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Itasca Community College Developing a new 21st Century Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technician Program

Bart Johnson, Dean of Academic Affairs at Itasca Community College is a member of the governance council for the initiative.  In this post, he reports ...

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Two Region 2 Arts Council Grant Applications Are LIVE!

As of this morning, two R2AC/Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Applications are available online. “What does this mean?” you ask. In short, organiz ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Sharing some Schoolcraft success stories

This last week we were notified that the 1st Grade Spring expedition entitled “Transportation, A Moving Experience” was selected to be published on the EL Schools website. ...

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48th annual Art in the Park to be held mid-July

Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications are pleased to present the 48th annual Art in the Park, held July 18-19 in downtown Bemidji’s Library Park. ... More from Watermark Art Center

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It's time.

Actually it's past time.I was going to write this post back in April and then in May. Unfortunately, it has taken 5 months to get to this point. But today it will be official: Emmaville will have new owners. ...

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Gay Marriage Legal!

It’s about time, but the Supreme Court finally did the right thing and ruled that marriage between GLBT people is legal.  Because this is a human ri ...

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Gay Marriage Legal!

It’s about time, but the Supreme Court finally did the right thing and ruled that marriage between GLBT people is legal.  Because this is a human ri ...

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A September wedding

I will be getting married in early September of this year, far less then three months from now. We will be hand fastened on our deck (which is not yet built) at our finished house (which is not quite finished) and we will be before all of our friends and family (though we have no idea […] The post A September wedding appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Rockin’ POV

Johnny Walker rocks! ...

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Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro

http://www.wildwoodrockextreme.com/ ... More from Northern Woods Riders

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Check out The First Stage Gallery

July 2015Lucia Riffel: A Memory You've Never Had"Sun-soaked and sentimental, my imagery evokes a sense of quasi- nostalgia. My interests li ...

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NEW! Additional Young Naturalist week for 2nd-4th graders!!

Due to popular demand, the August 3-7 week of the Young Naturalist Program will now offer "Trees, Tales, and Trails" for young people in grades 2 through 4. ... More from events

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Serving their community — Grand Rapids High School Interact club find ways to work together in community

Jayden Gerak & Katherine Roy from the Grand Rapids Rotary Interact Club summarized their experience working with the Youth Voice Survey results in this blog post. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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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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New Visual Arts Group!

Looking for a place to share artistic ideas and support and promote visual arts? There is an open Visual Arts Group that meets at The First Stage Gallery every Thursday from 12:30 - 2:30 pm. ...

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Advice

I’ve found all of the best advice I’ve been given was entirely dependent upon at least a certain level of maturity to put it to good use. I’ve also found that the best advice I would have like to have received I was never given and thus, wish someone had told it to me at some […] The post Advice appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ... More from The Official Website of Author Tarah L. Wolff

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Faith vs. Fact – Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry Coyne’s new book referenced in the title above has now been published. I have a copy and I’m reading through it in my usual style of two or three pages at a time which guarantees that I won’t remember most of it and, therefore, can be excused for reading it over and over. ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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strawberry rhubarb mousse

Freshly-cut rhubarb stalks make a lovely springtime bouquet. Then, made into a lightly sweetened sauce thickened with gelatin and whipped cream folded in... ...

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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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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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