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A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
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Indians mainstays of the state tournament
Relatable catch on Pickerel Lake
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Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
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'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
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Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Roger W. Gottenborg
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
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Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
January 7, 2011
Financial Peace University offers money lessons
Is your New Year's resolution to get your finances in order? Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University might be the answer. In 2009, Susie and Zach Felt went through the program, and this year they are coordinating the program. "It totally changed our lives," Susie Felt said of...
January 7, 2011 - 2:32pm
January 5, 2011
Five tips to cut commuting costs
Commuting can be an expensive proposition. Not only do you have to deal with fluctuating gas prices, there are also tolls, parking and car maintenance to consider. That's why the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these tips on minimizing the cost of getting to work. Use the...
January 5, 2011 - 12:52pm
December 22, 2010
Is converting to a Roth IRA right for you?
Roth IRA conversions have been a hot topic this year. New rules have made 2010 the first year that there is no income limit for Roth IRA conversion eligibility. Because of that, many taxpayers have access to a Roth IRA for the first time. How do you know if converting your traditional...
December 22, 2010 - 11:10am
December 21, 2010
ND home to a paltry 40 'ultra-millionaires' -- lowest in nation
If North Dakota's biggest millionaires wanted to gamble with their peers, they'd have a hard time getting a seat at the high-stakes table of ultra-high-net-worth millionaires in the country. That's because North Dakota has just 40 UHNW millionaires - those with a net worth of at...
December 21, 2010 - 8:56am
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
December 8, 2010
Minnesota's economy looking up
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's economy is improving, but don't look for it to be back at full strength anytime soon. State Economist Tom Stinson predicts...
December 8, 2010 - 8:44am
November 24, 2010
Bremer grants help M State, WELRP
The Otto Bremer Foundation awarded 82 grants totaling $3.9 million in September, including a number of projects that will benefit this area. Here are a few of them: The Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes received $30,000 to support the infrastructure...
November 24, 2010 - 12:09pm
Avoiding holiday debt: More consumers using cash, debit cards
Thinking about using cash or debit cards over the holiday shopping season? You're not alone! That's what most people -- or 70 percent -- will be using for their gift purchases, according to a new survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, of which LSS of Minnesota is...
November 24, 2010 - 11:38am
November 22, 2010
Need cash? Try a pawn shop
"One man's junk is another man's treasure." It's an adage which can be attached to the practice of pawning, which is widely considered the...
November 22, 2010 - 8:00am
November 21, 2010
Minnesotans give big during 'Give to the Max Day'
In just one day, 42,596 donors logged on to GiveMN.org during the second annual Give to the Max Day on Nov. 16. This was 4,000 more donors than in last year's successful giving day. Minnesota nonprofit organizations were given $10,041,021 in 24 hours, reflecting donations as well...
November 21, 2010 - 8:45am
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 5, 2010
More people now eligible for food support
Looser federal eligibility requirements for food stamps may prompt a flood of new applications locally. It certainly will increase the potential pool of those eligible, estimated at 70,000 statewide. It will also result in nearly unmanageable caseloads for financial workers becoming...
November 5, 2010 - 3:10pm
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