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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. ... More from Grand Rapids Area Freethinkers

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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. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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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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Okee Dokee

Sorry KACE, it's all about the G and the X and the Y means millennial--neighbor goner. Sounds familiar, doesn't it?445 Wacouta ...

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2016 Spring Events

Lots of happenings sponsored by Mississippi Headwaters Audubon:"The Messenger", a feature film depicting challenges to the relationship between birds a ...

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Help us leverage grant funds to reconstruct the front doors to the Lyric Center for the Arts!

You can play a part in helping the Lyric Center open the doors on more performances and programs!  We need to reconstruct doorways in their historic locations in order to renovate more space inside the Lyric. ...

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An important but hidden story that needs to be heard

Amid all the political news filling the airwaves and print pages, a tragic and little known story has been unfolding in northern Canada. In a small Native town far outside of our cultural consciousness, over 100 people out of a population of 2000 have attempted suicide in the last few months. ... More from Kent Nerburn

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Testing Season has arrived

This week the annual migration of students to their computers for required state testing takes place. Students will share their knowledge about skills in Reading, Math and Science. ...

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Calling All Artists because Artists Count!

“Artists contribute to the economy of MN and have signicant economic clout. Let’s Prove it. Participate in the Creative Workers study. Artist supportive organizations, including Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Springboard for the Arts, the MN Theater Alliance, the Forum of Regional Arts Councils and many other important arts organizations in every corner of the state are working together to prove the economic impact of artists and creative workers. ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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New exhibit in The First Stage Gallery!

Each month we feature new artwork by talented artists.  Check out what's up this month at The First Stage Gallery! ...

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The Lyric Board is currently seeking new members.

The Board of Directors for the Lyric Center for the Arts currently has openings for new members.  Those interested in fostering art space and programs on the Iron Range can download the application form at http://tinyurl.com/Lyric-Board-Application and submit by mail or e-mail. ... More from LYRIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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SupercrossLIVE.com: The official site of Monster Energy Supercross

SUPERCROSSLIVE.COM Monster Energy AMA Supercross a FIM World Championship is an indoor bike racing and a newer version of motocross, the sport’s original form. ...

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Virginia Public Library is rowing its way to the Olympic spirit!

One Book Northland logoAt noon on Thursday, April 7, the Virginia Public Library will be hosting its annual One Book Northland event.  One Book Northl ...

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Mesabi Trail Health

The trail is partly open, plenty of packed snow and ice will keep its use limited for some time. ... More from Northern Woods Riders

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What The Media Is Getting Wrong About The Snap 3-Month Time Limit

There has been a good deal of media coverage over the last few weeks about the pending SNAP cuts affecting those the government labels as “Abled-Bodied Adults Without Disabilities,” better known as childless adults who may be struggling to get by and typically aren’t eligible for other forms of public assistance.This April, 23 states will re-impose a 3 month time-limit on SNAP benefits - formerly Food Stamps - for hundreds of thousands of low-income adults. ...

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2016 Spearhead Young Naturalist Program posted

Information and registration forms are now available under the "Young Naturalist Program" tab above.Representatives will accept registration forms in person at several upcoming events. ... More from events

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Class in America

Working in delivery has only one gift...you see the effect of class. The world, divided into zip codes of wealth and poverty, the gated and ungated country juxtaposed to the closed city. ...

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Monthly Hot Topics @ Your Library!

NewsBank is one of many databases we provide to help patrons find reliable information on different topics.  NewsBank, as the name suggests, gets its information from newspapers.  Our library subscription includes three portals to information:   --Using America's News, you can search more than 2,000 U.S. ... More from Virginia Public Library Blog

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