The Economy’s Last Best Hope: Superstar Middle Managers
Only a third of U.S. workers feel inspired at work, and a Gallup analysis suggests that’s hurting the economy. What if it all can be fixed by hiring better bosses?
Learn to make a matzo ball that will get you drunk
Challenged to create a cocktail with matzo, Christopher Marty of Best Intentions makes “alcohol soup.”
Harris Teeter partners with BP for a fuel rewards program for VIC shoppers
Harris Teeter is partnering with BP to offer Fuel Points reward discounts for Teeter VIC card shoppers when they fuel up at BP and Amoco gas stations. The program is effective Oct. 2, 2018.
Man recounts ‘fight for my life’ after being taken away in garbage truck
The homeless man who wound up inside a garbage truck in Bangor last week thought for certain he was going to die.
Funeral plans set for Dennis Matthew Howe, DOT worker who died following crash
Calling hours will be held Sunday. The funeral will be on Monday.
Facing Mounting Bills, Mark's Outing Owner Asks Community for Help
Mark's Outing has seen better days, according to owner and namesake Mark Outing. And citing "tremendously slow" business days, Outing is reaching out to the...
Minnesota's Meat Trail: 5 small-town markets worth the drive
A road trip to the state's best family-run, tradition-loving meat markets.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Credit Card Skimmers Discovered at Fuel Pumps in McKenzie
Credit Card Skimmers Discovered at Fuel Pumps in McKenzie McKENZIE (September 5) McKenzie (Tenn.) Police Department is alerting the public about “skimmer” devices found at two gas pumps at a local convenience store. The devices use Bluetooth technology to download information from a customer’s credit/debit card. The thief can be receive the Bluetooth signal from as far as 100 feet away from the skimmer Within the past few weeks, these skimming devices were used to steal credit/debit card data from several local victims, including the City of McKenzie. The stolen information was then used for fraudulent use in another state In anyone has been a victim of fraudulent credit/debit card transactions, please call the local law…
Banker survey: Farmland prices expected to drop in 10 states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey says farmland prices are expected to continue their decline in parts of 10 Plains and Western states.