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Park Rapids man sentenced for 100 mph chase
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Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Area students graduate from UND
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
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 17, 2016
Shine a light on elder abuse
Instead of enjoying their golden years by living on retirement savings they’ve spent their whole lives building up, too many senior citizens are shocked to find out that their nest egg is gone. They’ve become victims of identity theft, scams or shady investments. Even worse, they...
June 17, 2016 - 5:25am
February 4, 2016
How to tell the kids about money problems
Kids are surprisingly resilient in the face of a crisis. But even so, serious family money troubles can potentially affect a young person’s home life, education and outlook on money management down the road. While my wife and I don’t have kids, children under the age of 10 who...
February 4, 2016 - 5:10am
January 24, 2016
Beating the bear market
The stock market headlines appeared particularly red and alarming this week after the Dow took a free-fall down 550 points by early afternoon...
January 24, 2016 - 5:00am
December 3, 2015
Talk finances with aging parents
This holiday season set aside a few minutes to talk about something that too many families shy away from talking about until it’s too late — the financial well-being and long-term care wishes of aging parents. While this may be an uncomfortable topic, it’s important that adult...
December 3, 2015 - 5:10am
August 8, 2015
Eleanor Roosevelt on the new $10
Poor Alexander Hamilton. The founder of America’s financial system, Hamilton died in 1804 never knowing that his image would grace our $10 bill for nearly a century, starting in 1929. He was the first secretary of the treasury and a founding father. It’s likely his portrait...
August 8, 2015 - 5:45am
July 19, 2015
Don’t let money doom your relationship
Money and love. Unfortunately, they clash all too often. It would be sad to add up how many promising relationships went down the tubes because of arguments over money. According to a Harris Interactive survey, money is the top reason for marital spats. So, how can couples avoid...
July 19, 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
March 12, 2015
Senior abuse, fraud at tax time
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is asking certified public accountants to be on the lookout for signs of senior financial abuse among their clientele. Rothman urged CPAs preparing tax returns for their senior clients to use their expertise to help spot elder fraud...
March 12, 2015 - 5:55am
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
January 29, 2015
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
A first-time global financial literacy study shows that the keys to successful personal finance education are student perseverance and an openness to problem solving. That’s one of the main findings in the inaugural financial literacy portion of the Program of International Student...
January 29, 2015 - 8:30am
January 21, 2015
Mixing money and marriage
Michael and Jill Donahue of Tolna, N.D., have separate checking, saving and investment accounts. They also split household expenses equally, paying for them out of an account to which each contributes the same amount. They’ve been managing their money this way for 30 years. “We...
January 21, 2015 - 11:30am