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A Backwoods Story: Review of Bette Lee Crosby’s Spare Change

If you want to get a feel for how rural America, or at least the rural South lives, read Bette Lee Crosby’s Spare Change. It is not the pretty “village” story as life can be as hard or harder in the rural areas as it can be in the more urban locales, though for very different reasons. 275 more words

Book Reviews

A Road Trip Through 5000 Years of British History

“ROAD TRIP! SPRENG BUHREAK!” is what Dan and I say to each other in our most bro-like-college-age-Americans-going-on- spring-break-type voices when we get to travel together by car. 712 more words


Personal Branding Lessons: From the Makers of Velveeta

Guest Blogger: Ryan Broker

Last September, just below all of the acrimonious pre-election news, the eye-witness accounts of your grandmother’s kidney stone event, and all of the office gossip, there lay unnoticed and unreported – in relative obscurity – a newsworthy event so profound that it had the potential to melt our hardened hearts, bond us again in brotherly/sisterly solidarity, and inspire us all to personal reinvention and greatness: 567 more words

Young Leaders

Landowners want inputs into TOR for ManuManu Investigations

BY: Annette Kora – 08:05, February 23, 2017

Landowners representing clans in the Manumanu and Gabadi areas have called on the Prime Minister to include their concerns when setting up the Terms of Reference in the proposed Commission of Inquiry. 398 more words


How does Northern MN get broadband? Cooperatives, community and government support

Business North recently ran an article outlining some of the reasons Northern Minnesota needs broadband and some parts of do not have it.

Broadband is good for the economy… 434 more words


Shropshire Visit

Well I’ve not had much luck with my hiking for a while!  We usually slow down a bit in the winter but after a bereavement and a bad knee injury I’ve been much less active. 69 more words


UPS tests drones for regular deliveries in rural areas

(AP)– UPS says its latest flying test shows the potential for using drones to make deliveries in rural areas.

United Parcel Service said Tuesday that a drone launched from a specially outfitted truck, made a delivery and returned to the truck during a test this week in Florida. 91 more words