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Anti-Islam presentation draws protesters inside and outside MN church
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Lawn mower partially severs leg of 4-year-old Vergas boy
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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Donna D. Alder
Duane L. Erickson
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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