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Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election hacking
Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies
International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
Police arrest 23-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
Students unveil businesses: CEO Trade Show highlights young entrepreneurs
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
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November 11, 2016
Individual Medica insurance policies no longer for sale in MN
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans looking to buy new Medica individual insurance policies, but have not already made the purchase for 2017, are out...
November 11, 2016 - 11:32am
November 3, 2016
MNsure signs month's worth of customers in 2 days
ST. PAUL — Technology issues are fixed and the state's MNsure health insurance sales program has enrolled 10,000 Minnesotans, a mark not...
November 3, 2016 - 9:04pm
Numbers show magnitude of MNsure phone attack
ST. PAUL—Dramatic numbers show something was up when the MNsure state agency opened individual health insurance policy sales. On Tuesday,...
November 3, 2016 - 12:40am
November 1, 2016
Primer: What you need to know about MNsure enrollment
ST. PAUL — The first day of Minnesota's open enrollment period for the individual health care market is Tuesday. It's a very unusual time,...
November 1, 2016 - 7:30am
October 31, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums....
October 31, 2016 - 10:50pm
October 28, 2016
Dayton offers proposal for 25 percent reduction in health insurance premiums
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies would get either state or federal aid to deal with soaring premiums...
October 28, 2016 - 8:15am
October 25, 2016
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
A lobbying group representing older Americans sued the Obama administration on Monday, Oct. 24, claiming regulations for programs designed to...
October 25, 2016 - 8:42am
October 21, 2016
Lawmakers hear local concerns about rising health insurance costs
WILLMAR — Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, and Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, gathered a small group of insurance brokers and...
October 21, 2016 - 9:49am
Advice to health plan buyers: Shop early, seek tax credits
WILLMAR — With open enrollment less than two weeks away for individual health plans through the MNsure exchange, the consumer's best bet...
October 21, 2016 - 9:45am
October 20, 2016
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
ST. PAUL—MNsure had several key technology vulnerabilities last summer, a federal report has concluded. The report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General found that MNsure, the state-run health insurance exchange, did have security...
October 20, 2016 - 5:00am
October 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: 'Not affordable' insurance quote spurs lots of talk
ST. PAUL—"The reality is the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for increasing numbers of people." Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
October 17, 2016 - 7:44am
October 5, 2016
Minnesota considering special session on health insurance problem
ST. PAUL - The governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on calling a special legislative session to spend $1 billion on construction...
October 5, 2016 - 4:45pm
September 3, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Our health bills are high enough already
Aphysician who sees patients every day — patients with health insurance — Dr. Laura Dean of suburban St. Paul hears the complaint often. "I pay more and more and I get less and less," she said her patients are telling her. Can you relate? Most Minnesotans would nod yes....
September 3, 2016 - 2:15am
August 25, 2016
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Mylan NV said on Thursday, Aug. 25, it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program,...
August 25, 2016 - 8:43pm
January 28, 2016
Audit: MNsure errors may top $200 million
ST. PAUL -- More than 80,000 Minnesotans enrolled in public health programs for which they weren’t eligible last year, an estimated cost to taxpayers of hundreds of millions of dollars. The expensive problem was caused partly by miscommunication and poor training at the Department...
January 28, 2016 - 11:24pm