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AgStar earns Seal of Distinction recognition
Hy-Vee introduces ‘ugly’ produce to fight food waste
Hy-Vee introduces ‘ugly’ produce to fight food waste
Wrestling: Luft, Cannon, Pulse fight through roadblocks at Worthington Open
Prep sports wrapup: Trojan boys basketball team falls to Redwood Valley
Girls basketball: Chan reaction: Trojans nip Southwest Christian
Adam Watts: It's time to put the 'Steroid Era' ballplayers in the Hall
Prep sports wrapup: RRC boy cagers continue to roll
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District 518 gathering input through listening sessions, survey
Column: The importance of Russian meddling
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As Others See It: A crack of cooperation in St. Paul
Josephine E. Anderson
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Kathleen Mary Swetman
Lost Italian: Copycat recipe turns popular restaurant dish into homemade favorite
Chef Jess: Roast with the most, just don’t forget the potatoes
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Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and ‘reinsurance’ may help
WOODBURY, Minn. -- Melody Camp describes her son Bryant as a “normal kid,” but the 16-year-old Woodbury student also has “a lot of things going on” — things that can get very expensive. “You’re probably looking at thousands, thousands and thousands of dollars just for...
1 hour 46 min ago
January 15, 2017
What’s the holdup on Minnesota $300 million health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL -- If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay their health insurance, why is it taking months to pass it?
January 15, 2017 - 8:18pm
January 11, 2017
How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
ST. PAUL -- Finding $300 million to help Minnesotans struggling with health insurance premiums was the easy part. The part that’s been tying Minnesota leaders in knots this month is how to get the money to the people who need it. Lawmakers want to spend the money quickly, accurately...
January 11, 2017 - 9:05pm
January 10, 2017
Health insurance debate on top this week in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers say they want to pass a relief package for Minnesotans facing soaring health insurance premiums by the end of this week, but lots remains to be done before policyholders know if they will get a state rebate.The next few days will determine whether that...
January 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
January 8, 2017
Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota
FARGO — North Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana, and lawmakers are grappling with launching the program. But patients are about to learn that legalization does not mean insurance will cover the cost. Major health insurers in North Dakota...
January 8, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 5, 2017
What Minnesota health insurance relief would do
ST. PAUL -- Thousands of Minnesotans are facing a similar crisis this year: skyrocketing health insurance rates. After failing to reach agreement on a relief package last year, Minnesota legislative leaders on Thursday rolled out a new plan that includes immediate relief as well as...
January 5, 2017 - 9:06pm
December 15, 2016
Special session out for tax cuts, construction projects, but health insurance aid might still arrive
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans counting on tax cuts or state construction projects will be disappointed, but those who signed up for pricey individual health insurance policies can maintain a sliver of hope the state will help them afford premiums.No agreements were reached between Gov....
December 15, 2016 - 9:44pm
December 14, 2016
U of M Extension to host health insurance literacy training workshops for professionals
WORTHINGTON — People who work with clients confused about making health insurance decisions are invited to attend a Health Insurance Literacy training from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nobles County Government Center’s Farmer’s Room, 315 10th St., Worthington. University of...
December 14, 2016 - 9:18pm
Questions still surround MNsure as first deadline arrives
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have just one day left to buy health insurance on MNsure if they want it to take effect Jan. 1. But the Thursday midnight deadline comes as major questions remain unresolved about MNsure’s future — and about how much some MNsure customers will have to pay...
December 14, 2016 - 8:33pm
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 9, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis City Council members want the city to stop doing business with Wells Fargo, a bank founded in the Twin Cities, over its funding of a controversial pipeline. The council unanimously told city staff to look into how the city could quit dealing with institutions...
December 9, 2016 - 8:34pm
December 1, 2016
Thousands on Medicaid, MinnesotaCare to switch plans as Medica drops contract
ST. PAUL -- More than 300,000 Minnesotans on public health programs could have to switch to a new plan next year after insurer Medica couldn’t agree on a new contract with the state of Minnesota. The move is fallout from last year, when Minnesota for the first time issued contracts...
December 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
November 29, 2016
More Minnesotans take advantage of health insurance aid
ST. PAUL -- Soaring insurance premiums apparently jolted Minnesotans into seeking federal aid to pay for their policies. The state's health insurance marketplace, MNsure, announced on Tuesday, Nov. 29, that the number of Minnesotans getting financial aid for 2017 policies tripled...
November 29, 2016 - 8:47pm
November 14, 2016
Chronic illnesses drive soaring health insurance costs in MN
ST. PAUL -- Chronically ill Minnesotans are driving up health insurance premiums so much that state officials are rushing to deal with the problem. Commerce Department officials on Monday, Nov. 14, told a task force studying how to contain soaring health insurance costs that 2.2 percent...
November 14, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 11, 2016
Individual Medica insurance policies no longer for sale in MN
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans looking to buy new Medica individual insurance policies, but have not already made the purchase for 2017, are out of luck. The state Commerce Department announced early Friday, Nov. 11, that Medica of Wisconsin and Medica Insurance Co. reached a cap on the...
November 11, 2016 - 8:48pm