He argued that what is needed now, as state transportation funding faces future revenue shortfalls and growing needs, is a long-term vision for Minnesota’s transportation future. The list of road construction projects includes only two major projects in ... (Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch)
Marlene Smith, who turned a struggling Minnesota plastics firm into a nationally recognized leader in its industry, died Sunday at age 79. Smith had Alzheimer's disease, her son Rick Carlson said. When her husband died in 1975, Smith took over his business ... (TwinCities Pioneer Press)
The Pioneer Press has an obituary on Smith, who was inducted into the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame last year. A family member said Smith, 79, had Alzheimer's disease. Smith didn't plan on becoming a CEO, but was forced into the role of ... (The Business Journal)
Daniel Joseph Braun, 49, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in DeKalb, Ill., surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born in Hibbing on June 3, 1965. Danny was a happy person with a smile and kind word for all. He moved with family to El Paso, Texas ... (Hibbing Daily Tribune)
Visiting Minnesota in 1940, the young couple learned that Jim's Uncle John Jensen wanted to sell his farm located on Smith Lake. At the urging of Ray and Martha, they purchased the farm, and milked cows and raised turkeys during WWII. The farm adjoined ... (Osakis Review)
"Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles."- Confucius, The Analects When someone you love loses a loved one, your first instinct is to comfort. Follow that instinct. If you are sincere, your heartfelt words and expressions of love are always welcome. There are a few suggestions I woul...
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From an Irish headstone"- Richard Puz, The Carolinian You've been asked to deliver the Eulogy at your loved ones funeral. Where do you begin? Start with the purpose and definition of a eulogy. A eulogy is a short speec...