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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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