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Cooling effect: Colder-than-normal weather may sweep in with La Nina
Five-day manhunt for accused murderer across five states ends on Nebraska-Wyoming border
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
Blood drive coming up at SWMC
Free sandbox sand offered May 7
College athletics: Minnesota West adds talent to athletic teams
Prep baseball: Adrian's Rogers no-hits MCC
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Prep track: MCC, SWC win in Tracy; Thuringer, Moore get firsts for WHS in Fairmont
Prep baseball: Gumto paces JCC; Huska lifts Windom
Column: Plato, Aristotle and (oh dear) Trump
Column: The fault line between parties and voters
Letter: House Republicans make rural health care a priority
Letter: Make an investment in the Worthington area
Column: Hope doesn't get you GOP delegates
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Nancy Agnes Griffith
Religion briefs: April 28
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Sublimely lime: The quest to make the best slice of Key lime pie
Class of 2016: Mayorga aspires to be a role model for other students
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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Minnesota uninsured rate drops nearly in half
ST. PAUL — A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the University of Minnesota finds that Minnesota cut its uninsured rate nearly in half between 2013 and 2015. The rate of Minnesotans without health insurance has now reached an all-time low at 4.3 percent....
February 29, 2016 - 8:20pm
January 17, 2016
Glitches dump 6,200 MinnesotaCare enrollees
ST. PAUL — Ryan O’Hara did everything right when notified he needed to renew his MinnesotaCare health insurance. The West St. Paul man methodically gathered his pay stubs and other vital information and then mailed it back to the Department of Human Services on time. A few days...
January 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
October 19, 2015
Worthington man charged with vehicle theft
WORTHINGTON — Santos Estansilao Lopez-Lopez, 22, of Worthington, was arrested Sunday following a traffic accident at the intersection of Second...
October 19, 2015 - 7:58pm
October 15, 2015
MNsure expects smoother enrollment
ST. PAUL — MNsure leaders promise Minnesotans will have an easier time signing up for health insurance on its website when enrollment begins next month. “My eyes are fully focused on improving the consumer experience,” interim MNsure CEO Allison O’Toole said Thursday to...
October 15, 2015 - 8:36pm
October 1, 2015
Health insurance rate hikes upset state officials
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who buy their own health insurance will pay more next year, in some cases a lot more. Officials of the state Commerce...
October 1, 2015 - 9:46pm
September 3, 2015
Mastermind of the murder that shocked St. Paul dies: Lawyer arranged 1963 slaying of wife, one of the state’s most sensational crimes
ST. PAUL — T. Eugene Thompson is dead. The man behind one of Minnesota’s most infamous crimes of the 20th century — the contract murder...
September 3, 2015 - 9:48pm
August 5, 2015
Hub acquires BW Insurance
CHICAGO — Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced Tuesday that it has acquired BW Insurance Agency (BWIA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of the West. BWIA is a multi-line property and casualty, personal and employee benefits insurance...
August 5, 2015 - 10:45pm
June 8, 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield accused of stifling competition
FARGO — The Red River is a border the Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in North Dakota and Minnesota agree not to cross in selling health insurance to customers. Those exclusive territorial agreements form a hallmark of Blue Cross Blue Shield plans nationwide — which collectively...
June 8, 2015 - 9:17pm
June 4, 2015
Insurers seek big premium hikes
ST. PAUL — Proposals by some insurers for large health insurance premium increases upset key politicians. “The proposed rate increases from Minnesota’s health insurers are outrageous, given that our state’s health care costs have been increasing by only 3 percent,” Democratic...
June 4, 2015 - 8:53pm
April 16, 2015
Safe roads, insured drivers: Rep. Hamilton sponsors Minnesota bill allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses
ST. PAUL — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) is sponsoring a bill that would eliminate the need for proof of lawful residency in the United States to obtain a driver’s license. Hamilton said H.F. 97 should be passed for one single reason. “It comes down...
April 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
April 3, 2015
When teens crash cars, distractions usually to blame
FARGO — Distracted driving was a factor in almost 60 percent of all crashes by teenager drivers, four times as often as police reports indicated, according to a new study based on in-vehicle video recordings. But that doesn’t come as a surprise to law enforcement officials...
April 3, 2015 - 10:09pm