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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Vikings clinch NFC North title with big win over Bengals
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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