Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Child, father die after kayak overturns in Hart Lake in northern Minn.
DL man charged with domestic assault
DL man accused of forging custody letter
Lakes Area Bike Club kicks off the season
Labine, SJU relay, headed to nationals
Bowling team seventh at state tournament
Lakers make big jump at state True Team
GOLF: Laker boys defend at Jordan, second at North South Classic
Rebels limit Laker hitting in 5-1 win
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
'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
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
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
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
March 27, 2014
MNsure sees more website problems as interest surges ahead of deadline
ST. PAUL -- With the final enrollment deadline nearing, MNsure is seeing a surge in interest among people seeking health insurance — and experiencing...
March 27, 2014 - 9:08am
MNsure lowers enrollment projections, makes contingency plans to slash spending
ST. PAUL -- MNsure is significantly cutting enrollment projections, and planning how it would make cuts if needed next year to prevent a budget shortfall. New projections for 2015 show enrollments in commercial insurance plans are about 25 percent below figures presented in January,...
February 27, 2014 - 8:41am
February 25, 2014
MNsure simplifies payments
ST. PAUL -- Some MNsure customers say they were confused by the state-run health insurance marketplace's payment practice, so its officials are streamlining it. Customers no longer will be sent an invoice issued by MNsure for the first month’s premium. MNsure officials said that...
February 25, 2014 - 8:16am
February 13, 2014
MNsure deadline is Saturday
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans who want health coverage to begin March 1 have until Saturday to sign up through the MNsure online insurance purchasing site. The deadline does not apply to those applying for state-subsidized insurance through Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare. The MinnesotaCare...
February 13, 2014 - 8:38pm
January 16, 2014
Five MNsure things to know
With a new round of deadlines approaching for Feb. 1 health plan coverage through MNsure, the organization addressed a few frequently asked questions. 1. What is the deadline for enrolling through MNsure if I want health insurance starting February 1? Individuals using MNsure...
January 16, 2014 - 8:00am
January 3, 2014
MNsure site crashes, website maintenance scheduled this weekend
Christopher Snowbeck | St. Paul Pioneer Press
January 3, 2014 - 2:11pm
December 26, 2013
MNsure: Follow sign-up instructions closely
ST. PAUL – Minnesotans rushing to meet the new MNsure signup deadline of next Tuesday should take a breath, slow down a bit and read directions. Officials of the state’s new health insurance sales website say mistakes like typing an extra space and inputting an entire middle...
December 26, 2013 - 8:35am
December 23, 2013
MNsure releases tips for navigating online exchange
ST. PAUL – An extra space in typing a phone number, using an incompatible internet browser or even adding your full middle name instead of an initial are just a few examples of issues that have held up some customers attempting to enroll in a health insurance plan on MNsure.org...
December 23, 2013 - 2:36pm
December 21, 2013
Mahube-Otwa helps people hit MNsure deadline
Though the deadline is nearing for MNsure to go into effect, residents still struggle to sign up for health insurance. "The website is no better for us than residents," Karen Lenius said. "It's not that we don't want to help, it's just that when the system is down, it's down." Lenius...
December 21, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 20, 2013
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
WASHINGTON - The government's move to delay for some people a requirement to buy medical insurance raised new doubts about the already chaotic...
December 20, 2013 - 2:30pm
MNsure extends sign-up deadline to Dec. 31
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans buying insurance online through the state's new Web site have more time to purchase health insurance. New MNsure Chief Executive Officer Scott Leitz said today that the new deadline will be Dec. 31, which will give insurance buyers a chance to get policies...
December 20, 2013 - 1:30pm
December 19, 2013
MNsure promises improvement and looks into extending deadline
December 19, 2013 - 7:30am
December 16, 2013
Web woes near deadline are latest MNsure problem
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who want new health insurance on Jan. 1 have a week to buy policies through the state-run MNsure program, but problems...
December 16, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 12, 2013
North Dakota’s 265 signups fewest on federal Obamacare exchange
FARGO – A new snapshot of health insurance enrollment through the new online marketplace shows that 265 people so far have signed up for coverage in North Dakota. That’s the figure in a report issued Wednesday by the Obama administration, which has been striving to improve...
December 12, 2013 - 10:30am
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