Money Talks: 401k

With the markets up sky-high, it's time to start thinking long-term.

Retirement might seem like a long way away, but if you don’t start paying attention to your retirement investments now, retirement itself might never come. The markets have been riding on a high since well before the start of the new year, and they just broke 26,000. So when you look over your portfolio, you need to make sure you’re…

FM Diversion Task Force Report Due This Week

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, who also chairs the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority, expects the final plan to be a hybrid of all the task force options.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ A task force formed to help revive a stalled flood project for the Fargo area discussed many options, but the city’s mayor is hoping for one recommendation from the group’s efforts. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton assembled the task force following a judge’s decision to shut down the $2.2 billion Red…

Shoppers Line Up For Last Minute Deals At Moorhead Sam’s Club

the store closes on January 27

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sam’s Club shoppers rushed to get in line and clear out the store before it closes at the end of the month. One shopper tells us he made two trips into the store this morning and it was almost empty. The store in Moorhead is one of 63 Sam’s Clubs across the country closing. The Sam’s Club…

Moorhead Police on Extra Patrols After Possible Snapchat Threat

authorities say the threat is not credible but they're still taking precautions

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police took on extra patrols around Moorhead High School after a possible threat on a social media app was reported Wednesday. School district officials and the police department issued a release saying they had been told about the threat by multiple people who had seen it circulating on Snapchat. Authorities investigated the picture, which showed…

Pet Connection: Coffee and Cuddles

The kickoff to Giving Hearts Day starts with this gorgeous ambassador for rescue animal groups.

It’s the start of the biggest nonprofit fundraiser drive of the year. Giving Hearts Day comes in February each year, and each year with it comes millions of dollars in funds donated from folks just like to you to some of the finest nonprofit causes in the Red River Valley region. Of course, it helps to have a high-profile ambassador…

North Dakota Autism Center Helps the Community Support Families with Children with Autism

they have trained 14 businesses throughout the metro already

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  The North Dakota Autism Center is trying to train business leaders and employees at places like Cash Wise on how they can create a more autism-friendly community. While many people had their eyes glued to T.V. screens last Saturday to cheer on the Bison, Darcy Kasprowicz’s brother, Tyler, only wanted to be one place: the grocery store….

Funeral Arrangements For Two Year Old Killed In Car Crash

Visitation for the 2 year-old will be held Friday, January 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.

Wahpeton, ND — Funeral services will be held for 2 year-old Zaiden Engen Ness this Friday and Saturday in Wahpeton, ND and Breckenridge, MN. Ness was killed over the weekend in a car crash in Moorhead. The two year old was transported to Sanford Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Ness was with his parents, Logan Ness and Alyse…

Avoiding Scams at the NFC Playoff Game

buy tickets with a credit card, never get them from a scalper and never wire someone the money

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — 2018 has been a big year for the Bison and now, the Minnesota Vikings as they get ready to play in the NFC Division Playoff game. If you’re planning to buy tickets for the game this Sunday, there are a few things you should be aware of before making any final purchases. A few weeks ago, the Better…

Clay County Asks for Public Support for Police by Wearing Blue

Friday's celebration is a part of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County officials are asking their citizens to show support for police. This is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, but the county is celebrating all week. The Clay County Joint Powers Committee wants the people of Clay County to wear blue on Friday. Moorhead Schools are a part of the celebration and hope that their students get…

Money Talks: New Year In Numbers

2018 is looking good to stay the course.

2018 is off to a rollicking start and the outlook is good in terms of the financial forecast. The first few days of the New Year have kept pace with the performance standards set by 2017, which bodes well for what comes next. But with markets on the upswing, does that mean you’ve missed out on the opportunities to invest…