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Crookston Times on broadband policy: “funding boost would be sweet”

Today I’m hoping to post what local papers are saying about broadband policy. I could do it in one post but I think it will be easier for the archive if I do multiple posts. ...

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Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant Deadline: March 1, 2016

Beadworker Calsandra Tyndall, Past Grant Recipient Supporting Contemporary and Traditional Native Artists Open to Native artists in all arts discipline ...

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Nolan Teams Up with Bipartisan Delegation to Establish Rural Broadband Caucus

Looks like good news – nice to know Minnesotans are working on rural broadband from the local, state and national level… Nolan Teams Up with Bipartisan Delegation to Establish Rural Broadband Caucus [WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. ...

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How good is broadband in my community? Introducing a tool to help answer that question

Many community leaders have a simple question – “How good is the broadband in our community?” It is really not a simple question at all. It is not just a matter of availability or speed when determining the state of your broadband; a multitude of factors come into play. We would like to introduce a new, online Community Broadband Assessment tool created by Bill Coleman of Community Technology Advisors. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Reconnect

Any interference between the brain and the body will negatively affect your health and well-being.ReconnectAny interference between the brain and the b ...

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Letter to inmates at a South Dakota women’s prison.

I recently received an email from a woman who runs a book club at a South Dakota women’s prison.  She is having the members read The Girl who Sang t ...

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Strong Life

If you have a strong body, mind and spirit, nothing can stop you!Strong LifeIf you have a strong body, mind and spirit, nothing can stop you!Amplifeied ...

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Yosemite Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Trump has reached meme status due to how insane and/or drunk she sounded giving him the Palin bump. I don’t know who ...

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Having a “Picnic” in Bigfork in February Could be a Bit Chilly

The romantic comedy film “Picnic,” made in 1955, just might warm you up a bit in the below zero weather outside. If you are in Northern Minnesota, it is certainly after the end of summer around here and that white stuff on the ground would be cold enough let alone the minus zero temperatures. ...

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Show the Lyric a little love!

Join us to Heart Bomb the Lyric!Saturday, February 6th, 10am - noon.Let's cover the windows in the Lyric with hearts to show how important it is to our ...

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Zika Virus Health Information Resources

Most of you have heard about the Zika virus by now.  For those who want more information, staff from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (National Library of Medicine) have compiled resources to aid in understanding it.  For more information about DIMRC itself, please visit http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/Zika Virus Health Information ResourcesJanuary 26, 2016We have all been hearing more about Zika virus disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. ...

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Chef's Gala

Area Chefs Unite to Support Second Harvest A “Chef’s Gala Benefitting Second Harvest” will be serving up gourmet fare for hunger relief on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at the Timberlake Lodge. ...

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Innate At Its Best

​"Innate knows more in one second than you can ever know." B.J. Palmer, D.C., Ph.C.Innate At Its Best"Innate knows more in one second than you can ever know." B.J. ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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February 15, 2016: Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Deadline

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants offer funding for a range of arts programming, covering costs associated with providing access to the arts, arts educ ...

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Adult Mini Art Classes

Who/What: Adult Mini Art ClassesWhere: First Stage Gallery here at the Lyric Center for the Arts!$20.00 each, 2 hour class includes materialsHow: To register (218) 248-­8394 or (727) 656-­9772Instructor: Jane Wertanen, M. ...

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

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Presumptions

I was watching a show the other night called “Monster Quest,” wherein an impersonal team conducts searches for various cryptozoological creatures s ...

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It's Winter Now

We managed to get two of our electrical storage batteries replaced this past week, with the help of pulleys and ropes and Gary's custom-made battery-puller-outer. ...

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Countdown to January 15th Deadline!

Arts & Cultural Heritage Grants for Small Towns (requests up to $6000 accepted) Individual Artist Grants (requests up to $2000 accepted) Create a ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Back to the Real World

A gray January day.It's high time I updated this blog: I see my last post still had us stranded on the island due to thin ice, but in reality we have been out in the real world for the past 2 1/2 weeks, celebrating Christmas and New Years with family. The freeze-up of 2015 was the longest time we've ever been stuck out here: a full three weeks. ...

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