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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. . .

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Wright Obituaries

April 23, 2018:  Wallace Richard Schulke, 82 of Wright passed away unexpectedly. He was born July 3, 1935 to Richard and Regina (Jagow) Schulke in Alexandria, MN.

May 17, 2014:  Robert "Robbie" Willima Beck, 59, passed away on May 17, 2014. He was born May 16, 1955 in Duluth to Robert and Lorraine Beck.  He grew up in Cromwell and graduated from Cromwell High School in 1973.  He was a superintendent for CB&I building elevated water towers for more than 35 years.  Robbie was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.  His father; and two stepsons, Dale and Jerry Davidson, preceded Robbie in death. Our sincere sympathy to his wife, Patsy; mother, Lorraine Beck of Cromwell; step-sons, Bill Davidson of Houston, Texas and Franklin Davidson of Cromwell; brother, David (Carissa) Beck of Manhattan, Ill.; and sisters, Gail (Joseph) Dahl of Cromwell and Jane Beck of Wilmington, North Carolina.  A Memorial Services was held on May 22, 2014 in Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell.  Inurnment was in Eagle Lake Cemetery.  The Minnesota National Guard Military Funeral Honors Team provided military Honors. 

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Strategic Insights - Managing by the Book

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This book shares the experiences of a manager of 29 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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