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SD man accused of killing infant to undergo evaluation for insanity plea
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Peterson: F-M diversion dam likely will be closer to metro area, require upstream and downstream water storage
President Trump asked whom FBI head Andrew McCabe voted for in 2016 election
crime and courts
nation and world
Livestock organizations seek fix to reporting air releases from animal waste
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
Agri-Pulse: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
place a business brief
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
New animal rescue saves lives and educates community
A boy's basketball-size tumor was slowly killing him. He died days after doctors removed it.
'It’s a whole new way of seeing’: N.D. man set to receive bionic eye
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
Bismarck's three-point barrage buries Midgets
"It was a tale of two halves": DHS girls basketball falls flat in second half against Bismarck
Two second period goals lead Mandan over Midgets
Vikings center Pat Elflein to have surgery on fractured left ankle
Former Twins slugger Jim Thome could cruise to Cooperstown
Commentary: Heitkamp's antics were unhelpful to finding a shutdown resolution
Commentary: Is Governor Doug Burgum all vision and no policy?
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
It's time to stand up for research and extension
Commentary: North Dakota needs NAFTA. Period.
Rodney D. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Roffler
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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May 12, 2017
Port: This is what North Dakota is avoiding by keeping tobacco taxes low
A ballot initiative to implement a massive tax hike on tobacco products in North Dakota failed miserably last year. Nearly 62 percent of voters...
May 12, 2017 - 11:16am
March 5, 2017
Six ND, MN health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster
FARGO — With smoking being the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the U.S., tobacco companies and health groups seemingly would be clear...
March 5, 2017 - 8:15am
March 1, 2017
Store owner, health officials note importance of research behind vaping
Some people claim vaping has helped them stop smoking, but health care officials are not quite sold on the idea without more research being done....
March 1, 2017 - 9:45pm
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...
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.
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