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Looking for Exhibitors and Vendors for the 2014 Iron Range Earth Fest

Are you a local business, organization, group or agency that contributes to our community, the local economy and supports sustainable practices? If so, the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability invites you to be an exhibitor or vendor at the 2014 Iron Range Earth Fest in Mt. ... More from Iron Range Earth Fest

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CLIMATE

A WATERWORKS  Column  by Gordon Prickettfor the 12/4/2013 Aitkin Independent AgeCLIMATE AND WEATHERWe hear a lot about “global warming” or “climate change” in the news cycles of today. ...

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Nice Ride is coming to town!!

First glimpse of the Nice Ride bike to be deployed here in Bemidji!  I love the colors! To the tune of Santa Claus is Coming to Town: You’d better g ...

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The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze i

The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze is going pretty fast this year. After a few starts and stops, we got a good covering of ice over the lake early Saturday morning, November 23rd. ...

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The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze i

The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze is going pretty fast this year. After a few starts and stops, we got a good covering of ice over the lake early Saturday morning, November 23rd. ...

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Craft Shows

Here is a list of places I will be for the next few weeks.Nov 21...I will be working at North Woods Friends of the Arts in Cook. 10-4, stop and see me, I will have all my totes of doll clothes with.Nov 23 & 24...St Mary's Catholic Church, Cook, MN 9-5 on Sat and 9-1 on SunNov 29...I will be working at North Woods Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook. ...

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More doll clothes

Red chaps, vest and cowboy hat, white with flecks of color t-shirt...$26fringe skirt also available...$5Christmas dress. Green satin with sheer overlay. ...

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Getting Ready for Another WinterGary rowing us bac

Getting Ready for Another WinterGary rowing us back to the island after a concerton Sunday afternoon, November 17, 2013We have the island buttoned up n ...

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The Kiln OpeningWould you believe I only took one

The Kiln OpeningWould you believe I only took one photograph on kiln opening day?! We invited folks out to witness the kiln opening, 5 days after the firing, and had a party while we were at it.The results from the firing were pretty good: nothing exploded, nothing was ruined. ... More from Life on Raspberry Island

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Doll clothes

Felt poodle skirt, cardigan and purse $25Doll fringe coat, hat and mittens $22. Girls mittens $9 and hat $10Cowboy hat $10, chaps & vest $10, t-shi ... More from Rag Bag Originals

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Understanding Headwaters Science Center

Perspectives from a Volunteer - John Mathisen Does Headwaters Science Center really matter? Is the lofty mission and vision of HSC being achieved, or ...

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Museum Passes now availableWe just received  Muse

Museum Passes now availableWe just received  Museum passes good for one admission to an area museum before December 31.  These are good at 13 different locations in the region (including the Forest History Center and the Judy Garland Museum as well as the Duluth Depot and the MN Discovery Center) We receive a limited number so must limit passes to 4 per family.  Have fun!These passes are funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. ...

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Regulation of the Gambling Industry - A Common Approach

Betting is a leisure pastime engaged in by individuals all around the world. The stimulation felt when gaming or an item of monetary worth on the unpredictable result of a game or event is incontrovertible, even to the most righteous and incorruptible of individuals. ...

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The chair is back!

Paul Bunyan's Chair is back on the corner of Highways 2 and 169.  Ribbon Cutting at 5 pm on Friday, October 4.  Stop by! ... More from Grand Rapids Area Library

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Boofest - October 31st

 Halloween is coming and here at Headwaters Science Center that means Boofest, our activity-based, family-oriented Halloween party. ...

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Upselling: I Get It, But I Don’t Like It

I’ve been hanging on to my trusty iPhone 4 for as long as possible, and with today’s iPhone 5s launch, the time to say goodbye has arrived. This morning I placed a call to Verizon to go through the upgrade process. ...

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Reading the smallprint...

Imagine saving every spare cent you have so that your children and childrens' children will be well taken care of.  Imagine, that you spend hardly any ...

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MinnesotaBrown on the move

Flickr Creative Commons license, RBerteigIt's been quiet on the blog the last couple days for two reasons. One, the semester is about to start and I'm prepping classes for Monday. ...

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Hibbing special education teacher jumps into MN governor race

Another northern Minnesota Republican has jumped into a statewide race. After yesterday's announcement that St. Louis Co. Commissioner Chris Dahlberg was jumping into the U.S. ...

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Rethinking laws of attraction on the Iron Range

Friend of the blog Aaron Klemz has a commentary recently on the site "Be Pollen" combining the theories of Richard Florida's Creative Class and the nonferrous mining debate in northern Minnesota.Klemz, who is spokesperson for the Friends of the Boundary Waters organization, pens the following as the thrust of his piece, "A Creative Class, Not Smokestacks":Too often, media coverage of environmental issues like mining is boiled down to a far too simple “jobs versus the environment” frame. ... More from MinnesotaBrown

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