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Presumed 'Girl from the North Country' in Bob Dylan song has died
Northern Minn. man found guilty of killing his wife
For dreamers, budget vote a nightmare
Former postal carrier sentenced for stealing mail in Moorhead
Minn. fire victim from northeast ND praised as outgoing, courageous
Twins' Buddy Boshers claimed off waivers by Houston
Saints players troll Vikings on social media during NFC title game blowout
Next stop for Vikings' Keenum: Free agency
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
A February without a full moon
Column: Parents, school staff members share stories of school space issues
And now the rest of the story
Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
Glen Jerome Ruesch
Duane R. (Andy) Anderson
Dorothy Mae Landberg
Racquetball is back in style: CAL offering specials, activities in effort to bump membership
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
out and about
Leola Weets and Leila Janssen 85th birthdays
Roos 70th anniversary
Jacobsma 90th birthday
Birth: Paul Lucas Waldner
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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
December 20, 2015
MNsure still a work in progress
ST. PAUL — The MNsure health exchange has gotten a lot better this year, but it still has a bad case of the Mondays. The first day of the week is the busiest day for MNsure’s call center, which also means it’s the day when callers are likeliest to wait. “Ninety-five percent...
December 20, 2015 - 9:19pm
August 22, 2014
Letter: MNsure - A step forward for rural Minnesotans
By Paul Sobocinski, Land Stewardship Project, Wabasso A few weeks ago I drove to St. Paul to listen in on a MNsure oversight hearing. MNsure staff and board members reported on the real impact of the new program. Legislators from both sides of the aisle asked tough questions about...
August 22, 2014 - 9:41pm
March 31, 2014
Walz covers issues in visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit — and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasn’t only talking about...
March 31, 2014 - 8:43pm
January 22, 2014
MNsure won’t meet goals, study says; revamp on table
By CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — While limping along in the short run with its current troubled website, MNsure must quickly pick a strategy for making long-term software fixes and get beyond the recent “crisis mode” that has dominated program...
January 22, 2014 - 9:41pm
December 18, 2013
Column: Much we can do to revamp health care
By MIKE BENSON, Minnesota District 26B State Representative ROCHESTER — For at least until the next election when Americans can speak through the ballot box, most of the debate in Washington will focus on President Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act. The...
December 18, 2013 - 2:48pm
December 13, 2013
Open Door Health Center forums set for Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — The Open Door Health Center (ODHC) is inviting the public to participate in a community forum on Tuesday at the Area Learning Center, 117 11th Ave. There will be two time slots available for people to attend — 2 to 3 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ODHC is based...
December 13, 2013 - 9:21pm
Presentation on Medicare set
WORTHINGTON — A “Welcome to Medicare” presentation will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Center for Active Living, Worthington. The presentation will provide information on Medicare A through D. Those in attendance will be able to ask questions as time allows. Attendees...
December 13, 2013 - 9:15pm
December 5, 2013
Letter: In support of the '5 percent campaign'
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne I’m excited to be an ardent and eager supporter of the grassroots campaign to increase funding for the disability community and older adults, known as “The 5 Percent Campaign.” I was also the chief author for a legislative long-term...
December 5, 2013 - 12:08pm
December 2, 2013
Column: More problems with Obamacare than just website
By MIKE HICKEY, National Federation of Independent Businesses ST. PAUL — Now that Obamacare has taken effect and is rolling out, we are seeing all sorts of significant problems with the new law. This goes way beyond the website problems: n Preliminary analyses of recently...
December 2, 2013 - 1:51pm
November 28, 2013
Letter: Democrats didn't want health care debate
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster Three years ago, the Senate Democrats voted YES to approve the section of Obamacare that requires individual health insurance policies to be dropped if they didn’t meet the new requirements of the Affordable Care Act. President Obama and the Democrats...
November 28, 2013 - 9:25pm
Letter: On Obamacare, and Afghanistan
By Alan Cohrs, Westbrook There was a good program on CNN recalling when FDR passed the Social Security bill and when Lyndon Johnson passed the Medicare bill. The Republicans were against both bills. Let’s give this Obamacare a fair chance. The way I look at, it just expands...
November 28, 2013 - 9:25pm
November 5, 2013
Letter: Hold lawmakers accountable on Obamacare
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster During the process in pushing through the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, why didn’t our representatives and senators in Washington work together in the first place? Why were the Republican ideas slapped down at every turn? Why weren’t...
November 5, 2013 - 2:28pm
Column: Candidate - Obamacare must go
By JIM HAGEDORN BLUE EARTH — The Obamacare rollout has begun and the early results are less than exemplary. I will not mince words; Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster. The well-documented bureaucratic bungling and serious implementation problems currently embarrassing...
November 5, 2013 - 2:27pm
September 27, 2013
Health insurance exchange debuts Tuesday
By DON DAVIS, Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may begin shopping for insurance online Tuesday, as a fundamental part of a new federal health law begins. A majority of people receive health insurance via their employers and nearly all of those policies will continue...
September 27, 2013 - 10:06pm