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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
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...
13 hours 50 min ago
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
March 17, 2015
Debate over on e-cigs as tobacco products overshadows bills restricting sales to minors
BISMARCK – Two bills being heard at the Legislature this week aim to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors, but the burning issue is...
March 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
February 23, 2015
N.D. ranks poorly in smokeless tobacco use
FARGO -- Chris Carlson’s nicotine habit started with chewing tobacco and his college fraternity brothers. He really got hooked in the mid...
February 23, 2015 - 9:47pm
February 2, 2015
Tobacco tax bills butt up against pro-business lobb
BISMARCK — Lawmakers attempting to raise the state’s tax on tobacco products for the first time in more than two decades acknowledge long odds as they face off with business groups that have successfully beaten back previous efforts. One tobacco tax bill has been...
February 2, 2015 - 10:25pm