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ND legislators weigh costs of issuing free license plates to volunteer emergency personnel
Minnesota prison guard dies after responding to assault
Suspect in downtown Fargo shooting arrested in southeast Minnesota
Paving for Pizza grant fills 48 potholes in Grand Forks
Informant: Defendant said he didn't conspire to kill pregnant Fargo woman
crime and courts
The Beatles tribute coming to Grand Forks
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Grand Forks symphony celebrates 110th anniversary
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Marilyn Hagerty: Saturday's parade was one for the ages
Filmmaker Ken Burns makes Mayo Clinic documentary
EpiPen shortage persists for some: Lifesaving device still in short supply as prices rise
Big Ben's 3 TD passes lift Steelers over Bucs
Monday's local clipboard
Monday's local scoreboard
Bredemeier, Riders capture East girls golf title
Other Timberwolves players shocked by news about Butler
Lynn Marie Stoltman
Roland O. Hensrud
Clara E. Metzger
Dorothy M. Klein
Mike Olson adds touring walleye pro to his fishing addictions list
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Perch Patrol buys Mitchell's Guide Service on Devils Lake from Jason Mitchell
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR adds security layer to online harvest registration, Remaining North Dakota wild turkey tags available Sept. 26, Minnesota improves spruce grouse survey
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Commentary: Senator Heitkamp won’t say where she stands on North Dakota’s measure to legalize recreational marijuana
Commentary: Kavanaugh travesty is a preview of how Democrats would govern if Heitkamp wins
Commentary: Recreational marijuana: I'm high on the idea
Letter: How inconvenient: Herald now a day late
Letter: No justice in case of unborn girl's death
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July 1, 2013
Jessica Hoppe, Horace, N.D., letter: Emphasize tobacco prevention as well as cessation
HORACE, N.D. -- As the mother of a 14-year-old and 10-year-old, I'd like to commend Minnesota on its July 1 tobacco-tax increase of $1.60. And I certainly hope North Dakota steps it up and follows soon. Sadly, the tobacco tax in North Dakota is one of the lowest in the country --...
July 1, 2013 - 10:06pm
May 16, 2013
Cigarette tax to back Vikings stadium construction
ST. PAUL - Smokers will provide the backstop to Viking stadium construction funding, the governor and legislative leaders announced Thursday...
May 16, 2013 - 10:22pm
March 25, 2013
Dayton hears about smoking border battle
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores. "Minnesota...
March 25, 2013 - 9:55pm
Jay Taylor, Durbin, N.D. letter: Douse unproven ways to quit smoking
DURBIN, N.D. -- The North Dakota House supported House Continuing Resolution 3033 by only one vote, and it now awaits action in the state Senate.
March 25, 2013 - 5:30am
March 16, 2013
Paula Thomsen, Valley City, N.D. letters: Stop second-guessing N.D.'s anti-smoking votes
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- I have become increasingly concerned with the actions some of our legislators have shown this session in disrespecting the wishes of North Dakota voters. There are bills trying to make voting in general more difficult, to make it harder for regular people to...
March 16, 2013 - 5:00am
March 5, 2013
Study: Smoking bans had no economic impact in Grand Forks
Grand Forks restaurant and bar sales were unaffected by two smoking bans approved in the past decade, according to a new economic impact study. "Neither...
March 5, 2013 - 9:01pm
February 25, 2013
Study links smoking bans to fewer preterm births
LONDON -- Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings...
February 25, 2013 - 5:00am
January 29, 2013
N.D. measure would bump tax for pack of cigarettes
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota lawmaker and former smoker wants to increase the state's cigarette tax from 44 cents a pack to $1 as a deterrent. Tax...
January 29, 2013 - 10:38pm
January 21, 2013
Texts may help smokers quit
Text and video messages designed to help people quit smoking that come in on their cellphones nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters...
January 21, 2013 - 5:15am
December 9, 2012
RYAN BAKKEN: Smoking ban will broaden in Grand Forks parks
North Dakota's public smoking ban doesn't just cover the indoors. It also rules over the soccer fields and baseball diamonds in our rectangular...
December 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2012
Grand Forks City Council approves stricter public smoking laws
Grand Forks' public smoking laws will be stricter following a City Council vote Monday. To align with provisions laid out by the recently passed...
November 19, 2012 - 10:15pm
Chelsey Matter, Bismarck, letter: A breath of fresh air in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The residents of North Dakota have spoken, and they've chosen to clear the air. Measure 4 passed overwhelmingly, making almost all workplaces smoke free and saving countless lives in the process. Measure 4 passed in every county in the state, sending a strong message...
November 19, 2012 - 6:10am
November 18, 2012
RYAN BAKKEN: Blindingly obvious but a longtime coming
I remember the first time I was asked to snuff out my cigarette. I was surprised then. I am repentant now. It was the late 1970s and I was riding...
November 18, 2012 - 12:10am
November 3, 2012
Gail Halverson, Grand Forks, letter: Yes on 4 means better health for all
GRAND FORKS -- I am writing to support North Dakota's Measure 4, which would expand the smoke-free workplace law that will protect all workers and residents from the effects of secondhand smoke. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals...
November 3, 2012 - 12:20am
November 2, 2012
Bev Benda, Grand Forks, letter: Solid majority backs smoking restrictions
GRAND FORKS -- Scott Hennen talked about Measure 4 as government intrusion ("Smoking ban snuffs out personal liberty," Page A4, Oct. 25). The measure actually is the reverse. It is the voice of North Dakotans speaking loud and clear that this is what they want. More than 20,000...
November 2, 2012 - 6:15am