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5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
October 26, 2011
Ben Grimsley sits in his office in downtown Detroit Lakes, doing his best to give out economic advice that is worth its weight in gold. The...
October 26, 2011 - 2:38pm
October 5, 2011
Brown Bag Lunch & Idea Exchange
The Business & Entrepreneurial Services (BES) at M State in Detroit Lakes is offering an opportunity for entrepreneurs, start-ups and small business owners to network and share ideas the first and third Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.
October 5, 2011 - 2:52pm
Self employed? Plan for retirement
More than 9 million self-employed people are not covered by a retirement plan, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Many of these people are business owners who may be hoping to retire on the profit they will make from selling their companies down the road, but...
October 5, 2011 - 2:51pm
September 28, 2011
Dealing with dollar disaster
It has been a year of epic natural disasters in our country: heavy snow, wildfires, spring floods and tornadoes, and even a dust cloud that swallowed Phoenix. Are you prepared should a sudden disaster strike? There are steps you can take to protect yourself and minimize losses....
September 28, 2011 - 1:33pm
August 24, 2011
Score a job, not a scam
If you're looking for a job, you're not alone. With unemployment at a rate of 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many job hunters are turning to online job boards to post their resume and search for jobs. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and...
August 24, 2011 - 11:18am
July 20, 2011
Beware of door-to-door sales and telemarketing scams targeting seniors
Senior citizens make up one-twelfth of the population in Minnesota, but are often disproportionately targeted for fraud over the telephone and at their doorstep. The Attorney General's Office gives senior citizens the following advice when it comes to unsolicited door-to-door callers...
July 20, 2011 - 2:09pm
June 29, 2011
Helping new grads get started on right foot
You've put in four, or maybe to your parent's dismay, five or six years of hard work in college, and now graduation is here. What's next? Planning for retirement. While retirement may be the last thing on your mind as you flip that tassel on your mortarboard, it's one of several...
June 29, 2011 - 12:26pm
March 16, 2011
State exports set quarterly record
Minnesota companies exported a record $4.6 billion in manufactured products in the fourth quarter last year, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). That figure broke the previous quarterly record of $4.5 billion...
March 16, 2011 - 2:48pm
March 2, 2011
Think twice before tapping, withdrawing retirement plans
Before the housing crisis, it wasn't uncommon for people to raid their home-equity piggybanks to pay off bills. Plummeting home values and tougher lending standards helped curb that practice, leading some people to engage in a far more disturbing habit: borrowing or withdrawing money...
March 2, 2011 - 1:15pm
February 9, 2011
Try these 10 financial resolutions
Each year, millions of us make resolutions to change our lives in the coming year. Losing a few pounds and quitting smoking are some of the most common resolutions. This year, how about making a pledge to improve your finances? According to the personal financial planning experts...
February 9, 2011 - 8:42am
January 19, 2011
New Minnesota bills favor business
Business-friendly bills are the first ones of the 2011 Minnesota legislative session. The first bills introduced in each legislative session signal priorities, and Republicans who took House and Senate control in the Nov. 2 election said last week that they are doing what they promised...
January 19, 2011 - 11:57am
2010 tax opportunities, challenges
It's less than 100 days and counting until the tax-filing deadline on April 18. For individuals who experienced a major life change in 2010, taxes could be more complicated. According to Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, five changes that impact tax filers include...
January 19, 2011 - 11:56am
January 12, 2011
Top 10 scams of 2010 announced
The Better Business Bureau released last week a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers and deceptive businesses in this tough economy. Following, in no particular...
January 12, 2011 - 11:54am
January 5, 2011
Five tips to cut commuting costs
Commuting can be an expensive proposition. Not only do you have to deal with fluctuating gas prices, there are also tolls, parking and car maintenance to consider. That's why the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these tips on minimizing the cost of getting to work. Use the...
January 5, 2011 - 12:52pm
December 29, 2010
Year-end tax trimming advice
April 15, the usual date for "tax day," seems so far away. But doing some quick planning now could potentially lower your tax bill and give you something to be extra thankful for next spring. Well there is good news and more good news in this coming year. First, because of a holiday...
December 29, 2010 - 8:55am