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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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 The Obama administration asked North Dakota’s largest health insurer not to publicize how many people have signed up for health insurance through a new online exchange, a company official says. During a forum Monday in Fargo for people interested...
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