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Fishing ReportApril 22, 2014On the north end of th

Fishing ReportApril 22, 2014On the north end of the lakes, ice is out about 20 feet.  We are hopeful that we will have open water for opener on May 10 ...

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Super Simple Fruit Salad

My husband’s Grandma asked me to bring fruit to the family Easter gathering.  She wasn’t specific, and not being a really enthusiastic fruit eater, I was a bit stumped on what to bring. So I did what any modern day woman would do.  I looked around on Pinterest.  Several hours later, I found a great recipe for a super simple fruit salad. I  adapted the recipe I found from a wonderful website called Southern Bite. ...

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Map the Meal Gap 2014 Study Uncovers U.S. Food Insecurity Reaching Every County in the Nation

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today released Map the Meal Gap 2014, a detailed analysis of food insecurity for every county in the US. ...

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So What’s The Big Deal About Meditation?

There may be quite a few of you already meditating on a regular basis.  On the flip side, there are likely a lot more of you who aren’t.  We hear a ...

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Be Cheap… In Moderation

A reader sent me a tweet awhile back asking me a simple question:  Where does one draw the line at being el cheapo and living a bit? He wondered if i ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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“Godspell” musical at GRHS

Much to my surprise, I recently found myself at the Reif attending the musical “Godspell,” a production mounted by GRHS students under the direction of the GRHS choir director. ...

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Peeping the Bog: April 20, 2014

Peeping the Bog, April 20, 2104, Easter Sunday It is small for an Easter Parade, just two Canada geese strolling down the icy avenue of Puposky Lake. She does not wear a bonnet, he does not sport a top hat, but they know where they are going. ...

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Peeping the Bog: April 20, 2014

Peeping the Bog, April 20, 2104, Easter Sunday It is small for an Easter Parade, just two Canada geese strolling down the icy avenue of Puposky Lake. She does not wear a bonnet, he does not sport a top hat, but they know where they are going. ...

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Humanism Defined

As its title implies, AC Grayling’s book The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism, is divided into two parts, the first pointing ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Preparing Students for A Changing World

This is the last in a series of articles, written by Christina Brown, that show how community members are using the Pathway to Student Success. The Pathway was created and endorsed by local youth and adults as a guide to engage everyone in building strong community by supporting youth on their journey to becoming the next generation of skilled workers, engaged citizens and civic leaders. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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chaga mushroom

Dick was reading ArbLIFE Spring 2014, a publication that we receive in the mail through our Northland Arboretum membership. (The Northland Arboretum is a 583-acre nature preserve located within the city limits of Brainerd/Baxter. ...

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Swim Out

"We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work" Thomas EdisonSwim Out "We often miss opportunity because it's dresse ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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Spring Fling on May 17

Celebrate our much anticipated SPRING by visiting the Neilson Spearhead Center on Saturday, May 17. Audubon members will offer bird walks and nature hikes, wildflower and insect hunts, tours of the facilities and historic buildings, and canoeing and aquatic explorations. ...

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Watercolor Of Fish Is Done!

I think I am calling this done! If I add anything it will be to the two tags but it would have to be very faint and not distracting so waiting on that part and maybe I just like them as a shape element. ...

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Fishing ReportApril 17, 2014The big snow missed us

Fishing ReportApril 17, 2014The big snow missed us!  Weather has been cool though, so not much melting the last 3 or 4 days.  Sounds like it is going to warm up next week and that will change things,  Not many guys going out to fish the last few days.  I do see a few boats going by though. ...

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Chiropractic Restore Motion

Your body was designed for movement. Keep it running in optimum condition with chiropractic.Chiropractic Restore Motion Your body was designed for movement. ...

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Prosperity means places

More beautiful work from Strong Towns contributor Gracen Johnson of Another Place for Me. Prosperity means places. from Gracen Johnson on Vimeo.   ...

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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression by John F. Kasson

What distinguished Shirley Temple from every other Hollywood star of the period and everyone since - was how brilliantly she shone. Amid the deprivation and despair of the Great Depression, Shirley Temple radiated optimism and plucky good cheer that lifted the spirits of millions and shaped their collective character for generations to come. ...

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The How Can it Be Gluten Free Cookbook

America's Test Kitchen doesn't settle for second best and why should you? Giving up gluten doesn't mean you have to give up the dishes you love, or make do with second-rate approximations. ...

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blood moon

Dick and I began watching the full lunar eclipse at 3:00 a.m. Eastern/2:00 a.m. Central, which was when it reportedly peaked. I snapped this photo at 3:21 a.m. ...

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