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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
February 14, 2017
Aetna, Humana cancel $34 billion deal after court ruling
February 14, 2017 - 2:06pm
January 21, 2017
Doctors may accept low fee from Medicare, but not from all patients
Some medical specialists in the U.S. charge uninsured and out-of-network patients several times more for healthcare services than what they accept...
January 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
August 10, 2016
New program will expand medicare access at three ND hospitals
BISMARCK --A new program announced by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will help expand Medicare access to three western North Dakota hospitals. The Frontier Community Health Integration Project will attempt to boost the quality of care at 10 hospitals in areas of the country where access...
August 10, 2016 - 6:01pm
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
April 7, 2016
Report: ND one of top states for Medicare overbilling
FARGO -- North Dakota had the third-highest projected rate of Medicare overbillings, according to an audit of selected payments. North Dakota was one of 21 states last year that had a projected rate of Medicare overbilling that exceeded the national average of 12.1 percent, resulting...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00am
April 29, 2015
Special Report: Banned from Medicare, still billing Medicaid
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - A doctor who took kickbacks from a Pennsylvania hospice involved in a multimillion-dollar fraud. An Ohio psychiatrist who billed for treating no-show patients. A Georgia optometrist who claimed he conducted 177 eye exams in one day. Their transgressions vary....
News/Nation and World
April 29, 2015 - 8:30pm
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
August 20, 2014
Sanford Health aims to build 300 clinics in Ghana
By Patrick Springer Forum News Service FARGO — Sanford Health is working with the government of Ghana to build 300 clinics in the African country by 2020 in the most ambitious project of its international clinic initiative. Sanford has signed an agreement with the government...
August 20, 2014 - 11:05pm
July 30, 2014
Minnesota DFLers plan legislative response to Hobby Lobby ruling
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota DFLers unveiled plans Wednesday to introduce a bill that would require most employers’ insurance plans to pick up the tab for employees’ birth control. During a visit to Duluth on Wednesday afternoon, House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul,...
July 30, 2014 - 11:49pm
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
July 24, 2014
Private insurance coverage up 10 percent in ND since before ACA
BISMARCK — Private insurance coverage has increased by more than 10 percent in North Dakota since before passage of the federal Affordable Care Act, an Insurance Department official reported Wednesday in the first such measure of the controversial law’s impact. Deputy Insurance...
July 24, 2014 - 12:33am
July 18, 2014
Service gap: Hospice providers say stigmas keep them from helping patients earlier
FARGO — When Donovon Nelson’s back problems started causing him to fall down, his wife, Mary, knew where he could get help. She recommended...
July 18, 2014 - 11:33pm
American Indian public health center established at NDSU: New facility aimed to reduce health disparity
FARGO — American Indians in North Dakota are twice as likely to develop diabetes and six times more likely to die of the preventable illness than the general population. A new center at North Dakota State University aims to reduce health disparities like those through education,...
June 18, 2014 - 10:45pm
June 13, 2014
UND proposes center to analyze medical information
GRAND FORKS — Ray Goldsteen says he thinks the University of North Dakota has the solution to making sure people with diabetes get the most effective and efficient care possible: data. “What do 1,000 or 10,000 providers provide for those patients?” asked the director of UND’s...
June 13, 2014 - 11:51pm