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Scientists still waiting for clear signs of ozone hole healing
AT&T to join Verizon in government data-request disclosures
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
Becker County Land Atlas now available
Investigation finds no widespread misconduct at U.S. Secret Service
Bison roll past New Hampshire 52-14; head to Frisco for chance to win third straight national title
Young come off bench to spark Lakers past Timberwolves
Lakes Area Boxing on Wadena card
Twins agree to deal with C Suzuki
Rookie's penalty shot seals Penguins' win over Wild
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
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Watching the bobber sink
Get a Great Minnesota Ski Pass to access state trails
Turkey stamp entries accepted through Dec. 27
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Larson certified in compliance program
Manufacturers to hold annual meeting
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
Foltz Trucking coordinates local toy drive
Gervais moves stylist chair to Personal FX
Letter: Thanks to NCT volunteers
Letter: Keep ‘Christ’ in Christmas
Letter: Thanks to Frazee Fire and Rescue Squad
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Dances with ‘The Nutcracker’
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
Christmas Schedule of Services
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
'Frustrated' Obama vows to get malfunctioning healthcare website fixed
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought on Monday to limit political damage from the problematic launch of the government website for his signature healthcare law as Washington became embroiled in a new uproar days after a debt default...
news / government
October 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
April 26, 2013
Minnesota Legislature set to make more health care changes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised to change how the state takes care of its elderly, disabled and poor. Senators debated late Thursday their plan to spend $11.2 billion in the...
news / legislative
April 26, 2013 - 8:15am
September 7, 2012
Dawson nursing home, hospital recognized for safety
DAWSON, Minn. — Johnson Memorial Health Services, a hospital and nursing home in Dawson, has earned a top designation by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for going above and beyond in meeting safety requirements. Johnson Memorial is the first nursing home —...
September 7, 2012 - 9:14am
August 17, 2012
Citizens’ input sparks recommendations
On May 15, Citizen Solutions came to Bemidji to engage local residents in a different conversation about health care — a conversation that moved away from argument and instead focused on personal experiences and consensus building. The focus of the outreach was to hear directly...
opinion / letters
August 17, 2012 - 11:07pm
September 1, 2010
Pawlenty orders state to stay out of federal health plan
September 1, 2010 - 8:32am
July 23, 2010
Donor sparks chain of kidney transplants
One person's desire to save a stranger's life sparked a chain of surgeries involving 10 individuals and five kidney transplants at regional hospitals in less than a week. The chain of life-saving surgeries came through a regional "kidney swap" effort involving Sanford Medical Center...
July 23, 2010 - 9:11am
July 21, 2010
Name acclaim: Sanford Health celebrates merger
The area's biggest name in health care just got smaller as Sanford Health & MeritCare simplified its name to Sanford Health. The name change, celebrated Tuesday, is intended to help unify an organization with $2.25 billion in annual revenues and 20,000 employees serving parts of...
July 21, 2010 - 8:42am
June 25, 2010
Health care reform worries area employers
Employers in Fargo-Moorhead are struggling to comply with the sprawling national health reform law that's taking effect in stages. The task is complicated by the fact that many provisions in the 2,700-page legislation now must be clarified by new regulations on more than 1,000 points. Top...
June 25, 2010 - 2:35pm
March 27, 2010
Fargo man receives groundbreaking procedure at MeritCare
The first sign that something was awry with John Jambois' abdomen was a hernia that popped one day while he was jogging. A few weeks later his surgeon came back with bad news: Testing and diagnostic surgery determined he had cancer in the lining of his abdomen. That discovery six...
March 27, 2010 - 12:41pm
March 23, 2010
Peterson explains 'no' vote on health care reform
The health care reform bills that his party pushed through historic House votes Sunday night "miss(ed) the mark on the most important things," Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said Monday, explaining why he was one of just 34 Democrats to oppose the legislation. "I was not convinced...
March 23, 2010 - 8:22am
March 22, 2010
Fed health bill saves Minnesota millions
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. House-passed health care bill will bring millions of dollars to Minnesota, helping to balance the state budget. Combined with another congressional bill, yet to pass, most of the expected cuts to Minnesota health and human services programs now will not be needed,...
March 22, 2010 - 11:23am
February 23, 2009
Coalition says health care reform needs to happen now
FARGO - Health reform advocates gathered today to deliver a message to policy makers: the cost of doing nothing is too high as skyrocketing costs threaten family finances. Members of a coalition called Health Care for America Now argue that the nation must confront spiraling health...
February 23, 2009 - 1:25pm