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1 prisoner remains at large after transport van carrying inmates is overtaken
Alexandria hopes customers come crawling
John Boehner unloads on Trump: A 'complete disaster'
Authorities: Five offenders at large after heist of MCF-Lino Lakes correctional vehicle
Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Mary Ann Nagel
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
May 24, 2017
CBO: Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill
WASHINGTON - An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan...
May 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
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
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 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
June 18, 2016
Minnesota senior health program works
ST. PAUL -- A federal study shows that a Minnesota health effort that combines two major health programs works for the state's elderly. The study said that older adults served by the Minnesota Senior Health Options program, combining federal Medicaid and Medicare benefits, showed...
June 18, 2016 - 5:30am
May 12, 2016
Republicans win Obamacare legal challenge, add to insurer concerns
A U.S. judge on Thursday handed a victory to congressional Republicans who challenged President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, ruling...
May 12, 2016 - 10:36pm
March 29, 2016
Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson receives CALS designation
DAWSON (Staff reports) — Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson is now among only seven hospitals in the state to be designated as a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support facility. Dr. Darrell Carter, a physician with the Affiliated Community Medical Centers clinic in Granite...
March 29, 2016 - 5:13am
March 22, 2016
Ridgewater hosting healthcare job fairs
WILLMAR — The campuses of Ridgewater College in Hutchinson and Willmar will each be hosting Community Health Fairs and Healthcare Job Fairs. Hutchinson will host March 29 in the Commons and Willmar’s event is scheduled for April 6 in the Student Center Dining Area. Both events...
March 22, 2016 - 6:00am
ACMC in Willmar welcomes new occupational therapist
WILLMAR — Blake Sweney has joined Affiliated Community Medical Centers as an occupational therapist. As part of the hand therapy team, he will work alongside ACMC physicians and hand surgeons. Sweney will use many different therapeutic interventions to help those with injuries...
March 22, 2016 - 6:00am
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 - 12:24am
January 4, 2016
Minnesota health insurance state marketplace enrolls 67,680
ST. PAUL — MNsure has announced 67,680 Minnesotans enrolled in a qualified health plan through the state-based marketplace between Nov. 1 and Dec. 28. Last year at this time only about 29,000 people had enrolled. MNsure’s goal is to enroll 83,000 Minnesotans in a qualified health...
January 4, 2016 - 11:13pm
August 20, 2015
State’s decision on UCare will force local enrollees to change health plans
WILLMAR — An unspecified number of Kandiyohi County enrollees will likely have to find a new health care plan this fall, if the state of Minnesota goes through with its intention to drop UCare from the menu of options for the subsidized Prepaid Medical Assistance Program. Most...
August 20, 2015 - 11:32pm