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N.D. community pulls together in wake of deputy's death
Tensions rise at Dakota Access protest as Trump set to take White House
Hundreds from across ND to join Women's March near state Capitol
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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'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
November 19, 2013
Health site woes show Washington misses out on cutting-edge tech
WASHINGTON -- One part of the Obama administration's technically flawed HealthCare.gov website is actually working as promised. Unfortunately, the company that built it does not intend to seek more government business. Working out of a garage a few blocks north of the White House,...
November 19, 2013 - 9:51am
November 14, 2013
Hoeven: Obama’s plan for ACA falls short
President Barack Obama on Thursday announced that he believes Americans should be allowed to renew individual health care plans now marked for termination, but North Dakota’s senior senator doesn’t believe a delay will be enough. Speaking during a phone interview Thursday evening,...
November 14, 2013 - 10:34pm
Obama offers fix for broken promise on keeping health care plans
WASHINGTON -- Scrambling to fix flaws in his signature healthcare law, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a plan to let insurance companies renew for one year the health plans for consumers whose policies would be otherwise canceled. White House officials who briefed...
November 14, 2013 - 11:20am
November 13, 2013
Feds: 42 North Dakotans selected health plans
By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press BISMARCK — Only 42 North Dakota residents have successfully signed up for a health insurance plan through a federally run online marketplace during its first month in operation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported...
November 13, 2013 - 5:19pm
November 12, 2013
ND lawmakers question discontinued plans under Obamacare
BISMARCK – Questions about health insurance plans being discontinued under Obamacare dominated discussion about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday at the Capitol, with one Republican lawmaker saying many people feel the law’s grandfather-clause exemption was “misrepresented...
November 12, 2013 - 7:51pm
November 8, 2013
Thousands in ND face health coverage changes
FARGO — More than 35,000 customers in North Dakota face discontinued health coverage because their plans are being scrapped due to new requirements under the Affordable Care Act. The three major health insurers in North Dakota were asked to report to state regulators their enrollment...
November 8, 2013 - 7:13pm
November 7, 2013
Gene Lyons: Media misses full health insurance story
So here’s my advice: If you’re somebody who’s smoking hot about the Big Lie of the Affordable Care Act — you know, how President Barack Obama told everybody that if they liked their current health insurance policy they could keep it — do yourself a favor. Avoid the county...
November 7, 2013 - 10:28pm
November 5, 2013
N.D. pushes to publicize enrollment, cancellation numbers
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Insurance Department is asking the state’s health insurance companies for more information about the impact of federal health care reforms across the state. The agency has requested a report on the number of policies that will be canceled as of...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am
November 2, 2013
Farmers, self-employed hit by insurance carrier changes
Rep. Kevin Cramer recently invited President Barack Obama to visit North Dakota, only to be declined by the White House. Based on the response the North Dakota Republican congressman said he has received from constituents, the president may want to wait until the administration solves...
November 2, 2013 - 8:57pm
At least 2,500 ND health plans canceled because of new rules
FARGO — Thousands of North Dakotans who buy health insurance on their own will see their current policies canceled or shuffled beginning Jan. 1 as new federal health care regulations kick in. Health insurance companies have already sent out cancellation notices in North Dakota...
November 2, 2013 - 8:56pm
October 29, 2013
Rising prices, fewer choices: Premiums increase as insurance companies prepare for new customers
By Brandi Jewett Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — Health insurance providers in North Dakota are slimming down some of their plan offerings...
October 29, 2013 - 9:11pm
Obamacare official tells Congress website glitches 'not acceptable'
WASHINGTON - American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website Healthcare.gov has been inadequate and unacceptable, a key administration official overseeing the troubled launch told a congressional panel on Tuesday. Marilyn Tavenner, director of the agency in...
October 29, 2013 - 10:44am
October 28, 2013
U.S. health exchanges say federal data hub operating again
A key link to federal data used by the websites that sell health insurance under the U.S. health reform law appeared to be working again after a data center failure blocked enrollment across the country on Sunday, two state-based exchanges said on Monday. The crash of the data...
October 28, 2013 - 11:14am
October 26, 2013
ND groups spread word about health exchange amid dismal enrollment
By Kyle Potter Forum News Service FARGO — James Nichol, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota representative tasked with explaining the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act to North Dakotans, had a tough room here Monday afternoon. It’s been that way across much of the...
October 26, 2013 - 4:50pm
October 25, 2013
Greetings, comrades: Tea Party SD airs 'over-the-top' Obamacare ad
MITCHELL, S.D. -- The tea party's stand against Obamacare might be in cease-fire mode on Capitol Hill, but in South Dakota a tea party group has launched a TV ad with the message that the president's health care reform law will turn America into the Soviet Union. One veteran political...
October 25, 2013 - 12:00am