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Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
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New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
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Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
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April 2, 2014
As deadline passes, MNsure exceeds sign-up goal
ST. PAUL -- More than 169,200 Minnesotans signed up for health insurance through the online marketplace MNsure by a Monday deadline — roughly 35,000 more than its enrollment goal. MNsure officials touted the preliminary enrollment numbers as a major turnaround for the program,...
April 2, 2014 - 9:16am
March 27, 2014
MNsure exceeds enrollment goal: Deadline is Monday
On Tuesday, MNsure announced 136,774 Minnesotans had enrolled in health insurance coverage through the state’s health insurance marketplace, exceeding its open enrollment goal. MNsure’s original goal of enrolling 135,000 Minnesotans during the 2014 open enrollment period was...
March 27, 2014 - 3:05pm
December 26, 2013
MNsure: Follow sign-up instructions closely
ST. PAUL – Minnesotans rushing to meet the new MNsure signup deadline of next Tuesday should take a breath, slow down a bit and read directions. Officials of the state’s new health insurance sales website say mistakes like typing an extra space and inputting an entire middle...
December 26, 2013 - 5:44am
December 23, 2013
MNsure extends sign-up deadline to Dec. 31
Minnesotans buying health insurance online through the state’s new website will now have more time to do so. New MNsure Chief Executive Officer Scott Leitz said Friday that the new deadline will be Dec. 31, which will give insurance buyers a chance to get policies the day before...
December 23, 2013 - 4:19pm
December 18, 2013
MNsure promises improvement and looks into extending deadline
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's health insurance marketplace leaders are looking into extending a Monday deadline for buying policies. And MNsure's...
December 18, 2013 - 3:49pm
MNsure executive director resigns after Costa Rican vacation, computer issues
ST. PAUL – A Costa Rican vacation gave MNsure’s executive director a permanent break from her job. April Todd-Malmlov handed her resignation...
December 18, 2013 - 9:43am
November 20, 2013
County board hears pros and cons of MNsure
Acknowledging that the federal Affordable Care Act remains controversial, Otter Tail County’s Human Services Director, John Dismore, told county commissioners last week that there is no doubt the program benefits people in need, even though others may see increases in taxes and...
November 20, 2013 - 3:36pm
October 23, 2013
Blue Cross says official was wrong; feds didn't ask BCBS to withhold enrollment data
FARGO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota says a company official “misunderstood internal discussions” when he said the Obama administration asked the state’s largest health insurer to keep quiet about how many people had enrolled so far through a new online exchange. Spokeswoman...
October 23, 2013 - 1:01pm
October 11, 2013
218 area code leads state in MNsure phone calls
One out of five calls from the public for help with Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace is coming from the 218 area code, the program’s director announced Wednesday. The sprawling but relatively sparsely populated region, which includes Duluth and all of northern...
October 11, 2013 - 1:39pm
October 9, 2013
Minnesotans show MNsure interest
ST. PAUL -- About 30,000 Minnesotans checked out the MNsure Website the first week the health care exchange was in operation. That was the news MNsure Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov announced Tuesday, minutes from the one-week anniversary of the new method to buy health...
October 9, 2013 - 10:50am
September 30, 2013
Q&A on the new health insurance exchange
A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance begins Tuesday. Most Minnesotans who even know about MNsure seem to have lots of questions....
September 30, 2013 - 1:53pm