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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
February 7, 2016
Healthcare facilities in need of help
Local healthcare facilities are experiencing some chronic pains that often come with significant growth, and they’re hoping some aggressive treatment is just what the doctor ordered.
February 7, 2016 - 5:45am
July 23, 2015
Nearly $2 billion in Minnesota spent on care that likely could have been avoided
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers, health plans and individuals spent $1.9 billion in 2012 for health care that potentially could have been prevented. So says the state's Department of Health in a first-in-the-nation analysis released today on visits to emergency rooms and hospital...
July 23, 2015 - 9:09am
November 19, 2014
MNsure enrollment underway, avoiding problems of initial rollout
DULUTH, Minn. -- Count Jenny St. George as a fan of the people who help other people sign up for health insurance. “It’s really, really...
November 19, 2014 - 8:06am
June 12, 2014
Minnesota’s uninsured rate drops 40 percent under Affordable Care Act
June 12, 2014 - 8:22am
April 17, 2014
MNsure paying firm $4.95 million for help fixing website
ST. PAUL -- For help figuring out how to fix its troubled website, MNsure is paying $4.95 million to a New York firm that’s successfully created health insurance exchanges in four other states. Deloitte LLP designed and developed online insurance marketplaces that are working...
April 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 2, 2014
As deadline passes, MNsure exceeds sign-up goal
ST. PAUL -- More than 169,200 Minnesotans signed up for health insurance through the online marketplace MNsure by a Monday deadline — roughly 35,000 more than its enrollment goal. MNsure officials touted the preliminary enrollment numbers as a major turnaround for the program,...
April 2, 2014 - 8:27am
April 1, 2014
Obamacare enrollment exceeds seven million target despite setback
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the last day of March, the White House...
April 1, 2014 - 2:58pm
Hectic day as Minnesotans race the clock for health coverage
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans swamped the state’s health care marketplace call centers, strained its website and flocked to help centers to beat...
April 1, 2014 - 8:39am
February 22, 2014
MNsure enrollees pass 10,000 mark
MNsure’s sometimes bumpy road has reached a milestone. The state’s online health insurance marketplace has enrolled more than 100,000 Minnesotans, MNsure announced Friday. Scott Leitz, the agency’s interim CEO, acknowledged a disappointing performance in the early going...
February 22, 2014 - 10:56am
February 13, 2014
MNsure website performance improves; legislators question financial future
ST. PAUL - If you thought you were having trouble last year with the MNsure website, you were right. The state’s health insurance exchange now has numbers that show the magnitude of website problems following its Oct. 1 launch, as well as figures to suggest the system is improv...
February 13, 2014 - 8:20am
December 23, 2013
Rasmussen moves to meet nursing demands
As the home of multiple assisted-living facilities, two major health systems and a new multi-million-dollar hospital under construction, the...
December 23, 2013 - 10:00am
November 14, 2013
Minnesota looking into impact of Obamacare changes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obama’s Thursday health care changes will affect the state. “Our Department of Commerce and MNsure staff are presently analyzing the details of the president’s pronouncement and will have more...
November 14, 2013 - 1:27pm
November 7, 2013
MNsure numbers up
Almost 11,000 people have bought health insurance policies through the new state MNsure program. The politically sensitive program is picking up steam after its Oct. 1 launch. More activity is expected as a Dec. 15 deadline nears to have policies in place by Jan. 1. Minnesotans...
November 7, 2013 - 8:15am
October 30, 2013
Top Obamacare official apologizes for website 'debacle'
By David Morgan and Anna Yukhananov
October 30, 2013 - 10:13am
October 28, 2013
Healthcare.gov up again after data system crash
By Caroline Humer and Sharon Begley
October 28, 2013 - 2:12pm