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February 8, 2014
Column: DFL House to push for increase in Minnesota’s minimum wage
February 8, 2014 - 9:21pm
How to apply for heating assistance
February 8, 2014 - 7:13pm
January 18, 2014
Community Action Duluth seeks tax site volunteer assistants
January 18, 2014 - 9:50pm
January 12, 2014
Column: Closing the wage gap
January 12, 2014 - 8:46pm
January 4, 2014
Column: If you don’t have a Health Savings Account, you’re missing out
January 4, 2014 - 8:33pm
December 28, 2013
Volunteer Ruth Leathers smiles as she goes through tax returns at one of CAD’s free tax sites. (Photo courtesy of Community Action Duluth)
‘Tis the season — tax season
December 28, 2013 - 7:49pm
September 7, 2013
Peggy Heistad-Harri (center) of Duluth with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, right. (Submitted photo)
Duluth native speaks at state fair against scamming of seniors
September 7, 2013 - 2:07pm
August 24, 2013
Siblings Shalonda and Shakirra Johnson pose to show off their back-to-school backpacks. Their mother said she appreciated Tuesday's CHUM fair where not only did her children receive backpacks and other school supplies, but they also learned about community after-school programs. (Photo courtesy CHUM development director Mary Schmitz)
Taking a bite out of the back-to-school bill
August 24, 2013 - 5:45am
August 9, 2013
Grants available to switch from heating oil to natural gas
August 9, 2013 - 3:14pm
January 27, 2013
Ten tips to save energy this winter
January 27, 2013 - 10:48pm
January 26, 2013
Don't miss your earned income tax credit
January 26, 2013 - 9:49pm
September 14, 2012
Laura Zahn
Saving and investing crucial for low-income people
September 14, 2012 - 7:29pm
September 1, 2012
Jeff Schmidt, owner of Lizzards Art Gallery and Framing, does a final fitting on a framing project by cleaning the glass, then backing and wiring the frame. Schmidt participated in a program offered by the Entrepreneur Fund in Duluth that helps entrepreneurs strengthen their business practices. As a result, Schmidt's framing work has increased significantly. (Photo by Thomas Vaughn)
Entrepreneur Fund focus sessions lead small business owners toward success
September 1, 2012 - 9:42pm
August 27, 2012
Woodland Hills' main building, with the girls' dormitory on the far left, added in 2009, is in a style architecturally consistent with the original building. (Patra Sevastiades / for the Budgeteer)
Shaping a legacy: Earning, learning and giving
August 27, 2012 - 1:42pm
July 21, 2012
Budgeteer opinion columnist Virgil Swing has been writing about Duluth for many years. Contact him at
University of Minnesota reform needs work
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am