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The new world of couponing class 6pm on Feb. 27, 2015.

The New World of Couponing - February 27

Couponing has long been a consumer’s way to save money in the marketplace. But today’s couponing has stepped it up and gone high tech. Smart consumers do not want to miss out on these savings.

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February is American Heart Month

Whether at your doctor’s office or on the evening news, you’ve probably heard this phrase: “Eat a heart-healthy diet.” You likely will hear it even more often in February, American Heart Month. But what makes up a heart-healthy diet, and what are ways you can change your diet to incorporate heart-healthy foods?

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Is Frozen Canned Food Safe?

After my grocery shopping trip, I accidentally left a can of tomato soup and a can of diced chilies in my car and they froze! The cans look swollen now. Is the food safe to eat?

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January Calendar

Here's to Good Health in the New Year with the 1-3-5 Method

Many people set goals for the New Year. Maybe you want to lose weight or get your finances in order. Making lifestyle changes can be challenging. Be sure to focus on simple steps so you have better chances for success.

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Living With High Heating Costs

This winter’s frigid temperatures and high heating costs are putting a big dent in North Dakotans’ budgets.

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Selection of Fresh Cut Christmas Trees

To some, Christmas just isn't Christmas without a real Christmas tree. The decorated Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who during their winter festival decorated trees with small pieces of metal. By 1850, the Christmas tree has become fashionable in the United States. Until this time, it has been considered a quaint foreign custom.

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A turkey thawing for Thanksgiving.

Turkey for the Holidays

There are literally hundreds of ways to cook a turkey and each year new recipes and techniques are created based on trendy regional ingredients and creative cooking methods.

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