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Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
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Jennie Mae Wubben
Going shopping some more? Clothing, holiday items are most discounted
WILLMAR — Santa brought you a fist full of gift cards this year? Grandma gave you more money to spend this holiday season? After-Christmas holiday shopping can be a frugal person’s wonderland, with deep discounts on clothing, holiday decorations and furniture. Chocolate lovers...
December 25, 2013 - 10:38pm
December 24, 2013
Here are some last-minute shopping tips
The website DailyFinance.com offered some last-minute shopping tips in a blog published over the weekend. The tips are for the shoppers who...
December 24, 2013 - 9:52am
December 5, 2013
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
I understand 141 million Americans went shopping over the Thanksgiving Day weekend. I wonder, out of that 141 million, what percentage went outdoors over the holiday? To throw a football with their kids. To walk, run, ski or skate. To knock a rooster down with your dog. To cut...
December 5, 2013 - 1:44pm
November 29, 2013
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
NEW YORK (AP) -- Looking to save a few bucks while you shop for holiday gifts? Don't hit the mall without these shopping apps. Many retailers,...
November 29, 2013 - 9:57am
October 3, 2013
Retail group expects slightly brighter holiday season sales
(Reuters) - U.S. retail sales should rise 3.9 percent this holiday season, outpacing last year's gains, though economic concerns may impact shoppers'...
October 3, 2013 - 7:03am
Retailers report higher December sales
NEW YORK (AP) -- A last-minute surge in spending may have saved Christmas for stores. Major retailers such as Costco and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores that can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue...
January 3, 2013 - 11:24am
December 26, 2012
Shoppers disappoint retailers this holiday season
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. holiday sales so far this year have been the weakest since 2008, when the nation was in a deep recession. That puts pressure...
December 26, 2012 - 1:33pm
December 24, 2012
Subdued mood on the last holiday shopping weekend
ATLANTA (AP) -- Christmas shoppers thronged malls and pounced on discounts but apparently spent less this year, their spirits dampened by concerns about the economy and the aftermath of shootings and storms. Talk about more than just the usual job worries to cloud the mood: Confidence...
December 24, 2012 - 6:49am
November 21, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: Use these tips for Black Friday shopping
November 21, 2012 - 8:55am
Letter: Don't reward the madness
To anyone concerned about the sanctity, health and well-being of our nation's families, I ask that anyone spending money on Christmas presents remember to reward those retail businesses that choose to remain closed on Thanksgiving Day. If we want to have any credibility as a...
November 21, 2012 - 12:06am
March 8, 2012
Color Me Green blog: Shop to reduce food waste
I read in a recent article that the United States generates more than 34 million tons of food waste each year, according to the EPA. Composting...
March 8, 2012 - 8:16am
February 11, 2012
Feel the Love
Valentine's Day, otherwise known as The Most Romantic Day of the Year, is only days away, and if you haven't found the perfect gift for that...
February 11, 2012 - 8:00am
January 25, 2012
J.C. Penney getting rid of hundreds of sales, cutting everyday prices instead
NEW YORK (AP) -- J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get the lowest prices in its stores. Penney said today that it is getting rid of the hundreds of sales it offers each year...
January 25, 2012 - 9:22am
December 19, 2011
Olivia businesses use holiday season to say thanks
OLIVIA -- This marks the 20th anniversary of a unique holiday tradition offered by Olivia businesses. Along with the usual holiday events and...
December 19, 2011 - 5:04pm
November 25, 2011
Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check
WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge? As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Consumers...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am