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Some migrants separated from their children struggle with whether to let them stay in the US
Weather ahead: U.S. warm, North Dakota normal with warmer winter likely
Somalis granted Temporary Protected Status extension, call it a 'relief'
Mayor of North Dakota's smallest city of 3 dies
Minnesota man arrested in connection with multi-county burglaries
crime and courts
nation and world
Wheat yield predictions show huge contrast to 2017 drought crop
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Committee reverses course, will allow 3x3 OTs in college hockey
Upgrades in basketball never stop as Dexter Werner signs another international pro contract
UND men's basketball continues European trend with two international additions
Kisner controls Carnoustie with former Gopher van Rooyen one back at Open
LPGA's Lincicome struggles in PGA Tour start
Kindness can save lives
Commentary: Prairie Public’s antenna problem seems like Prairie Public’s problem
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
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New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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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 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 22, 2016
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
GRAND FORKS—No, the Dakota Access Pipeline is not going to cross sacred ground, as the presence of an existing pipeline in the previously dug-up corridor proves. Yes, the Standing Rock tribe had lots of chances to influence the pipeline's route during the two-year-long permitting...
October 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
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
September 29, 2016
Marsy's Law cost estimated at $2M per year
BISMARCK — A ballot measure aimed at expanding the rights of North Dakota crime victims and listing them in the state constitution would...
September 29, 2016 - 6:03pm
August 25, 2016
Government regulation, public health at issue in tobacco tax debate
BISMARCK—Public health costs and veterans' needs were pitted against the correct level of government regulation of business during a debate...
August 25, 2016 - 6:03pm
August 22, 2016
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota voters will be casting ballots in November on an initiated measure that would add $1.73 to the present cigarette...
August 22, 2016 - 10:25pm
August 10, 2016
Tobacco tax hike measure approved for N.D. ballot in November
BISMARCK — North Dakota voters will decide in November whether to raise taxes on tobacco products for the first time since 1993, including...
August 10, 2016 - 12:46pm
February 19, 2015
Tobacco tax bill fails in Senate vote
BISMARCK — A bill that would have raised taxes on a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota from 44 cents to $2 failed 17-30 in the state Senate Wednesday. North Dakota has among the lowest cigarette taxes in the country, and proponents of Senate Bill 2322 said the increase could help...
February 19, 2015 - 12:20am
February 3, 2015
Retailers oppose tobacco tax hike
BISMARCK – Retailers and distributors urged state lawmakers Tuesday to snuff out a bill that would raise North Dakota’s tobacco taxes for the first time in 22 years, warning it could have a “devastating” impact on businesses, spur cigarette smuggling and unfairly burden smokers...
February 3, 2015 - 6:14pm