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A Circle of Muses

Circle of MusesA Gathering of Creative WomenHow about an evening shared with other creative women to inspire your art?Whether it's painting, writing, fiber art, or any other creative art media you deserve to take time for inspiration.Come to The First Stage GallerySunday February 26, 20125:30pm—8pmBring a project you are working on, if you wish. ...

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Love Your Library

Mark Your Calendar!Thursday, February 16 at Noon — We love our library Book Lover’s Tea!Thursday, March 8 at Noon — Local history with Pam Brunfelt.April 12 at Noon — Local musician Paul Metsa.Announcing the "Love Your Library" fundraising campaign!This year the FRIENDS are celebrating Valentine's Day by participating in the Love Your Library campaign. ...

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Love Your Library

Mark Your Calendar!Thursday, February 16 at Noon — We love our library Book Lover’s Tea!Thursday, March 8 at Noon — Local history with Pam Brunfelt.April 12 at Noon — Local musician Paul Metsa.Announcing the "Love Your Library" fundraising campaign!This year the FRIENDS are celebrating Valentine's Day by participating in the Love Your Library campaign. ...

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Rick Santorum speaks to 650 people at the Sanford Center in Bemidji

... More from Reading the Times in Bemidji

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Terms of En-deer-ment/Minnesota Style

Have you ever wondered about those affectionate, endearing words and phrases used by your loving partner in place of your real name? “Honey” is a word frequently used to address another. ... More from Ramblings

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New Blog!

Please click HERE to go to my new blog.Thank you! ...

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Mary Casanova is back on Realgoodwords

Minnesota children's book and young adult author Mary Casanova is back on KAXE's Realgoodwords this week.  Her new American Girl series of books about McKenna are the 2012 Girl of the Year series.  Here's how it is described:Ten-year-old McKenna Brooks has always excelled in school and in gymnastics. ...

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Mary Casanova is back on Realgoodwords

Minnesota children's book and young adult author Mary Casanova is back on KAXE's Realgoodwords this week.  Her new American Girl series of books about McKenna are the 2012 Girl of the Year series.  Here's how it is described:Ten-year-old McKenna Brooks has always excelled in school and in gymnastics. ... More from Realgoodblog: a place for those who read, write and appreciate the written word

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Yes, you can fool Mother Nature!

Mother Nature thought she had gotten the best of us, such trickery, and yet...we are hardy souls here in Itasca County.  Month's ago Children's First! ...

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Look What Ely Has to Do to Have Its Winter Festival!

BRING SNOWBy the Pickup Truck!By the Bag or Box!Fill Your Coolers with CLEANSNOWDump it near the wood formsBRINGSNOWto ELY’sPARK!WHITESIDE........... ... More from Quad Cities Journal

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Look What Ely Has to Do to Have Its Winter Festival!

BRING SNOWBy the Pickup Truck!By the Bag or Box!Fill Your Coolers with CLEANSNOWDump it near the wood formsBRINGSNOWto ELY’sPARK!WHITESIDE........... ... More from Quad Cities Journal

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To Throw, Or Not To Throw

"To Throw, Or Not To Throw"...that is the question.  For a collector, like me, it's difficult to actually purge when something is obviously worn out. ... More from Checkered Past

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I’m getting excited!

January 14th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin! Woo-hoo!!!! ...

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Upcoming Bouts

The Iron Range Maidens are getting ready for the 2012 year.  Our motto?  “We’ll Do Better!”   On January 14th we travel to Eau Claire, Wiscon ...

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Getting Ready and Ice boating

Read or listen to how I got ready for winter.LISTEN to my essay over at KAXE, Embracing Winter: Getting Readyor READ it in the Western Itasca Review.-- ...

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10 Affordable Cities for Retirement

Best Places 201110 Affordable Cities for RetirementThese places are a bargain for retirees — and you can't beat the lifestyleby: Sarah Mahoney from: ...

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Embracing Winter: Video Update

... More from Quietly Contrary

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How to decorate your home if you plan to sell this Holiday Season!

How to decorate your home if you plan to sell this Holiday Season! Is your home going to be on the market this winter? During the spring, summer, and fall months, keeping your home in ship-selling-shape boils down to a few common rules: clear out the clutter, enhance your home’s curb appeal, and be flexible when a real estate agent unexpectedly calls with buyers who want to view your home. ...

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Praise for the community orchestra musician

From Minnesota Orchestra’s Principal Conductor of Pops and Presentations Blog The Orchestra embarks on its inaugural Common Chords residency this week in Grand Rapids, MN. ...

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New life, new hangout, and remembering the Edmond Fitzgerald...

One of my favorite new hangouts is Cantabria Coffee Co in downtown Bemidji. Friendly atmosphere, lots of space, free WiFi, no time limits... and they b ...

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