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Store Manager Dave Young checks some of the Discount $mokes tobacco to make sure it's dry enough. It has to be monitored because if it's too moist or too dry, it won't work when it's put into the "roll-your-own-smokes" machine. Gretta Stark photo

New tobacco store opens

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A new store opened Monday at 703A N. Main St. that will sell tobacco products at a discount.

Discount $mokes will sell five types of tobacco, and three types of tubes. The store will also offer cigarette cases, chewing tobacco, humidors and discount cigars.


The store is run by Dave Young, the store manager, and owned by Kent Burnstad. Burnstad said he wanted to have a store in the northern Wisconsin market.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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