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Morris Area alum pens this year's one act play, The Cove
Morris Police investigating attack on west side
Hancock spelling bee set for Jan. 28
Colton Crowell wins third Geography Bee
Morris Area School Board approves leave of absence for popular ag instructor
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
MAHACA faces tough competition at Plum Creek Duals
Another record reset as Tigers defeat BSLA
Talking it over: Life in a small town
Troy Goodnough: Can we really afford to rely on coal for our future energy needs?
Letter: Jeff Backer is off to a good start in the House
Letter: Republicans should follow through on campaign promises
Letter: Is Rep. Jeff Backer waving the white flag on transportation?
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August 12, 2009
Peterson to host health care meetings
Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson will host two public round-table discussions on how to control health care spending while improving access to quality care. The events will begin with a panel of local stakeholders and experts who will make brief statements that...
August 12, 2009 - 11:05am
June 18, 2009
Is D.C. copying Minnesota health care model?
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Health-care reform due to come out of Washington this year looks a lot like what is happening in Minnesota, the state House health leader says. But Rep. Tom Huntley, DFL-Duluth, Thursday said he will watch Congress carefully as it...
June 18, 2009 - 4:43pm
April 28, 2009
Health care spending plans take shape
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health insurance while some doctors lose state aid for treating the poor. Facilities caring for patients...
April 28, 2009 - 8:47am
April 14, 2009
Commentary -- Rural elderly and health
By Jon Bailey Many rural areas of the United States are experiencing significant demographic shifts, chief among them an aging population. In 2007, approximately 15 percent of rural residents were 65 years of age or older, 25 percent greater than in the nation as a whole. The nation's...
April 14, 2009 - 4:44pm
February 26, 2009
ACMC, Allina consider merging Litchfield clinics
WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Allina Medical Clinic are considering a merger of their two clinics in Litchfield. A letter of intent and a confidentiality agreement have been signed, but the deal has not yet been finalized. If it goes through, the Litchfield...
February 26, 2009 - 12:10pm
February 22, 2009
Obama picks UND official for key health care job
The Obama administration has picked one of UND's own to join its health care team. Now the head of the Center for Rural Health, Mary K. Wakefield...
February 22, 2009 - 1:00am
February 1, 2009
Child care owner in Fargo closes her doors after 21 years
When Jackie Ness was a child development major at North Dakota State University, she did a short internship at Flynn Child Care in north Fargo. After graduation, she spent about a year working at a center for emotionally troubled children in Texas. "That was long enough," Ness recalled....
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 23, 2008
Taking nothing for granted
By Britney Appier Sun Tribune People often don't appreciate the simple things in life, tasks such as being able to walk to the grocery store or drive a car. But there are many people who do not have the luxury of taking everyday life for granted. They spend much of their time attempting...
August 23, 2008 - 12:00am
Vets tell House Speaker rural medical services must improve
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau MINNEAPOLIS - Military veterans living in rural areas need more access to federal medical services, Minnesota veterans told the most influential member of Congress. Veterans gathered for a discussion Monday with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 29, 2008
Talking It Over -- The cost of staying healthy
The other day I was waiting to pick up a prescription at the drug store and a woman came in to do the same. As this woman was handed her prescription she was told that it would be $636. She kind of flinched a bit, started to write out the check and then proceeded to goof up on the...
March 29, 2008 - 12:00am