Local

Group Receives Obamacare Grant

Photo: clipart.com

Group Receives Obamacare Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services is giving community agencies over half a million dollars to help the uninsured sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The Rural Office of Community Services, based in Lake Andes is one of the four regional agencies getting part of the grant. Darci Bultje is their community services director…

Bultje says they have to be trained before they can help people begin the sign up process…

The sign up for the new health insurance exchanges begins on October first. Bultje says it will be tight, but they plan to be ready…

The four regional agencies will split three hundred thirty six thousand dollars, while the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board will receive two hundred sixty four thousand dollars.

Recent Headlines

44 minutes ago in Local Sports

Jays Power Past Twins

Fresh
twins

Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.

47 minutes ago in Local Sports

Rookie Pitches Royals To Win

Fresh
baseball2

Rookie Yordano Ventura threw seven solid innings for first major league win to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

50 minutes ago in Local Sports

Hoffner Returning To Mankato

Fresh
football3

Former Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach Todd Hoffner says he'll return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired.

52 minutes ago in Local Sports

Husker Assistant Joins NDSU Staff

Fresh
summitleague2

New North Dakota State University head men's basketball coach David Richman has added an assistant.

60 minutes ago in Local Sports

NDSU Names Women’s Coach

Fresh
BasketballClose

Penn State assistant Maren (MAHR'-ehn) Walseth is the new head women's basketball coach at North Dakota State University.