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ND county loses sheriff, deputies in same week as investigation begins
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Bolles and McKinley make it emotional Draft night
Mystery of bear coloration
CATCHING ON: Anderson finding stride with Vikings
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
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Wrong to blame victim in sex assault case
Port: Legislators end session, state general fund spending down more than 38 percent from oil boom peak
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Healing Rooms open Monday
Friendship Day Celebration set
Day of Prayer Service May 4
Ladies Spring Social scheduled May 8
ELCA Jamestown cluster gathering set
Public meetings scheduled the week of May 1-6, 2017
Meetings calendar for April 28, 2017
Community calendar of events for April 27, 2017
Community calendar of events for Aptil 26, 2017
JHS students place in competition
Births for April 27, 2017
Darrell and Emmy Roorda
April 8, 2017
Sanford Health Plan sues government for $9 million
FARGO—Sanford Health Plan is suing the federal government for almost $9 million for what it says is a reneged promise to pay to cushion...
April 8, 2017 - 11:53am
April 6, 2017
Port: Sanford got caught with its hand in the cookie jar
Yesterday we had a bit of a political conflagration caused by NDSU President Dean Bresciani who claimed state lawmakers were trying to close...
April 6, 2017 - 9:51am
March 31, 2017
'She's a little fighter': A 1-pound, 5.5 ounce miracle baby
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies at home. But at just...
March 31, 2017 - 10:06am
March 30, 2017
Carlson proposes study to unify ND's two-year colleges
BISMARCK—The top leader in the North Dakota House presented the State Board of Higher Education with a proposal to study ways to improve...
March 30, 2017 - 6:35pm
March 18, 2017
Immigration restrictions could create 'critical gaps' at Sanford, Essentia
FARGO — An executives at Sanford Health said immigration restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration could prevent...
March 18, 2017 - 4:25pm
February 13, 2017
ND considers allowing outpatient births in hospital facilities
FARGO—Sara Brendel's first child was delivered in the customary setting, a hospital delivery room. The experience was wonderful, she says....
February 13, 2017 - 7:00am
January 3, 2017
'One day at a time': Grand Forks family waits to bring baby son home who was born fighting for his life
FARGO—Brittany Kleint had an idea of how the birth of her son would go on his Jan. 16 due date, but it wasn't supposed to turn out like...
January 3, 2017 - 6:57am
December 7, 2016
Minot mayor's effort for hepatitis screening fall short
MINOT, N.D.—Efforts by the City of Minot to assist residents calling for free hepatitis C screening after the nation's largest outbreak a few years ago have run into a wall. Mayor Chuck Barney told the Minot City Council Monday night that both Trinity Health and First District...
December 7, 2016 - 7:13am
September 5, 2016
Sanford tweaks efficiencies to cope with patient influx in Fargo
FARGO—Sanford in Fargo is adjusting the size of many of its units and streamlining the way it handles inpatients to gain efficiencies in...
September 5, 2016 - 6:35am
July 23, 2016
ND Blues shifting to paying providers based on performance
FARGO -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is launching an initiative that includes a gradual shift to paying health providers based on patient outcomes to reward performance rather than volume. The Blue Alliance pay-for-performance program involves a stronger collaboration with...
July 23, 2016 - 6:48am
April 8, 2016
After criticizing Burgum, Sanford agrees to be his running mate
BISMARCK — State Rep. Roscoe Streyle was surprised when he heard Wednesday that Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum had tapped...
April 8, 2016 - 6:21am
Republican-endorsed candidate rejects talk of ‘gloom and doom’
FARGO—Wayne Stenehjem said his rival for the Republican nomination for governor, Doug Burgum, has alienated many of the people he will need to help govern North Dakota as it navigates economic challenges. "I think he's going to have a hard time governing if he wins," Stenehjem...
April 8, 2016 - 6:21am
April 1, 2016
Speciality services planned for new Minot clinic
MINOT, N.D.—Sanford Health is opening a $1.52 million clinic in Minot to meet the growing health care needs in the area. The new clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 1 in northwest Minot and will offer family medicine along with specialty services. Specialty physicians will provide...
April 1, 2016 - 6:42am
January 4, 2016
Highest paid at Sanford, Essentia include experienced docs, administration
FARGO—A variety of forces have driven consolidation in health care. One consequence is large salaries for executives running bigger organizations. Sanford Health and Essentia Health, both the result of mergers in recent years, aim to pay top executives and physicians competitive...
January 4, 2016 - 7:23am
December 19, 2015
Emma, Jackson top baby names this year at Sanford hospitals
FARGO—If your name is Emma, Ava, Addison, Jackson, Oliver or Connor, you've got a lot of new company in 2015. Sanford Health on Friday released its annual list of the top five names given to babies born in 2015 at all Sanford Hospitals across the region. The new top...
December 19, 2015 - 7:18am