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'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
Cloquet City Council gives interim police chief the permanent job
Tattoo'd lady: 'American Pickers' star talks tats, bikes and burlesque ahead of Fargo show
Two hearings, two distinct messages in northern Minn. on Enbridge's Line 3
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
GIRLS SOCCER: Jacks ready for championship rematch
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks look to experience to help them repeat as section champs
Minnesota Lumberjacks take third at nationals
SOCCER: BSU ranked No. 2 in region
Gilbert D. Bahr
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 13, 2017
Trump shuts down subsidies to the Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end...
October 13, 2017 - 7:13am
October 9, 2017
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
BRAINERD, Minn. — MNSure CEO Allison O'Toole offered up solutions Monday, Oct. 9, to help make sure health insurance premiums stay flat....
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
October 2, 2017
Individual health insurance news better than a year ago
PAUL — Minnesotans who do not have employer or government funded health insurance received good, but not great, news when state officials...
October 2, 2017 - 7:11pm
September 27, 2017
Final individual insurance policy answers coming Monday for Minnesotans
ST. PAUL—The country's health insurance situation is more confusing than ever, but within days at least one segment of Minnesota's population...
September 27, 2017 - 6:15pm
September 17, 2017
Feds still considering Minnesota proposal to lower insurance rates as time running out
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's plan to lower health insurance premiums next year had just one little complication, but it's threatening to turn into a big complication: It requires approval from the federal government. And with time running out, that approval still isn't here.
September 17, 2017 - 7:13pm
August 1, 2017
MNsure enrollees to get four extra weeks to sign up for 2018 health insurance
ST. PAUL — Most Americans will have from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 this year to get 2018 health insurance on the individual market. Minnesotans...
August 1, 2017 - 9:40pm
July 19, 2017
32 million Americans would lose health coverage if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, CBO says
WASHINGTON - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S....
July 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
July 7, 2017
Insurer reaches deal with Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Children’s Hospitals and Clinics are in-network again for policyholders with Blue Cross and Blue Shield.The Minnesota-based...
July 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
July 5, 2017
Health insurer drops Children’s Hospitals in Minnesota from network
ST. PAUL -- Children’s Hospitals and Clinics are out of network for patients with Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance, effective Wednesday. The Minnesota-based hospital network and insurance provider did not reach a contract agreement by July 5, the deadline for negotiations set...
July 5, 2017 - 8:49pm
June 21, 2017
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL — At this time last year, Minnesota's individual health insurance market was in a state of collapse. This year's state? Uncertainty. The individual health insurance market covers an estimated 170,000 Minnesotans who don't get insurance through an employer or a government...
June 21, 2017 - 10:32pm
April 8, 2017
Sanford Health Plan sues government for $9 million
FARGO—Sanford Health Plan is suing the federal government for almost $9 million for what it says is a reneged promise to pay to cushion...
April 8, 2017 - 11:53am
March 30, 2017
Reinsurance proposal on Dayton's desk. Will he sign despite 'serious concerns'?
ST. PAUL — The fate of a measure to try to stabilize Minnesota's individual health insurance market now lies in Gov. Mark Dayton's hands. The...
March 30, 2017 - 8:26pm
March 29, 2017
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers have adopted a plan to try to stabilize the state's individual health insurance market — but it's uncertain...
March 29, 2017 - 9:05pm
March 24, 2017
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
ST. PAUL — The debate is familiar to Minnesotans: Keep or dump MNsure, the controversial state-run program that sells individual health...
March 24, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 23, 2017
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of approving as much as $300 million per year to try to stabilize the state’s 2018 individual...
March 23, 2017 - 10:31pm