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Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Nine DLMS students in NW region honor band
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
DL Squirts place sixth at international tournament
Nugget girls sweep season series with win at Frazee
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
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 email@example.com 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