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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Duane L. Erickson
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
January 12, 2011
Top 10 scams of 2010 announced
The Better Business Bureau released last week a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers and deceptive businesses in this tough economy. Following, in no particular...
January 12, 2011 - 11:54am
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