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Voters to decide 3 Superior Council races April 2
Northern Lights may be visible this weekend
January death in Bennett ruled accidental
Teen's senior project brings food pantry to East End church
Field Reports: Few chances for anterless deer in Douglas County this fall
"Boys of the Brule" highlights friendships, fish of Brule River history
Laurvick, Hansen named all-state
Fonger wins 55-meter dash at Blue Devil Invite
Brewers concerned about Knebel's elbow
Letter: Support bipartisan carbon bill
Letter: SFD thankful for city support
Wondolkowski City Council Candidate 2nd District
Vote Gapske for City Council on April 2nd.
Poplar church fries up Friday fish
History program Sunday focuses on fly fishing traditions
Superior renames senior center for pioneer broadcaster
St. Scholastica festival March 21 features SHS choir
WATCH: Longtime 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek announces he's been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer
UWS lecture series features Native American writer
NHS musical brings audiences 'Under the Sea'
2019 Grammys winners: Full list
Births: Feb. 6-8
Lois I. Smith
Leona D. Sexton
Jan K. Kappes
Mary Helen Jacobson
March 12, 2019
Blancato column: Threats to Medicare continue in 2019
Medicare faces numerous threats in 2019. It's time for lawmakers and health care advocates to attack these challenges head-on.
March 12, 2019 - 1:13pm
February 26, 2019
Thorpe column: Medicare proposal puts chronic disease patients in jeopardy
Roughly 40 million Medicare beneficiaries suffer from at least two chronic diseases.
February 26, 2019 - 1:36pm
January 19, 2019
Legislation would target prescription drug costs
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., joined U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., to reintroduce legislation to unleash the bargaining power of seniors for a better deal on prescription drug costs.
January 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
December 11, 2018
Column: New Medicare drug policy a step down for seniors
Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently issued a shocking pronouncement.
December 11, 2018 - 1:04pm
November 6, 2018
Feds approve Medicaid work requirements in Wisconsin
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved Wisconsin's waiver requiring some BadgerCare recipients to work. Adults under age 50 who do not have children would have to be employed 80 hours a month, undergo job training or do community service to be eligible for health...
November 6, 2018 - 7:58am
June 9, 2010
Closing the prescription drug coverage gap
The Affordable Care Act passed by Congress and signed by President Obama this year contains some important benefits for Medicare recipients. If you have Medicare prescription drug coverage, and aren't already getting Medicare Extra Help, Medicare will automatically send you a one-time...
June 9, 2010 - 6:00am
June 7, 2010
Wisconsin seniors to teleconference with Obama
On Tuesday morning, senior citizens in Wisconsin will gather at a series of local meetings to participate via phone in a national tele-town hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act with President Barack Obama. During the tele-town hall meeting, the President will take questions from...
June 7, 2010 - 2:57pm
Scammers target seniors to cash in
Warnings are going out this week to seniors about flim-flammers who are calling or ringing doorbells to get people to turn over their banking information. Starting Thursday, the federal government will be mailing out the first wave of $250 health care rebate checks to older citizens...
June 7, 2010 - 2:24pm
Checks hit the mail this week
One of the first benefits from the health care overhaul will be coming in the form of $250 rebate checks to senior citizens who fall in the prescription drug doughnut hole. It's a start, but not enough for some elderly people. The first round of rebate checks will be mailed out...
June 7, 2010 - 2:18pm
March 24, 2010
Medicare beneficiaries go for the gold
While memories of last month's Olympic champions are still on our minds, members of the aging and disability network in Wisconsin are champions at helping Medicare beneficiaries "Go for the gold!" More than 3,000 Wisconsinites garnered over $9.6 million worth of benefits to help...
March 24, 2010 - 9:51am
September 9, 2009
Help with Medicare costs
During this time of economic uncertainty it is difficult for many people to keep up with the rising costs of healthcare. If you are on Medicare and your Part B premium (currently $96.40) is withheld from your Social Security benefit check, you may be eligible for one of three Medicare...
September 9, 2009 - 7:05am