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ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident
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Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
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Lighting change required for wind farms
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Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
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DSU recognizes outstanding graduates
Sherry's Wishes walk-run is June 2; Event followed by Sherry's Wishes golf scramble
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April 3, 2017
Agweek Editorial: Rural America needs health care solutions
Health care and health insurance are volatile topics. Everyone has an opinion, no one thinks the present system is good enough, but no one seems to have the perfect answer on how to make it better. The issue of health care resonates with people across the region and across the country....
April 3, 2017 - 9:00am
ND hospitals, residents wait to learn future of health care system
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Jamestown residents Dick and Dennette Christensen aren't happy with the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare....
April 3, 2017 - 8:28am
March 27, 2017
Farmers' new No. 1 worry
MONANGO, N.D. — Val Wagner sits at her kitchen table. A space heater hums gently. A wall clock announces the new hour with a tractor engine's...
March 27, 2017 - 10:00am
March 13, 2017
Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured
WASHINGTON - Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also...
March 13, 2017 - 8:27pm
March 9, 2017
Proposal calls for ND to self-fund health insurance
BISMARCK—A bill floated at the North Dakota Legislature calls for the state to self-fund its health insurance plan for its employees, a...
March 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 8, 2017
Premium perk: State medical benefits generous but may not tell full story
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators appear to be backing away from Gov. Doug Burgum's proposal that state employees pay 5 percent of their medical insurance, but even with that increase, state workers would pay less than others. Currently, the state pays all of its employees'...
February 8, 2017 - 8:46pm
January 15, 2017
Trump says he'll have health 'insurance for everybody' under new plan almost ready
WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said...
January 15, 2017 - 10:50pm
January 7, 2017
Health insurers won't cover medical marijuana in North Dakota
FARGO — North Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana, and lawmakers are grappling with launching the...
January 7, 2017 - 4:54pm
November 15, 2016
Counselors help demystify health insurance enrollment
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Nichole Shilling, 25, has had health insurance for about four years now.
November 15, 2016 - 9:46pm
October 25, 2016
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
A lobbying group representing older Americans sued the Obama administration on Monday, Oct. 24, claiming regulations for programs designed to rein in employee health care costs will subject workers to invasions of their medical privacy. Rules released in May by the U.S. Equal Employment...
October 25, 2016 - 10:48am
October 12, 2016
ND bucks national trend of spiraling Obamacare costs, for now
FARGO—North Dakota appears to be bucking a national trend in skyrocketing rate increases for health insurance sold under the Affordable...
October 12, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 25, 2016
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Mylan NV said on Thursday, Aug. 25, it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program,...
August 25, 2016 - 4:54pm
July 1, 2016
Letter: Put focus on making health insurance truly affordable
I am person who is continually looking at ways to save money, and as a family we make every attempt to control our spending and make wise decisions. I have followed the Affordable Care Act since it hit the media in full force nine years ago and today I am watching what Congress may...
July 1, 2016 - 12:16am
January 27, 2016
Deadline for Obamacare enrollment looms
FARGO -- Officials on Wednesday urged North Dakotans who haven't yet enrolled for coverage this year under the Affordable Care Act not to wait until the Sunday deadline to sign up. As of the latest tally, through Saturday, more than 20,300 North Dakota residents had enrolled for 2016...
January 27, 2016 - 7:31pm
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