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German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
British-born UK parliament attacker ID'd, had been investigated over extremism concerns
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
State boys basketball: Annandale's late push dashes JCC's title hopes
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Column: District 518 progressing well with online testing
Column: Trump deals his base a double-whammy
Dolores C. Berning
Marvin "Pat" Schettler
Dorothy M. Buys
Geraldine "Gerry" (Hansen) Christensen
William J. Wintz
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
Luverne connected to Lewis & Clark one year ago this week
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
Goettsch 65h anniversary
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March 22, 2017
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans would get tax breaks for repaying college loans, owning farmland being taxed for new schools and paying childcare...
19 hours 45 min ago
Trump appears to be losing battle ahead of health care vote
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday, March 22, to be losing the battle to get...
23 hours 57 min ago
March 19, 2017
How reinsurance could lower premiums -- but premiums could go up anyway
ST. PAUL — One of the sticking points as Minnesota leaders debate a proposal called "reinsurance" to try to stabilize the state's individual...
March 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 17, 2017
MNsure backers make their case
ST. PAUL — A move to connect Minnesota to the federal health exchange would cost the state millions of dollars and jeopardize health coverage...
March 17, 2017 - 7:17pm
March 14, 2017
Minnesota notebook: Franken asks Trump to pay attention to bird flu
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Al Franken is asking President Donald Trump to take action to fight bird flu before it reaches Minnesota and other...
March 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
Republicans on defense after report says millions would lose insurance
WASHINGTON - Republicans on Tuesday defended their plan to dismantle the Obamacare healthcare reform after a nonpartisan research report showed...
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Millions would be left uninsured under GOP health plan, CBO report says
WASHINGTON - Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also...
March 14, 2017 - 8:19am
March 9, 2017
Republican U.S. health plan clears first hurdle, fate uncertain
WASHINGTON -- The Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system cleared its first hurdle on Thursday,...
March 9, 2017 - 11:51am
March 8, 2017
Dayton’s MinnesotaCare Buy-in Plan would provide much needed relief for our farmers
PAUL — Minnesota farmers are some of the best in the world at what they do. We have been blessed with incredibly fertile soils, ample rainfall, and an unmatched innovative spirit and hard work ethic.The success of our agricultural economy has been a cornerstone of our state’s...
March 8, 2017 - 10:17pm
February 7, 2017
Op-Ed: It's time to give Minnesotans a more affordable choice for health insurance
ST. PAUL — Since 1859, the Sexton family has owned and operated the Irish Ridge Dairy Farm in Millville, about 25 miles northeast of Rochester. Sheri and Vince Sexton run the family dairy today. Like generations before them, Sheri and Vince work hard every day to produce high-quality...
February 7, 2017 - 9:13pm
January 31, 2017
Medica is again a choice for most MNsure consumers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans buying health insurance on the state’s individual market have endured a lot the past year, from delayed tax forms to skyrocketing premiums and shrinking networks to growing uncertainty about the future. In the past week, though, all the news has been good....
January 31, 2017 - 8:54pm
January 30, 2017
Letter: Health care relief and reform bill becomes law
Legislation that addresses Minnesota’s health care premium cost crisis by providing relief to eligible subscribers while increasing access, competition, and transparency has been signed into law. I supported the plan in the Minnesota House.
January 30, 2017 - 9:58pm
January 24, 2017
Dayton proposes 'public option' for health insurance
ST. PAUL -- A new form of health insurance could be available next year to Minnesotans in the individual health insurance market if a proposal by Gov. Mark Dayton gains approval of state legislators and the federal government. About 250,000 people buy health insurance from the individual...
January 24, 2017 - 8:51pm
January 17, 2017
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
By Roger L. Elgersma, Pipestone Sen. Bill Weber had an article in the Daily Globe a week ago about the first step to get rid of Obamacare. I thought the Republicans wanted to stop the government from paying health care bills, and now he is proposing that the first step is for the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45pm
Minnesota bracing for health care spike urge lawmakers on relief deal
ST. PAUL — Sheri Sexton is fed up with “the arguing between the Democrats and the Republicans” over passing health insurance relief for people like her. “Nobody can seem to agree on anything,” said Sexton, a dairy farmer from Millville, in southeastern Minnesota, who’s...
January 17, 2017 - 8:51pm