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On The Street
December 27, 2013
Confused by MNsure site? Here’s help
An extra space in typing a phone number, using an incompatible Internet browser or even adding a full middle name instead of an initial are just a few examples of issues that have held up some customers attempting to enroll in a health insurance plan on MNsure.org. Recently, MNsure...
December 27, 2013 - 8:44am
December 19, 2013
MNsure leader resigns after vacation, computer issues
Nationwide search planned for new CEO
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
Bösl named Country Doctor of the Year
Every weekday at 5 a.m., Dr. Robert Bösl of Starbuck arises to make the 20-mile trip to Stevens Community Medical Center so he can visit his patients. Then drives 20 miles back to Starbuck to see patients in the clinic he invested his life savings to build. For these and countless...
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
December 17, 2013
MNsure coverage deadline is December 23
MNsure recently announced that its extension of the enrollment deadline to Monday, December 23 will help thousands of Minnesotans obtain coverage by Wednesday, January 1. It also announced an extension of website operating hours from 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Sunday, and...
December 17, 2013 - 10:59pm
Web woes near deadline are latest MNsure problem
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who want new health insurance on January 1 have less than a week to buy policies through the state-run MNsure program,...
December 17, 2013 - 3:09pm
December 6, 2013
Cinema 9 fights breast cancer
Cinema 9 in Alexandria, along with its customers, raised $1,000 for breast cancer research during the month of October. All of the money will...
December 6, 2013 - 9:26am
Get vaccinated during National Influenza Vaccination Week
An ideal time to get vaccinated for influenza is during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), which runs Sunday through Saturday, December 8-14, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). MDH is participating in this national campaign by partnering with local...
December 6, 2013 - 9:09am
December 4, 2013
Report finds improvement in number of uninsured children
A new Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) report found that the uninsured rate for Minnesota children fell from 2010 to 2012. The rate of uninsured Minnesota children was 6.6 percent in 2010 (84,165 children) and 5.4 percent in 2012 (68,145 children). The...
December 4, 2013 - 8:09am
State gains millions of dollars to help seniors, disabled remain safe
Minnesota was given the green light to deliver better care and more choices for senior citizens and people with disabilities. The federal government has granted formal approval for the state to proceed with its Reform 2020 initiative, a nation-leading, innovative approach to delivering...
December 4, 2013 - 8:08am
November 26, 2013
No flu flurry - yet
It’s not too late to get your shot
November 26, 2013 - 9:20am
November 25, 2013
Sanford Health plans expansion in Alexandria
Sanford Health in Alexandria plans to expand its services and open a second clinic location here on January 6, 2014. Sanford Health Easton Place Clinic will be located at 510 22nd East, Suite 602. Services offered at the additional location will include: allergy and asthma, pediatric...
November 25, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 20, 2013
Suicide survivor video conference offered
The St. Cloud Hospital behavioral health and spiritual care departments will co-host a suicide survivor video conference on Saturday, November 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital, Hoppe Auditorium. These 90-minute conferences for survivors of suicide loss will take...
November 20, 2013 - 8:44am
November 15, 2013
Grappling with grief
Group offers hope, strength for those dealing with a crushing loss of a loved one
November 15, 2013 - 8:41am
November 13, 2013
New immunization requirements approved
Changes to immunization requirements for children in Minnesota child care, early childhood programs and schools will better protect children and communities from a number of potentially serious diseases, according to state health officials. The new rules adopted by the Minnesota...
November 13, 2013 - 8:36am
November 11, 2013
MNsure draws lots of questions
Some are worried about security, privacy
November 11, 2013 - 2:26pm