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Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Navratil’s late three gives Huskies victory in DL
BASKETBALL: DL boys defeat Albany for ninth straight win
HOCKEY: Lakers drop regular season finale in St. Paul
Wilke revved up for race season
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Starship lands at Shooting Star this Friday
Lois C. Lundmark
Adeline E. Carlson
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Lynn Hummel column: Always something to panic about
Letter: Is the president ignorant or deliberately dishonest?
Letter: All, including animals, deserve protection from abuse
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
Fatal train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday evening
Some couples invest in their future in ways other than a diamond ring
What does an engagement ring look like? For many people, my wife included, the answer is a diamond ring. While that's a concept that didn't became widely accepted until the diamond industry's marketing campaigns in the mid-1900s, it's one that holds strong today. However, some couples...
January 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 12, 2017
Health and wealth in one--how to make money while working out
The end of the year is a perennial period of self-reflection, and I enjoy partaking in setting a few New Year's resolutions. Unfortunately, I've (more than once) enthusiastically started a year with shiny optimism only to find myself falling short a few weeks later. I know I'm not...
January 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 15, 2016
Simple ways to make your appliances last longer
'Tis the season for overflowing refrigerators, never-ending loads of laundry and hopefully visiting family who will lend a hand. Many people ask their appliances to work a little harder than normal during the holidays, and proper maintenance throughout the year might be the key to...
December 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 8, 2016
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
Did you recently get married, move in with a new roommate, see a child off to college or start managing a relative's finances? The change in relationship dynamics could prompt you to consider tying part of your financial lives together by opening a joint bank account. You might enjoy...
December 8, 2016 - 11:00am
December 1, 2016
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
You should want to know your credit score. After all, your credit can be incredibly important to your financial future. It could impact your likelihood of getting approved for a loan and the interest rate you'll get on new financial products. However, understanding the factors that...
December 1, 2016 - 4:00am
November 2, 2016
How a little work could lead to over $1,000 in savings
How long would it take you to earn an extra $1,000? Contrary to what spam and internet ads tell us, after taking taxes and deductions into account, it's not an easy task. But you might be able to save over a thousand dollars with a little work. The key is to decrease or eliminate...
November 2, 2016 - 7:22am
October 12, 2016
Blood drive proves a success
Blood drive coordinator Janel Christen and BTD Manufacturing have sponsored a very successful blood drive. The drive held in Detroit Lakes on September 21 saw 31 people volunteer to donate blood and 27 able to give. Three people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine that collects...
October 12, 2016 - 9:29am
September 14, 2016
Buying back-to-school tech for your children
It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a shift towards technology-driven, or at least technology-aided, schooling. Students that learn to use technology to stay organized, conduct...
September 14, 2016 - 10:00am
September 7, 2016
Six ways to save on your next car
Looking for an eco-friendly subcompact or the thrills that come with a sports car? Perhaps the practicality of a sedan or a spacious SUV better fits your needs? No matter what type of vehicle is calling your name, planning your purchase can help you save as much money as possible....
September 7, 2016 - 10:27am
August 11, 2016
Finding the right financial advisor
If having a dedicated professional to help you manage your money sounds appealing, consider looking into a financial advisor—regardless of your income. There’s no substitute for financial education, but an expert advisor can help you with your financial goals. There are many kinds...
August 11, 2016 - 5:05am
August 4, 2016
Become a knowledgeable renter
On the hunt for a new apartment? A move can be an exciting opportunity to explore a new area or meet new people. However, competitive rental markets can make it difficult to find a desirable place on a budget. Keep these ten tips in mind to manage the process like a pro. They’ll...
August 4, 2016 - 5:05am
July 28, 2016
Encouraging good spending
How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is “not often,” you’re not alone. There is an opportunity to help your children form strong spending and saving habits at an early age, and doing so can have a concrete impact on their futures. For example, recent...
July 28, 2016 - 5:10am
July 21, 2016
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
You’re looking to grow your money, but you’re not quite sure how to get started. Should you go robo? Robo advisor, that is. A robo advisor is a digital investment management service that allows you to input your funds, financial data and investment preferences online and designs...
July 21, 2016 - 5:15am
July 14, 2016
The right home renovation project
Before the housing market collapse of 2007, all renovation projects—no matter how expensive—seemed like winners. Today, home renovation is a whole new ballgame and why you should carefully research any potential fix-up project you’re planning for your home. Based on home renovation...
July 14, 2016 - 5:10am
July 7, 2016
Five steps to financial independence
The ability to take care of yourself and your loved ones throughout life is a great source of happiness and a way to avoid stress and worry. And never forget that greater financial freedom isn’t just good news for you—financially healthy households make us all stronger as a country....
July 7, 2016 - 5:20am