A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China.
A common sight in Chinese cities are the... Posted on 7/14/12 at 8:03 AM
SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT The Motley Challenge - Part 3 (Wheat)
*Child: Where does wheat come from?
Child: Why not gardens?
Adult: Gardens are to fields as Ben Franklin is to Sam's Club.
Child: What's wrong with Ben Franklin?
Adult: It closed.
Chi... Posted on 2/22/12 at 11:57 PM
KNITTING UP NORTH Less Than a 2 Minute Update
I finished the sleeve on my January Cardigan. I wound up the last ball of yarn so that all of the button band and collar would be from the same skein and packed everything up to take to my parents hou... Posted on 2/11/12 at 1:06 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Cats for Gold, Free Rice and Writing Badly Well
Some websites are esoteric and dedicated to a single bizarre purpose, which can be amusing but begs the question: How did they think of that? Here are a few of them.
Disapproving Rabbits is dedic... Posted on 12/22/09 at 11:00 PM
A technical glitch on the Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. website offered some items at a fraction of their actual retail price. Treadmills, which normally cost hundreds of dollars, were priced at $33.16. LCD computer monitors were offered for $9.
A bomb threat called into the Grand Forks Walmart shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday prompted an evacuation of the store.
Police searched the building and found no evidence of a bomb, according to Sgt. Barb McLeod. She declined to comment on where the caller, a male voice, said the bomb was located.
City leaders hope that a Walmart Supercenter planned for Gateway Drive will spur more retail and residential development for the north side corridor dominated by more industrial businesses. The added housing could help alleviate the shortage and bring prices downward.
Walmart is planning a second Grand Forks location on Gateway Drive, according to documents filed with the city. A site plan for a Walmart Supercenter were filed with the city Planning and Zoning Department Tuesday afternoon.
The store has posted notices that campers will be towed after 24 hours. The parking lot at the Williston Walmart has become a mecca for oil field job seekers from around the country. It also has developed a reputation for being a place to avoid at night.
Parking lot of retail store is home for some oil-field job seekers Williston’s Walmart is becoming a mecca for oil-field job seekers from around the country who are flocking to the region in campers and motor homes. The store’s parking lot also is becoming notorious, a place to avoid when daylight ends.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said Friday that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam's Club — the first woman and the first African-American to hold a CEO position at one of the company's business units.
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