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Bridges Kinship Mentoring is looking for Lunch Buddies

The  mission of Bridges Kinship Mentoring is simple, “to help children and adolescent to achieve their greatest selves by connecting them with positive role models who can befriend, inspire, encourage and guide them.” Lunch Buddies is one of their programs, and an easy way to get involved!   Volunteer Mary Jones talks about the program, “Our daughter, and only child, went away to college leaving a big hole in my world. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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Welfare to Work...

Since Paul Ryan has shown such great concern for the poor and their deficiencies, I thought I would advocate for a new welfare to work program for those who truly don't know how: the children of the wealthy and well connected,  trust fund babies such as the poor Walton family children and Paris Hilton or legacies such Mika Brezenski and George W. ...

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More on Christian Parenting

Yesterday I posted about Adrian Peterson’s use of conservative Christian ideology to justify abusing his child.  The issue is still on my mind, so I thought I would follow up with another post, this one not directly related to the Peterson issue, but perhaps more frightening. I decided it would be appropriate to have a discussion about the moral issues surrounding Peterson’s actions with my students. ...

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More on Christian Parenting

Yesterday I posted about Adrian Peterson’s use of conservative Christian ideology to justify abusing his child.  The issue is still on my mind, so I thought I would follow up with another post, this one not directly related to the Peterson issue, but perhaps more frightening. I decided it would be appropriate to have a discussion about the moral issues surrounding Peterson’s actions with my students. ...

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License to spill by Lisi Harrison

Students beware!Three girls, two guys, five secret journals.The five most popular students at Noble High have secrets to hide; secrets they wrote down in their journals. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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International Night by Mark and Talia Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky spins a globe and wherever his daughter, Talia's finger lands becomes the theme of that Friday night's dinner. Fifty - two meals from appetizers to desserts, Kurlansky learned as a professional chef  and writer while traveling around the world. ...

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Canning Those Fall Vegetables

From offthegridnews.comEver thought about canning fresh produce from a farmer's market or your own garden?There are many websites with tips and instruc ... More from Hibbing a Fit City

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Christianity Used to Justify Child Abuse

Certainly everyone has heard that Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings has been indicted for child abuse.  Pictures of the child can be found onli ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Christianity Used to Justify Child Abuse

Certainly everyone has heard that Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings has been indicted for child abuse.  Pictures of the child can be found onli ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Saturday Science September 20th

The topic for Saturday Science on Saturday September 20th at Headwaters Science Center 2:00-3:00 pm is all about setting up and maintaining a salt water reef tank. ...

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A wretched but necessary excess

I hate to do this, but circumstances leave me no choice: I need to talk about Christmas and holiday gifts. I no longer live in Minnesota where my sisters conduct the sales of my books and personalized gifts. ... More from Kent Nerburn

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The First Stage Gallery issues a Call for Artists

Show your artwork at The First Stage Gallery!Click on the Call For Artist 2015 tab for more information. ...

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Region 2 Arts Council Office Closed 9/12/14

We are closing our office on Friday, September 12, 2014.  Regular office hours will resume on Monday, September 15. We apologize for any inconvenience ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Women by Numbers

I’ve always been trying to find a happy balance in my life when it comes to my weight and my happiness. I had stomach problems as a kid (sadly enough I’ve had women tell me how fortunate I was/is for that and I’ve agreed with them) leaving me eating like a bird and drinking a […] The post Women by Numbers appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ... More from The Official Website of Author Tarah L. Wolff

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Fishing ReportSeptember 10, 2014Seems like the coo

Fishing ReportSeptember 10, 2014Seems like the cool front that came through has slowed down fishing.  Walleye seem to be stacked out deeper, but are n ... More from Froggy's Sports News

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What's Happening @ Your Library?

There is a lot going on at the library this fall!Michael CzarneckiSee, It Was Like This...Tomorrow, September 10, at noon, Michael Czarnecki will present a creative non-fiction oral memoir of the 60s.  Michael grew up in Buffalo, NY, a member of a working class Polish family. ...

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Peacemaker Commitment to Excellence Award

Schoolcraft Learning Community, a K-8 public charter school located at Concordia Language Villages, will be awarded with the Commitment to Excellence ...

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Focus On The Positive

You can choose your attitude. Focus on the positive things in your life.Focus On The Positive You can choose your attitude. Focus on the positive things in your life. ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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Tickets for you @ your local library!

Elephant Man at the Encore Performing Arts Center in CloquetThe Arrowhead Library System is pleased to offer free event tickets to Elephant Man at the Encore Performing Arts Center in Cloquet, on September 26-28 and October 2-5.  Performances are at 7:00 p.m., except for Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

http://21963ericalanenw.com  Peeping the Land: A SurveySeptember 8, 2014  The garden is almost done with its summer work. I have dug up the potatoes, reds and Yukon golds, and have pulled some of the carrots, though most I am leaving in the ground for Thanksgiving, when I will dig them, probably through snow, and will bring them to the kitchen, the freshness of the garden, the pungent smell of soil emanating from them, filling the kitchen with promise one more time. ...

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