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ND native, husband living in Minnesota die during fishing accident in Iceland
Twin Cities man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn
Vergas man sentenced for choking girlfriend
Drug charge dropped against Mahnomen man
Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Hornets pick up 10th win
DL tennis advances to semis, falls to top-seeded Prowlers
Labine, SJU relay, headed to nationals
Bowling team seventh at state tournament
Lakers make big jump at state True Team
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
John "Jack" Burns
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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
October 23, 2013
N.D. official: Feds ask Blue Cross Blue Shield not to release exchange numbers
Kyle Potter | Forum News Service
October 23, 2013 - 12:30pm
October 10, 2013
New health plan offered in Becker County
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state’s largest not-for-profit health insurer, and Sanford Health, the largest rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation, has announced the availability of BlueConnect, a new kind of health plan designed with the western side...
October 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
March 19, 2009
North Dakota Blues chief vows fresh start
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is re-evaluating executive compensation and travel as it works to restore its image following a highly...
March 19, 2009 - 10:27am
March 15, 2009
Blue Cross Blue Shield board promises changes
FARGO - Revelations including a $250,000 reward trip to the Caribbean and a $2.2 million "golden parachute" for its ousted top executive have prompted some to ask, Where was the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota board? A 13-member board of directors oversees Blue Cross Blue...
March 15, 2009 - 12:24pm
March 13, 2009
Unhjem receiving $2.2 million severance after being fired from Blues
FARGO - Michael Unhjem, fired Monday as the president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, received a $2.2 million severance package. The...
March 13, 2009 - 6:00am
March 12, 2009
BCBS withdraws N.D. bill after talk with Hamm
FARGO - One sign of a thaw in the chilly relations between North Dakota's insurance regulator and Blue Cross Blue Shield came Wednesday with...
March 12, 2009 - 11:49am
March 11, 2009
Blues fire Unhjem in attempt to restore trust
FARGO - The ouster of longtime executive Mike Unhjem from his job at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is among the first of several moves...
March 11, 2009 - 8:53am
March 10, 2009
Blue Cross Blue Shield votes to oust CEO Michael Unhjem
FARGO - The top official of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has been fired on the heels of an incentive trip for employees in the Grand Cayman Islands last week. According to a news release issued shortly after 10 this morning, the BCBS board voted Monday to replace President...
March 10, 2009 - 10:17am
March 8, 2009
Insurance rate feud between North Dakota insurance regulator and Blue Cross Blue Shield leads to bill
The ongoing feud between North Dakota's insurance regulator and Blue Cross Blue Shield has spurred legislation to streamline premium rate cases and require an actuarial basis for decisions. The legislation, which has passed the North Dakota Senate and faces its first hearing Wednesday...
March 8, 2009 - 1:58pm
March 6, 2009
Blues to ditch incentive trips
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will scrap its sales reward trips after public outrage over a Cayman Islands resort getaway,...
March 6, 2009 - 9:11am
March 5, 2009
Blues exec pay and bonuses could be target of North Dakota investigation
FARGO - North Dakota's insurance commissioner today is considering a "targeted examination" of executive pay and bonuses and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. Adam Hamm said he wants to know more about the health insurer's administrative expenses following reports of a sales...
March 5, 2009 - 12:34pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO returning to Fargo as board meets to discuss "reward trip" to Caribbean
FARGO - The chief executive officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is returning today to Fargo, and plans to take part this morning in a special telephonic board meeting for the health insurer. Board members had planned a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, but a special...
March 5, 2009 - 9:18am
Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota sales leaders rewarded with trip to Grand Cayman Islands resort
FARGO - At a time when Blue Cross Blue Shield wants to increase premiums up to 18.3 percent, reports surfaced Wednesday that the health insurer...
March 5, 2009 - 8:44am
March 2, 2009
Blue Crose Blue Shield says adminstrative law judge rules in favor of rate hike
A judge has ruled in favor of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota's rate request of 14.8 percent, the company said in a news release issued today. Administrative Law Judge Susan Bailey's ruling reverses last summer's decision by the state's Department of Insurance and recommends...
March 2, 2009 - 12:46pm