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October 15, 2016
NTC offers CNA course
BEMIDJI—Enrollment is open for Northwest Technical College's Certified Nursing Assistant program, a three-credit certificate that prepares graduates for careers as nursing assistants or home health aides. The course, which begins Tuesday and runs through Dec. 13, meets on Tuesday...
October 15, 2016 - 2:30am
October 12, 2016
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act is...
October 12, 2016 - 2:25pm
October 1, 2016
Growing insurance premiums frustrate farmers, self-employed: 'Paying $24,000 while praying no one gets really sick is a tough pill to swallow'
ST. PAUL -- Loni Kemp is an example of what farmers and other self-employed Minnesotans face: an ever-increasing health insurance bill and no...
October 1, 2016 - 3:30am
Individual health insurance premiums soar
ST. PAUL -- That punch to the gut 250,000 Minnesotans felt Friday, Sept. 30, came from news that their health insurance premiums will rise up...
October 1, 2016 - 2:44am
May 21, 2016
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 11
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji along with Red Lake and Cass Lake IHS hospitals, will host a healing powwow from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.The powwow is open to the public. The powwow will honor the physicians, health care workers and holistic healers who...
May 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
May 14, 2016
Sanford Health recognizes nurses
BEMIDJI—With more than 490 nurses, Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota is the largest employer of nurses in the region. To celebrate the profession, Sanford recently honored nursing staff with a Nursing Recognition Reception. At the reception several individuals received recognition,...
May 14, 2016 - 3:14pm
April 28, 2016
Helipad improvements planned at Sanford in Bagley
BAGLEY -- The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Sanford Medical Center Bagley and Clearwater County a $125,000 grant to fund helipad improvements, which will allow the hospital to more quickly transport critical patients to tertiary hospitals, according to a release...
April 28, 2016 - 8:09pm
Sanford Bemidji receives grants
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji recently received four mini-grant awards from the Minnesota Hospital Association’s Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network.Each award is $10,000 and will focus on different areas of patient care including fall prevention, pressure ulcer prevention,...
March 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
Annual caregivers’ conference April 28
BEMIDJI -- The 20th annual Ministry of Caring Caregivers’ Conference is 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 28 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive SE.This year’s conference theme is “Finding Satisfaction: Taking another look at the things that matter.” The keynote...
March 28, 2016 - 8:57pm
March 1, 2016
Sanford Bagley to host Teddy Bear Clinic
BAGLEY-- The Sanford Bagley Clinic will host a Teddy Bear Clinic from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 at Sanford Bagley Clinic, 1656 Central St. W. in Bagley. The clinic staff will walk the children and their parents through a interactive process as the bears get checked in, examined and...
March 1, 2016 - 7:22pm
February 2, 2016
MNsure rolls pass 85,000; almost half are new to state exchange
ST. PAUL -- MNsure enrolled 85,390 people in private insurance through the end of its annual open enrollment period Sunday night. That’s above the 83,000-enrollee target MNsure’s board adopted in its budget, and the state-run health insurance exchange’s CEO Allison O’Toole...
February 2, 2016 - 11:08am
January 27, 2016
Sunday is MNsure health insurance signup deadline
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have only a few days left to sign up through the state’s MnSure -- its health insurance service. The agency said those seeking health insurance can qualify for instant discounts that can make monthly premiums more affordable. More than 7 out of 10 Minnesotans...
January 27, 2016 - 9:05am
January 2, 2016
Kelly Brevig column: You will always keep moving
About 18 years ago I ran into one of my most favorite teachers. I exploded with updates of my life, how I had gotten married and graduated college and had a baby. I was bursting with pride and wanted to be acknowledged for being "all grown up". Her response took me by surprise and...
January 2, 2016 - 11:33pm
December 16, 2015
Tom Purcell: Open season on healthcare consumers
Open enrollment is making me miserable. Like millions of self-employed Americans who have been buying their own health insurance for years, my policy, which I had liked and wanted to keep, has nearly doubled in cost since Obamacare became law. What a fine policy mine was. I purchased...
December 16, 2015 - 11:39pm
December 13, 2015
Claire's kids: Bemidji woman earns state honor after 30 years of taking in foster children
She hates when she starts to love them. Like the boy we'll call Patrick. He was 10 when he came to her house, taking fistfuls of pills. Patrick...
December 13, 2015 - 12:14am