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Heitkamp: ‘Cow patty’ emission rule eliminated in budget bill
Attorney says Roy Moore supporters offered him $10,000 to drop client who accused the Senate candidate of sexual impropriety
Missing Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico condominium
UND researchers part of international research effort on drug resistance
National Weather Service issues winter storm advisory
crime and courts
'Page-turner' comes to stage
Design, art, eggs and music usher in spring
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Faith news: Churches plan Holy Week events
Marilyn Hagerty: Kluski and golabki this weekend in Minto
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Joe Berger retires after 13 seasons, seven with Vikings
Shane Gersich signs with Washington Capitals, could become UND's 100th NHL player
State-champion Burros place two on all-state team
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Donna M. Engel
Kenneth L. Maier
Marjorie A. Robinson
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Outdoors report: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Letter: The students aren't wrong; Rob Port is
Letter: Teachers are trained to teach students, period
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Letter: NRA must accept it should be regulated
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January 10, 2018
N.D. law limiting damages in malpractice cases ruled unconstitutional
BISMARCK — A judge has found a North Dakota law limiting damages in medical malpractice cases to be unconstitutional. In a case involving...
January 10, 2018 - 2:23pm
May 24, 2017
Minn. doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
OLIVIA, Minn. — Two Olivia doctors have been disciplined by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for mismanaging a labor and delivery...
May 24, 2017 - 11:43am
August 17, 2015
Malpractice suit against Howe settled out of court
Longtime Grand Forks criminal defense attorney Henry Howe and two former clients reached a settlement last week in a malpractice suit leveled against him last year. Elias Angel Camacho Banda and Margarita Maya Morales sued Howe last January in Grand Forks District Court, alleging...
August 17, 2015 - 8:54pm
July 2, 2015
Henry Howe allowed to practice law again, with restrictions
Henry Howe may have his law license back, but with restrictions and a reprimand. The North Dakota Supreme Court reinstated Howe, a longtime...
July 2, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 30, 2011
Multiple allegations against former Duluth, Minn., doctor
Neurosurgeon Stefan Konasiewicz practiced medicine in Duluth for most of the past decade. He became one of the highest-paid physicians at St. Luke's hospital, which praised him for his "outstanding care and skill." He also racked up nine malpractice suits and a sanction from the...
May 30, 2011 - 8:44am
October 23, 2010
Malpractice lawsuit over mom's death by bleeding after childbirth nets $4.6 million award
MINNEAPOLIS The family of a woman who bled to death after delivering her first child was awarded $4.6 million Thursday by a Wright County, Minn., jury in a malpractice and wrongful-death suit brought against the hospital where she gave birth. Claudia Calcagno of Albertville began...
October 23, 2010 - 10:07am
March 27, 2010
Josh Schreiner, Grand Forks, letter: Health reform's taxes will cripple economy
GRAND FORKS -- I truly am in shock at North Dakota Democratic Rep. Earl Pomeroy's vote in favor of the health care reform bill. Let's be clear: This bill is not reform. It will not lower costs, and sections of it are blatantly unconstitutional. This bill is nothing more than an...
March 27, 2010 - 4:45am
December 13, 2009
Malpractice trial gets postponed in case of Gattuso's wife's death
FARGO -- A malpractice lawsuit filed against MeritCare Medical Group by Fargo periodontist Philip Gattuso and his wife before they died is no...
December 13, 2009 - 11:34pm
November 20, 2009
Mary Grealy, Washington, column: Time to hit 'reset' on health care reform
By Mary Grealy WASHINGTON -- How did the drive to enact health reform veer off course? More important, how can it get back on track? Those are the critical questions facing American policymakers today. The most recent Rasmussen poll shows only 45 percent of the public supporting...
November 20, 2009 - 10:00pm
October 11, 2009
Ernest Thorsgard, Thief River Falls, letter: Fear of lawsuits drives up costs
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- I was recently handed an article from a magazine that stated malpractice cases accounted for only a small number of cases that came to trial. But the fact is that we should examine why there is such a fear of lawsuits. A patient presents a doctor with a headache,...
October 11, 2009 - 10:30pm
September 10, 2009
OUR OPINION: 'Olive twig' to the GOP
President Barack Obama made a nod in the direction of bipartisanship Wednesday night. But he made just a nod. He didn't commit, and he certainly didn't say anything like this: "For the unity of our great nation and the success of this hugely important reform, it's vital that a health...
September 10, 2009 - 10:00pm