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North Dakota one of 27 states to default to federal exchange
North Dakota is one of 27 states that have decided to let the federal government set up and run the state marketplace or exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment is set to start on Octo...
6/19/13 at 10:25 AM Forums to provide businesses with health reform info 6/17/13 at 12:56 PM
Mid Dakota Clinic to participate in MediQHome program 5/29/13 at 11:35 AM
Meet Tim Bernhardt!
My name is Tim Bernhardt and I am a Grand Forks original. My parents are from Bemidji, MN and Chicago IL and met at UND. From what I have heard, my dad graduated but spent the majority of his time eit...
6/18/13 at 3:43 PM What's Up Wednesday! 4/10/13 at 11:07 AM
What's Up Wednesday! 3/13/13 at 11:47 AM
2nd power chair welcome transportation for 'Speedy'
Donald Shock eagerly welcomes each springs arrival to Dickinson, N.D. and for good reason. I dont try to stand idle, said Shock, 73. Im either going somewhere or trying to enjoy the fresh air. Its ...
6/14/13 at 3:20 PM Ailing Minot woman, aided by NDAD: 'Sitting around crying doesn't get you anywhere' 6/14/13 at 9:48 AM
Injured? Disabled? NDAD's free equipment loan program may come in handy 5/29/13 at 9:00 AM
Site recommendation and building committees named for new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of North Dakota President Robert O. Kelleygot the ball rolling this week on the planning process for UND's new School of Medicine and Health Sciences building. Kelley named the members o...
6/14/13 at 2:20 PM UND’s Kelsey Lindberg will graduate with a master’s degree in kinesiology Saturday and start her dream job June 1 5/10/13 at 1:18 PM
UPDATED: About 1,760 students eligible to graduate at UND spring commencements May 4 (Law), May 11 (general commencement), and May 12 (Medicine) 5/3/13 at 3:19 PM
'Buttcrack' billboard concerns Duluth couple
A Duluth couple wrote an e-mail to Mayor Don Ness and the City Council on Wednesday, urging them to create an ordinance that would ban indecent billboards like the one along Arrowhead Road between S...
6/14/13 at 12:01 AM Van has free lead testing 6/1/13 at 12:00 AM
Facts about Alzheimer's 5/14/13 at 12:00 AM
Every move you make, the patient is watching you
Patients have a way of hanging onto every nonverbal cue they notice, no matter how small. Was the doctor frowning as he/she entered the exam room? Did the nurse at the hospital bedside seem harried w...
6/5/13 at 12:32 PM 5 health messages from Angelina Jolie 5/31/13 at 12:37 PM
A health scare, but not enough to change their ways 5/28/13 at 12:22 PM
Fun and Easy Tips for Drinking More Water
Our last post, Health Tip: Improve Your Health the Easy Way, was a popular one. Clearly everyone is looking for simple and practical ways they can improve their health and feel, look and be better nat...
6/5/13 at 9:33 AM Health Tip: Improve Your Health the Easy Way 5/23/13 at 8:19 AM
Are Antibacterial Products Really Better for Your Health? 5/8/13 at 9:49 AM
Nursing homes get financial bump as lawmakers OK health care bill
By Danielle Killey Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years. Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved last week inc...
5/18/13 at 6:40 PM Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
Seniors and caregivers rally for ‘five and five’ state aid increase 5/3/13 at 8:36 AM
Grand Forks Events
Check out some of the upcoming events in our area. *Every Friday, starting tonight (May 17th)River Cities Speedway will be alive with the sights and sounds of Premier Racing!If interested check out r...
5/17/13 at 2:08 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event! 3/28/12 at 10:32 AM
Spider Lies on Facebook
I am terribly afraid of spiders, so I was a bit squeamish about debunking a few of the false spider-related posts on Facebook. I Used to be an Adventurer Like You Until I Took a Spider to the Butt One...
4/23/13 at 7:49 PM Headaches and Other Brain Drains 2/12/13 at 5:56 PM
Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 10:16 PM
When the need is now: ShareHouse, Inc. provides walk-in days
By Meghan Feir Weve all been through it waiting weeks or months for an appointment. Frustration builds and the immediate help you or your loved one direly needs is put on hold. As t...
4/23/13 at 9:25 AM
A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w...
4/21/13 at 1:56 PM
This week began like any other week (or any other week in North Dakota, at least): Sunday took us into what looked like it might be a snow day, but we forged ahead safely into programming at the Schoo...
4/18/13 at 6:56 PM New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 1:51 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
Record breaking campaign - Thank you!
Big news from the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area We are pleased to announce that we have surpassed our 2012 fundraising goal of $1,025,000. Under the volunteer leadership of ...
4/4/13 at 3:27 PM A record number of Undies! 11/9/12 at 10:54 AM
Project Connect 2012 11/1/12 at 9:41 AM