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3-year-old stable after being shot in the head
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Trump says 'cancel order' on new Air Force One
Suspect in Washington pizzeria shooting wanted to save kids, police say
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
NDSU, SDSU rematch may be a battle of who can make best adjustments
Bob Brookover: Wentz wagon's wheels fall off
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Five Heisman Trophy finalists named
Dickinson State's Shevlin earns NSAA honor
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
James "Jim" Wetzel
Audrey J. Cline
George William Heiser
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
August 12, 2015
Access to health care ‘a godsend’ for uninsured man
FARGO — Not long ago, Mike Barry was going to a homeless health clinic to take care of his chronic health conditions, which include diabetes,...
August 12, 2015 - 11:23pm
August 11, 2015
Old St. Joseph’s Hospital sale nearing completion
The president of a development company in the process of purchasing the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center building in Dickinson said...
August 11, 2015 - 11:28pm
July 17, 2015
Health care services see big boost in Watford City
WATFORD CITY — The health care picture in Watford City is improving with Sanford Health opening a 1,900-square-foot clinic and adding visiting specialists while a new hospital employee housing facility has been completed. Starting Aug. 11, Sanford specialists will begin seeing...
July 17, 2015 - 12:06am
June 25, 2015
U.S. top court backs Obamacare, president says it's here to stay
* Conservative Chief Justice Roberts authors 6-3 ruling * Obama says his healthcare law is "here to stay" * Scalia delivers blistering dissent * Healthcare industry breathe collective sigh of relief (Adds updated market reaction) WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on...
News/Nation and World
June 25, 2015 - 5:10pm
North Dakota leaders have mixed feelings in Affordable Care Act ruling
WASHINGTON -- Members of North Dakota's and Minnesota's congressional delegations had mixed feelings on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold nationwide tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. King v. Burwell hinged on whether those who purchased coverage through...
June 25, 2015 - 5:09pm
June 18, 2015
North Dakotans could be at risk of losing health insurance subsidies
FARGO — An advocacy group for health consumers said Thursday that 14,000 North Dakotans are at risk of losing their health insurance subsidies if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act. Families USA said the King v. Burwell case, which...
June 18, 2015 - 11:21pm
May 30, 2015
Western North Dakota vets search for health care options
BISMARCK — For many veterans of North Dakota, especially in western rural areas, taking advantage of much-needed health care benefits can be a lengthy process when it involves traveling to a Veterans Administration facility in Fargo. While some procedures are not available by local...
May 30, 2015 - 11:45pm
May 29, 2015
Quiet comfort: Hospital’s dialysis unit completes move to new location
The new dialysis unit at CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Dickinson is quiet. The gentle hum of machines and the occasional beeping of a monitor...
May 29, 2015 - 11:17pm
April 30, 2015
Unfinished NDPERS budget bill won’t affect member benefits, director says
BISMARCK – As lawyers and lawmakers try to figure out the next step for the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System budget that was left unfinished when the Legislature adjourned Wednesday, the system’s executive director said it’s business as usual. “As far as...
April 30, 2015 - 6:36pm
April 28, 2015
Sanford, Essentia earn a ‘B’ in national safety report
FARGO - Sanford Medical Center and Essentia Health in Fargo both scored a “B” in a group’s evaluation of hospital safety performance based on measures of error rates. None of North Dakota’s top six hospitals earned an “A” in the latest evaluation by The Leapfrog Group,...
April 28, 2015 - 8:18pm
April 21, 2015
Sanford, Essentia strike deal on NDPERS health insurance
FARGO - Sanford Health Plan and Essentia Health have reached an agreement that lets Essentia keep providing in-network care to its patients in the 65,000-member North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System. The deal adds 1,500 Essentia Health providers to the NDPERS network,...
April 21, 2015 - 7:21pm
April 1, 2015
Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
RICHARDTON — If she can’t come up with $600,000, Dori Reich says she will send out a “May Day!” alarm. Reich, president of the Richardton...
April 1, 2015 - 11:30am
March 28, 2015
Medical board suspends license of former Sanford pain specialist
FARGO — A pain specialist formerly at Sanford Health has agreed to restrictions on his medical practice and to take corrective steps to ensure proper monitoring of patients using narcotics. Dr. Michael Gonzales recently signed a stipulation with the North Dakota Board of Medical...
News/crime and courts
March 28, 2015 - 5:22pm
March 25, 2015
Williston expands women’s clinic: Expansion a response to rapid growth
WILLISTON — As Williston prepares for another year of record births, Mercy Medical Center celebrated Tuesday the completion of a new Women’s...
March 25, 2015 - 12:31pm
March 16, 2015
Bill to address Sanford Health Plan switch gets first hearing
BISMARCK – A House committee held the first hearing Monday on a bill designed to ensure that public employees – and lawmakers – can keep their same health benefits and medical providers when the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System switches its insurance carrier to...
March 16, 2015 - 10:26pm