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Minneapolis police step up security for gay pride festivities
Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 16, 2016
Proposed ND ballot measure would boost tax on cigarettes by $1.76 a pac
A group frustrated with the North Dakota Legislature’s repeated refusal to raise tobacco taxes will attempt to put the issue to voters in November,...
March 16, 2016 - 2:27pm
January 24, 2016
A $2 million lifetime habit?
Just when you had decided to take up smoking because you’re sick of not being one of the “cool” adults, this word from WalletHub: Smoking will cost you in more ways than you think. In Minnesota, for example, a recent WalletHub study put the lifetime cost of smoking at nearly...
January 24, 2016 - 5:10am
January 2, 2016
Minnesotans on MA get free help to stop using tobacco products
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 earlier this...
January 2, 2016 - 5:55am
December 6, 2015
Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought
Here’s some unpleasant news to chew on for users of snuff, dip, snus and chewing tobacco: A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers. Yikes. “In the short term,...
December 6, 2015 - 5:25am
November 27, 2015
Study says taking tobacco off displays may work
Keeping tobacco products out of sight in convenience stores may make teens less likely to smoke, a U.S. study suggests. To test the power of...
November 27, 2015 - 5:30am
September 16, 2015
Teen smoking has decreased: MN studies show 'vaping' is up though
If some young Minnesotans smoke like it’s going out of style, maybe that’s because it is. In just four years, the percentage of 18-to-24-year-olds...
September 16, 2015 - 11:25am
July 10, 2015
Boys, Girls Club members participate in leadership camp
Tobacco Free 4 Health, a component of PartnerSHIP 4 Health, presented their second annual Youth Leadership Camp in Detroit Lakes June 23-25. According...
News / Detroit Lakes
July 10, 2015 - 5:40am
May 28, 2015
Minnesota tobacco use down
The anti-tobacco work of ClearWay Minnesota in conjunction with other tobacco cessation efforts has had remarkable results in reducing smoking rates among all age groups in Minnesota. It’s a record worthy of high praise. It’s unambiguous evidence that focused, science-based anti-tobacco...
opinion / editorials
May 28, 2015 - 5:50am
May 20, 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 20, 2015 - 9:26am
February 19, 2015
House bill would ditch Minneosta cigarette tax increase
ST. PAUL -- A bill to eliminate the annual inflator on cigarette excise taxes drew support from store owners and tobacco interests in its first House committee hearing Wednesday — and opposition from public health groups who said higher cigarette taxes have reduced smoking in the...
February 19, 2015 - 8:34am
November 23, 2014
Local kids say stop targeting us
Drivers heading past Roosevelt Elementary in Detroit Lakes are seeing a new, large banner pinned to the school fence. Its message: “Big tobacco,...
News / Detroit Lakes
November 23, 2014 - 10:00am