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Hearing is this week on making ND all one time zone, no daylight savings time
Tribe grabs break in weather in hopes of clearing out camp by Sunday
Police Blotter: Man removed from Maverick's after threatening staff
Cramer: Boycott of Donald Trump inauguration is 'very troubling,' but he didn't attend Obama's last event
No suspension but fine increases for liquor license violations
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Big third quarter lifts Night Hawks past Titans
Saints hold off Midgets girls basketball
DHS boys hockey secures win at Jamestown
DHS boys basketball turns in balanced effort at St. Mary’s
Spurs defeat Wolves for ninth straight time
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Susie A. Fettig
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 9, 2017
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
FARGO—The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state...
January 9, 2017 - 8:42pm
January 6, 2017
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly...
News/Nation and World
January 6, 2017 - 8:36pm
November 9, 2016
Voters reject Measure 4, an attempt to raise ND’s tobacco tax, in blowout
FARGO -- Voters on Tuesday, Nov. 8, rejected the first increase to North Dakota’s tobacco tax since 1993. Measure 4 aimed to raise taxes from...
November 9, 2016 - 8:37am
October 25, 2016
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks...
October 25, 2016 - 6:39pm
October 24, 2016
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 24, 2016 - 6:15pm
August 19, 2016
Debate lighting up over tobacco tax hike
FARGO — Tobacco firms have cracked open their checkbooks to prepare to snuff out an attempt to pass an initiated measure that would bring...
August 19, 2016 - 7:21pm
April 6, 2016
Port: Don’t treat vaping like tobacco
MINOT -- “(T)he measure will treat the liquid nicotine drug (smoked via electronic cigarettes) and those who sell it exactly the same as all...
April 6, 2016 - 11:31pm
March 29, 2016
Ballot petition for tobacco tax hike approved for signatures
BISMARCK – Sponsors of a proposed measure that would raise tobacco taxes in North Dakota for the first time since 1993 can start gathering signatures to get it on the November ballot. Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday he has approved the petition for circulation. Backers...
March 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 10, 2015
Report: North Dakota only state spending enough on tobacco prevention
GRAND FORKS -- A report released this week argues that almost every state in the country is not spending enough money on tobacco prevention and cessation programs--every state, that is, except for North Dakota. The report, released by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, focuses in...
December 10, 2015 - 6:00am
July 29, 2015
Restrictions to be placed on e-cigarettes
Within a three-year window, the number of youth using electronic cigarettes has “exploded,” said Jeanne Prom, the executive director of the...
July 29, 2015 - 10:43pm
June 30, 2015
Several businesses caught selling tobacco to minors
The Southwestern District Unit Health caught six Dickinson businesses selling tobacco to a minor Monday in a quarterly compliance check of 25 city retailers. The businesses that failed the check are M & H Gas Station, Cenex Convenience Store on Villard Street, Simonson’s Store...
June 30, 2015 - 11:35pm
May 4, 2015
Dickinson puts tougher rules in place for taxicab companies
After several meetings between Dickinson city officials and taxicab employees, revisions to the city’s public transportation ordinance were...
May 4, 2015 - 10:50pm
April 20, 2015
Dickinson Police: More than $1.4M in drugs seized in 2014
The Southwest Narcotics Task Force seized more than $1.4 million worth of narcotics in 2014, Dickinson Police Chief Dustin Dassinger reported...
April 20, 2015 - 10:53pm
April 6, 2015
First reading of tobacco ordinance amendment approved
The five-member Dickinson City Commission passed the first reading of an amendment to a tobacco ordinance by one vote at a meeting Monday evening....
April 6, 2015 - 11:02pm
March 31, 2015
Bill banning e-cig sales to minors passes Senate
BISMARCK – A bill outlawing e-cigarette sales to minors in North Dakota unanimously passed the Senate on Tuesday, though one lawmaker warned...
March 31, 2015 - 7:08pm