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The Best Earth-Friendly Thing You Can Do (And Save Money, Too!)

I can still remember when some friends and I were picked from our 5th grade science class to talk to younger students about Earth Day.  We were given the task of telling the kids things you could do to be kinder to the Earth. ...

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The Best Earth-Friendly Thing You Can Do (And Save Money, Too!)

I can still remember when some friends and I were picked from our 5th grade science class to talk to younger students about Earth Day.  We were given the task of telling the kids things you could do to be kinder to the Earth. ...

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Wireless internet is not the medium or long-term answer to connecting our rural citizens and businesses to the internet

I am pleased to share the following letter with permission. Jan has been working with her community in Claoquet Valley for a few years. They have made progress, but it is very incremental, which really means show. ...

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The Only Spine You Get

Take good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!The Only Spine You GetTake good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!Amplifeied ...

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The Only Spine You Get

Take good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!The Only Spine You GetTake good care of your spine. It's the only one you get!Amplifeied ...

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Gigabit Internet Service Comes to Lake George

Great News from Paul Bunyan Communication… Gigabit Internet Service Comes to Lake George Close to 500 locations in Lake George area now have access t ...

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What’s going on with broadband at the Minnesota Legislature?

Feels like Friday was a month ago! The sun shone at least half the weekend. It’s a new day but we have some familiar battles. Some good news – broadband is back in the House budget. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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What does testing really tell us?

Students here at Schoolcraft are at the mid-point in their testing season. For us, the spring testing season runs roughly 5 weeks long with different grade levels taking turns at showing what they know in Reading, Math and Science. ...

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5 DIY Natural Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are very popular right now.  They can also be expensive, but if you can find find multiple ways to use them, they are actually a great value. ...

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5 DIY Natural Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are very popular right now.  They can also be expensive, but if you can find find multiple ways to use them, they are actually a great value. ...

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Health Is The Foundation

Healthy body. Healthy mind. Healthy spirit. They are all related!Health Is The FoundationHealthy body. Healthy mind. Healthy spirit. They are all relat ...

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Health Is The Foundation

Healthy body. Healthy mind. Healthy spirit. They are all related!Health Is The FoundationHealthy body. Healthy mind. Healthy spirit. They are all relat ...

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Snowbirds

Junco Formerly known as Snowbirds, the Juncos are coming back up north in droves. male Junco female Junco ...

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Buying & Selling MN Homes

Here in sunny and now finally warm Minnesota we have had a fabulous past few days with record breaking warm termperatures.  Note to sellers: Sellers need to take advantage of this break in the weather and spruce up the outside of the home. ...

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Buying & Selling MN Homes

Here in sunny and now finally warm Minnesota we have had a fabulous past few days with record breaking warm termperatures.  Note to sellers: Sellers need to take advantage of this break in the weather and spruce up the outside of the home. ...

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Spring and the Time to get Your Move On!

While ideal weather is one of the main advantages to selling your home in the Spring, another advantage is that the children do not have to be moved in mid-school year. ...

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Spring and the Time to get Your Move On!

While ideal weather is one of the main advantages to selling your home in the Spring, another advantage is that the children do not have to be moved in mid-school year. ...

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Free webinar on $400 million Healthcare Connect Fund

A great chance to learn more… The Healthcare Connect Fund provides $400 million in funding for broadband network and access services to be used by rural healthcare facilities and consortiums. ...

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MN House adds broadband to budget but only $8M for broadband grants

This afternoon, the House Ways and Means Committee took up the jobs bill with an updated budget resolution. The amendment proposed $250K per year for the Office and $8M total grants. I just got word that the amendments are adopted and bill will be moving to the floor. ...

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Update from RS Fiber & HBC on Gig access in Renville and Sibley Counties

Actually it’s an update that covers most of Sibley County and portions of Renville, Nicollet, and McLeod Counties. According to CED Magazine… The RS Fiber Cooperative and Hiawatha Broadband Communications plan to bring a new fiber network to Minnesota with the help of Calix systems and software. The new gigabit service will be deployed across four counties in south central Minnesota. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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