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Protesters march across rural Carlton County
Data: Dec. 12, 2017
UPDATE: Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
Northern Minn. snowmobiler, who screamed for help, dies in lake
Two Minnesota lawmakers propose House harassment plan
College men's basketball: Minnesota West wins two on the road
College wrestling: Bluejays find mixed success in Chicago
Former Twin Jack Morris elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Panthers win 31-24, snap Vikings' eight-game win streak
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
How to save a life - it's easier than you realize
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Letter: Daiker remembered as a 'true scouter'
Letter: Historical Society offered delightful afternoon
Letter: District 518 students deserve proper environment for learning
Steven D Johnson
Jean J. Kingery
Katherine Ann Morris
Greg G. Johnson
Holidays without late daughter are still hard
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Disheveled Theologian: Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 5 -- Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 5: Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
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Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Sprik 85th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 13, 2017
Minn. city snuffs ordinance restricting sale of tobacco to buyers under 21
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After almost two hours of testimony Tuesday, Sept. 12, some of it quite emotional, the Detroit Lakes City Council...
September 13, 2017 - 8:37am
September 10, 2017
Tobacco 21 effort beginning to gain support in rural Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Raising the legal age limit for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 has been a priority for anti-smoking groups...
September 10, 2017 - 2:09pm
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
March 5, 2017
Six ND, MN health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster
FARGO — With smoking being the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the U.S., tobacco companies and health groups seemingly would be clear...
March 5, 2017 - 8:15am
February 25, 2017
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
ST. PAUL—Cigarette smoke seems to be a constant presence in Cayanne Korder's life. The Red Wing High School sophomore does not smoke herself,...
February 25, 2017 - 9:41am
July 8, 2016
Five retailers fail tobacco compliance check
WORTHINGTON -- Five of Nobles County’s 28 tobacco retailers failed an educational compliance check last month, selling chewing tobacco or cigarettes to minors. Because the checks were made for educational purposes, the businesses will not be fined. Luke Ewald, public health educator...
July 8, 2016 - 9:18pm
May 31, 2016
As others see it: No tax breaks for tobacco
Already accused of being members of a do-nothing Legislature, but lawmakers in St. Paul this session did get something done — unfortunately. They approved an omnibus tax bill that included $35 million in tax breaks over the next three years for the tobacco industry. The breaks include...
May 31, 2016 - 4:39pm
May 16, 2016
Bill would ban chewing tobacco at Target field, other pro stadiums
ST. PAUL — Legislation has been introduced that, if passed, would ban the use of smokeless tobacco at the Twins’ Target Field and all professional sports stadiums in Minnesota. State Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley, introduced the legislation Monday morning. “I grew up...
May 16, 2016 - 4:28pm
January 24, 2016
Minnesota town passes tough e-cig laws: Glyndon part of shift in momentum anti-tobacco activists hope will trigger new state law
GLYNDON — Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in northern Minnesota, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect today, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, house of worship...
January 24, 2016 - 9:09pm
January 7, 2016
St. Paul bans flavored tobacco sales in convenience stores
ST. PAUL — Convenience stores throughout St. Paul have 90 days to dump their apple-flavored chewing tobacco, fruit punch cigarillos and strawberry “e-juice.” On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 to prohibit flavored tobacco products on most store shelves. A new...
January 7, 2016 - 9:15pm
December 29, 2015
Minnesotans on medical assistance can get free help to stop smoking
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who receive government-funded medical care can get free tobacco treatment beginning next month. Those on Medical Assistance, Minnesota’s version of Medicaid, and MinnesotaCare subsidized insurance are eligible for treatment under changes legislators made...
December 29, 2015 - 9:56pm
May 19, 2015
Anti-tobacco groups eye raising purchasing age to 21 in Minnesota
MOORHEAD — Minnesota tobacco control advocates may propose raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 years old. Hawaii, New York...
May 19, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 30, 2014
As others see it: Tax hike misses mark
The goal was admirable even if the tax increase was astronomical. In 2013, the Minnesota Legislature jacked up Minnesota’s cigarette excise tax by a whopping 130 percent and raised the state’s tax on other tobacco products from 70 percent of the wholesale price to 95 percent...
October 30, 2014 - 10:42am
June 17, 2014
Nobles County approves tobacco ordinance
WORTHINGTON — In a rare afternoon meeting, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved a new tobacco ordinance Tuesday that works to snuff out tobacco-related products targeted to today’s youths. The county has not had a tobacco ordinance in place since the dissolution...
June 17, 2014 - 9:43pm