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Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Funeral set for DL native killed in crash
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
Green Lake Zorbaz robbery
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
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
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
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 15, 2010
Choosing between FSA vs. HSA accounts
Everyone is aware of the high costs of health care. In fact, health care spending accounted for $2.3 trillion per year -- or $7,681 per person -- based on a recent government analysis. According to the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA), there are some tax-advantaged options to help...
December 15, 2010 - 9:00am
November 10, 2010
Tips on how to get a temporary job over the holidays
Many job hunters will get an early present this year as retailers are increasing the number of hires for the holiday season. Competition for these jobs will likely be fierce, and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) recommends applying early and taking steps...
November 10, 2010 - 11:46am
Financial reform and consumers: What to expect
In July, President Obama signed into law a new financial regulatory reform bill that will have an impact everywhere from Wall Street to Main Street. While many of the law's provisions will not take effect immediately, consumers should be prepared to see changes in the credit arena...
November 10, 2010 - 11:45am
November 3, 2010
BBB opens new office in Fargo, N.D.
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is announcing the opening of a branch office in Fargo, N.D. The office officially opened in mid-October. A grand opening reception for community leaders, business owners and the media will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9 from...
November 3, 2010 - 11:37am
Five signs your debt is out of control
Everyone runs up a little credit card debt, right? That's what many people tell themselves to justify carrying heavy loan amounts, but the fact is that undisciplined spending and poor credit management are serious problems that must be addressed.
November 3, 2010 - 11:17am
October 13, 2010
Auditor Rebecca Otto chosen for three committees
Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto has been invited by Nancy Kopp, the President of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT), to serve on three of its strategic committees. Auditor Otto has accepted the invitation to serve on NASACT's Financial...
October 13, 2010 - 1:15pm
Statewide entities to recognize manufacturers
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association and the Minnesota Manufacturers Coalition are sponsoring Minnesota Manufacturers Week Oct. 25-29 to recognize the importance of manufacturing...
October 13, 2010 - 1:14pm
BBB: Beware of foreign scams
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is receiving reports from businesses and consumers in the area who have received suspicious faxes allegedly sent by the son of Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia who is currently on trial for war crimes at...
October 13, 2010 - 1:13pm
October 6, 2010
Why you need a home inventory
Would you be able to list all the contents of your home if you had to? Most people could not, which is why it's a good idea to put together a written home inventory. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) explains why this is a smart step and offers tips on how to do it. Three important...
October 6, 2010 - 2:16pm
September 29, 2010
Financing options for small businesses
Where can you turn if you need to borrow money for your small business? It's often a smart idea to take out a loan to finance an expansion or upgrade, to consolidate debts and lower your borrowing costs or for any number of other reasons. However, in a recession, many of the usual...
September 29, 2010 - 10:47am
August 11, 2010
New overdraft rules for ATM cards
On July 1st new rules went into effect concerning overdrafts on your debit or ATM cards. You now get to choose in advance what happens when you make a charge on your debit or ATM card and don't have enough money in your account to pay for it. Let's say you buy something with your...
August 11, 2010 - 11:42am
August 4, 2010
USDA receives $20 million more for loans
USDA Rural Development in Minnesota has received an additional $20 million in Recovery Act funds to help low and very-low income individuals and families achieve home ownership. To qualify, applicants must purchase or build in a rural area, generally defined as a community with...
August 4, 2010 - 11:02am
BBB warns against senior scams
Fraud targeting senior citizens is a growing concern.
August 4, 2010 - 10:44am
Exports up 17 percent in first quarter
Minnesota manufactured exports climbed 17 percent in the first quarter of 2010 from the same quarter a year ago, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). State manufacturers exported $3.9 billion worth of products in...
August 4, 2010 - 10:44am
July 28, 2010
Retirement cash-saving ideas
Last year's stock market declines took their toll on many Americans, but those in retirement were among the most affected. After saving diligently, most people probably believed they could now safely enjoy their post-career years, but market losses that ate into their portfolios put...
July 28, 2010 - 9:39am