Business Bits



Evaluate the entrance to your business. Is it welcoming and inviting? Can customers clearly identify it? This is your first chance to make a good impression. What does your entrance say about your business? Jennifer Pontinen is a Business Consul… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

DO GOOD LUCK CHARMS “REALLY” WORK?



  When I think of good luck charms two things come to mind – rabbit’s feet and horse shoes – and although I’ve never considered myself to be superstitious, I have both. The horseshoe was one of the few things I salvaged from a mar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

GIFTSTOCK:

Musicians anchor annual happenin’

  Mark your calendar: Thursday, Dec. 2, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Virginia Elks Club I had to buy a new three ring binder for   GIFTSTOCK this year because the old one was just too full. Twelve years accumulates a lot of paperwork, photographs, newsp… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“A Doll’s HOUSE”

by playwright IBSEN will be presented at Mesabi

  Every so often, an artist creates something that literally changes the world. Joseph Haydn’s first symphony essentially invented a form, paving the way for every composer who came after him. The paintings of the Impressionists chang… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A swig of Pelinkovac

A slavic Iron Range cure for what ails you

  Artemisia, also known as wormwood, is a plant familiar to gardeners as a perennial that is commonly used in gardens for it’s silvery foliage. It comes in numerous varieties, some of which dominate the landscape of the American west. It … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

EGGBEATERS TO LONG JOHNS

Sorting through Ma's and Pa's past

  Standing in front of the glass display case, I could see our blurred reflections looking back at us. She seemed shorter than I remembered, hunched over and holding herself upright with a pair of gnarled wooden canes. Neither of us spoke for a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Alworth Scholarship – check it out




  Being a high school student these days can be difficult and stressful. Trying to find time just to have a life and do things for yourself is a challenge on its own. But then all the homework, and worries about getting good grades makes it tha… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

GIVE:

Generosity Is Very Encouraging

Many think that Generosity is only Encouraging to the one who receives, however the giver also benefits and is encouraged by the joy and peace of the recipient and the good feeling that they themselves get. “It is better to give than receiv… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vegetarians for 37 years & loving it



My wife Deb and I have been vegetarians for more than 37 years. In fact, we both were vegetarians when we met and it’s the only way we have ever cooked in our family and how we raised our children. Though we generally don’t eat fish as a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

SALLYWORLD: NO MORE EXCUSES!

WEEK 8

  GREETINGS AND SALLY SALUTATIONS Well, after jumping on the four various scales in different locations throughout my house and wiggling and jiggling them, I believe I lost 1/2 of a pound. I thought it would be more as I was sick last week, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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