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Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
Any increase to UND student fees for athletics may have to wait another year
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police chiefs say law isn't tough enough
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over fans
UND football team earns sixth-straight win with 28-21 victory over Idaho State
Rodin, Honkers rout Raiders in 9-man playoffs
Blue Hawks sneak 28 points past Dakota State in third quarter, clinch NSAA
Effertz, Aggies work quickly to dispatch Cowboys
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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. Standing at 6-feet-11-inches, Government...
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. Nearly...
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