Northern Community Internet Blogs

Lean and Agile Procurement: Making the Most of Taxpayer Investment

Innovators in the Smart Growth and New Urbanist world are successfully chipping away entrenched standards that, for far too long, have dictated inefficient, unsightly community design. ...

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White House Rural Council annoucnes $10 billion dollar to promote rural economic development

OK the press release didn’t include a direct connection to broadband – but it’s not a big stretch to add it in. The scoop is that there’s a big Rural Opportunity Investment Conference (ROI) happening this week to encourage public and private investment in rural economic development. ...

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Atheist TV

Here is the promo video for Atheist TV which is premiering on July 29th. It doesn’t say much about what will actually be on the program, how often the program will appear or how long episodes may be. ...

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Live WELL.

Live WELL.Amplifeied ...

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Live WELL.

Live WELL.Amplifeied ...

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Some perspective on the gas tax

The federal highway trust fund is going broke, one of those long-known realities that is finally starting to sink in among the official nattering nabobs. ...

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MHAS President featured in National Audubon Magazine

“The Mississippi River threads through Jaime Thibodeaux’s life much as it does through the American Midwest.”-Martha Harbison, Audubon MagazineJaime joined the MHAS when she moved to Bemidji in 2010, and since taking the position of President, she has helped to recruit many new members and volunteers. ...

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Fishing ReportJuly 23, 2014Fishing has slowed down

Fishing ReportJuly 23, 2014Fishing has slowed down, with fronts coming and going.  We are hearing most luck with shad raps and rapalas in the evening. ...

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Check out what we're up to this summer.  And don'

Check out what we're up to this summer.  And don't forget to look at The First Stage Gallery page for the current and future art exhibit schedule, too ...

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National Gathering Update

Registration is now open to our members for the 2014 National Gathering in Minneapolis, September 12-14, 2014. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE STRONG TOWNS NATIONAL GATHERING Last week we announced that Monte Anderson will be keynoting the event. ... More from Strong Towns Blog

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Head in the Clouds – Feet on the Ground

  The Watermark Art Center invites you to join us for the opening reception of “Head in the Clouds  - Feet on the Ground” – Photography by Gregory Thompson. ...

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The SeatWeavers’ Guild–7th Annual Gathering

The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® 7th Annual Gathering is almost here! Starts Friday, July 25th and ends on Sunday, July 27, 2014. TSWG... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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The Ultimate Question – Our monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Seth Andrews is the originator and host of the weekly podcast, The Thinking Atheist. In addition to interviewing some of the major voices in the freethought community on his podcast, Seth is becoming a popular speaker at various conferences, conventions and meetings in the freethought community. ...

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United States Air Force Presents: AIRLIFTER BRASS PERFORMANCE in Virginia

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Tips for Stockpiling Kids Clothing

I’m a BIG proponent of stocking up on kids clothing when I see a good deal. I buy clothing for my whole family for the following year at the end-of-the season closeouts. ...

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Trust Innate Intelligence

"The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well." HippocratesTrust Innate Intelligence "The natural healing force w ...

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Trust Innate Intelligence

"The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well." HippocratesTrust Innate Intelligence "The natural healing force w ...

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Sit Down with a Stand Up

Scott NovotnyHave you been told you are funny?  Have you ever considered becoming a stand-up comedian?  Or thought of writing comedy routines?  Then attend Sit Down with a Stand Up, Scott Novotny’s comedy writing program that incorporates the history and culture of stand-up comedy in Minnesota and its development since the 1970’s. Scott recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of being a full-time professional stand-up comedian. ...

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Sit Down with a Stand Up

Scott NovotnyHave you been told you are funny?  Have you ever considered becoming a stand-up comedian?  Or thought of writing comedy routines?  Then attend Sit Down with a Stand Up, Scott Novotny’s comedy writing program that incorporates the history and culture of stand-up comedy in Minnesota and its development since the 1970’s. Scott recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of being a full-time professional stand-up comedian. ...

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Gig Austin (in Minnesota) is gaining traction

According to the Austin Daily Herald, Austin is getting serious about Gig broadband access. They recently released a vision for the community and the results of a broadband feasibility study… Vision 2020 released the results of a feasibility study Friday which showed Austin could support a fiber Internet service. ...

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