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April 8, 2016
Minnesota pays GED test costs
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who do not graduate from high school no longer must pay for GED tests to receive the equivalent of a diploma. The state...
April 8, 2016 - 8:59am
March 21, 2016
Franken staff gathers stories about prescription drug costs in Willmar
WILLMAR — Most people don’t plan to spend $2,000 a month on prescription drugs after they retire, but it happens. It’s one of the stories told at a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon with staff members from Sen. Al Franken’s office. About 25 people gathered for the discussion...
March 21, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 4, 2016
Willmar college students discuss the burden of education costs
WILLMAR — Students at Ridgewater College sometimes work two or three jobs to pay for school. Some go to school part-time to spread out the...
March 4, 2016 - 12:02am
January 26, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big money
ST. PAUL — Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for people without them. “This report shows the significant financial toll chronic disease is taking on individuals, our communities...
January 26, 2016 - 11:40pm
December 14, 2015
Vikings hold line on keeping finances secret
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Vikings official refused to open up about how much sponsors are paying the team for naming rights at a new stadium,...
December 14, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 29, 2015
Lower heating prices expected this winter
DULUTH — With cold comes the need for heat, and that heat requires propane, natural gas or heating oil in many homes. After historically cold and snowy winters in recent years and a severe shortage of propane that led to price spikes during the winter of 2013-14, the outlook for...
October 29, 2015 - 12:13am
May 18, 2015
Rembrandt confirms 2M egg layers affected at Renville site
WILLMAR — There were no new cases of avian influenza reported Monday in Minnesota, but the total number of turkeys and chickens affected in the state has soared to nearly 8 million birds. The largest case was reported last week in Renville County where 2 million egg-laying chickens...
May 18, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 6, 2015
Willmar City Council OKs electric, water rate increases
WILLMAR — A residential electric customer who is good at conservation would have an average increase of $3.91 in the monthly utility bill. A typical family of 4 or 5 would see an increase of $8.47 per month. Also, a typical residential water customer would see an increase of $2...
March 6, 2015 - 12:03am
March 5, 2015
Willmar City Council backs new rates for its updated gun range
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council has voted to support suggested user rates to cover the cost of operating the remodeled gun range in the basement of the downtown City Auditorium. The gun range was remodeled as part of the Auditorium lead remediation and renovation project, which...
March 5, 2015 - 11:56pm
October 6, 2014
Gas prices dip under $3 per gallon
The price is $2.99 for a gallon of regular gas Monday at the Green Lake Mall and other stations in Spicer. Several places in Willmar were charging...
October 6, 2014 - 11:17pm
November 8, 2012
Farm Bureau: Cost of Thanksgiving dinner increases only slightly
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of the classic Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the trimmings increased by less than one percent this year. According to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the average cost of this year's...
November 8, 2012 - 12:31pm
July 12, 2012
Real Money blog: The real cost of smoking
July 12, 2012 - 9:01am
May 25, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Eating better, for less money
May 25, 2012 - 8:32am
March 23, 2012
Real Money blog: 'No dollar days' add up over time
March 23, 2012 - 8:28am
December 22, 2011
Areavoices.com: Getting personal about cost of health care
Health care is very personal, and this includes the financial aspects of how we pay for care. To read the rest of this Health Beat story, visit...
December 22, 2011 - 8:49am