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Business leaders express optimism during Fergus Falls economic outlook
The Fergus Falls (Minn.) Economic Improvement Commission hosted an economic outlook session at the Bigwood Events Center in Fergus Falls on Jan. 28 to address opportunities and challenges facing the c...
1/29/14 at 1:36 PM
Give and Take
In this season of giving, here are two counter-intuitive truths about how Internet music piracy and product knock-offs benefit the original creators. #1: In November, TechNewsDaily published a story ...
12/27/12 at 9:48 AM Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did 11/13/12 at 9:42 AM
Selective Recognition and the Greek Financial Crisis 8/10/12 at 10:02 AM
The Fiscal Cliff
What is the fiscal cliff? It is a term first used by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to describe the impact on the economy of about $502 billion in expiring tax cuts and spending reductions, bot...
12/5/12 at 2:11 PM
Depressed doesn't even begin to describe the horrors we're having to endure as a result of the recent economic downturn. It's long established that guys like us do not suffer well. My idea of camping...
3/9/11 at 4:24 PM
NDUS Report: UNDâ€™s Economic Impact Keeps Growing beyond $1 Billion Mark
The economic impact of the University of North Dakota on its local economywas pegged at about $1.13 billion in fiscal year 2009, up from $1.09 billion in FY2008, according to the most recent study com...
12/30/10 at 3:44 PM
27 Days Until Christmas.....Shop Local
Yesterday was "Small Business Saturday"; I like the sound of that better than Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Did you hear the buzz yesterday about this? I love the conceptof shopping local at your mom ...
11/28/10 at 10:40 AM Less is More 11/3/10 at 6:12 PM
A Woman's Guide to Family Finances: Finding Real Money in an Unreal Economy
Ellie Kay, a military wife and mother of seven, knows how to stretch a dollar. In this chatty book for women, she highlights seven essentials to any family's financial plan: an emergency fund, life i...
9/16/10 at 8:44 AM
Survey: Recession taking a toll on patients
The recession is taking a toll on patients and their ability to pay for health care, a new national survey of family doctors has found. The survey's findings were released this week by the American Ac...
5/21/09 at 5:28 AM