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Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
All Veterans Museum celebrates first anniversary
Park Rapids budgeting for $3.3 million year
Pie auction raises more than $3,500
Austin, Odorizzi lead Twins over Tigers
Yabandith scores four TDs in Tigers' win over Laporte
Near miss: Vikings, Packers end in tie after field goal frustrations
Sauk Centre's Sayovitz breaks two records at Park Rapids Invitational
UPDATED: EGF's defense makes key plays in 13-12 win over Panthers
Doris May Mitchell
Barbera Lee Hadler
Robert L. Birnstengel
Gerald Edward Mack
Surprise! Some area land values seem to be rising
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
More than 1 in 4 American users have deleted Facebook, Pew survey finds
Place a Business Announcement
Art Leap expands in 2018
CHECK IT OUT: Library leads readers on adventures
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Author David Sedaris sets show at Fargo Theatre
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
LETTER TO EDITOR: Tennis community drew us to Park Rapids
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
GUEST EDITORIAL: The Four horsemen of marriage...and politics
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
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
August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA, Minn.—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 7:27pm
August 9, 2018
Minnesota surgery costs vary widely, report says: Identical procedures can cost one patient seven times more than others
DULUTH—Imagine going to your favorite restaurant, ordering a meal and then being asked to pay twice as much as your friend paid for the...
August 9, 2018 - 6:40pm
August 8, 2018
West Nile cases see steep increase in North Dakota
BISMARCK– The North Dakota Department of Health has seen a steep rise in reported West Nile virus cases in the past week and are reminding...
August 8, 2018 - 3:28pm
November 30, 2017
Minnesota adds autism, sleep apnea to medical marijuana list
ST. PAUL — Autism and obstructive sleep apnea will be qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use in Minnesota next summer, the regulating...
November 30, 2017 - 6:47pm
April 9, 2014
Heritage Living Center wins award
The Ecumen Awakenings™ dementia care program used at Ecumen-managed Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids has received national recognition as the winner of the LeadingAge Excellence in Dementia Care Award presented March 17 at the Great Minds Gala in Washington, D. C.
April 9, 2014 - 11:54am
April 2, 2014
Letter: Here’s my idea for a health plan
I find it difficult to respond to Mr. Purrier’s recent letter of bloviation and vociferous obfuscation so I will summarize with this: Some people know what they know and know they don’t know what they don’t know while others know what they know but don’t know they don’t...
April 2, 2014 - 10:38am
March 31, 2014
Answers about today’s deadline to sign up for health insurance
By Christopher Snowbeck St. Paul Pioneer Press Sign up for health insurance today?
March 31, 2014 - 9:10am
March 12, 2014
Letter: What everyone wants - Purriercare!
Couldn’t help but respond to Arnold Leshovsky’s letters regarding Obamacare. First of all, the term Obamacare was created by opponents (Republicans) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) so he would own it if they could make it fail. He still refers to it either way. Secondly, his...
March 12, 2014 - 10:16am
January 24, 2014
MNsure to ax Paul and Babe ads
By Paul Kayser/ Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI, Minn. – The comedic and controversial MNsure health insurance exchange ads featuring legendary...
January 24, 2014 - 11:22am
December 25, 2013
Letter: Obamacare is not what Americans want
Obamacare is not what Americans want Recently, this paper contained a letter to the editor written by Lee Purrier regarding privatization in this country. He says private sector control has increased since the early 1980s. I would argue the opposite has occurred. Think about the...
December 25, 2013 - 10:41am
October 12, 2013
Letter: Why do they hate Obamacare?
If you believe there is nothing wrong with America being the only modern nation with millions of uninsured citizens, you needn’t read any further. You won’t be interested in the answer to the question. Every day people are told that unless Obamacare is repealed, our nation will...
October 12, 2013 - 12:05pm
October 5, 2013
Editorial: Do you know your health insurance terms?
Health insurance issues are complicated enough for the average person to comprehend and it’s about to get more complex. Consumers are taking a closer look at their insurance needs with MNsure enrollment underway. The Minnesota Department of Commerce urges consumers to take a look...
October 5, 2013 - 1:44pm
October 2, 2013
Letter: MN health insurance premiums are lowest
Today, the Obama Administration released information on premiums in the 36 states where the federal government is setting up health insurance exchanges, along with average premium costs for 47 states. This information confirms that Minnesota will have the lowest average premiums...
October 2, 2013 - 12:21pm
Editorial: Exchanges are 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...
October 2, 2013 - 12:15pm