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Minn. health insurance markets have stabilized. Will they stay that way?
Split government has history of saving Minnesota from gerrymandering
This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Nancy Pelosi's next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government
Police have two suspects in Salvation Army red kettle theft in Minnesota
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Prada accused of racism with new collection
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Drops instead of shops: The rise of streetwear, a growing trend in fashion
Dinosaur exhibit coming to Alerus
Season of magic: North Dakota Ballet Co. to present holiday dance production in Grand Forks
New mosque opens in East Grand Forks
A mosque opened in East Grand Forks but some still think it’s a bowling alley
Eggnog gets the nod for holidays
Eatbeat: Friendly features at Texas Roadhouse
Ann Bailey: Grieving is hard, especially during the holidays
SATURDAY LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Mayfield, Browns rally past Broncos
Timberwolves fall to Suns, fall to 0-4 on road trip
Breakaway goal sinks BSU in overtime loss to Anchorage
PREP HOCKEY: No. 5 Green Wave roll past No. 3 Alexandria
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Arden O. Lind
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Bald eagle is king of the gut pile in trail camera photo
Bald eagle is king of the gut pile in trail camera photo
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
OUTDOOR REPORT: Some resorts allow vehicle traffic on the ice but caution is crucial
Legacy projects highlight Burgum budget
Our view: Recent gifts give boost to vets' park
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
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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
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 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth soon could take aim at sales of flavored tobacco products to young people. On Jan. 22, city councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich plan to introduce an ordinance that proposes to restrict sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavor-infused tobacco products...
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
May 19, 2014
Grand Forks Park District seeks info before acting on tobacco ban
Grand Forks Park District Commissioners want to gather some more information before acting on a tobacco-free policy.
May 19, 2014 - 8:30am
E-cigarette regulation inching closer
E-cigarettes find themselves under a cloud – enthusiastically embraced by some as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, while under fire from health officials who vehemently warn the unregulated products can make no scientifically valid safety claims.
May 19, 2014 - 7:00am
May 14, 2014
Surveys support tobacco-free parks in Grand Forks
A majority of people in Grand Forks would prefer tobacco-free parks, according to a recently released local study.
May 14, 2014 - 6:30am
April 27, 2014
State seizes Leech Lake Band’s cigarettes
A debate has been sparked over the legality of selling tribally stamped cigarettes on the Leech Lake reservation. The Minnesota Department of Revenue seized a shipment of 2,810 packs of "unstamped" cigarettes April 18 because they were not stamped by the state.
April 27, 2014 - 3:17pm