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Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
ND Supreme Court rules against Larimore bus, train crash victims on damages cap
Florida man pleads not guilty to sexual assault-related charges
Fargo lawmaker involved in gay dating app controversy to seek re-election
Northern Minnesota siblings win $22.8 million lottery prize
crime and courts
nation and world
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
Self-driving Uber strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Miners wrap up season with fifth-place state tournament finish
DSU baseball earns first win of season
Kram, Klaman earn all-state honors
Dillon named NSAA player-of-the-week
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
March 15, 2018
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less...
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
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