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K9 unit sparks discussion at county board meeting
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
Minnesota's restrained bid for Amazon headquarters ready to send
Freak accident at Minn. auto shop leaves friend of owner dead
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Football: Streeters use ground-game to beat Morris/C-A
Sports Schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Oct. 14
Football: Hancock finds edge past CGB
Thomas L. Hoffman
Phillip J. Koehntop
Harvey S. Flaten
Phyllis R. Harstad
Dorothy "Dort" Minners
Stevens County Times Editorial: Donation important in the need to educate public on mental health issues
Letter to the editor: Taxpayers need explanation on school; maintenance plan needed
Letter to the editor: Board chairman comments on school project
Letter to the editor: Explanation needed on Morris Area School project
An encounter from the past as I mark one year here
Luis Dale Grimm
Hunter John Arnold
Parker Steven Fehr and Paislee Ann Fehr
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Buying local fuels communities
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
September 2, 2017
Mentally ill lack treatment options in rural Minnesota
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. A mentally ill person should not be...
September 2, 2017 - 6:41am
August 25, 2017
Minn. health officials say measles outbreak is over
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Department of Health officials on Friday declared an end to the largest measles outbreak since 1990. The outbreak of spring and summer 2017 that sickened 79 people, mostly children under 10 years of age, began when the first case was identified April 11. The...
August 25, 2017 - 5:51pm
August 21, 2017
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
Minnesota's worst measles outbreak in decades has unexpectedly energized anti-vaccine forces, who have stepped up their work in recent months...
August 21, 2017 - 4:32pm
August 8, 2017
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's insurers are proposing to lower or freeze premiums on many health plans — if the federal government approves a state program to subsidize some of the risk.
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 26, 2017
U.S. Senate rejects Obamacare repeal again, eyes a 'skinny' bill
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans forged ahead with proposals aimed at revamping the Affordable Care Act Wednesday, hoping to produce some sort...
July 26, 2017 - 3:34pm
July 25, 2017
First canine influenza case confirmed in Brainerd lakes area
BRAINERD, Minn. — The first case of the canine influenza — a highly contagious disease that can be fatal — has been confirmed in the Brainerd lakes area. Testing for canine influenza came back positive for a dog named Bella, believed to be a 2-year-old Landseer, after being...
July 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
July 20, 2017
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
DULUTH, Minn.—Ryan Kesselhon couldn't figure out what was happening to his 11-year-old daughter, Maren. One minute, Maren had been peacefully...
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 19, 2017
32 million Americans would lose health coverage if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, CBO says
WASHINGTON - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S....
July 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
July 9, 2017
Minnesota's $310M insurance relief plan on track to cost half as much
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers are getting a happy surprise: An expensive new state program is coming in massively under budget. The program in question is a $310 million plan to give 25 percent rebates to eligible Minnesotans' health insurance premiums. It was passed in January...
July 9, 2017 - 10:55pm
June 21, 2017
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL — At this time last year, Minnesota's individual health insurance market was in a state of collapse. This year's state? Uncertainty. The individual health insurance market covers an estimated 170,000 Minnesotans who don't get insurance through an employer or a government...
June 21, 2017 - 10:32pm
May 25, 2017
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
WILLMAR, Minn.—Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers formally agreed to a letter of intent Wednesday, May 24,...
May 25, 2017 - 11:42am
May 8, 2017
Hospitals react to measles outbreak with restrictions
ST. PAUL — Flu season is all but over, but the Minnesota measles outbreak has metro medical centers handing out masks and telling their youngest visitors to stay home. Allina Health, which includes United Hospital in St. Paul, said Monday it is continuing its flu-season visitation...
May 8, 2017 - 8:42pm
May 4, 2017
House passes healthcare bill in big victory for Trump, bill faces uphill climb in Senate
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican...
May 4, 2017 - 1:22pm
April 29, 2017
Measles outbreak at 32, with Somali-Minnesota children hit hard
ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County child is among 32 confirmed cases of the measles this month as unfounded fears of a link to autism have contributed to stubbornly low vaccination rates among Somali-Americans. The Minnesota Department of Health says at least 28 of the outbreak's victims...
April 29, 2017 - 12:00am