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Tips for Keeping our Kids Learning in the Summer

Summer Learning for Kids By Wes Fessler Idle minds forget. Help them remember with a good summer learning activity. It’s summertime and the fun has just begun. ...

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Working Family Resource Center

Check out the website below for the Working Family Resource Center.  WFRC offers support to families through webinars, podcasts and programs such as Parent to Parent Liva and Mom Enough.  These resources are free and can be viewed live or archived to watch in your convenience. ... More from Itasca Project Read

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Swedish Touring Trio Here Tuesday Noon

Audiences are in for another treat Tuesday, June 26 at noon at Zion Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids.  When Jan Holmgren emailed last summer inquiring ...

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Backyard Family Vegetable Garden

A Family Vegetable Garden for Every Backyard "Even in the smallest yards ...

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Hey Hey Jerry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9EJ65RljdA ...

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Family Meal Conversation Starters

At your next family meal - try this family conversation starter: If your family could eat dinner anywhere in the world, where would you choose and wha ...

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Magnificent Steel

Steel Sculptures by Ken If you missed the Lawron Art Show today, you missed Ken Steele’s towering moose and snarling wolves. Ken doesn’t just create a moose; he engineers it so that the head can be moved and he integrates multiple natural images into the sculpture itself. ...

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June 12th - Save the date!!!! Lake Superior Zoomobile is coming to kick off the Dream Big Summer Reading Program at your local libraries

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Building up the soil for October Planting

A few days ago, we plowed winter rye under in a patch of old hayfield.  This ground has been hayed for two decades without a lot of TLC, and for us to ...

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A Homecoming Gift

Baritone Andrew Wilkowske, a native of Willmar, joined the Orchestra and conductor Sarah Hicks to sing six of Copland’s Old American Songs, including ...

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Community Turns Out for “Inside the Classics”

Following a week of some thirty chamber music performances in Willmar, community residents turned out on Friday evening to hear a performance by the fu ...

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Peter and the Wolf take to Willmar

Elementary and middle school students from Willmar watch the Orchestra's performance of Peter and the Wolf at WEAC on Friday morning. The Minnesota Orc ... More from Common Chords

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An “Armed Forces Salute” in Willmar

Brass musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra shared an evening performance with members of the Willmar-area VFW Post 1639. Photo credit: Dennis Benson. ...

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Fourth Annual Taste of Itasca May 8th

Taste of Itasca, the fourth annual fundraiser for Kinship Mentoring is set for the evening of Tuesday, May 8th.  Tickets are $45 per person. The event includes tastings of wine and beer and  food prepared by 17 local restaurants and caterers. ...

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Self-Directed Real Estate IRA's the New Scam?

You aren't smarter than the market. It really is that simple.You know the marketing folks have been out talking when the New York Times does a fluff story on some new way to make more money with your investments. ...

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A Mother's Day Lament

 A Mother’s Day Lament Whose bright idea was it to place the Minnesota fishing opener on Mother’s Day weekend? I long for a lovingly prepared breakfast in bed, leisurely late church service, followed by a sumptuous twenty-foot-long buffet enjoyed in the bosom of my adoring family.            Instead, I get a cold bed because Jack went fishing at three a.m. ...

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Squeeky clean

Spring is a time for rebirth, blooming, new life and if you are me, cleaning! I have been on a mission lately to find safe & truly natural cleaning solutions that actually work for my big spring cleanse for the house. ...

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Whistling the Tub Spout Tunes

As owners of a cabin in Northern Minnesota, it seems unusual mysteries crop up periodically. Soon after we moved into our cabin in 2005, we discovered our showers like to sing to us. ...

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The Gift Couch

My current couch. Why do I always gravitate toward brown? I don't need to match my furniture to the color of my dog, do I? The Gift CouchorLessons Learned in the Hand-Me-Down School of Life           Trying to wed my husband’s and my decorating tastes would be like attempting a match between Martha Stewart and Jack London. ... More from Northern Comfort

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Northern Creations Spring Show

Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25 from 9:0a.m.0-5:00 p.m.Northern Creations sponsored by Creativity Tank will once again offer you quality art at affordable prices. ... More from Grand Rapids Arts

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