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Challenge yourself and your friends to end hunger this summer: 'Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless" campaign launches in July
DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
August 22, 2012
Saving on college textbooks
Buying college textbooks used to be simple: Professors told you what books to buy. You went to the college bookstore and bought them. At the end of the course, you had the option to sell them back. These days, it's a little different and a lot more expensive - the estimated cost to...
August 22, 2012 - 11:58am
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