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One Book, One Community -- The Dance Boots

The Dance BootsOne Book, One CommunityJoin us in reading The Dance Boots by Linda LeGarde Grover, this year's One Book, One Community selection.  This collection of short stories portrays an Ojibwe community struggling to follow traditional ways of life in the face of a relentlessly changing world.  A cycle of boarding schools, alcoholism, and violence haunts the stories even as the characters find beauty and solace in their large extended families. ...

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Another year, another birthday

I’ve been joking that “this is my first 29th!” As though I would ever actually do that (or that anyone in my life would ever actually let me forgo my thirtieth birthday). ...

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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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Listening to Youth from Northern Lights Community School

The Student Voice Survey was intended to be the start of a conversation between youth and adults in our community.  One of these conversations took place recently at the Grand Rapids Library. ...

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Second Harvest Food Shelf Kicks Off Annual March Campaign

During the month of March, Second Harvest’s Food Shelf is joining with over 300 food shelves across the state to collect donations of money and food during the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. ... More from Feed the Need

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Spring Vendor Meeting ’15

Spring is on the horizon! We’re beginning to ramp up planning for another great market year! We hope you’ll join us for our annual spring vendor meeting. ...

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The Film of Neither Wolf nor Dog is shaking the tin cup

Some of you may have seen that Steven Simpson, the director of the film version of Neither Wolf nor Dog, is running another kickstarter to get funds to finish post production and begin some distribution. ...

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Friday Foodie Feature! In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal

The cookbook, In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal is a fun look at how to cook for man's (and woman's) best friends. Lovely pictures of friendly dogs entice you. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Reading and workshop with poet Diane Pittman

Poet Diane Pittman will be the first presenter in the 2015 Spoken Word Series. Diane, an area resident, has worked as a family physician for over 30 years. ...

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Reading and workshop with poet Diane Pittman

Poet Diane Pittman will be the first presenter in the 2015 Spoken Word Series. Diane, an area resident, has worked as a family physician for over 30 years. ...

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red velvet pistachio cupcakes

There are some that snack on raw cacao nibs out-of-hand. I am not one of them. I just do not like the taste. But, in these red velvet pistachio cupcakes, the nibs provide a little chewy crunch and a chocolatey burst of flavor. ... More from Whiteley Creek Homestead Bed and Breakfast Brainerd Minnesota

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Thank you to all our family and friends, who helpe

Thank you to all our family and friends, who helped at Froggy's.  After eleven years, it is time to let it go, and have a new start.  We will miss yo ...

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Fishing ReportFebruary 21, 2015Eelpout contest is

Fishing ReportFebruary 21, 2015Eelpout contest is going on on Leech Lake this weekend.  Walleye and northern close for the season this Sunday.  Fishi ... More from Froggy's Sports News

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We’re all crazy – the cool ones do it confidently

I wonder where and what happened to all the crazy people. Nowadays it seems everyone is fighting to be dubbed the most weird, the most crazy, fighting for a place in the lime light as the most sensationally nuts. ...

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Make your plans today to see vintage sleds in action

Sleek, looking antique snowmobiles will be descending on Roseau this weekend. ...

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Back in the Day Snowmobile GetAway in Roseau

Looks to be a great weekend up in Roseau.  Make plans now to get to theBack in the day Snowmobile Get-Away on Feb. 20-21st! ...

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Shannon an her amazing family

I recently was able to capture this brave lady and her family. She was just recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. They are having a benefit for her on Tuesday March 3rd, 4-7pm At the Minnesota Discovery Center. ...

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This Saturday: Creative Spirit Fiber Festival

It’s almost time to celebrate the fiber arts in Bemidji! The second annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival, brought to you by Watermark and Willow Wood Market, will take place Saturday, February 21st at Calvary Lutheran Church. ... More from Watermark Art Center

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Snow will make it a better event!

It's snowing!  This new snowfall should help make for a great day on these antique snowmobiles. ...

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Listening to Youth — for a hopeful future

Today’s post comes from Judy Lundquist. Judy works as youth Job Counselor with the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training and is a member of the ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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