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North Dakota's spending transparency website 34th in nation, report says
'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
In the record
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
nation and world
Former Bison linebacker DeLuca ready for NFL Draft weekend
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Sport Shorts: April 25
Bennion helps Bison win Summit League
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Letter to the editor: It’s not an amendment argument
Mary Jean Wildermuth
Adam J Malinski
Joyce Van Dyke
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
She wrote a children's book defending her husband's dignity - the 'handsome hero' who lost 2 limbs in Afghanistan
Community calendar of events for April, 25, 2018
Holden John Miller
Steve and Karen Samek
Rep. Josh Boschee
December 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: It’s time to sign up for health insurance
A few years ago at holiday time I ran into a longtime friend. He had lost a lot of weight, and I thought he looked good. Sadly, looks were deceiving. He told me of his esophageal cancer and great difficulty eating. He was dead before the holidays rolled around again. His wife...
December 2, 2017 - 6:46am
November 18, 2017
Hub buys Wells Fargo Crop
Hub International Limited (Hub), a global insurance brokerage,has announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Wells Fargo Insurance Inc.’s crop insurance broker business (Wells Fargo Crop). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
November 18, 2017 - 7:07am
November 8, 2017
Letter to the editor: Do your homework on marketplace insurance
It is no wonder that there’s a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act (a/k/a “Obamacare”) as Congress and the president go back and forth on repealing and replacing the law. People are understandably confused about whether they may still enroll for 2018...
November 8, 2017 - 6:53am
November 1, 2017
FirstLink offers help with Medicare Part D
FirstLink and the North Dakota Insurance Department teamed up to provide an effortless way for people to evaluate their Medicare Part D plan. In 2016 alone, the department saved Medicare beneficiaries more than $1.7 million through enrollment assistance.
November 1, 2017 - 6:47am
October 21, 2017
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The broken bones Chris Bjur suffered from a 16-foot fall hurt the most financially. The Moorhead handyman was painting...
October 21, 2017 - 9:45am
October 18, 2017
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
As Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue in the background, some Democrats are starting to eye a new health...
October 18, 2017 - 12:04pm
October 8, 2017
Teen drivers: How to ensure their safety - and insure yourself
Wayne Cohen spends a lot of time thinking about car insurance. As the father of three sons in their teens and 20s -- the most expensive group...
October 8, 2017 - 11:02am
October 4, 2017
Ex-ND chiropractor accused of submitting more than $100,000 in false billing claims
FARGO—An Illinois man is charged in Cass County District Court with insurance fraud after being accused of defrauding Blue Cross Blue Shield...
October 4, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 29, 2017
Where Harvey is hitting hardest, four out of five homeowners lack flood insurance
The vast majority of homeowners in the area devastated by Hurricane Harvey lack flood insurance, leaving many who escaped the storm with little...
August 29, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 24, 2017
Coal push may be disaster insurance the grid doesn't need
If all hell breaks loose on the U.S. power grid -- a terrorist blows up a key natural gas pipeline, say, in the midst of a frigid winter -- how...
August 24, 2017 - 12:43pm
August 22, 2017
Women's voices often missing from the health care debate
Women, in particular, have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of health care.
August 22, 2017 - 12:41pm
August 2, 2017
Minnesota farmers wonder about health insurance as uncertainties cloud future
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Mike Orbeck may be lucky: He pretty much knows what his health insurance will be next year. Many of his fellow farmers...
August 2, 2017 - 9:22pm
June 26, 2017
Letter to the editor: Hoeven should vote against health care bill
I’m 41 years old, have life-threatening muscular dystrophy and Medicaid insurance pays for a ventilator that pushes every breath into my body. Without this vital machine, I’d be dead in minutes.
June 26, 2017 - 6:37am
June 15, 2017
Letter to the editor: North Dakotans need Medicaid program
As a practicing pediatrician in North Dakota for the past 37 years, I have provided care for thousands of children in the Bismarck area and across the state. I’ve seen firsthand how important it is for families to have health insurance coverage so they can get their children the...
June 15, 2017 - 6:45am
May 5, 2017
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
ST. PAUL—The battleground for new federal health insurance legislation may be in the same place as last year's presidential election was...
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm