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Fargo man sentenced for threatening to kill ex-son-in-law
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
One man dies, 10-year-old's life threatened after vehicle hits six cows on Interstate 90 in SD
Dickinson man pleads not guilty to patronizing a minor
Semi that destroyed ND bridge was overweight, but repairing old structures still 'a huge concern,' highway head says
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Map shows North Dakota, South Dakota among 7 states to not submit proposal for new Amazon HQ
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Place a Business Brief
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
United Way campaign underway
Silence: Being female in a Medieval world; DSU to present fall comedy
Prairie Rose Chorus to present 'Jukebox Diner'
Prom and party dress sale set; a benefit for Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Tibbs promoted to DSU men's basketball associate head coach
Blue Hawks win over Warriors
DSU men’s cross country wins at Mount Marty Invite
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
UND hockey passes first big test
Commentary: Tax commissioner Rauschenberger is testing ND's new attitudes on addiction
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Nancy Carol Kostelecky
Joan L. Jurgens
Donald & Angela
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
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
Health & Wellness
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
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
October 17, 2016
Letter: Government needs to get out of 'sin tax' business
It is my intention in writing this editorial so that all citizens can read this in all North Dakota newspapers. Citizens, please vote "no" on Measure 4 in the upcoming state measure voting. Slam the door shut to government control! It is nothing but a scam. But more importantly, a...
October 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
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
March 15, 2016
Coalition to announce ballot initiative to raise ND tobacco tax
BISMARCK – A group of partners is proposing a ballot measure to increase the tobacco tax in North Dakota, after state lawmakers defeated two efforts last year to raise the tax for the first time since 1993. The coalition, Raise it for Health North Dakota, will announce its plans...
March 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
January 21, 2015
Bills would raise N.D. tax on cigarettes for first time since ‘93
BISMARCK – Smokers would pay more than triple the current state tax on cigarettes in North Dakota under two bipartisan bills promoted Wednesday...
January 21, 2015 - 10:25pm
October 20, 2013
Smoked out? Tobacco sales down in Minnesota, up in ND
GRAND FORKS -- In the months since Minnesota raised taxes on tobacco products, more cigarettes were sold to retailers in North Dakota. And at the same time, it's too early to tell whether the tax hike has reduced the number of smokers, one of its intended effects. According to data...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 9, 2011
North Dakota-bought cigarettes illegal in Montana due to tax issue
"Don't take cigarettes out of the state," reads a sign along Interstate 94 near the Montana-North Dakota border. The sign is in reference to...
July 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
12 businesses fail tobacco checks
Twelve of 65 retailers in eight southwest North Dakota counties failed recent tobacco compliance checks. The Southwestern District Health Unit conducted checks in Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Slope and Stark, said Bobbie Olson, Tobacco Prevention and Control...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 2, 2009
Letter: Prayer needed, cigarettes are not
Why cigarettes? Sorry sister, you do not know what you are saying (letter published in the March 22 Dickinson Press). We do not know how close our time is. Wake up. We do need prayers. Rev. Father Bazil means well. Life is short, then what? Think please. Do you know what cancer...
April 2, 2009 - 12:00am
March 9, 2009
Fire marshals want slow-burning cigarettes in ND
BISMARCK (AP) -- Fire officials say North Dakota should join the ranks of states that require slower-burning cigarettes. The North Dakota Senate's Finance and Taxation Committee is reviewing the bill. It says all cigarettes sold in North Dakota must be made so they don't keep burning...
March 9, 2009 - 6:51pm