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Legislative notebook: Higher cigarette taxes on the table in Minnesota
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis Minnesota legislators are considering raising cigarette taxes and the cost of little cigars by classifying them cigarettes, which are taxed at a higher rate than ciga...
2/7/13 at 6:17 PM Republicans have different state view from the governor 2/6/13 at 11:20 PM
Text of Gov. Dayton State of State address 2/6/13 at 8:53 PM
The Boiling Point of Aaron Swartz's Suicide
The more I read about Aaron Swartz, the more he seemed like a hero from an Ayn Rand novel. Unfortunately, accompanying his Randian hero-like intelligence, moral IQ, and frustration that the rest of th...
1/15/13 at 9:00 AM Minnesota is Being Laughed At 10/25/12 at 8:13 AM
Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious 9/12/12 at 10:52 AM
Ive been a football fan all my life. I grew up watching the Minnesota Vikings play each week, and that frequency has continued throughout my life. Ive probably missed fewer than 10 games during the...
12/31/12 at 7:45 PM Itasca State Park, 2012 8/20/12 at 9:08 PM
A Day with Sue 5/13/12 at 8:17 PM
A Look Back...To Get You Fired Up For The Game
This was a collection of links compiled by a friend; some of which you may regularly visit, while others you may not have seen. These links recap seasons of glory and seasons we may not want to rememb...
12/25/12 at 8:53 AM Redemption 12/17/12 at 2:02 AM
Gearing up for the new season 8/16/12 at 1:20 PM
Long-Time Red Cross Trainer Passes Away
A long time Red Cross volunteer trainer recently passed away after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma at the age of 76, but his good works will never be forgotten.Dennis "Izzy" Isrow was very...
12/20/12 at 10:35 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM The Politics of Pinching Peaches 8/2/12 at 2:32 PM
Facebook: Sometimes I Like It, Sometimes I Don't 4/18/12 at 12:32 PM
Thanks to back-to-back appearances in national tourney, NDSU lacrosse gaining national reputation
FARGO, N.D. - Ironically, one of the best kept local secrets involving North Dakota State University athletics is its nationallyrenowned men's lacrosse team. What makes the team and its reputation ...
12/7/12 at 2:09 PM NDSU lacrosse player named finalist for national 'preseason player of the year' honors 12/5/12 at 11:38 AM
Peanut producin', cotton-pickin', tobacco-tyin' North Carolina agriculture
As a farm reporter with retired farmers for parents, were always interested in seeing agriculture in other parts of the country, and this trip to North Carolina offered several opportunities to learn ...
11/1/12 at 4:44 PM A little of this, a little of that 8/27/11 at 12:01 AM
The Final Vote: The Electoral College
What is the Electoral Vote? How many Electoral votes does each state have? In most elections, the candidate with the most votes wins. But when it comes to picking a U.S. president, things arent quite ...
10/26/12 at 12:28 PM
Week 9 Preview - #4 Montana State Bobcats
The UND Football team heads out to Bozeman, Montana this week to take on the #4 ranked Montana State Bobcats. Gametime is set for3:05pm CT. UND (4-4) is coming off an emotional 40-34 win over the Mont...
10/26/12 at 10:59 AM Post-Sacramento State Thoughts 9/25/12 at 10:01 AM
Week 4 Preview - Sacramento State Hornets 9/21/12 at 11:13 AM
State Farm puts N.D. 11th, Minnesota sixth in odds of hitting a deer
North Dakota ranks 11th nationally in the odds of motorists running into a deer, State Farm insurance company reported today. Thats unchanged from last year, State Farm said, and the odds of hitting ...
10/23/12 at 5:00 PM Roseau-Lake of the Woods Sportsman's Club ATV 'Fun Run' is Saturday 9/11/12 at 8:00 AM
Check out the DNR fishcam live from the Minnesota State Fair 8/30/12 at 11:41 AM
A long weekend
We just got back yesterday afternoon from a four-day weekend at the lake--our last for this season, until spring. It's always hard to leave. But we had a great time. The weather wasn't fabulous; it w...
10/22/12 at 9:24 AM Board meeting 4/23/12 at 9:13 AM
Garden day booty 4/18/12 at 7:39 AM
Chamber partners with NDSU student teams in Google marketing challenge
The Chamber is dedicated to marketing the great work of our members and spreading the word about their organizations. Recently, we helped member firms partner with a North Dakota State University mark...
10/18/12 at 2:13 PM The State of Our Military 7/20/12 at 12:48 PM
Frisco Chamber rolls out red carpet for football fans 12/27/11 at 2:30 PM
Turtle River State Park this afternoon....
9/30/12 at 6:30 PM North Dakota State Fair Concert Lineup 3/2/11 at 8:30 AM
Why We Like It 6/26/09 at 1:30 PM
You can see all this within 60 miles of Fargo!
Great first day of fall road trip with our friends Jim andMary Olsgaard Jondahltoday. Beautiful picnic at Maplewood hiking among the leaves, grape harvest and wine tasting at Richwood Winery, dinner a...
9/23/12 at 3:00 AM Autumn Equinox road trip 9/22/12 at 9:04 PM
Fargo's first ever State of the Sun Solar Symposium. Don't miss it! 3/4/12 at 3:08 PM