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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 24, 2011
Score a job, not a scam
If you're looking for a job, you're not alone. With unemployment at a rate of 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many job hunters are turning to online job boards to post their resume and search for jobs. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and...
money management / business
August 24, 2011 - 11:18am
August 17, 2011
Thanks to lemonade stand : Girls raise money for Audubon park
BY PAULA QUAM firstname.lastname@example.org Three Audubon girls are getting a lesson in philanthropy this summer. Twelve-year-old Alexa Carlson, 13-year-old Taylor Carlson and 6-year-old Hannah Maves donated four hours of their precious summer vacation time on Friday to work a lemonade...
August 17, 2011 - 2:30pm
August 3, 2011
The tax implications of becoming a landlord
Although the economy is showing signs of life, the housing market continues to lag behind the recovery. A new generation of landlords is emerging as investors snap up foreclosure properties at bargain prices hoping for a return on investment. In very different scenarios, homeowners...
August 3, 2011 - 3:48pm
July 28, 2011
Debt crisis shows split; Minnesota, North Dakota lawmakers have own views
WASHINGTON -- Congress remains staunchly divided over how to tackle the nation's debt crisis, and not even North Dakota and Minnesota federal lawmakers agree on a solution. Facing an Aug.
July 28, 2011 - 8:58am
July 20, 2011
Beware of door-to-door sales and telemarketing scams targeting seniors
Senior citizens make up one-twelfth of the population in Minnesota, but are often disproportionately targeted for fraud over the telephone and at their doorstep. The Attorney General's Office gives senior citizens the following advice when it comes to unsolicited door-to-door callers...
money management / business
July 20, 2011 - 2:09pm
Trail Hike at Bad Medicine
Join the Laurentian Lakes Chapter members as they hike sections of the completed North Country Trail in Becker and Clearwater Counties. The "Hike to the Headwaters" series will continue on Saturday, July 30, with a 2.5-mile hike. This hike will begin at W. Gardner Lake Road and...
July 20, 2011 - 9:57am
July 13, 2011
Community Development Bank a top performer
Community Development Bank is ranked 15th among its peers nationwide, according to a comparison study published recently by The ABA Banking Journal. "It is an honor to be listed in this publication among other top-performing community banks; this is a big milestone for a small...
July 13, 2011 - 2:27pm
July 6, 2011
Tax deadlines remain in effect during shutdown
The Minnesota Department of Revenue will continue to process tax payments during the state government shutdown. All tax laws and deadlines remain in effect, and taxpayers are reminded of their legal obligation to file returns and pay all taxes when they are due to avoid penalties...
July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 29, 2011
Helping new grads get started on right foot
You've put in four, or maybe to your parent's dismay, five or six years of hard work in college, and now graduation is here. What's next? Planning for retirement. While retirement may be the last thing on your mind as you flip that tassel on your mortarboard, it's one of several...
money management / business
June 29, 2011 - 12:26pm
June 24, 2011
Court weighs budget dispute; judge reluctant to make shutdown spending decisions
ST. PAUL -- The courts are not equipped to make state spending decisions, a judge said on Thursday while hearing testimony asking her to do just that if July 1 arrives without a budget in place. "The courts have been drug into this," Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin of Ramsey County said....
June 24, 2011 - 8:28am
June 8, 2011
Herzog Roofing nailed with $71,000 fine
A longtime Detroit Lakes roofing company is paying more than $70,000 to settle racial harassment and retaliation charges brought by seven black, Hispanic and American Indian employees, federal authorities announced. According to a story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, supervisors...
business / news
June 8, 2011 - 11:31am
June 1, 2011
Taking the worry out of future finances
More than a quarter of U.S. workers say they're "not at all confident" about their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. That statistic has reached its highest percentage in two decades, according to an Employee Benefit Research Institute report. How confident do you feel? The...
June 1, 2011 - 12:47pm
May 18, 2011
Thrivent Financial moves up the Fortune 500 list
For the 17th consecutive year, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has been named to Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 list based on annual revenues. The organization moved up 24 spots in the 2011 ranking to become the 318th largest company in the United States. The ranking was based...
May 18, 2011 - 11:26am
May 11, 2011
DL School employees get bulk of $243,000 rebate check
Some Detroit Lakes teachers and other full-time employees will be seeing extra cash coming their way. The Detroit Lakes School Board voted to approve a two-year-long grievance settlement with its teachers' union, Education Minnesota. The grievance stems from a dispute over who...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 11, 2011 - 12:40pm