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Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
Exploring profession pathways: DLHS students network with local employers during career day
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Children invited to Picture Book Putt Putt this Thursday at the library
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Harvey W. Henrikson
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
July 25, 2012
Taking from college savings
Tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan assets are expected to balloon to $237 billion by the end of 2015, according to Financial Research Corporation. If you or someone in your family is planning to start college soon, it's likely you are poised to withdraw money from a 529.
July 25, 2012 - 11:50am
July 11, 2012
DIY or hire a contractor?
Do-it-yourself (DIY) home-improvement projects usually start out well. Then, you set something on fire or cause bodily harm with a power tool. So, should you hire a contractor? That depends on you and the project. It's always tempting to attempt home repair or improvement projects...
July 11, 2012 - 11:25am
April 4, 2012
Health care funding options
HRA. FSA. HSA. These "words" may seem like alphabet soup, but they could spell out savings for you when you are paying for health care. HRAs, FSAs and HSAs are some of the most popular health care funding options currently on the market, each offering different alternatives and...
April 4, 2012 - 1:22pm
March 14, 2012
Mastering small biz finances
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, but small-business owners often struggle to keep their finances in order while managing the day-to-day operations. Smart financial management plays a critical role in a business' success or failure and it doesn't have to be...
March 14, 2012 - 11:54am
March 7, 2012
Vacationing on a budget
Travel doesn't have to break the bank. There are ways to save while having an adventure and creating memories. Here are some ideas to make travel planning easier and to ensure spending your hard-earned dollars right where you want them. Budget basics What can you afford? And...
March 7, 2012 - 12:56pm
February 29, 2012
Big money lessons for kids
Are you happy with your child's understanding of money? Many people want to ensure their children learn positive values when it comes to money, but they are not sure how to instill them. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these five tips for parents who want to teach their...
February 29, 2012 - 4:09pm
February 1, 2012
Bank or Credit Union? You pick
You probably have some of your money in either a bank or a credit union, but banks and credit unions offer different benefits, depending on what you're looking for. Bank basics Modern banks can trace their history back to 14th century Italy. Banks are owned and run by investors...
February 1, 2012 - 1:41pm
January 25, 2012
Make credit cards work for you
If you're like most people, your mailbox is overflowing with credit card offers. Before you shred the next batch, take a look and see what the credit card companies are offering these days. Find the perfect card. Which card is going to be "your" card? That depends. What benefits...
January 25, 2012 - 4:23pm
January 4, 2012
Stretching your retirement
The good news: We're all living longer. The bad news: We're all going to have to come up with a way to pay our living expenses for our longer lives. How do you make sure your retirement income lasts as long as you do? There's a fine line between spending enough, but not too much,...
January 4, 2012 - 11:14am
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