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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Minnesota woman who didn’t trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home burglary
Earnings in focus as Apple weighs; Boeing lifts Dow
Man faces terrorizing charges after Fargo incident involving pellet gun
'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' resumes production with Kim following Paris robbery
Man looks to open 'Fighting Soo' restaurant in St. Paul
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Cartoon by Steve Stark
Peterson not asking for free publicity
West Fargo native Tufte best for the job
Lee's attack on Peterson unnecessary
I support Marsy's Law
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Community events coming up
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Ruth E. Anderson
Jerald "JD" Thone
Gail R. Washburn
August 2, 2016
AreaVoices: Tips on dealing with a turbulent global economy
With Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union, the stock market experienced a momentary decline. In moments like these, the urge to...
August 2, 2016 - 9:17am
July 31, 2016
Uneasy about U.S. election, rich investors eye selling stocks for cash
NEW YORK—A quarter of rich U.S. investors are so concerned that the U.S. presidential race will hurt share prices that they are considering...
July 31, 2016 - 7:17am
July 29, 2016
Tech share, muted GDP growth push S&P 500 to record
Wall Street rose on Friday, with the S&P 500 index hitting a record intraday high for the seventh time this month as gains in technology heavyweights...
July 29, 2016 - 4:06pm
July 25, 2016
Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
U.S. stocks receded from record highs on Monday as oil weighed on energy shares and investors awaited an avalanche of quarterly reports. Shares...
July 25, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 26, 2016
Students learn about financial literacy with help from software, credit union
Area students are learning about the importance of making smart financial decisions during April, which is National Financial Literacy Month....
April 26, 2016 - 12:05pm
Alderman: Will your children inherit your debt?
Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you’ve got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad investments or simply living longer than expected and now you’ve got a mountain of...
August 26, 2014 - 3:01pm
May 20, 2014
Alderman: Explore Medicare before turning 65
Each day, approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 – and thereby become eligible for Medicare. But becoming eligible for and actually enrolling in Medicare are two very different things. In fact, if you miss the initial window to sign up for certain parts of Medicare and later...
May 20, 2014 - 4:17pm
April 15, 2014
Alderman: Reining in prom expenses
If you’ve got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Besides food, clothing and school supplies, a whole host of extracurricular activities are competing for a share of your wallet – even as you frantically try to save for college and your own retirement. One...
April 15, 2014 - 2:22pm
March 4, 2014
Local resident joins Edward Jones team
Laura C. Lindblad recently joined the West Fargo office of the financial services firm Edward Jones as a branch office assistant. Lindblad joins Rose Abraham, a Sr. BOA in the office for 13 years, who is responsible for the daily operation of the branch, top-level client service...
March 4, 2014 - 1:36pm
November 26, 2013
Students can participate in financial seminar
Area students studying personal finance are invited to attend $MRTZ on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the North Dakota State University Memorial Union from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event is hosted by Town & Country Credit Union, North Dakota State University and the NDSU Extension Service. Included...
November 26, 2013 - 2:26pm
May 23, 2013
More elderly, disabled homeowners qualify for homestead tax credit
May 23, 2013 - 3:37pm
July 20, 2011
Online course provides guide to home energy savings
The North Dakota State University Extension Service is offering Home Energy 101, a free web-based course, to provide an introduction to home energy use and a few ways to reduce that energy use in homes. The course is based on the NDSU Extension publication "Top Ten Home Energy...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Financial Focus: How will new tax rules affect everyone?
Now that the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 is law, you'll want to familiarize yourself with how this new legislation affects you - both as a wage earner and an investor. Consider these key parts of the next tax laws: *Income tax...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
West Fargo's Eslinger receives $529 to 'Save for College'
September is recognized as College Savings Month, where families are encouraged to plan ahead for the cost of college attendance. By participating in one of several College SAVE events this summer, five young North Dakotans will jumpstart their college savings with a $529 award...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Counterfeiting arrest made; more fakes found
Authorities are investigating possible connections between a counterfeiting arrest in West Fargo on Sunday - followed by the search of a car Monday that turned up more fake bills - and a recent rash of funny money showing up at metro-area businesses. Fargo police have investigated...
July 13, 2010 - 8:32am