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Reflections on MLK day — Are we including everyone’s voice?

Anna Carlson is an Americorp Promise Fellow working with the Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success.   She lives in Jacobson.   With school out o ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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2015 Range of the Arts begins with Arts International Bazaar and Community Dance at Kaleva Hall on Saturday, February 28th

The Lyric Center for the Arts kicks off Arts International, our week of celebrating local arts and artisans with Arts International Bazaar. Join us for a great day of ethnic and fine arts bazaar and demonstrations featuring rosemaling, weaving, birch bark work, hand crafts and fine arts. ...

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Friday Foodie Feature!

Great nutrition infographics! Now for something a little different: we've featured yummy recipe books, now for a web resource. At this link, find 24 colorful and inspiring infographics (pictorial diagrams with information) to help you eat better and easier. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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New England gigs? A flare into the night. . .

Hello all, I will be doing a short residency in the Boston area sometime in the last week of April or the first week of May.  If you are somewhere in ...

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FISH STICKS AND ICE dec 2014

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett  for the 12/3/2014 Aitkin Independent AgeTREES AND LAKESThere are some new terms that lake people are learning with the help of DNR Fisheries.  When a tree on the shoreline falls into the lake it offers a new opportunity. ...

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LOON WATCHERS Nov.2014

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett for the 11/5/2014 Aitkin Independent AgeLOON WATCHERS REPORTIt’s the time of year when loon surveys by volunteers are collected in Minnesota by the DNR. ... More from Clean Water: The Protected Waters of Aitkin County, MN

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Don't Settle For Bad Health

Health and wellness require the mind, body and spirit to be in balance. It's worth striving for.Don't Settle For Bad HealthHealth and wellness require the mind, body and spirit to be in balance. ...

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The Season turns. . .

  This has been sitting in my “draft” box for awhile.  Since I haven’t written much to you of late, I thought I’d shoot it out. I hope the ho ... More from Kent Nerburn

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Lying Lessons

I’m not sure if you noticed but 2014 was the year of the “moving on from bad people” meme on facebook. Every single other post on my feed was some kind of accept/uplift/empower/love yourself and move on kind of thing. ...

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

The 7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota at the Mt. Iron Community Center, Messiah Lutheran Church & Merritt Elementary School! Explore this website to learn more about Earth Fest and Earth Fest sponsorship opportunities, exhibitor & vendor registration, and requests for presentations and speaking proposals, and the Community Sustainability Initiative Contest. ...

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Thank You to all who made the 2014 Iron Range Earth Fest possible!

2014 Earth Fest Sponsors! ...

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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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Ball of Fire “…the jerk”

If you take a group of “high-brow” college professors trying to write the definitive lexicon of American common English, mix in a sexy nightclub performer, the police, little bit of mob action, and love, you might get a good movie plot. ...

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Christmas Grief

Christmas morning dawned beautiful and bright here in northern Minnesota. We had driven to Joe’s folks’ place the day before (Xmas eve) and had come back last night happy and blurry eyed. ... More from The Official Website of Author Tarah L. Wolff

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Parsing the City: Saint Paul

I have seen so far one crow and two sparrows, the sparrows in a shrub near a sidewalk, the crow on the ridge pole of the house next door, straight across from my second story window. ...

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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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Happy Holidays 2014-2015

It’s highly possible that this might be my last blog post for 2014 so, I wanted to make sure to wish you all Happy Holidays 2014-2015 right off... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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