1964 Ford Thunderbolt



  Even with their strong 427-cid V-8s and lightened front ends, big body-on-frame Ford Galaxies were no match for the lighter-still unibody Dodge and Plymouth muscle cars. The obvious solution was to stuff the 427 into the midsize Fairlane. Not… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Business Bits



If crisis strikes, will your business be ready? Develop a plan – it can be a manual or just a few pages. Document important business contacts, policies and procedures. Backup important data and store it in a safe place. Advanced preparation w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MYTHS about millionaires



  As a kid growing up in a lower middle class neighborhood I thought millionaires were vastly different from the unwashed masses. All I knew was what I’d seen at the movies or on TV and that was an image of a Carry Grant movie star type t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Cooperatives:

A business model for the times?

  PART 1 OF A 3-PART SERIES Part 1: Cooperatives in the U.S. and Minnesota – Facts & Figures October is National Co-op Month so I decided to do a little research. I learned that Minnesota leads the nation in number of cooperatives a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A garden apprenticeship

“Who will help me plant the garden?” - The Little Red Hen

I, known killer of houseplants, have undergone a two-year apprenticeship (of sorts) as a gardener’s helper. I didn’t apply for the job, it just sort of happened. First it was a walk in the woods behind the house of the gardener, a frien… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Fall Garden



I put our garden to sleep today, its summer yield was great. Tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers were abundant on our plate. From spring’s first rain and young plant sprouts, I watched and hoped and waited That all the work and time put in would yiel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IRON TRAIL CHEVROLET HAS NEW DIGS



Owner Brad Skytta, l., and new General Manager Tom Maki, r., gear up for the Iron Trail Chevrolet dealership Grand Opening this month. Photo by Jean Cole. The last 18 months have been a rollercoaster ride for the U.S. car industry. Government bail o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lake Vermilion Resort Association Fish Report

Week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2010

All fish were released. The Lake Vermilion Resort Association supports the Catch and Release Program. Size Name City State Resort Muskie 50” Tom Ordahl Shoreview MN Pehrson Lodge 44” Matt Sather Mahtomedi MN Pehrson Lodge Northern … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for life




  Hi everybody and a joyful October to all of you! This article marks my 100th contribution to Hometown Focus as a Healthy for Life advocate. It’s been an incredibly enlightening and gratifying experience for me and I hope to keep shed… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 2

NO MORE EXCUSES!

  Well, I am proud to announce that I lost 2 pounds during my first week of my healthy living/fitness plan. As my late husband would say, “Another cup out of the ocean!” I focused on eating breakfast no matter what. I had a bowl of … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


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