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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Nielsen season best shot put in California
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Carrier places at NYWA State Wrestling
Laker softball splits at Bemidji to start season
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Delores D. Halverson
Armand A. Mayoue
Lottie Ann Thomas
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
March 22, 2013
Governor seeks applicants for insurance board
Governor Dayton announced this week that the process of appointing a board for MNSure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, has begun. MNSure is a new marketplace where Minnesota individuals, families and small employers can get quality, affordable health insurance and access...
March 22, 2013 - 3:46pm
March 21, 2013
Lawmakers push to keep state health care program
ST. PAUL – Thousands of lower-income Minnesotans could continue to get health insurance from the state even as major reforms take root under...
March 21, 2013 - 8:35am
January 25, 2013
Minnesota leads in auto insurance fraud
The Insurance Federation of Minnesota (IFM) recently called on regulators, prosecutors and legislators to redouble their commitment to crack down on no-fault auto insurance fraud in the state. The crack-down came after new statistics showed Minnesota as the state with the nation's...
January 25, 2013 - 9:03am
December 13, 2012
Facts about travel insurance
With more than 91 million Americans planning to travel this holiday season, those traveling via plane will be presented with the option to buy travel insurance. The Minnesota Department of Commerce urges travelers to understand what travel insurance is, what it actually covers and...
December 13, 2012 - 10:46am
October 23, 2012
Pet insurance becomes more popular
Health insurance for pets is becoming more popular, but pet-owners need to be careful when choosing a plan, said Sherry Samson, vice president for marketing and operations at Vaaler Insurance in Grand Forks. "A fair number of insurance companies offer pet insurance, but they are...
October 23, 2012 - 8:52am
October 5, 2012
Insurance scams flourishing, says Better Business Bureau
In the midst of a tight economy and the wake of the new national healthcare reform bill, state and federal regulators are warning about a surge in healthcare-related scams. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) advises consumers to do their research before...
October 5, 2012 - 8:31am
November 25, 2011
Bemidji State: No health insurance, no classes
Starting next semester, full-time students at Bemidji State University will need to have health insurance in order to register for classes. A school-provided policy was approved by BSU's Student Senate last spring in order to prevent students from having to choose between paying...
November 25, 2011 - 1:08pm
July 14, 2009
North Dakota Blues import new CEO from New York
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has named Paul von Ebers as Chief Executive Officer of the state's largest private health insurer. Von...
July 14, 2009 - 9:03am
July 3, 2009
Legislators tackle health care in visit
Health care reform continues to be a tricky issue to wade through. A few members of the state House Health Care and Human Services Policy and...
July 3, 2009 - 11:38am
North Dakota's Conrad pitches health care co-op plan
FARGO - North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad called national health care reform a non-negotiable necessity and pitched his idea for health care cooperatives...
July 3, 2009 - 8:57am
March 20, 2009
Insure your home against damaging flood waters
Flooding is the United States' No. 1 natural hazard. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) wants consumers to know that, while homeowner's insurance won't cover them against flooding, home and property can be protected by purchasing a flood insurance policy separately through...
March 20, 2009 - 3:37pm
March 8, 2009
Insurance rate feud between North Dakota insurance regulator and Blue Cross Blue Shield leads to bill
The ongoing feud between North Dakota's insurance regulator and Blue Cross Blue Shield has spurred legislation to streamline premium rate cases and require an actuarial basis for decisions. The legislation, which has passed the North Dakota Senate and faces its first hearing Wednesday...
March 8, 2009 - 1:58pm
March 6, 2009
FEMA officials warn property owners to purchase flood insurance
GRAND FORKS - FEMA can't emphasize it enough: You probably should buy a flood insurance policy. Even if you live in the comfy confines of the brand-new, $417-million flood control project recently completed throughout Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Representatives of the Federal...
March 6, 2009 - 12:51pm
March 5, 2009
Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO returning to Fargo as board meets to discuss "reward trip" to Caribbean
FARGO - The chief executive officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is returning today to Fargo, and plans to take part this morning in a special telephonic board meeting for the health insurer. Board members had planned a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, but a special...
March 5, 2009 - 9:18am
Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota sales leaders rewarded with trip to Grand Cayman Islands resort
FARGO - At a time when Blue Cross Blue Shield wants to increase premiums up to 18.3 percent, reports surfaced Wednesday that the health insurer...
March 5, 2009 - 8:44am