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Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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
Robocalls delay first day of insurance enrollment in Minn.
ST. PAUL—The opening of individual health insurance policy sales Tuesday, Nov. 1, was greeted by a robocall effort to block people from...
November 1, 2016 - 12:50pm
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 21, 2016
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
The rising costs of health insurance are not only shocking, but are hurting families' pocketbooks. Farm families and small business owners here...
October 21, 2016 - 11:49am
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
September 17, 2016
Letter: Why Falk doesn't deserve your vote
Former state representative Andrew Falk is running to once again represent our district at the Capitol. Last week, we learned another reason why we voted Falk out of office at the last election, and why he isn't fit to be our voice in St. Paul.
September 17, 2016 - 12:51am
March 30, 2016
Late mailing of MNSure forms draws lawmakers' ire
ST. PAUL — The state's failure to promptly mail critical tax forms to Minnesotans who enrolled in health insurance plans through MNsure may...
March 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
March 23, 2016
Dayton criticizes MNsure leaders for delays
ST. PAUL — Thousands of Minnesotans are still waiting for vital tax forms from the MNsure exchange, and Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday said state officials responded too late to the problem. Just over 13,000 Minnesotans have yet to receive their 1095-A tax forms, which are required...
March 23, 2016 - 11:12pm
March 17, 2016
Tax forms for MNsure still remain backlogged
ST. PAUL -- Last week, MNsure CEO Allison O’Toole assured anxious customers that the health exchange would send out a “significant” batch of 1095-A tax forms by March 15, as it tried to clear a backlog of nearly 18,000. The actual number of forms processed over the weekend:...
March 17, 2016 - 5:30am
March 15, 2016
Minnesotans' frustrations over MNsure estate claims reach Legislature
Minnesotans between 55 and 65 on government-funded Medical Assistance are finding the state has placed thousands of dollars of claims on their...
March 15, 2016 - 12:43pm