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Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Child Care Center Director Needed in Lakeville: Job Search

Child Care Center Director Needed in Lakeville: Job Search

Tutor Time is hiring teachers, a food specialist and vehicle driver for its Lakeville location.
Chamber Names Cheryl Morton 2013 Ambassador of the Year

Chamber Names Cheryl Morton 2013 Ambassador of the Year

Morton participates in several community organizations in Lakeville in addition to the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Festival’s Name Called Vulgar and Hundreds Laid Off from Top Minnesota Company: Business Roundup

Festival’s Name Called Vulgar and Hundreds Laid Off from Top Minnesota Company: Business Roundup

The top business stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include more stores coming to a mall and the sale of an LA Fitness building.
Title Boxing Club is Coming to Lakeville

Title Boxing Club is Coming to Lakeville

The fitness club will open at the Lakeville Crossing shopping center.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Target Lays Off 475

Target Lays Off 475

The company is also leaving 700 open positions unfilled.
ImageTrend, Inc. Seeks Business Process Specialist: Lakeville Job Search

ImageTrend, Inc. Seeks Business Process Specialist: Lakeville Job Search

The company is also looking for a software developer intern for the summer months.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
Two Businesses Leaving Mall and Donut Company Possibly Moving Into Twin Cities: Business Roundup

Two Businesses Leaving Mall and Donut Company Possibly Moving Into Twin Cities: Business Roundup

The top business stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities include a new prototype for a bagel business and Chuck E. Cheese’s changes hands.
Sue and Dan Schmitt Named 2013 Business Persons of the Year

Sue and Dan Schmitt Named 2013 Business Persons of the Year

The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize the owners of Schmitty & Sons Bus Company at a membership meeting and holiday dinner event.
Equity Firm Buys Chuck E. Cheese's for $1.3B

Equity Firm Buys Chuck E. Cheese's for $1.3B

Chuck E. Cheese's has 7 locations in Minnesota.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.