Business Bits




 As a business owner, understand your strengths and spend as much time as possible using those strengths to benefit your company. Likewise, understand the strengths of your employees and ensure their responsibilities match up. Identify holes th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Focus on Veterans

Chippewa war veteran Bill Light: DISTINGUISHED WWII SERVICE

 Editor’s note: This spring the Bois Forte Band dedicated a beautiful new Veterans Memorial at the Nett Lake Reservation. Bill Light was one of two WWII veterans honored in the ceremony. He continues to serve as an active volunteer in the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Apple desserts, mushroom tartlets, a unique watermelon salad, and more!



 We got some great recipes submitted this week. Thanks so much to all who responded to my call for recipes! Do you have a great recipe you’d like to share? Please send it my way: jeanc@hometownfocus.us. It’s fun to share! Apple Roll… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Slow boat




 A friend and I were cruising slowly around the lakes recently, moaning about the ills of growing older. He’s a single parent whose daughter recently started college. Although he likes time alone, I sense an empty nest feeling about him. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PHOBIA:

Fear of heights kicked in over a tailings pond


 I t is said that 10-25% of people have phobias (exaggerated, unreasonable, or disabling fears). I have often wondered if phobias are part of ones make-up at birth, or if they come upon one as the result of trauma? Is it better to face ones pho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life



 Hello People! Has the fast-forwarding fervent fever of summer caught up with you yet? Speaking of fast-forward, I decided to indulge myself in a cup of java since cutting back a month or so ago. It started off to a decent buzz but then talk ab… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Look to Thy Eyes



 It’s time for my annual eye check up. Many doctors say when you reach a certain age the chances of your eyesight diminishing gradually increases, but there are many other factors which can contribute to poor vision. Being on the computer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 43

OUTING, THE CHILDREN RETURN, A BAY VIEW AND THEFT AT THE CEMETERY


 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS… I must say, I have met the nicest people who are following this column – which still baffles me. For those of you who just started reading this, it’s somewhat like “As the World Turns” and simi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Trail Motors awards $6,000 in scholarships



CUTLINE: Iron Trail Motors scholarship recipients, l. to r.: EGHS; Samantha Kelly Boucher, Jones, MIB; Emily Rannikar, VHS; and Derek Not pictured: Peterlin, Timothy VHS. Madzey, EGHS, and Ryan Buria, MIB.Six area students each received $1,000 schol… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

RABBIT FACTS AND TIPS



 Here are a few interesting facts about pet rabbits. A male rabbit is called a buck, a female is a doe and a baby is a kitten. A rabbit house is called a hutch and must be a safe haven for your bunny- protecting him or her from the rain, wind a… Please register for a free account or log […]


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