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You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
Aaron Krauter, former FSA director and politician, returns home to ND family farm
In water or on walls, these handmade paddles are functional art
crime and courts
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Marilyn Hagerty: Sports, snowblowers and scares
Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Numerous blitzes can't knock wheels off the Wentz wagon
Forbath kicks six field goals as Vikings top Ravens
Ji ends 8-year drought to win Taiwan Championship
Thomas takes first PGA tourney in South Korea
UND strikes back to blank Gophers 4-0
Jill Marie Kritzberger
Ella "Skippy" Fortin
William "Bill" Ekren, Sr.
Wanted: Story ideas for deer season
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Biologist can't explain poor grouse hunting
Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Fall often brings wanderers to our area
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
May 18, 2014
Doctors: Minnesota medical marijuana law’s effects unclear for now
With medical marijuana soon to be legal in Minnesota, some Grand Forks area physicians said they were unsure of its implications. Gov. Mark...
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
May 17, 2014
RON SEELEY: N.D. doesn’t need dental mid-level providers
Dental practices, in contrast, are about 80 percent surgical or irreversible procedures. That only leaves 20 percent for diagnostic and reversible procedures, most of which are performed quite effectively today by hygienists and registered assistants. This is a much different model...
May 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 8, 2014
Whistleblower suit alleges illegal practices at Blue Cross Blue Shield
A former medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota filed a whistleblower claim Tuesday against the company, saying he was fired for pointing out what he described as illegal insurance practices that could be costing the company’s customers millions of dollars in...
May 8, 2014 - 6:15am
April 5, 2014
KARISSA SCHULZ: Palliative care boosts quality of life, lowers costs
GRAND FORKS — As a registered nurse working in a rural community, I struggle as I care for patients coming in and out of the hospital battling recurrent symptoms from chronic illnesses. Despite the health care team’s best attempts at relieving symptoms and providing patient...
April 5, 2014 - 3:39pm
April 3, 2014
Obama administration opens Medicare to same-sex married couples
The Obama administration announced on Thursday that same-sex married couples can qualify for Medicare hospital and physician benefits for the first time.
April 3, 2014 - 8:56pm
March 27, 2014
White House says Obamacare enrollment tops 6 million as deadline looms
The White House said on Thursday that more than 6 million people have now signed up for private insurance plans under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law known as Obamacare, reflecting a surge in enrollments days before the March 31 deadline.
March 27, 2014 - 2:09pm
March 13, 2014
Penalties might apply for those lacking health coverage
FARGO – Those without health coverage should bear in mind the consequences of the personal health insurance mandate as enrollment winds to a close March 31: financial penalties apply. Provisions of the Affordable Care Act include the requirement that people who aren’t...
March 13, 2014 - 9:30pm
March 12, 2014
MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
ST. PAUL -- MNsure wants to spend an additional $12.5 million this year to continue repairs to its website and call center, officials said Wednesday, as they unveiled plans for a balanced budget in 2015. During a meeting Wednesday in St. Paul, the MNsure board approved a...
March 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
February 26, 2014
MNsure lowers enrollment projections, makes contingency plans to slash spending
ST. PAUL -- MNsure is significantly cutting enrollment projections, and planning how it would make cuts if needed next year to prevent a budget shortfall. New projections for 2015 show enrollments in commercial insurance plans are about 25 percent below figures presented...
February 26, 2014 - 9:20pm
Number of people signing up for insurance has accelerated in 2014
Federal and health care officials are making a final push to encourage people to sign up for health insurance. Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services office in Denver were in Grand Forks on Tuesday as part of that effort.
February 26, 2014 - 5:30am
February 25, 2014
Maryland health care exchange to end relationship with Noridian
FARGO – The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange will sever its ties to Fargo-based Noridian Healthcare Solutions when the current open enrollment period ends March 31. The decision, announced Monday, ends a rocky relationship through a mutual agreement. The new prime...
February 25, 2014 - 11:45am
February 24, 2014
Grand Forks library hosting health insurance enrollment Tuesday
With time running out on the open enrollment period for health insurance, federal health insurance officials will hold an event in Grand Forks Tuesday. The marketplace enrollment event will be held from noon until 7 p.m. at the Grand Forks Public Library, 2110 Library Circle....
February 24, 2014 - 7:12pm
February 21, 2014
State MNsure enrolees pass 100,000 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.
February 21, 2014 - 7:16pm
February 17, 2014
Subcontractor claims N.D. Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary ‘financially distressed’
FARGO – North Dakota insurance regulators are keeping an eye on a potentially costly legal dispute involving a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. In a recent quarterly statement, Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., which does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield...
February 17, 2014 - 3:00am
February 13, 2014
MNsure deadline is Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who want health coverage to begin March 1 have until Saturday to sign up through the MNsure online insurance purchasing site.
February 13, 2014 - 8:15pm