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Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
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
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
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
Ogema woman takes promotion
Lois Ballard of Ogema was elevated to President of the Auxiliary for the Minnesota Association of Farm Mutual Insurance Companies (MAFMIC) at...
February 24, 2010 - 10:23am
February 17, 2010
Find a trustworthy tax preparer
Most Americans will get assistance from a professional tax preparer or tax software when filing their taxes this year. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota encourages taxpayers to use caution when selecting tax preparation help or they may get hit with mounting...
February 17, 2010 - 12:23pm
Credit card laws take effect Feb. 22
Credit card holders can circle Feb. 22 on their calendar as the day when new consumer protections laid out in the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 kick in. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota explains what these new consumer...
February 17, 2010 - 11:54am
February 3, 2010
Tax advantages of home ownership
If you own your own home, there are some significant tax advantages that can make the prospect more affordable. As a result of the uncertain economy, the federal government has also recently extended a popular tax credit through June of this year and broadened the number of people...
February 3, 2010 - 8:39am
January 20, 2010
Protect yourself when banking online
Many people enjoy the convenience of doing all their banking over the Internet, but some consumers worry about the safety of their online transactions.
January 20, 2010 - 8:31am
January 6, 2010
Financial New Year's Resolutions
At the beginning of each new year, many people make a list of resolutions to keep in the coming months, such as losing weight or learning a new skill. The Minnesota Society of CPAs these smart resolutions. Save more It sounds simple but people often forget or make excuses that...
January 6, 2010 - 7:47am