Recession Tactic #17:




 Explore new marketing strategies. Social media sites such as FaceBook, LinkedIn, and Twitter allow your customers to CHOOSE to get your information. Jennifer Pontinen is a Business Consultant with the UMD Small Business Development Center, at… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Hit and miss momentum – a friendly foe




A friend of mine has an antique McCormick Deering “Hit and Miss” stationary engine. Built in the early 1900s the old Hit and Miss or “Flywheel” engines are fascinatingly simple. They have one cylinder and two large cast iron … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bois Forte eagle nest ceremony:

A lesson in traditions, and the law


 A dedication ceremony for a relocated bald eagle nest at Bois Forte Heritage Center on Lake Vermilion this week turned into quite the learning experience for me. While driving there from Virginia, I reflected on what little I really knew and u… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kid’s Fishing and Casting Contest: June 10!!




  The Virginia Rotary Kid’s Fishing and Casting Contest just keeps getting better and better. The 35th annual event will take place Thursday, June 10, on Silver Lake in Virginia. Casting starts at 11 a.m., and fishing is from noon to 3 p…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Operation Skywatch




 Have you ever watched a rabbit feed on the greenery at the edge of the yard? If so, you’ve noticed that it feeds fitfully; it’s constantly looking around. It’s constrained by instinct to be alert for predators from the sky an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Community Action Begins with a Call to Action



  “Although the economic well-being and prosperity of the United States have progressed to a level surpassing any achieved in world history, and although these benefits are widely shared throughout the Nation, poverty continues to b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Olde Town Eveleth Revitalization Update



Brian and Tammy Klomps, utilized the grant to supplement the cost of re-siding their home. As highlighted in an AEOA newsletter last year, the Olde Town Eveleth Revitalization Project continues to work with an Eveleth neighborhood to bring resour… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THE SOUND OF RAIN ON A TIN ROOF




  Do you remember building forts when you were a kid? I sure do. With our active imaginations, my friends and I were able to construct simple enclosures using materials at hand that would transport us to other worlds. It didn’t matter if … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

2010 Quad Cities Variety Show

TALENTED YOUTH PERFORM FOR CHARITY

Photos by Morgan Marks. The Quad Cities Variety Show celebrated its fifth year in production and featured guest appearances and performances by some of the most talented youth from across the Iron Range. It was an exciting evening filled with perfor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A little story about fate



Jeff Petrack built a ’32 Ford five-window coupe street rod in 1957. He hauled it home on a trailer in pieces and he built everything by hand – the frame, front end – and he bought parts from all over, even stole parts from local j… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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