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Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
A patriotic tribute: Oak Grove's Avenue of Flags honoring local veterans every Memorial Day weekend since 1990
John Morrell and Co. recalls beef frank products due to possible foreign matter contamination
Hwy 10 and Hwy 59 in DL currently operating as four-way stop
Wrapping up the school year: Class of 2017 pulls annual senior prank
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
James O. Erickson
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
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
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'
Pine to Palm
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
February 12, 2015
Starting Roth IRA’s for the grandkids? Here are tips
Many grandparents go above and beyond to offer financial help to adult children and grandchildren. If you’re seeking to contribute to your grandkids’ financial future, one option might involve opening a custodial Roth IRA on your grandchild’s behalf as soon as he or she starts...
February 12, 2015 - 5:35am