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Anti-Islam presentation draws protesters inside and outside MN church
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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
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
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
February 19, 2015
MNsure falls short of another goal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s health insurance exchange fell short of another enrollment deadline this year, though MNsure’s user experience appeared to be greatly improved from its rocky 2013 debut. Just over 60,000 people signed up for individual health insurance plans on MNsure...
February 19, 2015 - 8:33am
January 28, 2015
MNsure says its wait time is low
MNsure got off to a rocky start last year, but Minnesota’s health coverage website has improved considerably and people no longer need to fear computer glitches or long wait times on a telephone help line, according to MNsure Media Relations Coordinator Jenni Bowring-McDonough. “It...
January 28, 2015 - 11:30am
September 12, 2014
Under 26? Should you stay on parent’s insurance?
In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making...
September 12, 2014 - 8:00am
Minnesota’s uninsured rate drops 40 percent under Affordable Care Act
ST. PAUL -- The first comprehensive look at how the federal Affordable Care Act has changed health insurance in Minnesota shows a 40 percent decline in the number of people lacking coverage between September and May. Released Wednesday, the study from University of Minnesota researchers...
June 12, 2014 - 8:22am
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...
February 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
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
November 21, 2013
MN businesses to pay less for UI insurance
Minnesota businesses will save $346.5 million over two years starting in 2014, thanks to a cut in unemployment insurance taxes that was proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton earlier this year and approved by the Minnesota Legislature. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, for-profit employers will pay...
November 21, 2013 - 3:00pm
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 13, 2013
How your company is watching your waistline
By Kathleen Kingsbury (Reuters) - Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they...
November 13, 2013 - 11:00am
October 30, 2013
Top Obamacare official apologizes for website 'debacle'
By David Morgan and Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top health official apologized on Wednesday for the botched...
October 30, 2013 - 10:13am
October 28, 2013
Healthcare.gov up again after data system crash
By Caroline Humer and Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - The website at the center of the U.S. healthcare reform law was back up Monday after...
October 28, 2013 - 2:12pm
October 26, 2013
Minnesota awarded $41 million grant to implement MNsure
MNsure’s Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov announced that Minnesota has received a $41 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the ongoing implementation of MNsure. “These funds will allow MNsure to continue to operate...
October 26, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 25, 2013
MNsure travels to answer questions
WOODBURY, Minn. -- Minnesotans have heard a lot about the state’s new insurance marketplace known as MNsure since it opened Oct. 1, but they...
October 25, 2013 - 9:12am
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