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MNsure Tech Issue Creates Backlog of 180,000 Renewals

A technology problem with the state’s health insurance exchange has generated a backlog of roughly 180,000 health insurance renewals. The MNsure’s automated renewal system began having problems in May. Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson wrote to lawmakers Thursday that the issues are resolved, but cases that had renewal dates in June or July still need

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Celindro-Murray Pleads Guilty to Theft

Local officials were called to investigate a possible theft on August 24, 2014 and determined that Melissa Celindro-Murray of Mason City was to be charged win the crime. Celindro-Murray pled guilty in the Iowa District Court in Winnebago County to a serious misdemeanor charge of Theft in the Fourth Degree. Judge Davenport sentenced Celindro-Murray serve

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Dodd Pleads Guilty to Theft

The Forest City Police Department was called to an investigation involving a possible theft. Police were abe to determine that Paige Dodd of Forest City should be charged with an aggravated misdemeanor of Theft in the Third Degree. Dodd pled guilty to the charge and was sentenced to 28 days in jail with the remainder