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Van with seven people inside pushed into ditch in MN
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North Korea asserts its right to shoot down US bombers
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Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
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CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Commentary: Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts
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September 20, 2017
Tobacco ordinance conflicts with developments in City of Renville
RENVILLE - The City of Renville will have to decide whether to opt out of a Renville County ordinance aimed at preventing tobacco use by youth,...
September 20, 2017 - 10:15pm
Renville's efforts effective, say supporters
OLIVIA - Renville County's is a leader in rural Minnesota in its efforts to prevent tobacco use by youth. Members of the Renville Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drugs, which originally drafted the county's tobacco ordinance in 2015, outlined the progress that has been...
September 20, 2017 - 9:44pm
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
July 18, 2017
American Opinion: We're seeing a promising decline in teen smoking
July 18, 2017 - 1:00am
June 24, 2017
Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco
Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children?...
June 24, 2017 - 1:21am
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
January 8, 2017
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly...
January 8, 2017 - 11:01pm
January 4, 2017
Kandiyohi County smoke-free ordinance takes effect
WILLMAR — Starting this week, smokers in Kandiyohi County will have to stand at least 25 feet away from business and workplace entrances...
January 4, 2017 - 8:01am
November 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County adopts new smoke-free ordinance
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County adopted a new smoke-free ordinance Tuesday that treats e-cigarettes the same as conventional cigarettes and...
November 16, 2016 - 4:00am
November 2, 2016
New smoke-free ordinance would regulate e-cigarettes
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board will hold a hearing this month on a proposed new ordinance that places countywide restrictions on...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 13, 2016
Secondhand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure
• Breathing secondhand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according...
September 13, 2016 - 1:27pm
August 16, 2016
Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting
Having to walk further from home to get to a tobacco shop increases the odds that smokers will quit, according a large study in Finland. Researchers...
August 16, 2016 - 1:00am