. Released Wednesday, the study from University of Minnesota researchers...
June 12, 2014 - 8:22am
April 1, 2014
Obamacare enrollment exceeds seven million target despite setback
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the last day of March, the White House...
April 1, 2014 - 2:58pm
December 20, 2013
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
WASHINGTON - The government's move to delay for some people a requirement to buy medical insurance raised new doubts about the already chaotic...
December 20, 2013 - 2:30pm
December 12, 2013
North Dakota’s 265 signups fewest on federal Obamacare exchange
FARGO – A new snapshot of health insurance enrollment through the new online marketplace shows that 265 people so far have signed up for coverage in North Dakota. That’s the figure in a report issued Wednesday by the Obama administration, which has been striving to improve...
December 12, 2013 - 10:30am
December 3, 2013
Blue Cross won’t extend discontinued plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will not extend coverage for health insurance plans it will discontinue because of new standards under the Affordable Care Act. President Barack Obama decided two weeks ago to allow health insurers to extend coverage after many customers complained...
December 3, 2013 - 3:35pm
August 28, 2013
How to comply with Affordable Care Act
The Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association is focusing its Sept. 19 meeting on how employers can successfully comply with the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Guest speakers from Mercer Health and Benefits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and MNsure...
August 28, 2013 - 9:37am