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Six ways to teach kids about sensible spending



Have you talked to your children about the value of money and the importance of managing it wisely? All parents hope that their children will grow up to make prudent use of their money, yet a new study has found few parents actually spend time talking to their kids about how to accomplish this goal.

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Six ways to teach kids about sensible spending



Have you talked to your children about the value of money and the importance of managing it wisely? All parents hope that their children will grow up to make prudent use of their money, yet a new study has found few parents actually spend time talking to their kids about how to accomplish this goal.

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County fees adjusted to charge user



After much scrutiny and discussion, the Board voted Tuesday, Oct. 30, to raise fees on some of the services the county provides. The fees include items like liquor licenses, plats, construction site permits, pool inspection fees, septic system permits, shoreland alteration permits, and Quarry Park permits.

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Tri-County Crime Stoppers of Minn.



Launched anonymous tip service on its 31st birthday in November 2012

Mobile phone users can provide anonymous crime tips to the Tri-County Crime Stoppers of Minnesota. Using TipSoft allows citizens to TEXT TRITIP to 274637 (crimes) from a mobile phone.

The widespread use of text messaging makes it easy for the public to help. The Tri-County Crime Stoppers demonstrates its commitment to the public and public safety by using this technology to prevent, reduce and solve crime.

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Food rules



By Jill Pertler

When I walk into the kitchen first thing Monday morning and see the medicine cupboard ajar and an open box of cold tablets on the counter, I know we may be in for a long day and an even longer week. This morning was a three-fer.

Son number one complained of a sore throat. Son number two didn't want breakfast because his stomach didn't feel right. My husband was the culprit with the cold pills. He was achy and stuffed. That's no one's favorite way to start a week.

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