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Zebra mussels found in lakes near Detroit Lakes, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
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