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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

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Looming MN Cigarette Tax Hike Spurs Buying Frenzy

A big jump in the state’s cigarette tax is still more than two weeks away, but it’s already having a huge impact on smokers. They’re stocking up and changing their habits.

06/11/2013

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Report Shows It’s Less Affordable To Rent In Minnesota

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on buying a home, now may be the time to do it. A new report ranks Minnesota as the least affordable state in the Midwest for renters.

03/13/2013

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Good Question: Are We Buying More Than We Used To?

In the next couple of days, many of us will be crowded into stores to finish buying gifts for our loved ones.

12/20/2012

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Disney Buying Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015, with plans to follow it with Episodes 8 and 9 and then one new movie every two or three years.

10/30/2012

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Real Estate Market Finally Turning Around?

The season for buying and selling homes in the Twin Cities is off to a strong start, but is it good enough to turn the housing market around?

04/05/2012

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State Bank Holding Company Buying First National

The holding company that owns State Bank & Trust in Fargo is in the process of buying First National Bank, which has locations in the Minnesota cities of Hawley and Dilworth.

01/18/2012

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The Perks Of Buying In Bulk

There’s a day, week or month for just about everything these days. National Bulk Food Week is Oct. 16 through Oct. 22 and aims to help inform people how they can save money on groceries — while helping the environment.

10/20/2011

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Good Question: Can Buying US Products Help The Economy?

When we go to the mall, the labels most of us look at have to do with size and style. But what about where the merchandise comes from?

08/17/2011

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Car Experts: Wait Until Nov., Dec.To Buy

Car experts say if you’re in the market for a new car, wait a few months before you buy to get the best deal.

08/11/2011

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Ecolab Agrees To Buy Nalco For About $5.4B

Cleaning and pest-control services company Ecolab Inc. is buying the water treatment company Nalco Holding Co. for about $5.4 billion in part to better position itself in the water management business.

07/20/2011

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Father’s Day Gift Buying Guide

Father’s Day…when families around the nation show appreciation for all their Dads’ hard work and love with the PERFECT Father’s Day gift. No pressure right?

If your Dad doesn’t need another tie or tool belt and you’re finding it impossible to locate the perfect gift for the father who has everything, rest assured, we can HELP!

You know your Dad the best, so just take a minute to figure out what “type” of Dad you have and these gifts should be the perfect fit.

06/02/2011

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