STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Progress precedes space station before fiery finale
Feeling like your life needs some Progress? Here's your chance to see some. The Russian cargo ship Progress 49 undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Monday after delivering food, water... Posted on 4/16/13 at 5:30 PM
WANAMINGO — As the son of a business owner, Ryan Holmes says he has an “innate entrepreneurial spirit.”
But the Kenyon native’s path to business ownership didn’t begin until after a few bumps in the road.
ZUMBROTA — James Hill’s life got a lot quieter about five years ago.
The Illinois native and his wife moved from Chicago, where more than 2.7 million inhabitants crowd the urban streets, to Zumbrota, a rural area with a population of just more than 3,200.
“Just call me Phil,” Lottie Aslakson says. She has adopted the moniker because it matches her practice of “Philling” in whenever a volunteer is sought to fill some special need.
“That is my name,” she joked. “I fill in for this person, and that person.”
Greg Miller’s life changed the day his daughter was hit by a car. The Cannon Falls resident said instinct took over, and even though he had no prior medical experience, he was able to open 3-year-old Emelia’s airway and control her bleeding.
Author. Mother. Wife. Small-business owner. Volunteer. City employee.
Leanne Knott juggles those and many other titles in her daily life. The different roles allow her to view the world from a variety of angles.
GOODHUE — To take on the job that Lara Ramthun does, education is endless.
As a part-time employee at White Rock Bank in Goodhue, the bank teller takes part in online classes every quarter that help her brush up on the laws, rules and regulations that apply most directly to her work. And that’s not all.
BAY CITY, Wis. — Old-fashioned hardware stores filled with nameless doodads and perplexing gadgets are of dwindling generation. The few remaining establishments scattered throughout towns and rural communities often serve as a common place to gather, socialize and, of course, talk tools.
Tom Heffernan has had a business-oriented mindset since he was a teenager. Employed at his uncle’s St. Paul used car dealership when he was 17 years old, Heffernan was tasked with washing cars before they were handed over to their new owners. He earned $5 for each car the dealership sold.
View your ad here! Cost effective targeted advertising. Contextual advertising starting as low as $79/month. This includes targeted ad delivery and search results! Add your business to the Marketplace »