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Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
Sam Cook paddles into retirement: After 38 years as the Duluth News Tribune’s outdoors writer, Cook hangs up his notebook
Lancaster man dies in pickup crash
WHS grad heads to Nicaragua for service project
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Alexandria-based team accepted into new prep hockey league
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
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Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
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The seed varieties you should plant this spring
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July 12, 2017
Less than half of states have marijuana-specific impaired driving laws. Attorney argues Montana's standard is 'arbitrary'
BILLINGS, Mont. — The amount of marijuana in someone's system that constitutes a DUI is "arbitrary" and not supported by science, according...
July 12, 2017 - 10:48am
Nevada has a marijuana problem: There's not enough marijuana
Nevada officials have declared a state of emergency over marijuana: There's not enough of it. Since recreational pot became legal two weeks ago,...
July 12, 2017 - 10:05am
June 8, 2017
Prisoners smoke joints, show off phones in prison videos
Nashville, TN -- A video posted on the Facebook page of a Tennessee prisoner shows him wearing a mask and smoking from a makeshift bong while...
June 8, 2017 - 11:22am
Synthetic marijuana taking toll in downtown St. Paul
ST. PAUL — Over and over again, St. Paul paramedics and EMTs have responded recently to people having bad reactions after apparently smoking synthetic marijuana. Some have been unconscious, some vomiting and others in a catatonic state. The medical calls keeping the fire department...
May 8, 2017 - 9:10pm
April 14, 2017
Canada introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana
OTTAWA - Canada was on track to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018 after the government put forward legislation on Thursday, April...
April 14, 2017 - 8:19am
March 21, 2017
Canadian woman stashed weed internally to cross border
WARROAD, Minn.—A Canadian woman who was detained at a Minnesota port of entry Sunday, March 19, had a half-ounce of marijuana stashed inside...
March 21, 2017 - 10:11am
March 5, 2017
Israel gives green light to decriminalize marijuana use
JERUSALEM - The Israeli government voted on Sunday in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining some U.S. states and European...
March 5, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 27, 2017
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Grove City man is facing five charges, including child neglect and obstruction, for behavior before and after the murder-suicide...
February 27, 2017 - 3:44pm
January 8, 2017
Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota
FARGO — North Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana, and lawmakers are grappling with launching the program. But patients are about to learn that legalization does not mean insurance will cover the cost. Major health insurers in North Dakota...
January 8, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 6, 2017
Two charged in Montevideo prostitution sting
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Authorities have charged two men with prostitution in a public place, a gross misdemeanor, after a Dec. 15 sting operation by the Montevideo Police Department. Paul Michael Jerve, 34, of Montevideo, and Rodney Lee Bellefeuille, 30, of Dawson, Minn., were charged...
January 6, 2017 - 8:56pm
May 17, 2016
Three Worthington men sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Three Worthington men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation....
May 17, 2016 - 2:21pm
April 28, 2016
Worthington man appears in drug case
WORTHINGTON — Shawn Clifton Barr, 40, Worthington, made his initial appearance in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning. Barr is charged...
April 28, 2016 - 7:38pm
April 6, 2016
Medical cannabis company launches pain protocol
MINNEAPOLIS — Seeking an alternative to opioid drugs, Vireo Health has released a draft protocol outlining the replacement of oxycodone, morphine and others with medical cannabis for pain treatment. The protocol, called FREDOM — Flexible Reduction and Expedited Discontinuation...
April 6, 2016 - 9:25pm
February 25, 2016
Deputy smells marijuana, leads to arrest of man for 150 plants
GARFIELD — A Garfield man was arrested Wednesday after authorities seized more than 150 marijuana plants on his property. Earlier that day, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy was speaking with the suspect at his residence on North Park Street about an unrelated matter when the...
February 25, 2016 - 8:25pm
January 12, 2016
Not all doctors on board with medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota doctors question the use of medical marijuana. An informal survey presented to a committee of Minnesota legislators and other involved with the subject Tuesday showed many doctors do not think they know enough about the subject to recommend their patients...
January 12, 2016 - 7:53pm