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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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Sacred Space

by Stephanie Stevens, bereavement counselor Itasca Hospice Team Supporting people who are dying and their families can be very rewarding, but it can also be draining. ...

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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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Tips for Handling the Holidays

Written by Angela Morrow, RN, for About.com If you have lost a loved one, you might be wondering how to cope with your grief this holiday season. With ... More from Itasca Hospice Foundation

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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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Pelican RailRoad, Mondays @ Hard Times

Last Monday marked Pelican RailRoad’s return to the renovated and reopened Hard Times Saloon (now the Classic Hard Times Saloon) in downtown Bemidji. ...

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Year-round DST? It's time to turn the clocks back....

With the recent switch back to Standard time, the debate as to whether we should be switching times at all it again making its way back to the forefront of the lifestyle/human interest sections of newspapers, as well as online blogs and bulletin boards, etc. ...

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"A Thousand Lives" by Julia Scheeres

This week on Realgoodwords I talk with author Julia Scheeres. She has a chilling new book called "A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown". ...

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VSTF Meeting 11/09/2011

The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday,  November 9, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building located at 307 First Street South. ...

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