Northern Community Internet Blogs

A chance for your government to win cloud service credits from Amazon

An opportunity for local governments… Amazon Web Services is luring potential government customers again this year with its AWS City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge. The contest awards $250,000 in cloud service credits to eight government and company customers that exemplify excellence in the categories of “Best Practices,” “Partners in Innovation,” and “Dream Big” — a category extolling the virtues of ambitious innovation. ...

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Mark your Calendars – Professional development opportunities for artists in June

June 1 – Artist-in-Residence Training Program with Heather Allen of CMAB and Paramount (Bemidji) 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. At Headwaters School of Music and the Arts, 519 Minnesota Ave. ...

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Gig economy is opening doors to rural livelihoods in some areas

Last week, the Daily Yonder (via Roberto Gallardo) recently posted interesting research on how broadband is opening the door in rural areas to “gig economy” work. ...

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Color, Color, and More Color in the 2016 Student Art Exhibit

This year's group of young artists from the Bigfork School in Minnesota will display their talents at the Edge Center Art Gallery from May 5th through the 21st. ...

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Is your MN county served, unserved or underserved with broadband? State funding may depend on it.

The Office of Broadband Development maintains maps and data that can help you figure out where your county stands in terms of broadband availability. (If fact they just announced that updated maps and data will be available in July (2016).) The info in this spreadsheet isn’t new – but I was pleased to get info on “Estimated Availability of Broadband Service by County” in spreadsheet form. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Monthly Hot Topics @ Your Library!

Here are more timely tips from NewsBank, one of many databases that the library subscribes to:     CURRENT EVENTS RESEARCH TOPICSCivi ...

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Smile :)

If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.Smile :)If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.Amplifeied ...

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Migratory Bird Day Hike Around Spearhead Lake - May 14

After you've caught your limit of walleyes on the Fishing Opener, join us for a hike around Spearhead Lake as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. ...

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Congrats Ryan Dungey

The Official Website of Ryan Dungey #5, KTM/Red Bull Motocross and Supercross Rider – Ryan Dungey The Official Website of Ryan Dungey #5, KTM/Red Bu ...

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Physically Active

Try to be physically active for 30 minutes or more on most days of the week. These periods of exercise can include such low-key activities as brisk walking, raking the yard, or even dancing.Physically ActiveTry to be physically active for 30 minutes or more on most days of the week. ...

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Region 2 Arts Council Open House with Sheila Smith

This Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.Rail River Folk School Building, 303 Railroad Street SW in Bemidji Contact us for directions: staff@r2arts ...

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Real Estate Agents need to consider Safety!

      I signed up for a Webinar sponsored by the National Association of REALTORS® and am thinking how sad it is that we need to even consider t ...

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Nature Is Home

​"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." Gary SnyderNature Is Home​"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." Gary SnyderAmplifeied ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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Time to start Moving Along!

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

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Grief

So I have been trying to post here about once a month since I started this old blog back in 2011 and I have not always managed that but, honestly, I’ve also got my hands full with my Grandma’s House DIY blog which sometimes feels like it is growing so fast I can barely keep […] The post Grief appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Blog Issues

The blog experienced some problems last week when I attempted to install some routine updates to the themes, various plugins and the basic WordPress program. ...

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Halfway Through

Forty-eight inches, a decade of growth, curled into fetal comfort, seeks the safety of mother’s womb.   Smooth tender scalp rests on her shoulder, a ...

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Piatigorsky Violin and Piano Artists with Captivating Presence

Once again we get to enjoy the pleasure of having two Piatigorsky artists on stage at the Edge center, but this time with extras. Not only do we get the pleasure of violinist Qing Li and accompanying pianist Paolo André Gualdi, we also have Mozart music on the program, which provides an excellent introduction to classical music. ...

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Spring Vendor Meeting

Looking ahead, the 2016 Market Season is shaping up nicely! At the Annual Vendor Meeting great topics were covered including the basics about the Pine River Market Square and insightful information about vendor displays and how to draw in customers. ...

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Long Overdue posting of Inmate responses to my letter to them

Back in February I posted a letter I wrote to the inmates of a South Dakota women’s prison who were reading Neither Wolf nor Dog.  I wrote with a pr ...

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