Parkes & Co sold to US fund manager

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Lady Cards Sweep Lady Vikings

first_imgThe St. Louis 5th Grade Girls Basketball team took to the floor Thursday night against Mt. Carmel at home.  The team had an impressive effort on defense and worked well together on offense to come out on top 22 to 14.  They improved their record to 2-3.Scoring for the Cardinals were Isabel Raab with 2 points and Veronica King with 20 points.The 5th Grade Lady Cardinals are back in action again Tuesday February 6, 2018 at St. Nicholas.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Rob King.The St Louis Lady Cardinals completed a 3 game week with their third win in a row on Thursday night coming from behind for a hard fought win against the Mt Carmel Vikings.  The Lady Cardinals again had a stellar defensive effort that kept them in the game until an offensive spark in the 4th quarter led the Cardinals past the Vikings to a final score of 18-13.The Lady Cardinals, now 4-1 on the season, are on the road again next Tuesday and Thursday against St Nicholas and Greendale Middle Schools.Go Cardinals!Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Andy Saner.last_img read more

Man charged in Storm Lake for party violating social distancing rules

first_imgSTORM LAKE — In what may be the first cases of Iowans being penalized for violating state guidelines on the size of social gatherings, two people were charged at a weekend party in Storm Lake.Officers encountered a gathering in excess of 20 people at a Storm Lake apartment shortly after 4 am Sunday. Police secured the apartment and ultimately identified the tenant as 28-year-old Stephan Ali of Storm Lake. Ali was charged with allowing a gathering of ten or more persons, a simple misdemeanor.Police further allege that after those that participated in the gathering were ordered to disperse, a female identified as 19-year-old Karla Rodriguez of Denison, returned to the apartment against officer’s orders. Rodriguez allegedly physically resisted officers as they were attempted to take her into custody, and she was ultimately subdued.Rodriguez was charged with public intoxication and interference with official acts, both simple misdemeanors.last_img read more

Stop Collaborate and Listen 4 Reasons Why Your Company Needs a Collaboration

first_imgMicrosoft’s $1.2 billion purchase of Yammer only confirms how crucial enterprise social networks and collaboration software is now and will be in the future.“By far, the number-one business driver for most organizations is being able to connect colleagues across teams and geographies,” writes social business advisor Jacob Morgan, author of The Collaborative Organization. “Why do organizations need to connect their employees via internal social networks, wikis, or workspaces when they can just e-mail one another or call one another on the phone?” he asks. For starters, because in this hyper-competitive marketplace, increased flexibility and responsiveness may just mean the difference between success and falling behind the competition.In this guest post for Fast Company, Morgan identifies four major reasons why your business should stop relying on email for the type of communication and collaboration it was never meant for. “Sharing knowledge and information in this way is very inefficient,” Morgan writes. “Using e-mail causes problems with versioning, content duplication, reaching the right people, and locating the proper information later, among a host of other annoying problems.”Emergent collaborative platforms, meanwhile, allows an organization to develop new ideas, generate feedback, iterate, and share/transfer institutional knowledge in powerful ways.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more