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Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
'St. Paul couldn't get it done' but we can: Local ice harvest organizers proceeding with plans to build an ice palace right here in DL
Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
DL girl sustains minor injuries in collision with semi Monday evening
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Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
Laker volleyball gaining late-season momentum
Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
August 20, 2015
Getting your home ready to sell
As the economy improves, today’s sellers are facing a very different environment than they were before the housing market stumbled in 2006. Today’s housing market features new procedures and standards, not the least of which are continuing borrowing hurdles for prospective...
August 20, 2015 - 5:35am
August 13, 2015
Small businesses beware: Not reporting vendor info bad
Most individuals receive an IRS Form 1099 – Miscellaneous Income (1099s) early each calendar year as part of their annual tax return documentation. They hold the document for their tax return preparation and then file it away without giving it another thought. If you are a small-business...
August 13, 2015 - 5:35am
July 24, 2015
Summer savings made easy
It’s expected to be a hotter summer this year, but don’t confine your money-saving efforts to the thermostat. The warm months can be the best time to focus on cutting year-round energy costs. Free of snow, ice and wind, it’s easier to spot problems, do repairs and budget...
July 24, 2015 - 5:40am
July 9, 2015
Summer vacay? Go cheap
If you, your partner or your family want – or need – to get out of town right now, how do you improvise a great last-minute trip without breaking the bank? Planning is essential. Embrace travel as a hobby – look for tricks, techniques and current online resources to keep...
July 9, 2015 - 5:35am
June 4, 2015
Saying ‘I do’ on a budget
Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That’s a trade-off many couples make these days. The Knot, a wedding planning and publishing company, recently released its Real Weddings Study of average wedding costs for 2014, announcing a national average price...
June 4, 2015 - 5:15am
May 14, 2015
For the new college grad
A young adult’s first months out of college are about personal freedom and finding one’s path as an adult. Building solid money habits is a big part of that. Most grads are managing money alone for the first time – finding work, places to live and if they’re in the majority,...
May 14, 2015 - 5:25am
April 30, 2015
Managing money in step-families
Roughly 1,300 new stepfamilies are created every day, and 41 percent of all Americans have at least one step relative,. These blended families have an opportunity to launch new relationships and traditions, but they often face pitfalls where finances are concerned. Many remarrying...
April 30, 2015 - 5:30am
April 16, 2015
Resetting retirement post-divorce
Retirement planning can face derailment after a divorce. Married, two-income couples have the advantage of splitting living expenses and pooling all their investment assets, including retirement accounts. Once the marriage is over, costs for separate households may limit the ability...
April 16, 2015 - 5:30am
April 9, 2015
Affording Fido: costs for new pets
Premium food, state-of-the-art veterinary care and creature comforts most humans would envy are now a regular part of life for many American pets. That’s why prospective pet owners should consider financial planning before bringing home a dog, cat or other breed of animal. For...
April 9, 2015 - 5:30am
March 26, 2015
Debt and deceased: How to go on financially
If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do? It’s a worrisome question for everyone. Young or old, based on particular debt circumstances or geographic location, death with debt can provide significant problems for surviving family members. Depending...
March 26, 2015 - 5:20am
March 20, 2015
Seven mistakes that may trigger an IRS audit
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced it will not require taxpayers to amend their returns or pay back extra money they received in their refunds due to incorrect health care-related tax information on Form 1095-A. This is good news for individuals who may have mistakenly...
March 20, 2015 - 5:35am
March 19, 2015
‘Taxing’ issues in retirement
Individuals today have much greater responsibility in funding their retirement plans — a responsibility that can become overwhelming as the life expectancy continues to climb. Social Security’s future and an uncertain tax environment make planning difficult, and the Minnesota...
March 19, 2015 - 5:55am
March 12, 2015
Involving kids in family vacation plans
Family vacations produce memories for a lifetime, but they can also teach kids great money lessons they’ll need as adults. Involving kids in planning family vacations not only helps them appreciate the overall benefits of travel, but offers an opportunity for even the youngest...
March 12, 2015 - 5:40am
March 5, 2015
Booking a scam-free vacay
Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out you’ve been scammed? This scenario reflects thousands of complaints placed with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission last year involving local vacation rentals. The...
March 5, 2015 - 5:35am
February 26, 2015
Helping loved ones retire
What if a sudden, debilitating illness, fraud or economic downturn affected your senior family member’s retirement, estate or long-term care issues? Would you be prepared to take over? If the answer is no, you’re not alone. According to 2013 research from the Pew Research...
February 26, 2015 - 5:15am