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cotyledons vs. true leaves

This week, the overnight temps are forecast to be consistently in the 50s and the daytime highs in the low 70s, so today I moved my zucchini plants, that I had been growing in pots in my greenhouse, into my garden beds. ...

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DAVIDSON AT EIGHTY, A RETROSPECTIVE

In 1950, a young Marlon Davidson first discovered art through a teacher named Tyne Mike. Davidson was 15 years old and at a new school. “It was my first time in a city-type school,” recalled Davidson, who was born in Dora Lake, MN. ... More from Watermark Art Center

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Have you had a good school year?

What decides a good school year? Im many conversations I’m asked that question. I’m thinking it depends on many different perspectives. From the Administrators view, I’m sure it ties into what the recent test scores are all about as well as how much money the state is (or isn’t) giving us the next year. ...

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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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Map the Meal Gap 2015 Study Indicates Food Insecurity Hits Close to Home

According to Study, 20% of Children in north central Minnesota Struggle with HungerGRAND RAPIDS, MN – May 06, 2015 – Second Harvest North Central Food Bank announced the release of the annual Map the Meal Gap study, which details the startling rate of food insecurity experienced by people in the seven country north central Minnesota region. ...

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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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Balanced camp

... More from Northern Woods Riders

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Revamped Texas Sheet Cake

Memorial Day Weekend. The official start of summertime outdoor activities. And potluck picnics. During my childhood, I vividly remember women proudly bringing their very best "covered dishes" to share. ... More from Whiteley Creek Homestead Bed and Breakfast Brainerd Minnesota

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From the Ground Up: Cultivating Creative People and Places

If you are interested in meeting up with other rural artists, makers, and innovators from around the Midwest and the United States, please consider at ...

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Bemidji Urban Birding Walks

MHAS sponsors monthly birding walks on 3rd weekends, beginning May 15th, ending September 18. To participate, please call or text the event leader. Each event is led by a member of MHAS and held during fair weather only. ...

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Seeking

I am sure, like me, you have seen the quote “What you seek is seeking you” at least a dozen or so times now around the internet from facebook to pinterest. ... More from The Official Website of Author Tarah L. Wolff

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That’s a Wrap!

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign has come to an end and thanks to the overwhelming support of the community; Second Harvest surpassed their goal of $60,000, raising $62,444.86!  The March Campaign ended strong with over $40,000 came in within the last couple weeks of the campaign. ...

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What does testing really tell us?

Students here at Schoolcraft are at the mid-point in their testing season. For us, the spring testing season runs roughly 5 weeks long with different grade levels taking turns at showing what they know in Reading, Math and Science. ... More from A Matter of Principal

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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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April 27: PlaceBase Productions is Facilitating a Story Swap in Bemidji

Artists, directors, performers, arts organizers, crafts people, gallery owners, teachers, and all-around arts appreciators:  Let your voice be heard! ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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FOOD SHELF DRIVE AT GRAND CASINO COLLECTS MORE THAN 5 TONS OF FOOD FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

Grand Casino also makes $10,000 donation to area food banksOnamia, MN And Hinckley, MN – In an effort to restock area food shelves, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley held a massive food drive at each casino Tuesday, March 24 through Thursday, March 26.  For every non-perishable food item guests brought in – up to 3 – they received $5 in Grand Play™ and a charitable dining ticket good at any of the casinos’ restaurants. ... More from Feed the Need

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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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