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C.R.A.P. from Bering Sea Gold

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C.R.A.P. (Collectibles Rare And Precious) Fed Ex just dropped off a vial of 24K gold, sucked off the bottom of The Bering Sea by none other than Mr. Gold himself, Shawn Pomrenke. The proof is in the attached video, as well as E-Bay, where the bidding is fast and furious. Disclaimers: The display was assembled…


Off The Wall: The Right of Free College

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Jim Childers writes… Hey Mike – I hear all the Presidential candidates talking about the “right” of “free” college and how college is necessary to function in our society. I have not heard a single candidate opine about the necessity of training for the “trades.” Why do you suppose our “anointed ones” have such a…


An Unexpected Easter greeting from Bering Sea Gold’s Shawn Pomrenke

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Here’s an unexpected Easter greeting from Shawn Pomrenke – a guy I’ve never met but whose name I utter several times a week. Shawn makes his living in Nome Alaska, mining for gold on the bottom of the Bering Sea. If you’ve watched Bering Sea Gold you’ve seen him do things that would cause most…


mikeroweWORKS Offering Travel Scholarships to National Leadership and Skills Conference


Assistance for Students to Demonstrate their Skills Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation are teaming up once again to increase opportunities for SkillsUSA students to attend the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., June 20-24. This is the sixth year that the mikeroweWORKS Foundation has offered scholarships to SkillsUSA members who…


Lamar Advertising’s Unsolicited Generosity

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Couple years ago, I spent a week one day putting up a billboard in Tyler Texas. Those of you who saw the episode might recall a truly likable lunatic named Gene, who showed me the finer points of completing a giant erection in the midst of a thunder storm. (There’s a sentence I never thought…


MTI launches third annual mrWF/MTI H.S. Scholarship Program

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MOLINE, Ill. – Midwest Technical Institute and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation are pleased to announce the third annual mrWF/MTI High School Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors beginning Sept. 1. The 2015-2016 program will award seven graduating high school seniors with a 100 percent tuition-paid scholarship for any of MTI’s workforce training programs. Winners will…