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Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
July 21, 2010
Need retirement plan retooling?
Where does your retirement plan stand? Although this phase in everyone's life looms in the future, many people fail to set aside the money they will need to fund a healthy and happy retirement.
July 21, 2010 - 10:06am
July 7, 2010
Tired of receiving unwanted credit card offers?
Have you received unwanted credit card offers in the mail stating that you have been "pre-approved" for credit or insurance? Ever wonder how the credit card companies get your name? Unfortunately, federal law allows national credit bureaus to sell so called "prescreened lists" to...
July 7, 2010 - 11:33am
June 9, 2010
Newlyweds: Take control of finances
Marriage is an exciting time for a couple, however, once the honeymoon is over, it's time to sit down and get serious about your finances. After walking down the aisle, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) advises newlyweds to take control of their money...
June 9, 2010 - 8:47am
May 5, 2010
Minnesota business taxes rank low
The Council on State Taxation released its annual study of states' business taxes this week. The council is a non-partisan association of 600 corporate tax attorneys that, each year, measures taxes paid as a portion of private business activity in each state to determine which states...
May 5, 2010 - 11:14am
March 24, 2010
Questions to ask at tax time
Tackling your tax return can be a challenging task. That's why it's a good idea to arrive at your tax return preparation appointment ready with questions that will help clarify the issues that concern you most. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these tips on what to ask...
March 24, 2010 - 12:10pm
March 17, 2010
Beware of employment scams
In the troubled economy, thousands of Minnesotans are without work. The State faces some of the worst unemployment figures in decades. Other people report that their hours have been cut back, or they have received cuts in pay or benefits that have made it even harder to pay for...
March 17, 2010 - 7:59am
March 10, 2010
Chamber to host economic development summit
The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Third Annual Economic Development Summit Tuesday, March 30. This year, the chamber has teamed with local sponsors and communities to bring nationally renowned keynote speaker, Cinda Baxter to Detroit Lakes. Baxter...
March 10, 2010 - 11:43am
Getting organized at tax time
During the last month, many taxpayers probably received a flurry of important tax-related documents in the mail. They serve as a reminder that the deadline for submitting tax returns is looming ahead on April 15. Do you have everything you need? Getting tax returns done can be stressful,...
March 10, 2010 - 11:43am
February 24, 2010
State auditor releases 2008 TIF report
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the 2008 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Legislative Report. Tax increment financing is a tool created by the Minnesota Legislature to promote economic development, redevelopment and housing development in areas where it would not otherwise occur. This...
February 24, 2010 - 10:26am