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Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Man charged in crash at New Orleans Mardi Gras parade
Treasury Secretary: Trump budget will not cut Social Security, Medicare
Remodel or move? How to make a decision about your home
Oscar best actor race is tale of two opposites
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
February 7, 2017
Commentary: Minnesotans need an more affordable choice for health insurance
February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
January 29, 2017
Deadline extended for Minnesotans to buy health insurance
ST. PAUL — Next week's impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The...
January 29, 2017 - 9:01am
January 26, 2017
Update: Minnesota OKs health insurance premium relief, and here's what you need to know
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton signed health insurance premium relief into law Thursday night, mere hours after it passed the House of Representatives...
January 26, 2017 - 9:06pm
Health insurance premium relief passes Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton could sign health insurance premium relief into law Thursday evening after both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature approved the bill Thursday afternoon. A few hours after the Senate approved health insurance premium relief 47-19, the House approved...
January 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
January 24, 2017
Dayton speech calls for health insurance action
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Mark Dayton has a prescription for a new type of health insurance. Ironically, he was just getting into the issue...
January 24, 2017 - 10:07am
January 19, 2017
Minnesota health insurance premium relief for 120,000 passed by House
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's top leaders seem on the brink of a deal to bring health insurance premium relief to as many as 120,000 Minnesotans....
January 19, 2017 - 9:25pm
January 16, 2017
What's the holdup on Minnesota $300 million health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL — If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay...
January 16, 2017 - 5:44am
January 15, 2017
Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.
January 15, 2017 - 9:28pm
January 13, 2017
How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
ST. PAUL—Finding $300 million to help Minnesotans struggling with health insurance premiums was the easy part. The part that's been tying...
January 13, 2017 - 9:41am
January 10, 2017
Older Americans are at risk as Congress takes ax to Obamacare
CHICAGO — Anyone nearing retirement — or already retired — should pay very close attention to the doings of the 115th Congress that was sworn in this week.
January 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
Health insurance debate on tap this week
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers say they want to pass a relief package for Minnesotans facing soaring health insurance premiums by the end...
January 10, 2017 - 1:01am
December 22, 2016
U.S. says 6.4 million signed up for Obamacare from Nov. 1 to Monday
NEW YORK — Roughly 6.4 million consumers signed up for Obamacare insurance on Healthcare.gov from Nov. 1 to Dec. 19 indicating "clear demand for quality, affordable coverage," the U.S. government said Wednesday. The number of people signing up for Jan. 1, 2017, coverage during...
December 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
December 15, 2016
Legislature: Health insurance aid might still arrive
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans counting on tax cuts or state construction projects will be disappointed, but those who signed up for pricey individual...
December 15, 2016 - 5:54pm
December 13, 2016
Health coverage transition looms for some in Kandiyohi County as Medica exits public programs
WILLMAR — Changes are in store for Kandiyohi County clients enrolled in prepaid Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare through Medica, following a recent announcement by the health plan that it is withdrawing from some of Minnesota's public programs this coming May. What happens...
December 13, 2016 - 7:25am
November 30, 2016
More Minnesotans take advantage of health insurance aid
ST. PAUL—Soaring insurance premiums apparently jolted Minnesotans into seeking federal aid to pay for their policies. The state's health...
November 30, 2016 - 9:28am