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House passes bill that could spoil health insurance deal
Minn. House blocks oil safety debate
Explosion leads to building collapse in New York City, 12 injured
Boil orders for water lifted in northwest North Dakota towns
Lawmakers clash over open records bill, but loophole could render it futile
University to recruit students to study Bakken impact on wildlife, environment
As oil prices slide, North Dakota sees manufacturing in its future
ND drilling rig count falls below 100
Boil order lifted for some Divide County towns
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
Holten: That was then; this is now
Letter: Gag amendment for trafficking bill leaves women in the dark
Letter: Why are we voting on discrimination bill?
Letters: Republicans, governor wrong on corporate farming
Other Views: North Dakota farm law changes face test
AppSnap: TripIt alleviates (some) travel stress
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
Rural Manvel couple's outdoor birth experience focus of TV reality show
Patrick Hope: Covering the basics
'You've got to learn that kind of patience': Man reflects on wife's dementia diagnosis
Kathleen "Kathy" Chernenko
Numbers on the upswing: Decline in gun tags contributes to success rate jump among ND hunters
Leier: Signs of spring are in the air
Dakota Recreation Report
Hands full from the start: UND’s first round opponent Quinnipac building a strong reputation on college hockey scene
Haussler to retire as Bismarck’s athletic director
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
January 9, 2014
Human Services seeks public input on proposed Medicaid Expansion plan
The North Dakota Department of Human Services is seeking public comment on the draft Medicaid Expansion Quality Strategy Plan, which incorporates monitoring and improvement processes to ensure quality service for recipients in the Medicaid Expansion program. According to the draft...
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January 9, 2014 - 2:03pm
N.D. reports widespread flu activity
North Dakota has seen a “dramatic increase” in reported influenza cases, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. As of Thursday, 843 laboratory-confirmed cases had been reported since Sept. 1, up from 88 cases as of Dec. 19. The predominant strain circulating is...
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January 9, 2014 - 2:02pm
December 30, 2013
Anytime Fitness expands to accommodate growing population
Dickinson businesses are growing and expanding along with the city, and Anytime Fitness in north Dickinson is one of the latest businesses to not only grow, but get a new location. The opportunity to move to a bigger location came up, and the owner took it, manager Lindsey Raymond...
December 30, 2013 - 9:09pm
Total Nutrition supplements Dickinson
There is no magic weight loss pill or shake, but a little bit of guidance with the right supplements can help the average person attain their fitness goals. Total Nutrition, which opened in west Dickinson this fall, is more than a supplement store. Its employees are trained nutritionists...
December 30, 2013 - 9:05pm
Resolving to become less: Experts agree calories in need to be less than calories out
It’s that time of year again. Time to hit the reset button on our lives and begin 2014 with a clean slate. Some choose to quit smoking or save money, but weight loss and fitness often top the New Year’s resolution list. Googling “how to lose weight” garners 331 million results....
December 30, 2013 - 9:01pm
Sanford Health Q&A: Carbon monoxide poisoning
By Dr. Tanya Skager Is carbon monoxide poisoning more likely in the winter? While carbon monoxide poisoning can occur any time of the year, it is more prevalent in winter because carbon monoxide gas can come from fuel-burning sources such as fireplaces, wood stoves, space heaters...
December 30, 2013 - 8:59pm
December 17, 2013
ConocoPhillips pledges $1M to new St. Joe’s Hospital
Bakken operator ConocoPhillips has pledged $1 million to Dickinson’s under-construction St. Joseph’s Hospital, the hospital announced Tuesday. With the latest gift, the foundation has raised nearly $10 million of its $15 million goal for private fundraising St. Joseph’s...
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December 17, 2013 - 12:53pm
Sanford Health forms alliance with Montana system
Sanford Health has formed a strategic alliance with Benefis Health System to collaborate on clinical initiatives, physician recruitment and services, information technology, quality programs, research potentials and cost reduction. Benefis is based in Great Falls, Mont. With...
December 17, 2013 - 11:11am
December 16, 2013
Ask St. Joseph’s Clinic: Regular exercise has endless benefits
From a young age, we are taught that exercise is good for your heart and lungs, that it will build strong muscles, increase your energy, and help keep you at a healthy weight. Overall, exercise keeps you fit and healthy.
December 16, 2013 - 7:31pm
Sanford Health Q&A: Asthma in children
Dr. Gary Peterson Is asthma common in children? Pediatric asthma is the most common childhood chronic illness, affecting about 9 million children in the United States. How would I know if my child has asthma? The most common symptoms are wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness...
December 16, 2013 - 7:30pm
December 11, 2013
Sanford announces partnership to build facilities, expand health care in Watford City
WATFORD CITY – Sanford Health announced Wednesday it will partner with McKenzie County Healthcare Systems to construct a new hospital and clinic in Watford City and bring specialty physicians to the heart of the Oil Patch. The new collaboration also will expand air ambulance...
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December 11, 2013 - 12:22pm
December 9, 2013
N.D. ranked No. 1 in protecting kids from tobacco
North Dakota is ranked first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit, according to a report released Monday by a coalition of public health organizations. The state will spend $9.5 million in fiscal year 2014 on tobacco prevention...
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December 9, 2013 - 7:53pm
Ask St. Joseph’s Clinic: Hearing loss linked to dementia
A study from John Hopkins University has linked a connection between hearing loss and dementia in the elderly population (those 75-85 years old). They found that elderly individuals with hearing loss were much more likely to experience cognitive and memory problems compared to normal...
December 9, 2013 - 7:50pm
Sanford Health Q&A: What is postpartum depression?
By Dr. Audrey McMacken Why do women get depressed after giving birth? Many new mothers go through what is termed the “baby blues” following childbirth. This anxiety, mood swings and irritability generally only lasts a few days or up to two weeks. New moms with postpartum...
December 9, 2013 - 7:49pm
December 2, 2013
Dr. Nordeng: What to do about children’s ear infections
Dr. Rena Nordeng, Our Town Contributor Are children more likely than adults to have ear infections? Yes, children are more susceptible to ear infections, and often get them following another illness, such as a cold, flu or allergy that has caused the child’s nasal passages,...
December 2, 2013 - 7:02pm