THIS WOMAN WRITES Food Stamps and Finances
I ran into a blog post this week that asked, Is using food stamps a sin? You've got to admit, the headline was catchy.
The writer described her pastor's stance on the issue ("Yes, it's a sin") and ... Posted on 9/6/13 at 4:56 PM
IN THE BLACK Sunmart Progesso soup deal
This week through Saturday, October 8th Sunmart has a deal on Progresso soup. They are regular $2.50 each and I got 4 for $2.00. They are on sale for $1.24 and there is a coupon in the flyer for $1.00... Posted on 10/2/11 at 11:29 AM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Going local
In a move that could compete with big box grocers, food co-ops, farmers markets and even roadside produce stands, Walmart is boosting its stock of locally grown produce.
Through the end of October, Mi... Posted on 10/26/09 at 10:18 AM
On the freezer shelf in the spot they usually occupied was a sign: “To our valued customers, some of your favorite Eggo products are out of stock nationally. We are working hard to fix this short-term issue."
Editor’s note: The Northland’s monthly benefactors, Aunt Em and Uncle Arnie, have made their choices again, and this time their benevolence is infectious. Following the generosity of Le Bistro’s owners last month, the owners of the Pickwick Restaurant have pitched in with a gift card. Also, the Duluth Transit Authority also has offered to assist a commuter, displaying the community’s spirit of helping those in need. Here are Em and Arnie’s selections.
The Duluth Farmers Market is planning a big splash to mark its 2011 centennial — the opening of a new, larger, year-round facility that could triple the number of vendors and offer cooking classes and arts programs.
Chain supermarkets and 24-hour convenience stores have pushed mom-and-pop grocery stores to the wayside. But in the late 1980s, there was a
little-grocer-that-could in Duluth’s Hunters Park neighborhood.
Duluth’s last locally owned small grocery store - Mike’s Romano’s Grocery -has been up for sale for months and faces an uncertain future. The owner says he plans to either sell the store or sell the inventory and move on.
While local farmers are nurturing fruits and vegetables this summer for the Duluth farmers market, college students will be fine-tuning finance and marketing options to improve the health of the nearly 100-year-old nonprofit organization.
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