Spend less, save more

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Part five of the “Live Your Resolutions” series.

According to Statistica, the fourth leading New Year’s resolution of Americans is to save more and spend less, with more than 55 million Americans having no money in savings and 157 million of Americans carrying a debt of some kind (source CNBC).




Board mulling changes in city’s burn ordinance

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The board of aldermen are currently mulling proposed changes to the city’s burn ordinance.

According to City Attorney Ray Baum, proposed amendments to the ordinance include increasing the penalties on a first offense to a $500 fine and up to five days in jail and $1,000 and up to 30 days in jail for a second offense.









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