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West central Minnesota businesses looking to create their own niche with Small Business Saturday

November 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW LONDON Black Friday and Cyber Monday have long excited overzealous holiday shoppers eager for good deals. But in the last couple of years, a new day Small Business Saturday has made its own mark on the holiday shopping season.
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Final bids

November 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Expect small ’13 Social Security benefit increase

October 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Social Security recipients shouldn’t expect a big increase in monthly benefits come January. Continue Reading

SRDC offers small business loans

May 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON The Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) is again offering business loans though its revolving loan fund (RLF). Continue Reading

Bank investments to help small businesses

October 26, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota officials hope a $100 million investment they are making in banks will end up in the hands of small business owners.
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Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties

August 1, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for eastern Pope County and northern Kandiyohi and Meeker counties until 11 this morning. Continue Reading

SBA launches pilot program

January 23, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting grant funding proposals from eligible and well-established national organizations interested in providing training, guidance, counseling, mentoring and procurement assistance to small businesses in teaming arrangements under its new Small Business Teaming Pilot program. Continue Reading

Art Auction

November 18, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Small Works Silent Auction concludes with Friday reception Continue Reading

Nepal teen just over 2 feet high stands tall as world’s shortest man

October 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

POKHARA, Nepal – A Nepalese fruit seller’s son with the body of a toddler turned 18 on Thursday and was officially declared the world’s shortest man by Guinness record officials. Continue Reading

2 hurt in small plane crash in Rice County

October 11, 2010 in West Central Tribune

FARIBAULT, Minn. – A small plane crashed into a bean field south of Lonsdale in Rice County after hitting some power lines. Two people suffered minor injuries Continue Reading