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Use resources at local colleges and universities to help your business. In addition to Small Business Development Centers, many institutions have students involved in outreach programs to help businesses develop marketing strategies, develop new pro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

A career feld that’s always hiring




If you want to make a lot of money learn how to sell! There will always be a demand for competent salespeople. The employment and income opportunities are wide open! By selling their wares salespeople create the demand that fuels the fires of indust… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Living in ground zero’s back yard




 Everyone who was alive at the time knows what they were doing when Pearl Harbor was bombed, President Kennedy was shot and, of course, when the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked by Al Qaeda. What many people on the Range don&rs… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SWOP program a success




Chisholm SWOP Team Recently, my family has developed a running joke about the “end times.” Whether conversation drifts toward oil spills or the latest moronic reality television show, someone makes a crack about how it’s just anoth… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Immigrant descendants restore Russian church




It was a hot humid Sunday afternoon in late August. A breeze soughed in the branches of a Norway pine that hugged close to the gold painted onion dome of the St. Peter & St. Paul Russian Orthodox Church in Bramble, MN, some 13 miles north of Tog… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

AEOA Employees Recognized for Work in Fighting Poverty in Northern Minnesota



Executive Directors Harlan Tardy (AEOA), Joe Pederson (Lakes and Prairies), and Steve Nagel (West Central Communities Action) accept their Poverty Warrior awards from Connie Greer, Director of the Minnesota OEO. At this year’s Minnesota Commun… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AEOA FOUNDATION FUND HELP US… HELP OTHERS

Emil is too frail to cook.

  Emil has Meals on Wheels (MOW) delivered to his home, providing a nourishing meal daily. Because Emil’s meal is delivered to his home, it is an opportunity for someone to check on his well-being. For some homebound seniors, this may be … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Not Just a Ride



  Rural Rides provides temporary employment-related transpor tation including job search for income-eligible participants. The program is administered by four Transportation Advocates located at WorkForce Centers and employment hubs throughout … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The desk




  Sunday’s sermon contained a provocative question. “What will you say on judgment day when God’s expecting an accounting of your life, looks at you and says, ‘Well?’” After pondering the question for myself,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Apple Chords of Grand Rapids

Is it legal to have this much fun?


uper ummer GRAND RAPIDS – Just how much fun can a barbershop quartet have, on a scale of 1-10? I don’t know, but to hear the Apple Chords of Grand Rapids tell it, they’re pushing double digits when they get together – whether… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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