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'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Judge upholds House subpoena demanding years of Trump's financial records
Cohen told legislators Trump lawyer told him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in early 2016
Pelosi's leadership team strikes rebellious tone, presses her to begin impeachment inquiry
Grand Forks City Council approves south-end commercial project by Discovery Elementary
crime and courts
James Holzhauer is the face of 'Jeopardy!' He's also the new face of sports betting
'I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat,' Schwarzenegger says after a guy drop-kicks him
L’Amour tour showcases Jamestown years
The battle of Britney Spears
Grumpy Cat has died. The Internet-famous feline with the perpetually miserable mug was 7
Saturday marks 40th anniversary of one of the first times a missing child made national news
In Moab you pick your pursuit, and your volume
Veeder: Not on days like today
Hauser: Connect with Christ and a church family
Swift: When introverts are friends, long distance might be better than face to face
MONDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Twins' C.J. Cron tracking his younger brother's success
Former Pro Bowler John Carney reached out to Vikings about kicking-coach job
Gophers win NCAA softball regional, will host LSU starting Friday
Minnesota United's Kevin Molino looking like his old self after return from injury
W. Scott Sayer
Duane Frederick Hart
Irene E. Lindemoen
John Ernest Love
North Dakota student archers place at national Archery in the Schools tournament
In Moab you pick your pursuit, and your volume
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Thrushes blow by as spring picks up speed
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
Port: The hiring process for Mark Kennedy cost North Dakotans nearly $50,000 for each year he actually worked
Shaw: Our delegation needs to stand up for our democracy
Letter: Will U.S. be fooled again in 2020 election?
Letter: An idea to afford Green New Deal
Letter: Rolling the dice at chaotic intersection
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From the family of Kay Sullivan
Doug & Sue Abentroths 50th Wedding
May 16, 2019
Patients, advocates make last pleas to lawmakers as session clock ticks down
ST. PAUL — Advocates in matching T-shirts hoisted signs and marched through the Capitol this week, making a final attempt to convince Minnesota...
May 16, 2019 - 5:22pm
May 13, 2019
Port: Raising the smoking age is a dumb way to address teen smoking
In Minnesota, many local governments are joining a national trend toward raising the age for tobacco use to 21. In North Dakota, as the Fargo...
May 13, 2019 - 9:38am
April 30, 2019
Four businesses caught selling tobacco to minors
Employees at four Grand Forks businesses were cited for selling tobacco products to kids, according to a press release from the police department....
April 30, 2019 - 2:37pm
March 11, 2019
GF Council looks over several ordinance updates
Grand Forks City Council members gave preliminary approval to several ordinance changes Monday night, regarding local businesses, traveling merchants...
March 11, 2019 - 8:11pm
January 5, 2019
Meet State Rep. Mary Adams of District 43
Lifelong Grand Forks resident Mary Adams said she has never introduced a bill in her life, nor has she ever served as an elected official. Adams,...
January 5, 2019 - 8:00am
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
December 11, 2018
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
For some tobacco farmers, the future may be in cannabis. Altria Group Inc., the U.S. maker of Marlboro cigarettes, made a $1.8 billion investment...
December 11, 2018 - 10:13am
November 27, 2018
Beltrami County considers raising tobacco age to 21
BEMIDJI, Minn. — At a meeting last week, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners were introduced to a proposed ordinance to raise the legal...
November 27, 2018 - 6:03pm
May 28, 2018
Duluth stores to pull menthol cigarettes: Ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in June 1
DULUTH — More than 80 local retailers will wind down sales of menthol cigarettes this week, as new restrictions on flavored tobacco products in Duluth take effect Friday. Starting June 1, adults-only smoke shops will be the sole retailers allowed to sell such products, widely...
May 28, 2018 - 7:00am
May 2, 2018
ND tobacco shop owner faces five drug charges
BISMARCK—The owner of a tobacco shop here is facing one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and four counts of unlawful delivery, possession with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia. The Bismarck Police Department served...
May 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
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
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 11, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
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