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What was the 'imminent deadly threat'?: Answers in SWAT team's fatal shooting of Fargo man may be weeks away
First-degree murder charges stand: Judge upholds indictments in Duluth shooting case
UND plant upgrade gains steam
Grand Forks' winter was average, but still worse than Fargo, weather service says
Rick Berg elected ND GOP chairman
crime and courts
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Eatbeat: Caribou a good spot for longtime breakfast partners
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
Little Big Town brings big sound to the Ralph
Marilyn Hagerty: Hey, Mother Nature, it's spring
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
'I'm not afraid': What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death
Wild defenseman Ryan Murphy needs to show what he can do. Like, now.
Shortstop remains Nick Gordon's 'primary position,' Twins' Derek Falvey says
The most pressing questions for Bison football heading into spring drills
Don Lucia steps down as Gopher hockey coach
Kicker Kai Forbath to re-sign with Vikings
Herman "Cap" George Cavanaugh
Steven "Herman" Feske
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Warroad sixth-grade class takes Lake of the Woods ice fishing trip
Peregrine's return marks sign of spring
New Willie Walleye on tap for Baudette
St. Louis River muskies on the move
Commentary: 'Only thing Grindr is good for is making sausages and hamburgers,' ND House candidate says
Commentary: Campbell campaign won’t say if they’re paying for delegates to attend state convention
Jacobs: Dems brought grease to convention
Our view: Biden doesn't give any hints during speech
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
March 15, 2018
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less...
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
March 13, 2018
North Dakota to receive $34 million in tobacco settlement
BISMARCK—A settlement agreement involving major tobacco companies will release more than $34 million from an escrow account to North Dakota,...
March 13, 2018 - 7:10pm
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
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
January 24, 2018
Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota both have room for improvement in their efforts to curb tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,...
January 24, 2018 - 4:55pm
SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill to raise the minimum age of legal access to tobacco in South Dakota will soon face the Legislature. A bill sponsored...
January 24, 2018 - 11:08am
January 4, 2018
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
Fewer Americans are getting cancer, and more of those who do are surviving the disease, according to a new study. In 2015, the most recent year...
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
March 26, 2014
Adult smoking rates relatively low in North Dakota, Minnesota
North Dakota and Minnesota rank among the states with relatively low percentages of adult smokers, but smoking rates vary widely among counties,...
March 26, 2014 - 6:30am
March 14, 2014
Secondhand smoke tied to miscarriages, stillbirths
Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke have a higher rate of miscarriages, stillbirths and fetal deaths, a new study suggests.
March 14, 2014 - 1:21pm
August 19, 2013
Health Matters: N.D. resources for tobacco cessation
Q. I know that I need to quit smoking cigarettes, but it sure is hard! My doctor tells me that I need to quit cold turkey, but when I've done...
August 19, 2013 - 5:30am
July 15, 2013
N.D. putting $2,500 in anti-smoking funds toward participation at gay pride festival
BISMARCK -- A division of North Dakota's health department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward a gay pride festival in Fargo later this summer. Officials from North Dakota Quits and the health department say they're trying to target populations with high smoking...
July 15, 2013 - 12:14am
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