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Snow Sparkles and Winter Wonders at Spearhead Lake

 Join Naturalist Dan Bera at the Neilson Spearhead Center (an Audubon nature site located 9mi SW of Bemidji) for a very special post Christmas treat on Monday December 29 from 12 noon to 5:00 pm. ...

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Book Announcement

My “wild rice” and “sugaring” books are now available in new editions from Skyhorse Publishing. Visit Wild Kitchen Books for sample recipes an ...

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Havana Storm by Clive and Dirk Cussler

While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. ...

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Friday News Digest - Baby It's Cold Outside

TGIF AMIRIGHT?Chuck is on his way back from sunny Austin this morning, so I’ll be bringing you the FND. It's also my first one, so be gentle, will ya?As the country grapples with record cold temps and harsh storms, we’re once again reminded the fragile “everything auto” design style.Over the course of the last storm six people died on Minnesota highways. ...

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Music on the Amazon in Bigfork

The family movie “Rio 2” is a special holiday treat for the whole family from the Children First initiative of  the ISD 318 Community Education program . ...

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Ice ConditionsNovember 21, 2014There is 6 inches o

Ice ConditionsNovember 21, 2014There is 6 inches of good, clear ice on our bay on Big Wolf.   We're off to a good start for this winter ice season.We ...

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Making the Holidays Special When You Can’t Afford to Travel

The holidays can be tough when you don’t have a lot of cash.  They’re especially tough if your family and loved ones live far away from you and you can’t afford to travel. ...

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What Are You Really Feeding Yourself?

Take time to make a meal plan for the week. Cooking at home will save you time, money, and your health.What Are You Really Feeding Yourself? Take time to make a meal plan for the week. ...

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Throw Back Thursday – Parham 2006

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Throw Back Thursday – Swenson Family 2006

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Throw Back Thursday – Lund Children Session 2006

... More from Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

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Reading Weather

Has this early cold weather been keeping you inside?  If you are like me, you want to sit in front of a warm fire with a good book, sipping your favorite hot drink.  Fortunately for all of us, the library has plenty of books.  In fact, we have new books going on the shelves every week, with about 1,000 books added to the collection since June. ...

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Watercolor of Golden Pear Continued

I am finding it hard to find enough time to do a lot but part of the problem here is all the drawing! I have found some of the lettering on the book and am beginning to find the feathers in the vase. ...

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Border to Border Broadband: No Community Left Behind Recap

The 2014 Minnesota Broadband Conference is done. Whew! It was great to see some faces I hadn’t seen in years – and a few new folks. It’s a bittersweet example of how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. ...

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A simple approach from Suwanee

Click for a larger image. My friend Joe Minicozzi and I are working with the city of Lafayette to develop a real-time financial analysis tool that will allow public officials -- as well as the general public -- to visualize the ongoing financial implications of their development pattern. ...

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Today’s the day!

In just a few hours, over 200 Itasca area residents, young and not so young, from Bigfork to Remer, Deer River to Nashwauk to Floodwood, will be partic ...

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Ice ConditionsNovember 20, 2014We are hearing abou

Ice ConditionsNovember 20, 2014We are hearing about 4 inches of ice on Lake Thirteen and guys going out on Garfield also.  One guy was going out by To ...

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Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

Back in 1990, Patricia Cornwell wrote her first Scarpetta mystery, Postmortem, which won several awards including three for best first novel. Now, Flesh and Blood, twenty-second book in the series, has the familiar beloved characters we come to expect: Benton Wesley, FBI profiler and Dr. ...

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10 Blandin Broadband Communities Named at the #MNBroadband Conference

Yesterday was a very full day. So much broadband learning, news and networking – including the announcement of 10 new BBC communities: Carlton County ...

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Podcast Show 196: Ben Hamilton-Baillie, Take 2

Engineer and shared-space designer Ben Hamilton-Baillie returns to the podcast to talk about how to get started with building shared space, the chances of success in the United States and some memories of his father, a World War II veteran who lead and assisted a number of escapes from German prisoner-of-war camps.You can follow Ben Hamilton-Baillie on Twitter, see more of his work on his firm’s website and watch the video, Poyton Regenerated, that was discussed in the podcast. ... More from Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

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