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Succession Planning 101: Develop new leaders in your business early on. Help them understand the financial side of the business, as well as general operations. Evaluate the different options to transfer ownership and determine the effect on the bus… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

The man who sells things

Part 2

  As I stated last week, in Part One of “The Man Who Sells Things,” I pled “GUILTY!” to having recently emphasized the importance of the role professional salespeople play in reviving our faltering economy to the point o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Face off!

Miners Arena: spectacular upgrades


  VIRGINIA – When the local hockey and figure skating seasons start and athletes, families and fans stream into the Miners Memorial Building, many will see for the first time the most recent renovations to the facility. Virginia Park and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PROFILE OF AN IRON RANGER-

Seraphine 'Sera' Rolando

  E LY – Sera Rolando is well known to visitors in Ely as “the guy in the jeep.” Nearly every summer day you will see him cruising the streets of Ely in his homemade World War II replica jeep. “I get to meet people from all ov… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Arrowhead Transit/Virginia Dial-a-Ride WE CAN MOVE YOU!



  Arrowhead Transit and Virginia Dial- A-Ride are owned and operated by AEOA. Arrowhead Transit started service in St. Louis County in 1974 under the Older Americans Act, but funding ran out a year later. It was then that they contracted with t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s Scarier Than Halloween Ghosts and Goblins?

Our leaders being elected by a minority of the people!

In 2000, the Presidential election in Minnesota was decided by less than 6,000 votes. In 2008, the Senate election was decided by 312 votes. Minnesota, traditionally, has high voter turnout. We need to continue to build on these relationships with o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

CELEBRATE HEAD START!



On October 22, 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as Head Start Awareness Month. Twenty-eight years after that proclamation, his words still inspire us to celebrate this great program: “Since its establishment in 1965, the Nat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Have you no remorse?

Close encounters with a steam locomotive

  “Miss Empson,” Louie said in his most innocent voice. “Can you show us some information about steam locomotives?” “Why, certainly boys,” Miss Empson said. “I can’t get the information immedia… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD begins:

No MorE EXCUsEs!

Watch me get in shape every week. Follow my progress. This is the before picture. Editor’s note: When I saw Sally post a “before” picture of herself on Facebook and declare that she was going to publicly share her personal crus… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Crossing over TO THE DARK SIDE



was born into this world a lovely brunette, which quickly changed to   strawberry blond and then true blonde by the time I was 1. I stayed that lovely shade of blonde until High School, where it slowly began its descent into a “dirty d… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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