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Sandy Hanks and Bill Wheeler named 2014 Itasca County Outstanding Senior Volunteers

The Outstanding Senior Volunteer (OSV) Selection Committee has selected Sandy Hanks and Bill Wheeler as the 2014 OSV award recipients. While all volunt ...

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You want longevity?

You want longevity?Amplifeied ...

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Second Harvest Calls On Elected Officials to Visit Food Bank

Urges Senators and Congressmen to Learn about Hunger In the Communities They ServeSecond Harvest, a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, is inviting all elected officials in north central Minnesota to visit the food bank. ...

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Wildflower

Indian Pipe This has got to be my favorite wildflower, the flower is called Indian Pipe, the scientific name for this flower is Monotropa uniflora. Some people may think it is a mushroom or fungus because it is completely white. ...

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The Woman as Incubator

This was on Why Evolution is True this morning: http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/08/18/catholic-barbarity-in-europe/   What does everyone ...

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The Power of Positivity

"A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes." Wade BoggsThe Power of Positivity "A positive attitude causes ...

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To the Wire

Go Minnesota! ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

www.21963ericalanenw.com Peeping the Land: A SurveyAugust 16, 2014 An editor at Mpls. St. Paul magazine called me once to ask about gardening. It was late January, snowy and cold, and on the bus that morning going to work, he eavesdropped on a conversation between two women who were cooing over a seed catalog that one of them had just received in the mail. ...

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Sing Your Way Home

Itasca Community Chorus invites all serious singers to join the choir Tuesday, Sept. 2 6:15 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, MN.Artistic Director Sam Evans reminds, "Never louder than beautiful!"Step out of your comfort zone (or maybe into it)!  Join a great group of singers for a lot of fun and concentrated singing as Itasca Community Chorus strives to produce the best choral music available. ...

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Chair Caning and Antler Basket Classes–Fall 2014

A girl can change her mind, can’t she? Well, as all of you women out there know, we CAN change our minds and I’ve just done that... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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The Rural Student Brain Gain

This story appeared in yesterday’s edition of The Daily Yonder. Common wisdom is that rural America’s “best and brightest” want to leave home. New research shows these students are no more likely to want to leave than their counterparts. ...

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Faith in Action ConcertIf you are in the area this

Faith in Action ConcertIf you are in the area this Friday, August l5th, come and enjoy  the Faith in Action Concert at 2PM and 7PM at Calvary Evangeli ...

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Faith in Action ConcertIf you are in the area this

Faith in Action ConcertIf you are in the area this Friday, August l5th, come and enjoy  the Faith in Action Concert at 2PM and 7PM at Calvary Evangeli ... More from Froggy's Sports News

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Fishing ReportAugust 12, 2014Perch have been bitin

Fishing ReportAugust 12, 2014Perch have been biting.  Walleye seem to have slowed down a bit.  Water temps are around 76 degrees, and the weather has ...

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Invest In Yourself

Invest in your greatest asset, your health. Do one thing today that will make you healthier tomorrow.Invest In Yourself Invest in your greatest asset, your health. ...

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What we learn with pleasure we never forget

Our last post, Nurturing the next generation from cradle to career highlights key takeaways from Day 1 of the “Educating for the 21st Century” forum held at the Carlson School of Business as part of this year’s Finn Fest. ...

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Nurturing the next generation from cradle-to-career

Bernadine Joselyn, Core Team member and Director of Public Policy and Engagement at the Blandin Foundation, penned this post for Outposts about some of the things that caught her attention and imagination at last week’s Educating for the 21st Forum. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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Dock Spider

Dock Spider At Crane Lake there is a species of Spider that is almost as big as a Tarantula. Don’t worry, they don’t bite people and they are harmless, they just look really creepy! The locals call them Dock Spiders, but if you google it, you will find that they are a species of Fishing Spider. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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Any thoughts on this article?

Mpls Star Tribune today: http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/270617771.html   ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Where will John Perkins’ Music be This Year and What About the Dancing Minnow Bucket?

If you have been to a John Perkins concert at the Edge Center in Bigfork, this question might make more sense. He will have his sixth concert at the Edge in August with all proceeds going to the benefit of the Edge Center. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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