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Trump calls sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh 'totally political,' vows to back him 'all the way'
Authorities ID ATV riders injured in crashes
Duluth murder suspect appears in court
Rod Rosenstein, who had been overseeing Russia probe, has offered to resign
Man arrested following discovery of buried body in Otter Tail County
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Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
ND farmer: 'We're only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
Bankruptcies for Sept. 13-19
Place a Business Announcement
Lions top Patriots for Patricia's first win
Stricker starts strong to win Sanford International
Boos bombard Vikings in home loss to Bills
Historic duck camp tradition lives on
Vikings DE Weatherly gets first career start, first career sack
Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Readings & Writers
Ask a Master Gardener: Overwintering water gardens
Boy's pumpkin dream is no pie in the sky
Eric and Christina Stevenson
Jim and Linda Boyd
Manny and Lynda Berg
Johnna Marie Rostollan
Fredrick and Yvonne Peterson
Clara A. Bugliosi
Roberta J. Peterson
Edna M. Shoberg
Sue Ann Nelson Roe
Our View: Leaving officers unprotected 'a dereliction of duty'
Local View: City morally, ethically obligated to purchase equipment
Cartoonist's View: Thin blue line
Reader's View: Republican warts trump Democratic cancers
Reader's View: Failing family farms adds to sadness
Historic duck camp tradition lives on
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Wisconsin may close grouse season early
Nice Fish for Sept. 23
Snapshot for Sept. 23, 2018
Grandma's Brag Book for Sept. 23, 2018
Faces for Sept. 23, 2018
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 13, 2018
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
ST. PAUL — The number of Minnesotans without health insurance climbed by 17,563 last year, driving up the uninsured rate to 4.4 percent, but the state continues to have one of the best rates of overall medical coverage in the nation. Altogether, 242,509 Minnesotans lacked health...
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 6, 2018
Nation's top health insurer to expand into three-state region in January
FARGO — UnitedHealthcare, the nation's largest health insurer, has announced its plans to enter the small group market in the three-state...
September 6, 2018 - 7:37pm
August 8, 2018
Our View: Double dose of MNsure good news
Here's good news for the 162,000 Minnesotans who don't get their health insurance through their employer but buy coverage instead via MNsure,...
August 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
June 17, 2018
Opinion: Single-payer is the best path forward for California, maybe others
Everywhere you look it seems another state has a single-payer health insurance proposal. New York, Maryland, Nevada, and Alaska have all put...
June 17, 2018 - 6:45pm
June 15, 2018
Minnesota individual health insurance premiums may fall, but not for all small groups
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who buy health insurance on the individual market will likely see lower rates next year while those who buy coverage...
June 15, 2018 - 4:06pm
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
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 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
January 17, 2018
MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's individual health insurance marketplace, MNsure, saw record enrollments and the smoothest annual sign-up period...
January 17, 2018 - 8:22pm
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
ST. PAUL — A record number of Minnesotans have signed up for health insurance coverage through the state’s MNsure program. The program said...
January 17, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 11, 2018
Health View: Minnesota can see savings, increased health access with 'biosimilars'
Millions of patients suffering from painful and chronic medical conditions could find it easier to access effective and more affordable treatment options if federal health officials take steps to grow a nascent prescription drug sector known as biosimilars. For Minnesota, where health...
January 11, 2018 - 5:40pm
January 7, 2018
Reader's View: No. 1 wish: a Trump-free America
I sympathized with the Dec. 24 letter, "Duluth needs industry, businesses to stay," which expressed views about the stagnant Twin Ports economy and the ever-increasing tax burden on the middle class here. Though I have lived away from Minnesota for the past three decades in Europe...
January 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
December 16, 2017
MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
ST. PAUL—Having the state-run health care exchange MNsure means Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market have more time to...
December 16, 2017 - 4:58pm
December 3, 2017
Reader's View: Health care not a business in Minnesota
I agreed with Ron Riegger's "Local View" column on Nov. 28, headlined, "How to fix health care premiums in America."
December 3, 2017 - 5:44pm