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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Volunteers clean up Skyline Parkway on Earth Day
Marshall, East robotics teams to compete at worlds
Garness hired for St. Louis County records post
Project could unlock old St. Louis County Jail's potential
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Conlan joins Labor World
Joe Stariha joins Superior Fuel
The Memo: What to know in business this week for April 23
Opportunity knocking: Zones could spur investment in poor neighborhoods
Whole Foods Co-op workers vote to unionize
Place a Business Announcement
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Drag racing: Anderson third in NHRA event
College softball: UMD win streak hits 11
Prep softball: Pitcher-catcher battery charges Eskomos
Chuck Frederick column: Thanks, Sir Sid, for the oddest autograph ever
A splash of realism: Duluth painter hones her style for animal paintings
Readings & Writers for April 15, 2018
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Ask a Master Gardener: Nontoxic methods can combat caterpillars
Anders Owen Dean Reeder
Ardelle "Ole" Purcell is Turning 90!
George Robert Walker
Sally K. "Chick" Guyer
Caroline Marie Stangel
Thomas Harold Abbey Jr.
Marie Anne Ward
Reader's View: Saying it again: Fosle should resign
Gun restrictions pro/con: Thoughts, prayers are nice, but laws make the difference
Guns restrictions pro/con: Strict gun control doesn't work, can't be enforced
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Ask a Conservation Officer: When is sturgeon season?
Grand Marais, Cook County propose new regional park
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish's reproduction on St. Louis River
Steger plugging away on barren lands solo trek
Field Reports: Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population healthy
Duluth 'groupies': Facebook fan clubs chat, share, reminisce about city
Through Readers' Eyes
Local View: Planned homebirths an option more rural families ought to consider
You are in the throes of labor with your first child. Your husband is racing you down a dirt road in the middle of the night. And you don't know...
22 hours 28 min ago
Reader's View: Wrong to require those on Medicaid to work
The side effects of cancer treatments can be horrendous: Fatigue, nausea, lymphedema, neuropathy, low blood counts, infections are just some. When cancer patients have to take time off from work while receiving cancer treatments, they often have to go on Medicaid to cover their costs....
22 hours 36 min ago
April 20, 2018
Reader's View: Helping those in need always matters
In today's world, it is easy to understand confusion about reducing deaths, whatever the cause (Reader's View: "Which lives matter?" April 16).
April 20, 2018 - 11:06pm
April 16, 2018
Lawmaker's View: Let Minnesotans 'buy in' for affordable health care
President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congress in 1965 believed what we know to be true today: Stable access to health care results in a better quality...
April 16, 2018 - 7:10pm
April 13, 2018
Reader's View: Medicaid letter needs correcting, retracting
The April 7 letter, "Make sure recipients really need Medicaid," was incorrect. Obviously, neither the writer nor the News Tribune Opinion page checked facts before publishing a letter that fuels hatred of lower-income folks who need Medicaid because they cannot afford insurance....
April 13, 2018 - 8:06pm
April 6, 2018
Reader's View: Make sure recipients really need Medicaid
I read with interest the March 30 article, "Deep divisions seen on rule for Medicaid work." It was about a debate in the Minnesota Legislature over whether able-bodied Medicaid recipients should be required to work in order to receive government-funded health care.
April 6, 2018 - 7:11pm
March 29, 2018
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
ST. PAUL—Shauna Reitmeier sat at a Minnesota Senate committee table telling lawmakers the bill they were considering would hurt mentally...
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 12, 2018
Minnesota GOP legislators want Medicaid recipients to work
ST. PAUL—Republican Minnesota lawmakers want a law requiring able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work. They said the bill they unveiled...
March 12, 2018 - 5:18pm
January 16, 2018
Reader's View: Forward together we can all get ahead
Are you a low-income worker unable to meet your family's essential needs? Would a spaghetti-dinner benefit or a GoFundMe page be how you'd try paying the cost of an unforeseen household emergency? Were you heartbroken by that publicized letter to Santa from a poor little girl, saying...
January 16, 2018 - 6:24pm
January 11, 2018
Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration issued guidance to states early Thursday that will allow them to compel people to work or prepare for jobs...
January 11, 2018 - 10:59am
January 3, 2018
Reader's Views: With so much stupidity, question everything
We are in jeopardy of losing our constitutional rights, as each day goes by. The Federal Communications Commission voted to limit what we can access on the World Wide Web. Our choices will be limited ("FCC votes to repeal its net neutrality rules," Dec. 14). Will our newspapers be...
January 3, 2018 - 5:25pm
December 31, 2017
Congressman's View: Election year or not, Congress has to work for the American people in 2018
Congress has a historically bad habit of not accomplishing much during election years. It's time to break that tradition, get to work, and insist...
December 31, 2017 - 6:30am
July 16, 2014
Duluth dentist sentenced for defrauding Medicaid
A 61-year-old Duluth dentist was sentenced in Minneapolis federal court Monday for defrauding the Medicaid program of $50,000 between January 2006 and December 2008. Michael Bussa was sentenced by U.S District Court Judge Joan Ericksen to four months of community confinement,...
July 16, 2014 - 9:59am
January 25, 2014
SD lawmakers continue Medicaid talks
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota legislative leaders from both parties said Friday they are discussing the possibility of expanding the Medicaid program to provide medical care for additional poor people, but much depends on how much flexibility federal officials would give the state...
January 25, 2014 - 6:50am
January 23, 2014
MoveOn.org targets Daugaard’s Medicaid stand
By Northern Plains News Service A progressive advocacy group has targeted Gov.
January 23, 2014 - 8:33pm