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Introducing the 4th Edition of “Specialty Shop Retailing”

“The updated edition of Carol Schroeder’s highly regarded Specialty Shop Retailing is a reference all shopkeepers should read and then keep on their bookshelf. Whether you are just opening a shop or are an experienced retailer, this book provides sound business advice and the tools you need to deal with the challenges of brick-and-mortar independent retailing in the 21st century.”
-Caroline Kennedy, former editor-in-chief of Gifts and Decorative Accessories

Watch a short interview with Carol “Orange” Schroeder here:

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Unlocking mysteries and family secrets

Wisconsin author shares his story at local library May 3

DeForest Times-Tribune

Wisconsin writer David B. Bohl pieced together a complicated true story – his own – over several years of research to find out the answer to, “Who am I?”

Bohl is the former Director of Addiction Services at Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc and today is an independent consultant with Beacon Confidential, LLC in Milwaukee.… Read the rest

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David B Bohl to appear on the Money Sense radio show

David B. Bohl, author of Parallel Universes will appear on the Money Sense radio show with Karen Ellenbecker. The program will air Saturday, April 28th at 2:00 pm and Sunday, May 6th, at 12:00 Noon.

For over two and half decades, Karen Ellenbecker, founder of Ellenbecker Investment Group (EIG), has combined her financial planning expertise with a wide array of education from special guests.Read the rest

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The Case Of The Two-Headed Calf

The Billboard had promised gasoline, sandwiches, and the opportunity to see a two-headed calf named “Heady”.

Standing in The Pit Stop in Mineral Point, I gazed up and scanned for signs it was a hoax. Maybe the deformity was the result of a clever taxidermist’s touch rather than the handiwork of a hilarious, but also cruel and uncaring god?… Read the rest

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A Local Author’s Journey of Healing From Grief

Natural Awakenings -Milwaukee Edition

Wauwatosa author Mary Lou Bailey tells the tale of how she gained strength after a loss in her book, I Am My Own Rug, released this past November through Broken Wing Press. The book, penned after the sudden death of her spouse of 24 years, differs from many other grief books due to a personable tone that speaks to many kinds of loss.… Read the rest

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Strawberry, local pastors helping opioid crisis

By Danielle Coots – For Greene County News

BEAVERCREEK — Darryl Strawberry and his wife Tracy have formed an alliance with Ohio Pastors to help stop the epidemic of Ohio’s opioid/drug crisis. The couple made a special appearance, March 5 at the Beavercreek Nazarene Church to help share their struggles with drug addiction in hopes to provide families, friends and other addicts with education, enlightenment and hope.… Read the rest