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Klobuchar banks on middle road leading to Democratic nomination
ND Women’s Network plans legislative process event
It's the snowiest February on record in Minneapolis, and a blizzard could hit this weekend
Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution in sting at Florida parlor
'We stand at Armageddon': Teddy Roosevelt's improbable third-party presidential campaign
crime and courts
Jimmie Allen is 'excited and sad' to be the first black country singer to launch a career with a No. 1 hit
Plain Talk Podcast: Rep. Armstrong says Trump tax cuts have contributed to budget deficits
Popularizing philosophy: Special event marks 10th anniversary of 'Why?' radio podcast
Snow sculpture unveiled in Grand Forks Town Square
Peter Tork, endearingly offbeat bassist and singer in the Monkees, dies at 77
The Eatbeat: Lunch at the Ground Round with a young friend and old favorites
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
Measles outbreak prompt state lawmakers to reconsider religion exemptions for vaccines
Runck: You're doing great, Mama
UND not yet ruling out possibility that Adam Scheel could return this season
The North Dakota state hockey title game nobody lost
Gophers coach Fleck responds to Kill's critical remarks
WATCH LIVE: NDHSAA Hockey: Girls Semifinals
WATCH: Live interview shows from the ND state hockey tournament
Richard J. Larson
Vern E. Loehr
James D. "Dave" Dohman
TROPHY ROOM: Nick Stanislowski pike
Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip
OUTDOOR REPORT: Deep snow, slush pose midwinter ice fishing challenges; trail conditions are good to excellent
Doug Leier: Game and Fish adds fish population survey data to fishing info available online
TROPHY ROOM: Tom Laumb smallmouth
Letter: Old saying: No one is indispensable
Letter: Alberta would be nice as 51st state
Letter: More must be done for homelessness
Port: Offer of free ballet tickets sets off emailed war of words among lawmakers, Measure 1 activist
Plain Talk Podcast: Prisons head decries conditions at New England women's prison, says one inmate pulled her own tooth
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January 21, 2019
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
FARGO — Smoking rates are pretty much stagnant for adults in North Dakota and Minnesota, but the states are concerned and keeping a close eye...
January 21, 2019 - 6:33pm
January 11, 2019
Vaping epidemic: Schools, health officials concerned with growing e-cigarette use
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Health workers are concerned that electronic nicotine products are undoing decades of prevention of smoking and nicotine addiction...
January 11, 2019 - 7:35pm
December 19, 2018
Duluth may raise tobacco-purchasing age to 21
DULUTH — The city of Duluth soon could require people to be at least 21 in order to purchase tobacco or e-cigarette products. Duluth city councilors...
December 19, 2018 - 7:14pm
November 1, 2018
E-cigarette 'epidemic' hits Bismarck schools
BISMARCK -- E-cigarette use among youth is rising nationally, including in Bismarck Public Schools. From Aug. 23, the first day of classes, to...
November 1, 2018 - 6:16pm
September 12, 2018
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
ST. PAUL—Tobacco use among Minnesota high school students increased for the first time in 17 years and state health officials attribute...
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
March 16, 2018
Vaping device confiscation results in nicotine poisoning
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—The dangers of electronic nicotine delivery systems, more commonly called vaping systems or e-cigarettes, became acutely...
March 16, 2018 - 5:24pm
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
August 6, 2017
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21...
August 6, 2017 - 10:33am
October 29, 2016
Letter: Don't tax me out of business, says vape-shop owner
I am writing to express my concerns on Measure 4 and why I think it's bad for North Dakota. I own a vape shop in Fargo. Vaping has grown increasingly...
October 29, 2016 - 2:33am
Letter: Vaping helps smokers quit; why target it?
I smoked for more than 40 years and finally was able to quit thanks to vapor products (e-cigarettes). It wasn't tax hikes, regulations, prescription drugs, "official" nicotine replacement therapy products or public health announcements that helped me to quit at last. It was finding...
October 29, 2016 - 2:33am
September 22, 2016
LETTER: Vaping isn't smoking and shouldn't be taxed that way
Measure 4 on the November ballot wrongly includes vaping restrictions and taxes in the same basket as cigarette taxes and regulations. Smoking...
September 22, 2016 - 11:00pm
August 8, 2016
E-cigarette makers rush new products to market ahead of U.S. rules
NEW YORK—The e-cigarette market is suddenly getting more crowded. Makers of the "vaping" devices launched a flood of new products in the...
August 8, 2016 - 2:45pm
April 3, 2016
ROB 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 3, 2016 - 4:00am
March 15, 2015
OUR OPINION: E-cigs bring benefits in smoking reduction
Vaping looks like smoking. And many regulators, including the FDA, want to treat vaping like smoking. But vaping isn't smoking. Nor is...
March 15, 2015 - 5:00am