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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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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. ... More from Clean Water: The Protected Waters of Aitkin County, MN

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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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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. ... More from Susan Carol Hauser's Blog

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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. ... More from A Matter of Principal

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7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest on Saturday April 18, 2015

The 7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest will be held from 9 AM – 4 PM on Saturday April 18, 2015 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota at the Mt. Iron Community Center, Messiah Lutheran Church & Merritt Elementary School (along the Hwy 169 corridor). ...

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New York New York!

Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 6:30 pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Itasca Community Chorus starts the countdown for our tour to Carnegie Hall April 8- ...

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Fishing ReportJanuary 2, 2015We continue to hear g

Fishing ReportJanuary 2, 2015We continue to hear good fishing reports from area lakes.  Walleye are biting after dark in 8 to 9 feet of water.Froggy's ...

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Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes by Cassie Liversidge

Maybe you have made a resolution to reduce your stress level. Consider the cup of tea: a warm soothing ritual of patience and tastiness. Cassie Liversidge offers ways to cultivate and create lovely cups of tea, using caffeinated and herbal blends in her book Homegrown Tea. ...

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ...

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ...

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Winter 2015 Programs @ Your Library

We have had some wonderful programs this past year.  They ranged from Minnesota author Peter Geye in January and Master Gardener Carol Borich in March ... More from Virginia Public Library Blog

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Did you know that 50% of all businesses fail withi

Did you know that 50% of all businesses fail within the first four years of operation? That’s a tough number for any entrepreneur or small business owner. ...

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Watercolor demo of Golden Pear Continues

I am getting much closer to done now...it will be the long process of cleaning edges etc but only a small area left to figure out...the twine around the darning needle in the center. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear Continues

I have worked today but unsure if it even shows. Some days are like that I guess. The confusing book is sorting itself out...I now have to take back some of the checkered pattern so you can see the letters on top but I had trouble following the pattern so just had to go for it...still a lot to do there but hopefully that pattern will come through when I am done. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear Continues

I have worked today but unsure if it even shows. Some days are like that I guess. The confusing book is sorting itself out...I now have to take back some of the checkered pattern so you can see the letters on top but I had trouble following the pattern so just had to go for it...still a lot to do there but hopefully that pattern will come through when I am done. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear

I sure am having trouble getting the right colors but at least you can see I am moving forward and the surprise at the end will be a painting that hopefully is the right color! ha!! I am playing with the angles and background to try something new to isolate my set up and draw the eye in...I am still not sure how dark to go with all of this so I am creeping in until I feel it is where I want it. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear

I sure am having trouble getting the right colors but at least you can see I am moving forward and the surprise at the end will be a painting that hopefully is the right color! ha!! I am playing with the angles and background to try something new to isolate my set up and draw the eye in...I am still not sure how dark to go with all of this so I am creeping in until I feel it is where I want it. ... More from Watercolor Mania

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BF City Hall Project partners with Bigfork Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop

This is the easiest fundraiser yet! B.I.G has opened an account at Bigfork's Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop located on Main Street, Bigfork. Just drop of your donations, give them our account number and they will do the rest. ...

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