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Feb. 19: R2AC will be at Arts Advocacy Day

On February 19th, R2AC staff will be joining other arts advocates at the State Capitol to share snapshots and stories of the amazingly creative work our artists and organizations are bringing to our communities through the support of Legacy funding. We want to thank our legislators for supporting the arts.  We also want to thank YOU for doing the work. Thank you! P.S. ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Snow will make it a better event!

It's snowing!  This new snowfall should help make for a great day on these antique snowmobiles. ...

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Fishing ReportFebruary 10, 2015Fishing continues t

Fishing ReportFebruary 10, 2015Fishing continues to do well.  Doesn't seem to be as many fishermen around this year, for some reason.  Cass Lake fish ... More from Froggy's Sports News

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Listening to Youth — for a hopeful future

Today’s post comes from Judy Lundquist. Judy works as youth Job Counselor with the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training and is a member of the ...

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More great looking antique sleds

Here are some more great looking antique snowmobiles.Make sure you check out the our event in Roseau coming up in just a couple of weeks.Back in the Da ...

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Gretchen and her beautiful daughters.

What a fun time it was capturing these three, all so beautiful, thank you guys! Can’t wait until next time. ...

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No School February 16th – Come to the studio for a quick Headshot/School Photo

Need an updated school/head shot of your son or daughter, or even you? Here is your chance, there is no school on February 16th, bring them to the studio for a quick updated shot – No age limit, No session fee, Must purchase a package the day of the shoot. ... More from Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

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Vintage Snowmobile

Ready, set, an attempt to get up a hill on another great vintage machine.  Make your plans today to attend the Back in the Day Snowmobile Get-Away in ... More from Back in the Day Snowmobile Get-Away

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Foodie Friday Feature: How to Cook Everything Fast by Mark Bittman

If you want to be a little more systematic about your cooking, Mark Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food,” is more than a collection of recipes. ...

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ICE SEASON

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett for the 2/4/2015 Aitkin Independent AgeICE SEASONReports across the county are telling of a destructive ice pack on large lakes. ...

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Neither Wolf nor Dog chosen for 2015 Common Book at University of Minnesota

I have just been informed that Neither Wolf nor Dog has been selected as the 2015 Common Book for incoming freshmen in the College of Education and Hum ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! Mexico: the Cookbook

Need to warm up for the incoming cold snap? Check out Mexico: the Cookbook by Margarita Carrillo Arronte for a spicy take on cuisine! Her delicious recipes are accompanied by gorgeous color photos on every other page. ...

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Just Another Day in Emmaville

Mary, our cook, noticed on the way to work this morning a number of brightly colored pieces of cloth along the road from her house.  Much speculation ensued amid the daily coffee klatsch in the Emmaville Store as to the meaning of these signs. ...

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Pine Grosbeaks and a Hoary Redpoll

Beautiful Pine Grosbeaks feeding at a local feeding station in Crane Lake. There is the male (all red), a female, and a first year male that is just changing into his adult plumage. Midway through the video a Hoary Redpoll makes an appearance. ...

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Out of School Time = Seriously Fun!

Today’s post comes from Chad Evans, unit director and out of school time program coordinator for Boys and Girls Club of Leech Lake in Deer River. Cha ...

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more Siskins

The Pine Siskins are mobbing the thistle feeder. These little drab brown birds have hidden yellow feathers in their flight feathers and at the base of their tail. They fan their tails in aggressive moves as they jockey for the best place at the feeder. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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Parsing the City: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota, January 23, 2015 I saw Orion tonight, hanging halfway to apex in the southeastern sky, skiffs of clouds cutting across his torso, the gleaming light of a jet plane climbing his scabbard. ...

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It’s Halftime!

We’ve reached the midpoint of another school year. It always seems that just yesterday it was Labor Day weekend or even Halloween! The Winter Break is over and so is MLK day. ...

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“…one of the all-time best musicals…”

This is a good way to describe the movie “Kiss Me Kate."  It is a 1953 MGM musical starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, and Ann Miller. The Cole Porter music itself makes this movie a classic and Ann Miller’s performance makes it a treat. ...

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Artist Mary Therese coming to Watermark

Watermark is proud to announce Mary Therese as the artist behind our first exhibit of 2015. A painter of many surfaces, Mary Therese shifts her canvas from paper to fabric with her most recent passion of creating silk paintings illuminated with light. ...

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