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Dickinson CNA wins state Caregiver Award for going the extra mile
Fentanyl suspected in West Fargo 19-year-old's death, drug so powerful it was cleaned up with hazmat suits
Fergie to appear at ND State Fair grandstand
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
#JrsRaisingAwareness for autism
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Heart River golf cruises at Bowman Invite
Sickler, Kuntz pace Titans at Charlie Denton Relays
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
DHS golf in 15th place after East-West Classic first day
Jordheim, Herauf lead Midgets at Charlie Denton Relays
ERICKSON: Don't just do something
HARROP: Can we think our way past robots?
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Mylan to launch generic EpiPen at half the price of original
Mylan NV said it would launch the first generic version of its allergy auto-injector EpiPen at half the price of the branded product, the drugmaker's...
News/Nation and World
August 29, 2016 - 12:52pm
December 12, 2015
Disabled student struggling to get into NDSU pharmacy school
FARGO -- Kelli Sem knew she would face obstacles in pursuing her dream to become a pharmacist. Cerebral palsy requires her to use a motorized...
December 12, 2015 - 6:00am
October 14, 2014
Omdahl: Measure 7 will hit locally owned pharmacies
North Dakota law requires that pharmacies be owned by licensed pharmacists. This law was passed to protect these small businesses from the competition of the chain pharmacies and Big Box stores. Unable to persuade the Legislature to repeal the law, the box stores and chain pharmacies...
October 14, 2014 - 6:36pm
September 22, 2014
Letter: Pharmacy measure would send profits out of state
I ask the good citizens of North Dakota to consider a few facts when deciding how to Vote on Measure 7. First and foremost, Chain stores such as Walmart, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy and others can have pharmacies within their stores. There is currently a pharmacy within the Walmart on...
September 22, 2014 - 5:16pm
September 5, 2014
Big pharmacies knock on door of oil-rich North Dakota
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy in the nation, and you'll be largely out of...
September 5, 2014 - 1:22pm
August 22, 2014
Pharmacy ownership measure approved for Nov. 4 ballot
BISMARCK – An initiated measure aimed at changing North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law has been approved for the Nov. 4 ballot, Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Friday. The measure’s sponsoring committee needed the signatures of 13,452 qualified voters to get the...
August 22, 2014 - 11:38am
June 3, 2014
Jaeger says yes to pharmacy measure for circulation
BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that would change North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law to allow national retailers such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens to operate pharmacies in the state can begin circulating their petition for signatures, Secretary of State Al Jaeger...
June 3, 2014 - 11:36pm
May 31, 2014
Pharmacy law again target of proposed ballot measure
BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would change North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law to open the door to national retail pharmacies such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens hope to collect the necessary signatures in time to get the measure on the November ballot. Proponents...
May 31, 2014 - 12:23am
August 10, 2011
Sneezing or freezing? Many Dickinson allergy sufferers miserable past few weeks and may not let up until first freeze
At work, on the street and at home, there is plenty of coughing, sneezing and sniffling. "Seasonal allergies are very common this time of year," said Kamille Sherman, M.D. at Medcenter One Clinic in Dickinson. Sherman said many dusts, grasses, trees and weeds are releasing allergens...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Foes of pharmacy rule seek repeal again
BISMARCK (AP) -- Opponents of North Dakota's pharmacy ownership restrictions are making another attempt to have them repealed by voters, almost a year after a previous initiative campaign was scuttled by legal problems. Duane Sand, of Bismarck, who is a Republican candidate for the...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
February 13, 2011
North Dakota state House to hear pharmacy ownership bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that would allow chain retailers like Wal-mart and Target to open pharmacies in the state is up for debate on Tuesday. House Bill 1434 deletes wording in North Dakota law that requires pharmacies to be majority-owned by pharmacists licensed in the state. The bill...
February 13, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2009
$300 pill; when medical costs hit home
WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago I walked into the pharmacy of one of those "we sell everything and cheaper" places to fill a 14-pill prescription for a cancer patient. The smaller amount of a chemotherapy drug was needed to round out a course of treatment linked to a radiation regime...
November 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 22, 2009
Pharmacy bill unbelievable
Some rules don't make any sense and the pharmacy ownership law is among them. It is hard to understand what educated state leaders were thinking when they decided to keep the law, which requires pharmacies be majority-owned by a pharmacist in order to operate in North Dakota. The...
February 22, 2009 - 1:05pm
February 14, 2009
House refuses to swallow the pharmacy repeal
BISMARCK -- North Dakota pharmacists and defenders of the state's small towns came out on top Friday in the biggest battle of the 2009 Legislature....
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
ND House debates pharmacy ownership law
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House has begun debating whether to repeal the state's pharmacy ownership law. The legislation has been the focus of a heated lobbying battle between North Dakota pharmacists and large retailers. North Dakota law requires that pharmacists be the majority...
February 13, 2009 - 11:55am