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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
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