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Rock legend with Fargo roots Bobby Vee dies
Authorities discover body in Clearwater county
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Area playoff games Oct. 24-26
Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Michael "Money Mike" Goodman
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
November 13, 2014
Do kids inherit parents’ debt?
Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you’ve got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad investments or simply living longer than expected and now you’ve got a mountain of...
November 13, 2014 - 8:30am
October 9, 2014
Buying a new car for less
Late last year, my wife and I were in the unenviable position of needing to shop for a new car, since the used car lease I’d assumed was about to expire. I knew it would probably have to last until my kids were well into college, so I spent a long time investigating how to get the...
October 9, 2014 - 9:30am
September 4, 2014
Social Security info will be mailed again
Call it a paperless experiment that didn’t quite pan out. In 2011, a budget-strapped Social Security Administration stopped mailing annual benefit statements to workers over 25 in order to save $70 million on annual printing and mailing costs. In return, the agency launched...
September 4, 2014 - 9:30am
July 17, 2014
Summer day care means tax credit
For harried parents, the definition of true panic is realizing in April that you forgot to enroll your kids for summer day camp and now all the slots are filled. Cut to: as the school year ends, you’re feverishly trying to find adequate daycare because neither of you can take time...
July 17, 2014 - 10:30am
Reining in the cost of prom
If you’ve got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Besides food, clothing and school supplies, a whole host of extracurricular activities are competing for a share of your wallet – even as you frantically try to save for college and your own retirement. One...
April 17, 2014 - 11:00am
April 9, 2014
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn’t owe any income tax. Thus, when April 15 rolled around the following year you didn’t bother filing a tax return, knowing you wouldn’t be penalized. Big mistake. Even...
April 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
April 3, 2014
Juicy tax return this year? Spend wisely.
Last year the IRS doled out over 110 million income tax refunds, averaging $2,803. Another way to look at it is that collectively, Americans overpaid their taxes by nearly $310 billion in 2012. Part of that is understandable: If you don’t have enough tax withheld throughout the...
April 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 6, 2014
Tackling taxes if you’re self-employed
Tax time is tough, there’s no question about it, but it’s even more challenging when you’re self-employed and trying to deal with the sometimes confusing rules and recordkeeping that can go hand in hand with running your own show. The Minnesota Society of CPAs answers some...
February 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
January 16, 2014
Why was your credit card transaction denied? Many reasons...
We’ve all had these moments: You’re at a romantic restaurant and an embarrassed waiter appears and whispers, “I’m afraid your card has been denied.” It can happen anywhere. Banks and other credit card issuers have developed complex algorithms that track credit...
January 16, 2014 - 9:00am
November 8, 2013
Facing long-term care costs
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. And when it comes to long-term care — such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide — you’ll want to plan for the potential costs involved. Of course, you might think that you’ll always be able...
November 8, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 31, 2013
Making ‘scary’ investments
Halloween is upon us. Of course, whether you’re navigating the dark corridors of a “haunted house” or just dealing with the “creepy” characters coming to your door demanding candy, you’re probably not too fearful of the sights of the season. But as you go through life,...
October 31, 2013 - 12:30pm
October 24, 2013
Look out for investment scams
The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced the 2013 list of financial products, practices and services that are the greatest potential threats that trap unsuspecting investors. The recent lifting of an 80-year-old ban on the advertising of private offerings, mandated by the...
October 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 11, 2013
Jason Alderman: How to survive an IRS audit
Few events inspire more dread than an IRS tax audit. Even if you’re confident you’ve accounted for every cent of income and only taken legitimate deductions, it’s hard not to worry what a close examination of your tax returns might uncover – not to mention the time spent...
September 11, 2013 - 8:03am
September 4, 2013
Jason Alderman: Beware pitfalls of public Wi-Fi
Ever notice how many people walk down the street completely engrossed in their smartphones and tablets? I fully expect to see one of them to walk into a light post one day. Although it’s great having access to email, social networking and online shopping anywhere, anytime, such...
September 4, 2013 - 11:39am
August 14, 2013
Jason Alderman: Should you become executor of an estate?
One of the most important decisions you’ll make when writing your will is determining who should be named executor of your estate. Even if you’re just leaving behind household goods and a small savings account, someone – whether appointed by you or the state court – must...
August 14, 2013 - 7:09am