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Forum Communications Co. rolls out rewards program for loyal newspaper subscribers
By Devlyn Brooks Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. knows that the value of loyal subscribers is measured in platinum. Thats right ... platinum. Thats why to reward its valu...
12/10/13 at 10:23 AM Forum Communications Co. releases Snow Day app providing comprehensive weather-related updates 12/4/13 at 12:54 PM
Forum employees spend nearly 2,000 hours creating spectacular Holiday Lights Parade float 12/3/13 at 1:48 PM
Kohl's to be open 100 hours straight
Kohl's department stores typically stay open late into the evening, and always seems to have sales going on. But even Kohl's hasn't gone this far before. Kohl's stores -- including the one in Duluth ...
12/5/13 at 3:38 PM Vote for best holiday storefront 11/22/13 at 2:17 PM
Stores to open earlier on Thanksgiving 10/25/13 at 6:09 PM
Give Yourself the Gift of Presence This Holiday Season
By Denise Hellekson, Clinical Associate, The Village Business Institute Well, Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday has come and gone, and the beginning of the holiday season is upon us. I love the holi...
12/4/13 at 11:25 AM Work Happy Now 11/25/13 at 2:52 AM
Building Trust in the Workplace 9/24/13 at 8:43 PM
After Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday
If the madness of Black Friday was too much, or even not enough, the Greater Downtown Council wants to remind shoppers that big-box mega stores are not the only avenue for holiday shopping. Small Bus...
11/29/13 at 11:00 PM Last chance to vote for Lola 11/29/13 at 11:00 PM
For horses, of course 11/19/13 at 11:00 PM
Environmentalism Grows Up
Today's environmentalists are using a more cooperative approach to see a cleaner planet. Maybe you saw the video of a teacher blowing up her students who dont volunteer to participate in carbon reduc...
11/26/13 at 3:38 PM
Legislature must find money before new taxes can disappear
By Don Davis Many Minnesota lawmakers from both political parties want to erase some newly enacted business taxes off the state books, but there is no guarantee that will happen next year. Its finding...
10/28/13 at 8:00 AM Minnesota businesses worry about Dayton tax proposal 1/28/13 at 9:53 AM
Legislative notebook: Gay marriage fight will continue during session 1/4/13 at 4:37 PM
Some new old Duluth TV news clips
Every so often I take a spin through YouTube to see if any old clips from Duluth TV stations have been posted - newscasts, commercials, etc. On my latest visit, I found these three brief clips from 19...
9/10/13 at 9:08 AM Miller Hill Mall turns 40 8/25/13 at 1:47 PM
Phillips 66 gas station on Superior Street, 1961 6/3/13 at 12:50 AM
Time To Create Your Stop Doing List
I will admit it, most days I have a mental to do list a mile long. On the days that I write my list down it tends to get overwhelming. I have always supported the idea of saying "no" to things and hav...
6/21/13 at 6:51 AM Paper Clutter Be Gone! 1/4/13 at 6:43 AM
I'm Late, I'm Late, For A Very Important Date! 11/23/12 at 9:26 AM
Duluth man makes his mark in music world with New Vintage Amplifiers
His work has been seen and heard at music festivals, clubs and arenas around the world, but you wont find posters of him lining teenagers bedroom walls. Nic Patullo started New Vintage Amplifiers i...
5/19/13 at 11:00 PM Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award 2/15/13 at 12:00 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol 2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
Health Care Providers In The Local Region
Who are the health care providers , executives who run these organizations and revenue/net income for these organizations in the region? 1. Essentia Health Chief Officer/CEO-Peter Person Owns: 18 ...
3/9/13 at 7:29 AM Fair Farm Kickoff Meeting, This Wednesday 9/18/11 at 5:23 AM
Lakeside Has Cafa Latte 7/17/11 at 2:42 PM
Mystery Bridge 20: The bridge that used to house a bike shop
Author's Note: In the coming weeks, we'll be returning to Schleswig-Holstein to view some bridges in the region, some of which we're picking up where we left off from the tour from the last ...
2/20/13 at 5:45 AM Mead Avenue Bridge in Meadville, Pennsylvania (USA) 10/11/10 at 1:20 PM
Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re...
11/19/12 at 4:34 PM Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently 11/8/12 at 2:26 PM
"Quiet" and "Shy" Are Not the Same Word 9/17/12 at 2:01 PM
Lessons from Walt
The following post about Walt Disney is one of the most read pieces I've published. Turns out lots of people are looking for information on Walt's perseverance. In any event, I've been reminded again ...
11/13/12 at 3:17 PM Coaching: Anticipation 10/26/12 at 2:06 PM
Positive Anticipation 10/25/12 at 11:50 AM
Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China. Enjoy! A common sight in Chinese cities are the...
7/14/12 at 8:03 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Top Vacation Destinations for the End of 2011 9/29/11 at 9:43 AM