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First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide
Driver arrested after 140 mph chase has lengthy criminal history
Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit
From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Glen Ullin mulls gas tax
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
Falcons flatten Packers to reach Super Bowl
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Thomas F. Murtha
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
August 28, 2015
MRSA staph infection leads to postponement of Richardton-Taylor-Hebron football game against Hettinger-Scranton
RICHARDTON -- A possible outbreak of MRSA staph infection led to the postponement of the season-opening 9-man football game between Richardton-Taylor-Hebron and Hettinger-Scranton on Friday. Richardton-Taylor High School Superintendent Brent Bautz said one student, a member of...
August 28, 2015 - 4:26pm
August 24, 2015
North Dakota insurers, providers working to be more transparent about prices
FARGO, N.D. -- Confusion and lack of specifics over the cost of health care have long vexed consumers, provoking louder calls for greater transparency and better tools to predict the cost of services. Health providers and insurers say they are well aware of the demand by consumers...
August 24, 2015 - 11:04am
August 20, 2015
West River Health Services show off $3M addition, MRI scanner
HETTINGER — West River Health Services CEO Jim Long said the idea to construct a $3 million addition and new MRI — magnetic resonance imaging...
August 20, 2015 - 11:26pm
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