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Welcome to the 'Maille Room': Ada manufacturer carves out niche in chainmaille jewelry supply

Ada, Minn. -- Chainmaille starts with a ring. Weaved together, the small metal loops can create intricate jewelry, durable armor and even contemporary home décor.

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Growth spurt: Integrity adding to expanding workforce

West Fargo -- As the housing market rebounds, doors are opening at a local fiberglass window and door manufacturer.

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Hotel growth reflects tourism boom

FARGO – North Dakota added 2,472 new hotel rooms last year. That was through 28 new properties across 15 cities.

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Downsizing desks: Offices trend toward smaller workspaces

Fargo -- As the way we work changes, so have our work spaces.

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Financial Wellness: Tax refunds are wasteful, not windfall

They say the handyman’s house is the last to be fixed. In our family’s case, the accountant’s taxes are the last to be done.

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First Avenue's grand plan: Diverse Moorhead company expands its retail space

Moorhead -- As a provider of custom apparel and gear, First Avenue Promotional Products tries to help businesses with their identity.

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Financial Wellness: Breathing room important in balanced budget

Before we married, my husband and I had idyllic dreams of what wedded bliss would look like. They were contrary to how a lot of people probably imagine early career success.

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Sweeto to move into Valentino’s; food truck to set up in parking lot this summer

FARGO – South Fargo is getting sweeter. Make that Sweeto. Sweeto Burrito will move into the former Valentino’s restaurant space at 1443 42nd St. S., most likely this fall, said Kerry Fernholz, a partner in Starmark Hospitality.

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Aldevron seeks tax exemption for expansion project

FARGO – Aldevron, a local biotechnology firm with facilities in Madison, Wis., and Freiburg, Germany, is expanding its production facility here, a project that aims to create 43 new jobs in five years, according to company projections.

Financial Wellness: Pay attention, but don’t obsess over your pennies

A lot of my frugal ways seem to be ingrained, habits I’m not always aware I have. Recently I realized I don’t approach the store checkout lane the same way others do.

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Money Savin' Mama: Find ways to give that fit your budget

When all year long you penny pinch, you run the risk of becoming a Grinch. In the season of giving thanks and holiday giving, I have to remind myself to loosen the Scrooge-like grasp on my purse strings, before three ghosts visit me in the night.

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Money Savin' Mama: Getting out of the habit of spending

It’s been an expensive fall for Money-Savin’ Mama. No big, unplanned expenses put a dent in the family finances. Rather, I’ve let little splurges raid my wallet.

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Parenting Perspectives: Slow down, sweet toddler

‘Mommy, please I have fruit snack?” my 2-year-old daughter asked me so sweetly the other morning. It was 7 a.m. “No, honey, you can’t have fruit snacks before breakfast,” I told her.

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Parenting Perspectives: Movie’s mom confessions hit home

It’s a good thing movie theaters are dark, because I’m not sure the trio of single girls next to me would have understood the tears flowing down my face while watching “Sex and the City 2.”

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Parenting Perspectives: Stroll a little slower

My daughter, Eve, and I went for a walk last week on one of those cloudless, warm mornings that finally felt like spring.

Parenting Perspectives: Cocky mother humbled by 2-year-old’s behavior

Compared with some other 2-year-olds, my daughter tends to be pretty well-behaved.

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Parenting Perspectives: Who knew toddler’s day planner could fill up so quickly?

My daughter’s not quite 2, but already she knows the days of the week.

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Retail employees share Black Friday war stories

The day after Thanksgiving, Colleen Flynn-Odney simply tells new Target employees to stand back and watch.

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Parenting Perspectives: Baby is a target for uncouth comments

I was grabbing a carton of milk from the cooler at Cash Wise earlier this month when the gray-haired woman stormed over to me.

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Parenting Perspectives: Facebook friend(s): ‘We’re pregnant’

Forget post-World War II. I’m living in a baby boom now.

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