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Former U of M quarterback receives community service in Mankato fight case
UND aerospace facility construction progresses
Trial of alleged Oil Patch prostitute stopped after defendant becomes confused about charges
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Grand Forks city committee recommends sale of land in industrial park
crime and courts
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reck heading to second state tourney after transfer to Thompson
MEN'S TENNIS: Saturday's results
COLLEGE BASEBALL: Sunday's results
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Sunday's results
COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Sunday's results
HEALTH MATTERS: Benefits of echinacea are minimal
Faith, others help couple cope with ‘devastating’ diagnosis of baby's heart defect
COMING HOME: The value of art, music not easy to measure
Q & A with ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star
The Red Carpet: Saving the best for last
life & style
Leonard S. Kouba
Donna M. Reck
Gordon R. "Bud" Salem
Caitlin J. Erickson
Clifford A. Myhre
Ice houses removed from Minnesota Lakes as season ends
The lake trout grow big on Saganaga Lake along the Canadian border
DOUG LEIER: Bald eagles weren't always abundant in N.D.
NICE FISH: Big catches this week
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Fat tire time trials ... Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Day ...
OUR OPINION: ND lawmakers signal distrust to higher-ed board
LLOYD OMDAHL: Legislative damage is sustainable -- so far
Crossover report: Much accomplished, but work remains
LETTER: Reject devil's bargain of Keystone XL
LETTER: UND coalition supports 'high-risk alcohol' ordinances
Authorities ID man shot by UND Police officer Saturday
February 27, 2015
Theresa Knox: How to lower Grand Forks’ high tobacco-use rates
On Feb. 23, the Herald ran a story about the dismal rates among adults of chewing tobacco use (“N.D. ranks highly in smokeless tobacco use,” Page A1). As the story reported, North Dakota was ranked 49th out of 50 states and District of Columbia, with 7.6 percent of its adults...
opinion / op-ed columns
February 27, 2015 - 5:00am
February 25, 2015
Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million
Three major U.S. tobacco companies including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, Lorillard Inc and Altria Group’s Philip Morris USA will pay $100 million to settle hundreds of federal lawsuits over smoking, according to an announcement from plaintiffs’ lawyers on Wednesday.
news / business
February 25, 2015 - 4:50pm
February 11, 2015
One lobbyist representing both health care and tobacco interests in face of cigarette tax bill
Health care and tobacco lobbyists seem like they would be natural opponents in a statehouse. As bills to raise the state’s tobacco tax for the first time since 1993 confront both the House and Senate this session, it stands to be a particularly divisive year for the tobacco and...
news / politics
February 11, 2015 - 7:57pm
February 3, 2015
Retailers, backers butt heads on bill to raise tobacco taxes
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 who can...
news / politics
February 3, 2015 - 8:51pm
Grand Forks Park Board still uncertain on tobacco ban
After about 15 people stood up simultaneously during a Grand Forks Park Board meeting Tuesday and told the board they support tobacco-free parks, most board members remained uncertain about banning tobacco use. "A general issue is, does the Park Board want to keep in fidelity with...
news / local
February 3, 2015 - 8:18pm
February 2, 2015
Tobacco tax bills butt up against pro-business lobby
BISMARCK -- Lawmakers attempting to raise the state’s tax on tobacco products for the first time in more than two decades acknowledge...
news / business
February 2, 2015 - 7:18pm
Restricting e-cigarette sales under consideration in Valley City
Valley City, N.D. - Another town is looking to restrict e-cigarette sales. Valley City officials are considering an ordinance to ban sales...
news / region
February 2, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 21, 2015
Bill could have smokers paying more than triple current state tax on cigarettes
Smokers would pay more than triple the current state tax on cigarettes in North Dakota under two bipartisan bills promoted Wednesday by anti-tobacco...
news / politics
January 21, 2015 - 10:16pm
June 12, 2014
U.S. teenagers smoke less, but texting while driving a concern
Fewer U.S. teenagers are smoking cigarettes, fighting or having sex, but texting while driving is prevalent among high school students, according to a survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.
June 12, 2014 - 4:19pm