Contact Us
Business News

Business News

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
[

“The Daily” The iPad Only News Publication Shuts Down in Mid-December

It's a sad day for those of us who read The Daily on our i-Pads. It was announced today by News Corp, that The Daily would be stopping it's publication effective December 15th.

Read More

Category: Business News, Tech Tags: , ,
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
[

Overwhelming Majority of U.S Workers Prefer a Cash Bonus Over an Office Party This Holiday Season

No, I'm, not doing the bah humbug thing, it's right here in black and white. According to a survey by Harris Interactive, The Consumerist reports 2,059 adults responded to the survey asking (if given a choice), would they prefer an office party,  a cash bonus, or other perks, from their employer this holiday season.

Read More

Source:  selena marie via flickr
Source: selena marie via flickr
[

Your Couch May Be Giving Off A Toxic Flame Retardant That Was Outlawed Over 35 Years Ago

Manufacturers removed the cancer-causing flame retardant from baby pajamas in 1977 - but apparently no one in the furniture industry got the memo.  A recent study shows that more than half of the couches sold in the United States contain the toxic chemical in question:  pentaBDE.

Read More

Source:  Company Press Kit/Website
Source: Company Press Kit/Website
[

Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Salad Dressing Recalled

Hopefully you didn't use any of this on your salad over the Thanksgiving holiday;  Officials from Newman's Own have recalled some of their Lite Honey Mustard Dressing - over concerns that it contains an ingredient that isn't listed on the label.

Read More

derek montgomery photography posted on facebook.com
derek montgomery photography posted on facebook.com
[

House On Mesaba Finally To Be Torn Down, As Per Mayor Ness

Mayor Don Ness posted on his facebook account that the house on Mesaba will finally be torn down. When I looked at everyone's comments, everyone is happy about it.

Read More

downtown
[

Small Business Saturday Invites You To Be Local, Shop Local

Black Friday is always a rat race, you get pushed, you get shoved, and sometimes you get a deal that is hard to take back later because that item is closed out or was on a short special. Why not shop local, with local artists, businesspeople, and friends.

Read More

Source:  Svadilfari via flickr
Source: Svadilfari via flickr
[

Walmart Joins The Mail Order Gourmet Food Business

In an effort to expand their demographics and their business model, Walmart has joined the mail order gourmet food business.

Read More

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
[

Lake Nebagamon Residents Victimized By Credit Card Hackers – Here’s How To Protect Yourself

It happens every Holiday season. Credit card numbers are stolen by computer hackers. As of last week, over one hundred people in Lake Nebagamon and surrounding area  have been victimized so far, and the list is increasing each day.

Read More

Source:  Gordon Lew via flickr
Source: Gordon Lew via flickr
[

New Study Sheds Light On The Ten Germiest Places In A Restaurant

If you're like most people, you dine out for at least one meal a week in a restaurant.  And, you'd like to think that the food and the environment is as safe and clean as your own home. Unfortunately, it's no surprise that they're not - and a recent study sheds light on the "most-germiest" places in a restaurant.  The worst part:  The restroom isn't in first place!

Read More

Carfreedays
[

The End Could Be Near For Hostess – Maker Of Twinkies And Wonder Bread

Two favorites from your childhood could be gone forever as the company that makes them gets ready to surrender to a strike that's held up operations for the past three months.  Hostess Foods says that if an agreement wasn't reached by the evening of November 15th, they would be forced to shut down operations and liquidate the company, resulting in the loss of 18,000 jobs

Read More

(Photo Hostess.com)
(Photo Hostess.com)
[

Strike May Cause Twinkies Shortage on Grocery Shelves

Twinkies are here today, but for how long?

Hostess, which has made the Twinkie since 1933,  is facing a labor strike at 23 of its 36 baking plants and is considering to “permanently close certain locations due to our inability to resume full-scale production,”

Read More

Source:  Buck82 via flickr
Source: Buck82 via flickr
[

Minnesota And Wisconsin Farmers Can Rest Easy After Failed California Vote On Genetically-Modified Foods Fails

It was a win for the food industry along with farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin as California voters rejected a vote to mandate labeling for food products that have been genetically modified. Part of the reason that the election went the way it did was an investment from the food industry to lobby potential voters;  Those investments included money from local companies

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kool1017.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Kool 101.7 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Kool 101.7 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!