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Job Hunting: Does everyone hate it, or is it just me?

Job Hunting. The words that no person wants to hear anyone mention let alone type. What about those words do we dislike so much that it causes so much drama in our lives that it creates more problems instead of fixing them? There is so much that goes on during job searches and it is more than enough to believe that it could only cause more problems then fix. ...

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New York City Here We Come/ or Not!

Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced May 23, 2014 that Director Sam Evans and the Itasca Community Chorus have been inv ... More from Itasca Community Chorus

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“Introspection” Native American Art in Bigfork

The art currently on display at The Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork, titled "Introspection", is by Steve Premo, a Native American artist from Minnesota who lives and works in the state. ...

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A BETTER HOPE?

It has been exactly four months since I posted on this Blog. The Title was "DISCOURAGED , BUT HOPEFUL."  What does it take to hold onto hope in these ... More from Opinions of a Navy Vet - On Government and Opportunity

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Mesabi Trail

Dust off that bike and go for a ride, the Mesabi Trail offers 115 miles of pavement to ride.Start anywhere along the trail and go for a ride. Find the ...

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May 27th 2014 Interesting Thoughts

Have you ever had days where you wonder "What in the world"? There are numerous things in this world that strike the curiosity, and today is not any different than this.What do you think of getting a discount when you go out to eat at a family? There is a resteraunt in Canada that gives $5 discounts for well behaved kids. ...

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May 27th 2014 Interesting Thoughts

Have you ever had days where you wonder "What in the world"? There are numerous things in this world that strike the curiosity, and today is not any different than this.What do you think of getting a discount when you go out to eat at a family? There is a resteraunt in Canada that gives $5 discounts for well behaved kids. ... More from Life in Reveiw

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Dragons, Duh.

Justin:Dragons are overrated.Me:How would you like to die? Choking or a simple gun shot?Justin:Gun shot.For sure.Me:I'll have that arranged for your ne ... More from Tasty Apple Treats!

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A Note from Sandy - Take Time to Listen

This month is set aside to honor the older Americans among us.  I have had to privilege to work with the Senior Population for about 10 years now.  I’ve met hundreds of seniors over that time, and have come to appreciate their value. ...

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Saturday, May 10th, our Grand Rapids letter carriers were busy picking up food donations from postal customers, resulting in 6,000 pounds of food and $295 in monetary donations for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The carriers added another $300 to the total with a donation of their own. Their participation and extra effort during this national one day food drive helped call attention to the issue of hunger and helps fill the shelves of Second Harvest's Grand Rapids Food Shelf. ...

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2014 Vendor Line Up!

We’ve got a great line-up for 2014!! Hope to see you at Market. Don’t forget – Season Kick-Off & Special Feature May 30:  Pine River Garden Club Annual Plant Sale (Horticulture Scholarship fundraiser) RETURNING VENDORS (seasonal unless indicated as “drop-in”) Armstrong Acres (Backus, MN, 6th yr):  produce, chickens, mustard, baked goods B&B Farm Co. ...

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YAC Brings Social Presence Into One Powerful Tool

How would you describe YAC in under 50 words? YAC is a marketing management platform for business. Our engagement, publishing and push messaging features bring social presence into one powerful tool and turn keystrokes into happier customers, followers, fans, and subscribers. ...

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6 Ways to Sabotage Your Leaders and Your Team

  What if your team supported your vision, your ideals and the excellence you desire for your organization? What if they had an unstoppable sense of ownership, loyalty and passion to expand your business? When we invest in hiring, training and empowering people, we can only hope that this will be the result. ...

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10 Ways to Minimize Work Stress

  Overcome stress at work Most every job has some form of work related stress. Whether it’s deadlines, sales quotas, or other various performance measurements, nearly every role has its up’s and down’s. According to an article published by the Huffington post “Nearly 80 percent of workers in their 20s said they wanted to change careers, followed by 64 percent of 30-somethings and 54 percent in their 40s.” These numbers are quite startling. ... More from Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence (GRAPE)

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seed savers exchange

An article in a July/August 2012 issue of Natural Home & Garden Magazine "planted the seed." I knew that one day I would visit Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. ...

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decorah farmers market and food co-op

We coordinated our Seed Savers Exchange outing with a Saturday morning farmers market in Decorah, Iowa. It was the first day of the Winneshiek Farmers Market's 2014 spring season. ...

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decorah farmers market and food co-op

We coordinated our Seed Savers Exchange outing with a Saturday morning farmers market in Decorah, Iowa. It was the first day of the Winneshiek Farmers Market's 2014 spring season. ... More from Whiteley Creek Homestead Bed and Breakfast Brainerd Minnesota

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Prayer of the Children

Itasca Community Chorus presents Prayer of the Children in collaboration with the Deer River Middle School Honor Choir, Sunday, May 18th at 4:00 p.m. a ...

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The Importance of Volunteerism

The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. ...

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Goons Be Gone

Coming from a long time fan and ice hockey enthusiast, I simply have to say - goons be gone. Cheap and dirty play like this tarnishes the game, the league...the grace of the sport. ...

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