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Fire and Ice

My wife and I are currently spending a month in Portland (Oregon, not Maine, though I would love to be in Portland, Me, as well). There is an easy grac ...

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Fire and Ice

My wife and I are currently spending a month in Portland (Oregon, not Maine, though I would love to be in Portland, Me, as well). There is an easy grac ... More from Kent Nerburn

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“Never Knew Your Ma Had Feathers”

That’s from W. C. Fields in what many call his funniest film, “It’s a Gift”, showing at The Edge Center in Bigfork on April 10th. It will be the last of the Classic Movie Series this year. ...

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It's been a long couple of days, and I am viciously tired enough to actually sound tired at work.Me: *answering phone* Hi.Dotted-line Boss: ...hi. Did you talk to Joe about the nominations he'd like for the leadership course?Me: Um?Dotted-line Boss: I cc'd you on the email. ...

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It's been a long couple of days, and I am viciously tired enough to actually sound tired at work.Me: *answering phone* Hi.Dotted-line Boss: ...hi. Did you talk to Joe about the nominations he'd like for the leadership course?Me: Um?Dotted-line Boss: I cc'd you on the email. ...

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We’re Advocating for the Arts!

Region 2 Arts Council Staff is heading to St. Paul to advocate for the arts!  We’re doing our best to keep our legislators in the loop about the cre ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Houseboats not included in reservation system, yet

 Release Date:  March 24, 2014 Contact:           Tawnya Schoewe, tawnya_schoewe@nps.gov, 218-283-6670   Voyageurs National Park Reservation and Amenity Fee Program – Houseboats Not Included In 2014   International Falls, MN – VoyageursNational Park will implement its new camping reservation and amenity fee program starting in the spring of 2014. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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2013 Update

       Minnesota Historical Society Grant Award The following article appeared in the Western Itasca Review on Feb. 5, 2014. We received notification from MNHS in December 2013 that we had been awarded a grant to be used to hire an architect to further research the City Hall building needs and provide more specific cost estimates for MNHS grant committee. ...

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Jackypine: Bird Lady of the North Woods

The Bird Lady of the North Woods Some women smuggle newly acquired purses or shoes into the house — hoping the hubby won't notice another addition to the never-ending shopaholic addiction.I smuggle 40 pound bags of sunflower seeds, stashing them in dank, murky corners of the garage. ...

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Watercolor of Metal Fish update 3

Well I sure have not had the time to paint like I would like but this is where my fishy painting is at this point. Tomorrow I am hoping to get in all ...

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Watercolor of Metal Fish update 3

Well I sure have not had the time to paint like I would like but this is where my fishy painting is at this point. Tomorrow I am hoping to get in all ... More from Watercolor Mania

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Broadway Music Past and Present Can Warm Your Heart in Bigfork

“A Night on Broadway at the Edge” is a staged concert in Bigfork at The Edge Center featuring decades of Broadway tunes. This early spring collection of music from 1926 to contemporary Broadway productions will include three performances and feature the talents of local singers and instrumentalists. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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HSC Raffle Launched on March 8th

Headwaters Science Center raffle for 2014 was launched on March 8 and will end on August 30. Tickets are $10.00 each with a chance to win great prizes. ...

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Spring is Coming!

Gardening BookSpring is definitely going to arrive in Minnesota any day now.  How do I know this?  Because my calendar shows that Daylight Savings Ti ...

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A Watershed Moment of Forgiveness or... Give Me Some Truth

Context: A humble Catholic and politician champions prison ministry and rehabilitation for England's most hardened criminals of the twentieth century. ... More from Harbor Star Reflections

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2014 Spearhead Young Naturalist Program

Day camp for nature-loving kids in grades 2-12, at the Neilson Spearhead Center, an Audubon nature preserve  about 9 miles from Bemidji. Young Naturalist Program for grades 2-6, Ecology Week for grades 6-8, and Dan’s Crew for grades 9-12. ...

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“One Flew East, One Flew West and 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest'” in Bigfork

The film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" will be playing this March at The Edge Center in Bigfork. When released, it met with overwhelming praise by both audiences and critics. ...

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Cat Killed.

Me:So, I'm watching Cabin in the Woods.I hate slasher films.But it's Joss Whedon and I can't stop enjoying it.But I am disturbed.But am laughing at man ...

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WINTER'S TALE

A WATERWORKS column by Gordon Prickettfor the 3/5/2014 Aitkin Independent AgeWINTER’S TALEIt’s been hard to avoid talking about the weather lately. ...

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One Sweet Dream Came True Today

These past three weeks, I have listened to Abbey Road an amount of at least 70 times.I am not exaggerating on this.This is not typical behavior outside of my Beatles realm. ... More from Tasty Apple Treats!

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