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Klobuchar says Feds need to make concrete plan for broadband

According to the Brainerd Dispatch, on a recent trip to Northern Minnesota Senator Klobuchar spoke about broadband, the need for action and its potential role in the presidential election… The newly-arrived presidential election season makes it a more likely time for progress on broadband, Klobuchar said, because the issue is popular in debates and campaigns. ...

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Two Region 2 Arts Council Grant Applications Are LIVE!

As of this morning, two R2AC/Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Application are available online. “What does this mean?” you ask. In short, organiza ...

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Eleventh Annual Juried Art Show at the Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork

For the eleventh year, the Edge Art gallery presents its juried art show. The exhibit is titled, “Art on the Edge.” The exhibit is one of the most colorful combinations of art and colors the Edge Gallery has ever had for a juried show. ...

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Pennington County Broadband 2014 Update: 92% coverage despite $15.33 per Megabit to connect to the Internet backbone

I’m working on a County-by-County look at the State of Broadband in MN. My hope is to feature a county a day (in alphabetical order). In November, Connect Minnesota released their final report on broadband availability. ...

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Sharing some Schoolcraft success stories

This last week we were notified that the 1st Grade Spring expedition entitled “Transportation, A Moving Experience” was selected to be published on the EL Schools website. ...

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48th annual Art in the Park to be held mid-July

Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications are pleased to present the 48th annual Art in the Park, held July 18-19 in downtown Bemidji’s Library Park. ...

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From book to movie — a long, strange trip. Entry One: the author and the filmmaker

A filmmaker has a difficult job when converting a book to a film. He or she was drawn to the book for a specific reason.  Perhaps it was the story, pe ...

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No More Dieting

We need to eat real food. Not junk food. Not fast food. Not processed food. Just nutritious, whole foods.No More DietingWe need to eat real food. Not junk food. ...

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It's time.

Actually it's past time.I was going to write this post back in April and then in May. Unfortunately, it has taken 5 months to get to this point. But today it will be official: Emmaville will have new owners. ...

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Broadband as a utility. What does that mean for rural areas?

I had a few emails last week asking me about what it means to define broadband as a utility. So I thought I’d try to tackle the question, which came up after the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) meeting on broadband. At the meeting, someone compared the drive for border to border broadband to the Rural Electrification Act, which provided federal loans for installation of electricity to rural areas, often through cooperative electric power companies. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Eat The Rainbow

Eat a rainbow for good health.Eat The RainbowEat a rainbow for good health.Amplifeied ...

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Gay Marriage Legal!

It’s about time, but the Supreme Court finally did the right thing and ruled that marriage between GLBT people is legal.  Because this is a human ri ...

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Gay Marriage Legal!

It’s about time, but the Supreme Court finally did the right thing and ruled that marriage between GLBT people is legal.  Because this is a human ri ...

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10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries by Reducing Food Waste

The following is a guest post by Anum Yoon of Current on Currency. The cost of groceries has increased significantly. While the unemployment rate is at a satisfactory level, most people are still having a difficult time making ends meet. ...

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It's A Lifestyle

Make healthy living your lifestyle - something you can't live without.It's A LifestyleMake healthy living your lifestyle - something you can't live wit ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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A September wedding

I will be getting married in early September of this year, far less then three months from now. We will be hand fastened on our deck (which is not yet built) at our finished house (which is not quite finished) and we will be before all of our friends and family (though we have no idea […] The post A September wedding appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Cheap Trick: Use Less Than Recommended

Lather. Rinse. Repeat. Fill the detergent to the fourth line. Serving size is two tablespoons. These are all things we’ve seen on product packages. ...

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Rockin’ POV

Johnny Walker rocks! ...

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Black-backed Woodpecker chick practicing his rattle call

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Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro

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