Prediction For Ice-Out On Long Lake In Hubbard County MN

I am 99.7% sure the ice-out date for Long Lake will be between March 29 and May 11.  That is because I have a control chart of data over the last 22 years and it is a stable process with no indication of global warming or other special causes.  The average ice-out date is April…
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Press Releases Are A Means To Convey Business News

Following this guideline will enhance the chances of getting your message out to the most people. Like most people, those in the media have too much to do and too little time to do it, so make it easy for them to use your press release as written.

Homework For Starting A Business

Part II-Do the Financial Numbers Make Sense? Don (Dominick) Shrello used to teach a seminar on opportunity analysis in which he listed decision factors under “Is it Real?”, “Can We Win?”, and “Is It Worth It?” In the last article we focused on Part I, Is Your Business Idea a Good One?, of our six-part…
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Homework For Starting A Business

Part I-Is Your Business Idea a Good One? Most of us dream of starting our own business someday. It can be the most rewarding, self-satisfying thing you could ever do in your life or it could be a nightmare if you encounter events for which you had not planned. It really pays to do your…
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Small Business Is Key To Our Economy

A leading Park Rapids banker has said he believes that the economy will not turn around until the housing market turns around. With the foreclosure rate increasing around 17% over last year, this is not encouraging. Taking that thinking a step further, one could say the housing market will not turn around until more jobs…
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