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 I absolutely love being a small business owner. I was raised by self-employed parents who had numerous small businesses throughout their lives and believed in the power of taking care of each other in their community of small businesses. They … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Priceless: Relationships and friendships in small business




What it means to be a small business owner in this community is simple, it is very humbling. “Community” as you are using, to us, is not limited to Virginia or even the Quad Cities but many folks from many areas who stop in to shake your… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

This family business owner has never looked back




When I graduated from high school, I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do with my life. I had been working in the family flower business since I was a child, first at the greenhouse during the summer months grinding dirt, pulling weeds, and disbudd… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veterans Service Officer honored for catching old error

Northland veteran receives more than $300,000 in back pay

DULUTH – Brian Rulifson had been on the job as a St. Louis County Veterans Service Officer less than six months when he was visited in September by a Vietnam vet in need of medical assistance through the Veterans Administration (VA). The veter… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veterans College and Career Planning Days in St. Cloud



 Veterans College and Career Planning Days at St. Cloud Technical & Community College take place the first Friday of each month. The program starts at 10 a.m. and is followed by a tour. The next event will be held on December 6. Source: mn…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Operation Synergy meets monthly in St. Paul



ST. PAUL – Operation Synergy, uniting service members from all branches, meets on the last Tuesday of each month at the Veterans Service Building in St. Paul. Each month brings a new topic and discussion, including items such as balancing work… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s Thanksgiving without the…gravy?




I used to love watching my dad make gravy on Thanksgiving. It seemed sort of magical, to see the pan drippings from the roast turkey turn into a beautiful, smooth, and delicious sauce. I would hover over the saucepan with the gravy in it and “sample… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gareth Andrews to unveil sculpture at Messiah Lutheran



MT. IRON – Messiah Lutheran Church is holding the dedication of a new processional cross on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. The public is invited. The processional cross is a new original work of sculpture by local artist Gareth Andrews of Zim, MN. Garet… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Annual bazaar upcoming in Bear River



BEAR RIVER – The annual Old Time Bazaar in Bear River will be held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 – 30, at the Bear River Community Center located at the junction of Highways 5 and 22. Bazaar items will include quilts, mittens, ornament… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

U.S. Bank is drop off location for Toys for Tots



VIRGINIA – U.S. Bank is supporting Toys for Tots by being a drop off site for toy donations at its Virginia, Hibbing, Babbitt and Grand Rapids offices through December 12. Toys for tots will distribute the toys to local children in need. Peopl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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