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MontanaGrow turns rocks into fertilizer
South Dakota Sen. Rounds concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
Fire chief to train dog, himself in search and rescue tactics
Investigation continues into pipeline death of Minnesota man
Police Blotter: Referee punched in the face during soccer game
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Dickinson State cross country looks to carry momentum after last season's success
Quarterback Siemian to start for Broncos
Titans QB Jones comfortable in new role
Twins lose 11th straight, fall to Cleveland in 10th
DeLuca iffy for Eastern Washington game in two weeks with shoulder injury
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
good bad and ugly
Mathew A. "Snow Shoe" Peterson
Anton "Tony" Leo Meeks
Clive Mathias Kuppler
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
October 24, 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 24, 2013 - 5:08pm
From shutdown ashes, GOP seeks to expose ACA's flaws
WASHINGTON -- After a bruising defeat over Obamacare in the government shutdown, Republicans hope to regain momentum by exposing how President Barack Obama's administration ran aground trying to launch his signature health care reform law. Three Republican-led committees in the House...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Blue Cross denies it was asked to withhold enrollment data
FARGO -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota says a company official "misunderstood internal discussions" when he said the Obama administration asked the state's largest health insurer to keep quiet about how many people had enrolled so far through the new online marketplace. Spokeswoman...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 23, 2013
Official: Feds ask Blue Cross not to release exchange numbers
FARGO -- The Obama administration asked North Dakota's largest health insurer not to publicize how many people have signed up for health insurance through a new online exchange, a company official says. During a forum Monday in Fargo for people interested in signing up for coverage...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
October 18, 2013
With US government reopened, conservative groups dig in
WASHINGTON -- The conservative wing of the Republican Party spent no time licking its wounds after failing to roll back Obamacare as part of...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
As health law goes live, answers are available from insurers, government
GRAND FORKS -- The government website intended to register millions of uninsured residents for health care under the Affordable Care Act stalled for the second day in a row Wednesday, forcing some North Dakota residents to call state agencies for help. As deadlines approach for the...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
October 2, 2013
Other views: Obamacare now the law of the land
In an ideal world, elements of the Affordable Health Care Act ("Obamacare"), including health exchanges that go up and running today, would be delayed or scrapped. It's not going to happen. Therefore, the best option for individuals and families is to access information to help negotiate...
October 2, 2013 - 12:00am
September 30, 2013
Senate set to defeat Obamacare delay
WASHINGTON - With just hours to go before a midnight deadline to avert a federal government shutdown, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Monday was poised to reject a funding measure that would delay reforms promised in the 2010 healthcare overhaul. Senior Senate Democratic aides...
September 30, 2013 - 10:24am
Enrollment for exchanges to open new health care era
Marketplace application checklist -- Social Security numbers. -- Employer and income information for every family member who needs coverage (pay stubs or W-2 forms). -- Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering household members. -- Completed employer coverage...
September 30, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2013
Mooney: Here's the Obamacare info you need
I have to admit, I am excited! After months of discussion, debate, controversy and political fodder; in short, after much ado, we find ourselves only days away from the Oct. 1 launch of the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act -- or ObamaCare, as it has affectionately...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2013
Cramer to let North Dakotans decide his stance on Syria
Once the August break is over and Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., there is a plethora of major issues it needs to tackle. During his...
September 7, 2013 - 12:00am
July 9, 2013
Businesses learn details about Obamacare
Though the employer responsibility portion of the Affordable Care Act -- often referred to as Obamacare -- was delayed until 2015, there are still plenty of changes coming Jan.
July 9, 2013 - 11:08pm
Medicaid expansion plans on par with implementation date
BISMARCK -- The director of the Department of Human Services said Tuesday the state should be ready Oct. 1 to help more than 20,000 North Dakotans apply for Medicaid when the application process goes online. But Maggie Anderson said officials won't know how many will enroll until...
July 9, 2013 - 9:38pm
April 21, 2013
Thousands in Minn., N.D. will be eligible for health insurance subsidies
FARGO -- More than 69,000 North Dakotans and 459,000 Minnesotans will be eligible for premium tax credit subsidies to make health insurance more affordable next year under the Affordable Care Act. In both states, nine of 10 who are eligible for the credits are working families, with...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00am
Health insurance marketplace could increase competition in ND
FARGO -- North Dakota's health insurance market, long regarded as lacking stiff competition, will enter a new era when health reforms introduce a new marketplace next year. The online marketplace, intended to allow individuals and small businesses to easily compare insurance options,...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00am