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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
February 15, 2014
Deadline for MNsure enrollment for March 1 coverage is today
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesotans who want health coverage beginning March 1 have until Saturday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. to enroll in health plans through MNsure. With the February 15 deadline fast approaching, MNsure today addressed some frequently asked questions to help Minnesota...
February 15, 2014 - 12:26am
February 7, 2014
Consultant Dave Racer to speak about MNsure
Author, speaker and consultant Dave Racer will be in Alexandria Friday, February 14 speaking at the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA-MN) Glacial Ridge CE Blitz on “MNsure and The Licensed Producer.” It will take place at 8:30 a.m. at Nelson Gables...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Biggest test of MNsure’s success may still lie ahead
Enrollment numbers so far are hard to judge
January 24, 2014 - 4:36pm
January 16, 2014
What to know for enrollment through MNsure
With a new round of deadlines having passed for the Saturday, February 1 health plan coverage through MNsure, the organization addressed a few frequently asked questions. 1. If I didn’t enroll in time for Saturday, February 1 coverage, what are my options? While the deadline for...
January 16, 2014 - 11:09pm
January 15, 2014
MNsure announces year-end enrollment totals
Nearly 68,000 Minnesotans enrolled through MNsure by late December
January 15, 2014 - 8:49am
January 9, 2014
Bumpy start for MNsure
The launch of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, has dominated state and national headlines over the last few months. The ACA is a federal health care law requiring every American to have health insurance. What’s the impact so far here at home? Locally,...
January 9, 2014 - 10:32pm
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
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
November 26, 2013
Minnesota looking into impact of Obamacare changes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obama’s health care changes announced last week will affect the state. “Our Department of Commerce and MNsure staff are presently analyzing the details of the president’s pronouncement and will...
November 26, 2013 - 9:18am
November 11, 2013
MNsure draws lots of questions
Some are worried about security, privacy
November 11, 2013 - 2:26pm
October 2, 2013
Q & A about new health care exchange
ST. PAUL — A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance began Tuesday. Most Minnesotans who even know about MNsure seem to have lots of questions. So here are some answers: What is MNsure? Think about Amazon.com or Priceline.com. Instead of buying books or airline tickets,...
October 2, 2013 - 2:25pm
MNSure not ready for prime time
By State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, MN Do you remember when then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the liberal congresswoman from San Francisco, told an audience that she had to pass Obamacare so we, the American public, could find out what’s in it? Well, here in Minnesota,...
October 2, 2013 - 2:18pm
September 27, 2013
MNsure will check security until last minute
State’s new health insurance website set to launch Oct. 1
September 27, 2013 - 9:29am