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Baca's back: Level 3 sex offender making DL his home again
DL man ordered to complete DWI Court
A friend to Twins fans in need: DL native has volunteered with the MN Twins’ first aid team for 30 years
Man gets prison time for meth
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
June 23, 2016
Avoiding estate mistakes
Adulthood brings certain financial responsibilities like the building of budgets, bank accounts and proper insurance. It’s surprising how few consider a proper estate plan part of that essential mix. In fact, a recent ABCNews poll found that only about 50 percent of Americans have...
June 23, 2016 - 5:15am
June 16, 2016
How to research and reduce healthcare costs
Whether you’re planning a future procedure or navigating care after a sudden illness or accident, smart consumers have a plan in place to avoid hidden costs and billing errors common to our ever-changing healthcare system. You should too. The Affordable Care Act made it possible...
June 16, 2016 - 5:20am
June 9, 2016
Making a financial security kit
What would a sudden financial emergency be in your life? It could be a storm causing massive property damage to your home. It could also be something more personal, like an accident that would cut off your ability to make a living. Whatever it is, if someone else had to step in to...
June 9, 2016 - 5:45am
June 2, 2016
Money skills for teenagers
According to a 2014 University of Michigan study, the average high school senior—who may already be juggling a part-time job in addition to their schoolwork—knows little about saving or proper money management. In fact, they spend most of what they earn on entertainment and clothing—a...
June 2, 2016 - 5:40am
May 26, 2016
Joining a wedding on a budget
If a close friend or family member is getting married it’s an honor to be asked to join the wedding party. However, if your budget is tight because you’re saving up for a financial goal, paying off bills or experiencing a recent financial reversal like the loss of a job, you might...
May 26, 2016 - 5:40am
May 19, 2016
Readying finances for adoption
The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they hope to bring into their home. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...
May 19, 2016 - 5:35am
April 28, 2016
Smart gifts for the new grad
College graduation season is upon us. How about a gift that will really mean something to a student in your life? The way I see it, the best graduation gift isn’t just a check in an envelope – it’s coming up with a few great, memorable ideas to help a new grad get a great financial...
April 28, 2016 - 5:30am
April 21, 2016
Good health saves money
It’s true – good health really does save money. A Towers Watson survey noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an average of $100 in health care costs per worker. So if you’re going to get healthy, do it the smart way and make well-researched spending decisions...
April 21, 2016 - 5:25am
April 14, 2016
How to save on overseas trip
My neighbors and I talked for weeks about their upcoming European vacation with their teenaged kids. We discussed every single place they planned to visit. But when I asked if they knew how much their European train and ground transportation, smartphone data plans and meals out were...
April 14, 2016 - 5:30am
April 7, 2016
Changing jobs: Should you leave 401(k) money behind?
With the average American spending only 4.6 years at any given job, it’s never been more important to have a plan for any retirement funds you’ve accrued at any employer. A big problem that began during the 2008 recession but continues today involves loans, hardship withdrawals...
April 7, 2016 - 5:20am
March 24, 2016
Keeping the peace between adult children in your estate planning
When you die, will your kids fight over your money? It’s an important question that might be hard to answer now, but parents who devote themselves to estate planning with relevant updates over their lifetimes can potentially keep arguments between adult children to a minimum. As...
March 24, 2016 - 5:40am
March 17, 2016
A great wedding, on a budget
Will a modern wedding endanger your finances? It doesn’t have to. With the average price of an American wedding over $31,000, the big day can impose financial stress for those who don’t have savings in place. It’s important to remember that these numbers indicate greater trends...
March 17, 2016 - 5:25am
March 10, 2016
Tips for planning a property-sharing vacation
If you’ve thought about renting property on vacation, keep in mind that it’s become a lot easier – and in some ways, harder. Much of the vacation rental process has moved online, making the process simpler and more accessible. Also, the so-called “sharing economy” has allowed...
March 10, 2016 - 5:30am
February 24, 2016
A smartphone to cut bills?
BY NATHANIEL SILLIN What if your next doctor’s visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think. It’s called telemedicine, or telehealth: The use of Internet-connected devices to communicate information about diseases, symptoms...
February 24, 2016 - 4:31pm
February 18, 2016
Handling kid’s sports costs
Most parents put countless miles on the car driving kids back and forth from various practices and games throughout elementary and secondary school. As for the actual dollars behind all that driving and purchasing of uniforms, equipment, lessons and various activity fees, the numbers...
February 18, 2016 - 5:35am