nick prieve: tattoos, technology, and transformation

Gilbert’s new library director brings youthful enthusiasm to town


  GILBERT – The new director of the Gilbert Public Library, Nick Prieve, is a 26-year-old yarmulke-wearing Jew. He is a pipe collector, Master Freemason, and an info-tech geek. A former tattoo artist, he is not, let’s say, “your mot… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Hospitals in crisis: let’s talk about it

HTF and MPR to host online conversation Jan. 28

VIRGINIA – The challenges facing the Virginia Regional Medical Center, and all rural health care providers in our state, is a serious issue that concerns us all. Our city-owned hospital, plagued by problems often beyond its control, is fighting for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Discovery Center to open new children’s exhibit



CHISHOLM – The children’s exhibit “How People Make Things” will open at Minnesota Discovery Center Saturday, Jan. 22. “Every object in our world has a story of how it is made. This exhibit tells that story by linking familiar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

It’s not about you – it’s about them




 If you’ve ever woken up in the early hours of a winter morning to a cold house with icy floors you no doubt have a deep appreciation for a warm cozy fire. When I was a little boy in the early 1950s I spent quite a bit of time at my grand… Please register for a free account or log […]

Business Bits




When hiring employees, remember that hiring someone who fits with the company’s culture may be more important than hiring someone with an impressive list of skills. Skills can be taught while attitudes and beliefs are more diffi cult to change… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ernie Mitchell’s TEN SECOND TIP

The Ten-Second Marketing Tip That Works

Call prospective customers that didn’t buy and ask them why they chose not to buy. Doing so will help you overcome objections in the future and may also give you a chance to mend a broken heart. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Slow-cooked meals


 Why do slow-cooked meals taste so good? There’s a reason! Slow, moist-heat cooking tenderizes meat by breaking down most of its connective tissue (muscle). The protein collagen is the prime component of connective tissue, and part of the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Our efforts matter when buying American-made



Hi Jean, I read Julie’s article (“My winter garb,” HTF, Jan. 7, 2011) about her made in Ely jacket (I have one of my own and have owned it for 16 years). I thought I would share the websites that I did on Facebook this year for an event in which I u… Please register for a free account or […]

Eleven easy ways to buy American in 2011



Consumers are seemingly more sensitive to buying American around the holidays than most other times during the year. Perhaps because it’s because as we search for gifts for those on our Christmas list, we run across the words “made in Ch… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Pirates of the Carrot Bean come to Parkview



University of Minnesota Duluth performance troupe, UMD Voyageurs, will be performing their hit show, Pirates of the Carrot Bean at the Parkview Learning Center in Virginia on Friday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. Appropriate for children and families, this … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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