Good People Good Business
By Kathryn Berg
The Village Business Institute
"Serial," the wildly popular true-crime podcast, finished its 12-episode first season in mid-December. During the podcasts run and in the weeks following its finale, everyone seems to know the story of Adnan Syed and his conviction for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. If a person isnt hooked, they are likely still fam...
January 16, 2015 - 4:18pm
Willmar Kiwanis Club
The Willmar Kiwanis Club donated $10,000 to the Resource Center at West Central Industries for their Lego Fun & Friendship program. Its a new program that positively impacts children ages 7 to 12 with challenging skills due to autism, ADHD, fetal alcohol syndrome and other disabilities. With support these children become accepted, active participants in the community. In the club, the child...
January 13, 2015 - 10:37am
Sense and Centsibility
Here we are, well into January now. Have you already fallen off the wagon with your resolve to stop eating so much or get more exercise? Dont give up for the year! Even if those resolutions didnt stick, theres no law that says you have to wait until January 1, 2016 to try another one. A
s our regular readers know, our bloggers are financial counselors by day. We are in the trenches with debt a...
January 13, 2015 - 8:35am
Let's Talk Kids
Take a moment to think about how play and science are the same process. The person playing observes things around him and might mimic what he sees. He discovers about the world through play. When rules are added to play, the process becomes a game.
Uncertainity is celebrated in play, Beau Lotto, a neuroscientist said in hisTED Talk entitled, Science is for everyone, kids included.
Lotto drew ...
January 07, 2015 - 3:01pm
On My Mind
In my previous post, I talked about my new passion for USANA. As a follow-up, I want to share why USANA is the best. So you know, when you choose USANA, you are choosing the best.
1. No. 1 in the world - USANA was named the No. 1 nutritional supplement company and its product has been rated the No. 1Multi-vitamin/Multi-mineral worldwide by the Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements. This...
December 05, 2014 - 1:39am
The View from the Edge of Town
For those who follow the Minnesota Vikings football team, you will be happy to know they are again on the search for "one in a row"! This is a regular quest for this team and, not by personal choice.
I attempt to watch the Vikings on TV but have rarely been able to watch a complete game for the past four years. there is a reason there is no "air" in the stadium when the Vikings play because "T...
November 17, 2014 - 4:17pm
Goethe's Sports Blog
There it was. Just a few dozen yards in front of me. A deer skipping through the woods, its big white tail flopping as it leaped over a fallen branch.
Unfortunately, this scene played out on a walking path in Thief River Falls, Minn., on Sunday and not on hunting land. And as it turned out, that doe within city limits was the only deer I have seen to this point while taking p...
November 10, 2014 - 2:51pm
What in the World?
As you know, Mexico's Los Cabos region (Cabo San Lucas, San Jose Del Cabo, La Paz) was hit hard yesterday by Hurricane Odile, a Category 3 storm that's now downgraded to a tropical storm as it moves out of the area. However, numerous resorts were damaged by heavy winds and rain, and the Los Cabos airport will reportedly be closed until at least Sept. 22.
Heres the latest information weve been ...
September 16, 2014 - 2:21pm