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Health insurance shoppers have more options; higher premiums

FARGO, N.D. – Consumers shopping for health insurance through the online marketplace have more options but many also are likely to face higher premiums, according to surveys.

Medical marijuana facility construction begins in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Dirt is moving at the future site of LeafLine Labs’ medical marijuana manufacturing facility in the Cottage Grove Business Park.

MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday

ST. PAUL - Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange.

Sanford AirMed ready to take off in Dickinson

Sanford AirMed ready to take off in Dickinson

DICKINSON, N.D. - Josh Zellers has been piloting airplanes out of Dickinson for eight of the past nine years.

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ND state chamber sets legislative priorities

MOORHEAD, Minn. – More tax relief for businesses, strengthening the state’s workforce and flood protection are among likely legislative priorities for the Greater North Dakota Chamber.

BCBS of ND continues to run in financial black

BCBS of ND continues to run in financial black

FARGO, N.D. – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota continues to operate in the black as it approaches year-end following last year’s financially bruising loss.

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US won't stop tribal governments from legalizing marijuana

US won't stop tribal governments from legalizing marijuana

BISMARCK -- Tribal governments will now be able to legalize marijuana on their lands, if they follow federal guidelines in place for other states who in the past few years have seen voters approve measures.

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New drug-testing company opening in Fargo

New drug-testing company opening in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – A clinical drug research company headed by the founder of PRACS Institute is moving into the former PRACS building in south Fargo.

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ND lawmakers outline plan to close gap in mental health care

MOORHEAD, Minn. – North Dakota lawmakers outlined legislative proposals Wednesday to begin filling serious gaps in the state’s mental health services that are especially dire in the west.

Montevideo rallies troops to build $33M veterans' nursing home

Montevideo rallies troops to build $33M veterans' nursing home

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Montevideo is rallying the troops for another run at winning state support to build a 90-bed veterans’ nursing home in the community.

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Demand for nurses leads to recruitment bonuses and other benefits

Demand for nurses leads to recruitment bonuses and other benefits

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Valley Eldercare Center is in need of seven full-time nurses and is willing to pay a $10,000 signing bonus to get them.

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St. Joseph's completes move to new facility

St. Joseph's completes move to new facility

DICKINSON, N.D. - St. Joseph’s move is finally complete.

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Fargo facility offers services to people with Alzheimer’s, dementia

Fargo facility offers  services to people with Alzheimer’s, dementia

FARGO, N.D. - Maple View, a new retirement community exclusively for individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory impairments, has opened in south Fargo.

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GF community partners launch initiative to promote healthier living

GF community partners launch initiative to promote healthier living

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Nearly a year ago, Nancy Roland was one of three people enrolled in Altru's new Weight Management Program, which provides nutrition counseling, exercise therapy and medical monitoring to help people achieve healthy weight loss.

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SW Minn. will have no medical cannabis distribution site

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The two companies chosen to produce medical cannabis in Minnesota will be opening eight distribution sites for patients, with six within an hour’s drive of most Twin Cities metropolitan residents.

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