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Honoring the pride of the Northland!  We serve to highlight our communities with honest reporting as progress is dependent on facts.  The Northland 

is rich with outdoor activities and beautiful landscapes found in few places around the world.  We respect the need to preserve our environment while 

also allowing for the sustainable incomes and livelihoods of our residents.  Both are needed and possible. . .



(Pictures by John Peyton, late Duluth artist)


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Marvin Pirila


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Marvin Pirila

Author:  Strategic Insights - Managing by the Book; available at Amazon, book stores, and book sites online...

Contributing Writer:  Floodwood Forum and The Voyageur Press (2013 to 2015)

Former editor, Floodwood Forum (March 2014 - September 2015)


Former Tax Partner/General Partner - Web Content Specialist at Fishing Webmaster LLC, an Internet Development Company (June 2005– June 2015)


Developing community portals; business/individual websites; promoting/advertising sites via articles, press releases, content, etc


Education:  BBA, Finance & Economics at University of Minnesota-Duluth


Specialties:  Web content; e-books, articles, press releases etc.; Web site development & promotion.


Personal Blogs:  America's Return to Independence Blog - - debating the principles of the United States Constitution and the path back to the free market.


Green Alternatives - - Live Smart & Cheaper:  This blog explores the many green alternatives and highlights those that will save you the most money. There are a lot of alternative energy projects out there, but few will save you money, or have the payback you desire.


Minnesota Building Codes - - Minnesota Building Codes and their enforcement by building inspectors, the courts, and the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Strategic Insights - Managing by the Book

Buy it now on Amazon by clicking here...


This book shares the experiences of a manager of 30 years who has worked firsthand with employees at every step of the way.  It explains the many ways and processes needed to maximize performance with varying types of people, opposing unions, and boundless bureaucracy.


This manager has always maintained firsthand communication with employees, learning what motivates and demotivates him or her. 


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