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Harvey Weinstein surrenders to face criminal charges in New York
Holt to be installed at First Presbyterian
ND Legacy Fund earnings from $4.3 billion in principal reach over $1 billion
Authorities identify man who died in fiery crash on Interstate 29 south of Grand Forks
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
BOYS GOLF: Golden ties for sixth, Jacks finish 13th at the Preserve
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Isadore David Bianco
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One could question writer’s reason for defending AR-15
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
May 19, 2017
U.S. House to send healthcare bill to Senate in a few weeks, speaker says
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed earlier this month to the Senate in a couple of...
May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 15, 2017
Trump administration to dismantle small-business part of ACA marketplaces
The Trump administration said Monday that it will dismantle part of the Affordable Care Act that created online insurance marketplaces for small...
May 15, 2017 - 7:39pm
April 10, 2017
Constituents talk Medicare for all at town hall with Congressman Peterson
MOORHEAD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., met with constituents in Moorhead Monday evening, April 10, to come up with a "magical"...
April 10, 2017 - 10:31pm
March 24, 2017
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
NEW YORK - Planned Parenthood, the national health organization that would have lost federal funding under sweeping healthcare overhaul legislation,...
March 24, 2017 - 7:34pm
March 19, 2017
Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans
WASHINGTON - U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans...
March 19, 2017 - 1:46pm
March 14, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Concerned citizens will keep an eye on Bliss’ voting record
I attended the coffee meeting with Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, on Feb. 17 and I read his letter to the editor on Feb. 24 in the Pioneer in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
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
February 26, 2017
Trump to unveil health care plan details Tuesday
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will offer details on how he would like to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature...
February 26, 2017 - 9:55pm
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
September 24, 2016
Community Health Workers to gather at NTC
BEMIDJI—Community Health Workers from across Minnesota will gather at Northwest Technical College for the inaugural Rural Community Health Worker Conference. The one-day conference will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 on campus. The conference is meant for employers of Community Health...
September 24, 2016 - 5:15am
February 19, 2016
HEALTHCARE: Sanford Bemidji reports increase in adverse health events
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji Medical Center last year reported a spike in adverse health events, but hospital officials say the numbers don't necessarily illustrate the quality of treatment here. The Minnesota Department of Health each year compiles records from every hospital in...
February 19, 2016 - 6:49pm
January 26, 2016
Nermoe to lead Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI—Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota has named Bryan Nermoe its new president. Nermoe has served as interim president since November...
January 26, 2016 - 10:46am
April 23, 2014
Bob Franken: Healthcare politics — not so fast
Just to be clear, I may have been wrong. Of course, that’s nothing new for a political commentator, although usually we don’t have to admit we were mistaken. In fact, I may get in trouble with my governing professional body for even suggesting that I might have blown it. Happily,...
April 23, 2014 - 11:20pm
December 30, 2013
Deadline nears for Minn. health plan sign-ups
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Just two shopping days left for Minnesota health insurance shoppers who expect to have coverage as the new year starts. Tuesday is the final day to enroll for a plan through the state's health insurance exchange, known as MNsure. The deadline had been...
December 30, 2013 - 9:07am