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UND students honor transgender people killed this year
East Grand Forks Fire Department shares Thanksgiving safety reminders
East Grand Forks City Council approves $100,000 builder incentive program
Grand Forks County approves electronic medication system, money for emergency management
UND students vote to build $80 million Memorial Union
crime and courts
Biggest upset in 'Dancing With the Stars' history? Bobby Bones wins in finale
'Becoming' is 2018's fastest-selling book
Bandleader bows out: UND percussionist to retire after 42 years
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
'Mannheim Steamroller Christmas' launches live holiday music celebration
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
Marilyn Hagerty: Table manners are important at Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
Born addicted: As opioid-affected births rise, early treatment is key
Badgers twist axe in Gophers' wound with hype video
Gophers' Burke scoring goals, from the desert to Dinkytown
Win over Woods worth more than $9 million, says Mickelson
Here’s how the Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose developed his 3-point shot
After back-to-back losses, Wild shuffle defensive pairings
James Lee Gowan
Katie Brommenschenkel Vilmo
Eunice M. Ydstie
Beverly A. Bjerke
DNR conservation officer weekly report for northwest Minnesota: Firearms deer season comes to an end, Ice rescue on Upper Red Lake, Think safety on early ice etc.
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations continue for winter season
Angler sets new benchmark for Minnesota northern pike state catch-and-release record
Some national wildlife refuges in North Dakota open to late-season upland game hunting
North Dakota's darkhouse spearing season opens as soon as ice conditions permit
Letter: In agreement with writer about Omdahl
Letter: Kavanaugh is wrong for appointment
Mike Jacobs: Heavy lifting expected in session
Our view: Producers aren't just crying 'wolf'
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
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July 9, 2013
RYAN BAKKEN: New, desirable norm with tobacco
Usually, cultural change in North Dakota starts in the bigger cities and seeps down to less populated towns. That isn't necessarily the case...
July 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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