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Miracle in Green

NOTE: This and other new posts can be viewed at Mike's new blog.Winter here in northern Minnesota can be almost devoid of color, like the face of a dead man. ...

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Call for Barn Stories!

I’m writing the text for a coffee table book on classic America barns for Voyageur Press and plan to include brief barn stories by people who have lived on farms. ...

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Market Season Begins!

Market Season has started! Join us weekly on Fridays from 2:30-5:30pm in Downtown Pine River! Here is a quick list of vendors you may see each week. Ch ...

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Sponsor Thanks!

We are honored each year to have the support of local businesses and organizations. Their support makes it possible for us to offer the best Market possible. Thank you: City of Pine River Hanneken Insurance Happy Dancing Turtle Hunt Utilities Group Joelt Electric Matt’s Lawn Care Rural Renewable Energy Alliance Stone Woman Herbals We appreciate your support! Market shoppers- don’t hesitate to voice your appreciation when you stop by or speak with one of our sponsors. ...

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Buying & Selling MN Homes

Here in sunny and now finally warm Minnesota we have had a fabulous past few days with record breaking warm termperatures.  Note to sellers: Sellers need to take advantage of this break in the weather and spruce up the outside of the home. ...

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Spring and the Time to get Your Move On!

While ideal weather is one of the main advantages to selling your home in the Spring, another advantage is that the children do not have to be moved in mid-school year. ...

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https://youtube.com/devicesupport https://youtube.com/devicesupport http://m.youtube.com From: YouTube Help Views: 33638907 0 ratingsTime: 03:56 Mo ...

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Josh Aerie with the Sylvan Trio and Maggie Anderson at the Edge

Comprised of the eclectic instrumentation of cello, flute and piano, the Sylvan Trio explores new music as well as pieces from the standard repertoire. ...

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purple sweet potato

Although the soil's temperature in my central Minnesota zone 3 garden indicates that outdoor planting must wait a few weeks yet, I placed my seed potato order in mid-February. ...

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STOPPING OUR DECLINE

For some time I have believed that "Our best days" have passed, despite what political candidates say every four years.  The list of unsolved problems ...

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WAITING FOR ICE OUT

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett for 4/1/2015 Aitkin Independent AgeWAITING FOR ICE OUTWhatever you think about the global climate today, the weather for North Central Minnesota, in the winter season that just ended, has been unusual. ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. ...

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Harvest Time Reprise

“You left our memory so completely that you don’t even return in our dreams.” A goat lived with a nanny goatThe goat went for some bastThe goat ...

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The Mystery of the Deep 'C'

When we purchased Emmaville we had to puzzle out who owned the boats and camper in storage because there were no records. Eventually, we identified all the owners except for one. ... More from Rediscovering Emmaville

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Parsing the City: Saint Paul, Minnesota

March 22, 2015 Saint Paul, Minnesota People say to me, you must miss the woods, but we have a lot of nature here in Saint Paul. They are right, I do miss the woods, and there is nature here in Saint Paul, but I want to say to them, not really–there is no relationship here to the woods. ...

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New York New York

The long anticipated tour to Carnegie Hall in New York City is nearly here.  April 8 thirty-one singers and their supporters will depart Grand Rapids ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Erica Kerwien has written a slim book of recipe alternatives for folks avoiding sugar, gluten and grains. Even if you still enjoy traditional lasagna, waffles, even crackers, add some variety into the mix with her recipe for Squash Ribbon Noodles (page 105), Almond Flour Waffles (page 84) and Parmesan Crackers (page 46). ...

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Web PageMarch 9, 2015We will be closing our web pa

Web PageMarch 9, 2015We will be closing our web page as of March 14, 2015.  Thank you to all our family and friends, who supported Froggy's over the l ...

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Peeping the Land, Redux

The Last Bay Poem December 22, 2014 I wish it were twenty-five below this morning, the air on fire with the cold. On a day like that when I was younger, I would put on my skis, glide away from the house, follow the squared sides of the field, south, west, north, east to home. My breath condensed and froze on my eyebrows, my cheeks crackled as though electric. ... More from Susan Carol Hauser's Blog

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SHORELAND GUIDE

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett   A column for the 3/4/2015 Aitkin Independent AgeA SHORELAND GUIDEAbout eight years ago money was available to protect the waters in the Big Sandy Watershed. ...

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