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Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey
MNsure paying firm $4.95 million for help fixing website
Man accused of shooting Norman County deputy faces four felony counts
Thief River Falls man arrested in 120 mph chase
Man surrenders after police standoff in Grand Forks
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
Lakers dominate Lakeview
Track and Field: Nielsen wins 2 events in Moorhead
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Reining in the cost of prom
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
February 22, 2014
MNsure supporters seeing some improvement
MNsure rolled out commercials with real people talking about how the state-run health insurance marketplace helped them. And a key MNsure supporter promoted a study showing that Minnesota policies are less expensive than in other states. It is a campaign to draw attention...
news / government
February 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
October 21, 2013
'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 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