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Census: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
Duluth landmarks to go dark for Earth Hour
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Jane Freeman, wife of state's first Democratic Gov. Orville Freeman and mother of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, dies at 96
Judge tells Twin Cities cop 'I am a Ramsey County judge,' gets DUI anyway
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Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
Chilly Billy’s opening second location in Duluth
Como parent buys North Shore Oil
Opioid shortages afflict hospitals
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College men's hockey: UMD shines in OT again, advances to region final
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
Ballet review: 'Swan Lake' delivers a dazzling dance epic
Photo essay: Dancing through life
Things to Do for March 23, 2018
Area choirs compete to show Foreigner 'What Love Is'
Best Bets: Shades of Africa Festival, 'Swan Lake' and more
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Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr.
Kenlee Joy Running
Thomas H. Flynn, Jr.
Roger Herbert Carlson
Donald Eames Pinther
Lorraine A. Jahnz
Marillyn C. Persch
National View: Gun control can start at home, not with the government
Reader's View: Call Trump what he is, a liar
Reader's View: Hey students, what about texting, driving?
Minority Leader's View: Yes, students, it's time for a conversation
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Sam Cook column: Rare sighting highlights a day on the ice
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Mille Lacs walleye fishing catch and release again this summer
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 19, 2018
Pets of the Week for March 20
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March 13, 2018
Reader's View: Don't treat others as non-human
Unfortunately, every day, we see more and more humans treating other humans as non-humans. The leading cause of this? The Supreme Court made it legal with its ruling in Roe v. Wade that a choice can be made to terminate a life during all nine months of a pregnancy for any reason....
March 13, 2018 - 8:57pm
March 5, 2018
About 160 syringes reused at Minn. clinic; nurse practitioner fired
ST. PAUL—Liz Lightfoot was in a work meeting when she got a phone call from Allina Health. She wasn't expecting the call and wondered if she'd missed a bill payment or — worse — was receiving bad news from a dermatology appointment last year. Instead, Allina informed...
March 5, 2018 - 6:43pm
March 3, 2018
For those on Medicaid, it can be a struggle to find dental care in the Twin Ports
Zymrie Bekteshi is doing the best she can in the world. She's a single mother raising a boy and girl, both under the age of 10. She sews for...
March 3, 2018 - 8:08pm
March 2, 2018
Reader's View: Buy-in would make health care affordable
The News Tribune's Feb. 23 editorial (Our View: "Go nationwide with Minnesota health gamble") led by stating that Minnesota has won a health insurance gamble. It then went on to prove we actually have lost the bet. Minnesota actually has seen more people become uninsured over the...
March 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 1, 2018
Reader's View: Too many in US self-centered
The Bible says it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than it is for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. The rich among us set their own salaries and benefits. As a result, many others cannot afford their products or services. The rich in Washington, D.C.,...
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
Dayton resumes push to open up MinnesotaCare coverage
ST. PAUL — Most greater Minnesota residents have one or two choices for health insurers, which Gov. Mark Dayton said shows a need to expand...
March 1, 2018 - 12:42pm
February 25, 2018
Reader's View: Don't tell us what we need, Stauber
Republican congressional candidate Pete Stauber said in the News Tribune that we don't need "single-payer, socialized, European-style health care" ("Stauber ready for his close-up," Feb. 18). While I agree that making all hospitals government-owned and all health care providers government...
February 25, 2018 - 4:04pm
February 22, 2018
Our View: Go nationwide with Minnesota health gamble
It was seen as a gamble, to say the least, when enacted by the Legislature in 2016. But reinsurance, a program that gave about $500 million from...
February 22, 2018 - 6:36pm
February 12, 2018
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
WASHINGTON - The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars...
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
February 9, 2018
St. Paul brothers sentenced for health care fraud
ST. PAUL—Twin brothers from St. Paul who were involved, along with the former mayor of Stillwater, Minn., in a years-long, multimillion-dollar health care fraud and tax-conspiracy case have been sentenced to prison. Thurlee Belfrey, 52, was sentenced to eight years in prison...
February 9, 2018 - 7:59pm
February 8, 2018
Elder abuse takes focus at elder care discussion in central Minn.
BRAINERD, Minn.—Central Lakes College hosted a session Wednesday, Feb. 8, regarding aging and elder care in central Minnesota—a subject...
February 8, 2018 - 5:31pm
February 4, 2018
Reader's View: Health industry gets at taxpayer expense
Has anyone else noticed all the sponsoring that Essentia Health has been doing? From weather apps to news broadcasting to sporting events, you see the Essentia name. Apparently its business has been quite profitable. All this while people are struggling to pay high health care premiums,...
February 4, 2018 - 6:48pm
Reader's View: Support Liebling who supported Sanders
"Time's Up" on the imbalance of power in the state of Minnesota. That's why I support Tina Liebling to be the DFL nominee for governor. "Time's Up" on health insurance premiums going through the roof. "Time's Up" on a minimum wage that truly is minimum. "Time's Up" on big money in...
February 4, 2018 - 6:46pm
January 27, 2018
Minnesota sues Trump administration over health insurance funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota is challenging the Trump administration's decision to cut funding for the state's public health care program for the working...
January 27, 2018 - 9:05am
January 23, 2018
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
WASHINGTON - Government shutdowns aren't typically a productive time, but health care industry players notched a few big wins out of three days...
January 23, 2018 - 1:37pm