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DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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May 29, 2019
Making minimum payments on credit cards often leads to problems
RED WING, Minn — More than 40 million Americans expect to miss a credit card payment due date this year, according to a recent survey by WalletHub....
May 29, 2019 - 11:12am
May 4, 2019
Is there a right time to start collecting Social Security? Financial experts weigh in
Seniors can start taking Social Security the first month they turn 62. But is that always the most financially sound choice? Experts say there...
May 4, 2019 - 8:11am
February 26, 2019
Dakotas, Minnesota among America's safest states for seniors
FARGO — North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota are among the safest states for senior citizens, according to a recent report.
February 26, 2019 - 12:13pm
January 1, 2019
$1 million winning lottery tickets sold in Crookston, Ely
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- A $1 million winning lottery ticket was sold in Crookston, officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 1. The Minnesota Lottery said...
January 1, 2019 - 4:14pm
December 31, 2018
Mega Millions jackpot swells to $415 million for New Year's Day drawing
It's been a record-breaking, memory-making year for Mega Millions. Yet as 2018 closes, the lottery game is bringing on 2019 with a bang. Last...
December 31, 2018 - 4:15pm
December 29, 2018
'I see no way out': Living paycheck to paycheck is disturbingly common
"Inescapable." "It's a constant stressor." "I see no way out." What do professors, real estate agents, farmers, business executives, computer...
December 29, 2018 - 4:41pm
December 8, 2018
Wealth Column: Give the gift of estate planning to loved ones this holiday season
We know what you may be thinking. Estate planning can be morbid and no one wants to think about the end of life during the holiday season, but that's all the more reason to start planning now. We'd like to change your perspective on estate planning and we ask you to think of it as...
December 8, 2018 - 8:30am
November 22, 2018
5 tips for holiday saving from bankers who've been there
FARGO — If anybody has license to be stressed going into the holidays, it’s Kristin Pahl and Kari Bloomquist. Pahl and her husband just closed...
November 22, 2018 - 7:00am
October 6, 2018
Downward mobility: Where middle-class kids are worse off than their parents
A team of economists led by Raj Chetty of Harvard University has released a massive new data set on prosperity at the neighborhood level in the...
October 6, 2018 - 5:17am
September 11, 2018
North Dakota ranked fourth-best state to retire early, study shows
FARGO—North Dakota is the fourth best state to retire early, a recent study conducted by HavenLife, a New York life insurance agency, says....
September 11, 2018 - 2:42pm
June 25, 2018
Wealth Column: Things to do your first summer as a retiree
Whether you retired on New Year's Day, or are retiring next week, the first summer as a retiree is an exciting time. All those days sitting at...
June 25, 2018 - 9:27am
June 16, 2018
Wealth Column: Turning family time into financial lessons
As parents, we are tasked with teaching our children about the world around them and take great pride in seeing them succeed. One great way that...
June 16, 2018 - 9:30am
June 9, 2018
Wealth Column: Pros and cons of renting or buying in retirement
There comes a time in the lives of many retirees when it makes sense to sell the family home and downsize to a more appropriately-sized residence....
June 9, 2018 - 10:30am
June 2, 2018
Funding a 529 plan as a retirement tax strategy
When we sit down to create a comprehensive financial plan for our clients, we often hear the desire to help support children and grandchildren....
June 2, 2018 - 9:30am
May 26, 2018
Wealth column: Your summer financial checklist
The weather is warming up and our minds are thinking of long summer days and warm summer nights. In our opinions, there are few things sweeter than those first few summer days, but all the fun we have this summer will come with a cost. Memorial Day weekend is often considered the...
May 26, 2018 - 11:30am