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Animal rights activists who removed two piglets from factory farm charged after FBI raids
Trump sounds note of optimism on North Korea, claims Democrats 'rooting against' him
Harvey Weinstein surrenders to face criminal charges in New York
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
crime and courts
nation and world
ND farmer, appointed to NDGGA, optimistic about rain, farm bill and trade
Rain hasn't moved drought needle: Williston snagged a little rain overnight, but too little to change drought status
Bakken executives project 'disciplined approach' as ND oil activity ramps up
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
What happens when your husband becomes your wife? Two ND couples talk about gender dysphoria
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
State awaits: Hazen, Mott-Regent gear up for Class B Meet on Friday
DHS Midgets rally in thrilling WDA tournament opener
DSU’s Wrzesinski second in the decathlon after day on of NAIA track and field meet
Beulah earns Region 8 crown
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
Commentary: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
The harsh taste of gold
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Irene M. Binstock
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
May 21, 2018
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
GRAND FORKS—In the history of fire insurance, the Great Chicago Fire stands as a milestone. The 1871 fire destroyed some 3½ square miles...
May 21, 2018 - 8:05am
June 27, 2016
Sanford Health Plan agrees to fine for ads
FARGO — Sanford Health Plan has agreed to pay a $22,000 fine and take corrective steps following action by North Dakota insurance regulators over ads promoting its Medicare supplemental coverage. According to a consent order with the North Dakota Insurance Department, the Sanford...
June 27, 2016 - 10:15am
May 3, 2016
Hamm: On Obamacare, Burgum is not telling the truth
You have no doubt seen the very repetitive television ad claiming that Wayne Stenehjem is a supporter of Obamacare. It is simply not true. Here...
May 3, 2016 - 6:14pm
March 11, 2016
ND Chamber head Godfread weighs in on man camp issue
WILLISTON — The Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce rarely weighs in on local matters, but when it’s an election year and the North Dakota Commissioner of Insurance seat is open, recognition in the community usually proves beneficial.
March 11, 2016 - 3:03pm
December 21, 2015
Fargo state senator considers running for insurance commissioner
FARGO -- A first-term Republican state senator from Fargo says he’s weighing a run for North Dakota Insurance Commissioner and will make his decision in early January. Sen. Jonathan Casper said Monday he’s had other lawmakers and party officials urge him to consider running following...
December 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
December 15, 2015
ND Insurance Commissioner Hamm won’t seek re-election next year
BISMARCK – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election in November 2016. In a statement from state Republican Party Executive Director Roz Leighton, Hamm said he looks forward to completing his term and helping provide a smooth transition...
December 15, 2015 - 5:33pm
July 25, 2014
AG: Some health insurance plans fail to comply with federal law
BISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion Friday concluding that some plans offered by two major health insurers likely fail to comply with federal law by excluding coverage for residential treatment of adults for substance abuse. The opinion applied...
July 25, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 14, 2014
Gap in addiction treatment from ‘essential benefits’ standard
FARGO — There’s an unintended gap in adult residential treatment for addictions because of North Dakota’s selection of the basic “essential services” coverage under the Affordable Care Act, service providers and mental health advocates say. As a result, some people with...
June 14, 2014 - 10:53pm
May 2, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota reports $72.9M loss
FARGO — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota recently completed a bruising year that saw its financial bottom line drop by $72.9 million from a loss on a troubled subsidiary and higher-than-expected medical claims. The year-end figures for 2013 were disclosed Thursday in a financial...
May 2, 2014 - 11:25pm
April 22, 2014
Valley City bail bond agent under cease-and-desist order
BISMARCK — North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm recently served a cease-and-desist order against Robert Lewis Heier of Kathryn and his business, Dakota Bond & Tracking in Valley City. The order alleges that Heier wrote bail bonds in North Dakota over a two-year period...
April 22, 2014 - 6:41pm
April 21, 2014
Hamm meets with Obama about health reform
FARGO — North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm was among state regulators who met Thursday with President Barack Obama and his top advisers about their shared roles in implementing health reform. The meeting in the East Room of the White House lasted more than an hour,...
April 21, 2014 - 12:37pm
ND insurance commissioner asks companies to renew canceled policies
BISMARCK – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm said Thursday he is asking health insurance companies doing business in the state to renew policies for customers who were notified that their plans have been or will be canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
November 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 5, 2013
N.D. pushes to publicize enrollment, cancellation numbers
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Insurance Department is asking the state’s health insurance companies for more information about the impact of federal health care reforms across the state. The agency has requested a report on the number of policies that will be canceled as of...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am