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Little Falls, Minn., homeowner charged in fatal shootings

November 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. A Minnesota man was charged Monday with second-degree murder in the Thanksgiving Day shooting deaths of two teenage cousins he said had broken into his home. Continue Reading

Deer romps through house before East Tennessee homeowner grabs gun and starts firing

October 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – A deer that crashed through a window and romped around a house in East Tennessee left a family with thousands of dollars in damages and a mess that included blood stains from the homeowner shooting the animal.
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BBB: Find a roofer you can trust and avoid fraudulent storm chasers

September 5, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Your home can take a serious beating in a big storm and finding a dependable roofing contractor after bad weather strikes can be a challenge. Storm chasers and other door-to-door salesmen often peddle dubious deals that can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and create serious headaches. Continue Reading

HUD offers $79 million in grants for housing counseling

July 31, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reports that $79 million is available for a broad range of housing counseling programs to help families find and preserve housing. Continue Reading