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Mason City schools construction update

Mason City schools construction update

MASON CITY- The Mason City School District has released the following information about the on-going John Adams Middle School construction project: Phase 3A – Larson Contacting o Larson has completed…

Dairy Queen holds customer appreciation day

Dairy Queen holds customer appreciation day

By Jody Spear and Kelly Meyer – MASON CITY – Dairy Queen celebrated their Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day Tuesday, in Mason City. Everything was half price.  Not just one…

Detroit auto show signals a turnaround for the industry

Detroit auto show signals a turnaround for the industry

By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times – DETROIT — Signs that the auto industry recovery is likely to continue this year are everywhere at the North American International Auto Show —…

Big banks are ‘still looking for talent’

By Andrew Dunn, McClatchy Newspapers – CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Headlines about layoffs at major banks have become routine as companies like Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. work…

Control what you can and buffer yourself from the rest

By Liz Reyer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – Question: I work in an educational setting, where some instructors operate under the “old school” system of “I do what is best for me…

The mistake that can ruin your work life balance

By Cindy Krischer Goodman, McClatchy Newspapers – Today, my friend asked for advice. He caught an employee in a lie. When he asked the employee to work on Saturday, he said…

The key to a job isn’t on a computer

By Diane Stafford, McClatchy Newspapers – A business research organization that tallies online job postings said last week that job vacancies nationally grew by 93,000 in December from November. That dovetails…

President Obama Hosts “Insourcing American Jobs” Forum at the White House

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, President Obama and Vice President Biden will host an “Insourcing American Jobs” forum at the White House focused on the increasing trend of companies choosing…

John Williams and Steven Spielberg mark 40 years of collaboration

John Williams and Steven Spielberg mark 40 years of collaboration

By Rebecca Keegan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot,…

No review? Sorry, no Oscar

By Nicole Sperling and Reed Johnson, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — A new requirement that documentary films must be reviewed by the Los Angeles Times or New York Times…

OPINION: President Obama’s inheritance: The US economy and joblessness

Horace Williams – When Barack Obama was officially sworn-in as the 44th president of the USA on January 20, 2009, the country was no longer cruising along the surplus highway…

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