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Bemidji Middle School vice principal arrested
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
North Central Basketball All-Star Games set for April 8
BASEBALL: Beavers swept at US Bank Stadium
Watch: MN team wins with half-court heave
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
Emily Jean Ostlund
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
affordable care act
March 14, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t cut Title 1 funding
Right now, if you read national news, you will find out how the republicans are busy taking apart the affordable healthcare bill known as Obamacare...
March 14, 2017 - 7:38am
March 7, 2017
Trump endorses House Republican healthcare plan, obstacles remain
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed a plan by Republican lawmakers to replace the Obamacare healthcare statute that faces obstacles...
March 7, 2017 - 11:58am
March 6, 2017
U.S. House Republicans unveil bill to repeal Obamacare
WASHINGTON - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled legislation on Monday to repeal the central tenets of the Obamacare healthcare...
March 6, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 2, 2017
Governors met on Obamacare replacement plan with Pence
WASHINGTON - Ten state governors seeking to avoid millions of dollars in federal healthcare cuts under Republican plans to replace Obamacare...
March 2, 2017 - 5:35pm
January 17, 2017
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...
January 17, 2017 - 9:42pm
January 16, 2017
Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said in an...
January 16, 2017 - 1:31pm
As uncertainty surrounds Affordable Care Act, some hold off on MNsure
ST. PAUL — Fallout from this month’s election may be driving some Minnesotans to refrain from buying health insurance, MNsure leaders said Wednesday. President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress have promised major changes to the country’s health care...
November 16, 2016 - 6:28pm
October 27, 2016
HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
BEMIDJI—With premium increases projected to hit Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market, officials on Thursday from both sides of the aisle shared their concerns and solutions. A group of legislators and state government candidates met in Bemidji to host a town...
October 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
August 29, 2015
Jim Hightower: Gop whiffs again on health care
In advice to baseball rookies, Hall of Fame star Ted Williams said: “If you don’t think too good, don’t think too much.” This should be taken to heart by bush-league congressional leader John Boehner. The Republican speaker of the House keeps thinking he can knock President...
August 29, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 3, 2015
House votes to repeal and eventually replace Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. House of Representatives added another notch to its lengthy record of Obamacare repeal votes Tuesday by approving...
February 3, 2015 - 8:05pm
April 9, 2014
Donna Brazile: Health care is working
“I have not had a physical in over 15 years,” Dionne Gilbert, 51, told The Associated Press. “I told myself, ‘You need to do this. Your daughter loves you and needs you.’” Gilbert is what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is all about. For millions upon millions of uninsured...
April 9, 2014 - 11:34pm
March 31, 2014
'Boozhoo' to the Affordable Care Act: Local scholar Anton Treuer voices Ojibwe spots on health care enrollment
BEMIDJI -- As the signup deadline for the statewide MNsure and federal Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges loomed Monday, radio listeners might have heard an interesting pitch for enrolling: one delivered almost completely in Ojibwe. For more than six months, a series...
March 31, 2014 - 8:25pm
March 14, 2014
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
When I first became a reporter in 1945 for a Boston radio station, a veteran journalist commanded me: “Kid, when you’re on a good developing story, stay on it. Keep digging and updating.” But now the majority of the media, from print to digital, increasingly do not follow that...
March 14, 2014 - 12:10am
February 15, 2014
Nicholas Wapshott: Why you should ignore the latest attack on Obamacare
The debate around the Affordable Care Act has been mired in muddle and misinformation from the start. The latest example of deliberate obfuscation by universal healthcare’s opponents comes with publication of the Congressional Budget Office’s latest glimpse into the future, “The...
February 15, 2014 - 11:19pm
November 16, 2013
Steve Holland and Jeff Mason/Reuters: Trying to climb out of health care hole
WASHINGTON— Normally brimming with self-confidence, President Barack Obama showed an emotion on Thursday he rarely shares with Americans: humility. He strode to a White House podium with a jarring admission: He believes he has lost the confidence of the American people and deserves...
November 16, 2013 - 11:38pm