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Fishing ReportOctober 17, 2014The fishing crew is

Fishing ReportOctober 17, 2014The fishing crew is thinning down.  Fishing has been good though.  Everyone is getting geared up for hunting.  If you ...

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How to Save Money When You Think You Can’t

Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  Exhausted by making ends meet and frustrated that there’s no money left for anything, let alone savings? You’re not alone.  Studies show that one-third of Americans don’t have enough money saved for retirement and another one out of every four Americans has less than $1,000 saved for emergencies. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Validation

I suppose it is the human condition – not all of us will admit it but the truth is we could receive hundreds of comments of praise and still be torn asunder by the one note from some miserable soul who wanted nothing more then to ruin someone else’s day. ...

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New dates for FCC Rural Broadband Experiments applications

Here’s the latest from the FCC on the Rural Broadband Experiments… WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ANNOUNCES DATE FOR OPENING OF RURAL BROADBAND EXPERIMENTS APPLICATION FILING WINDOW AND FINAL DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WC Docket No. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Evolution of Weird–the Kiwi

Native to the island of New Zealand, the country that is technically more “down under” than Australia, the kiwi is the nation’s national bird and ...

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Plant Positive Seeds

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts your life will start to change.Plant Positive Seeds Your mind is a powerful thing. ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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Why did the Grouse cross the road?

Ruffed Grouse Fledgling This is northern Minnesota’s version of the Roadrunner! Ruffed Grouse running I took these photos in July… Grouse Roadrunner The mama Ruffed Grouse had 9 little ones that she was trying to get safely across the road. ...

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13 charts that explain why your college major matters

This is interesting stuff… Students pay a lot of attention to where they go to college. But the evidence suggests that it’s your major, not your college, that makes the biggest difference – at least when it comes to whether you find a job, how much money you make, and maybe even how happy you are in the office. ...

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Group discusses what lessons K-12 can learn from black, tribal colleges

Last week I attended Learning & Teaching with Fire: Lessons from HBCU’s and Tribal Colleges. It was with enthusiasm that I listened to lessons being discussed about the importance of caring adults, high level of interaction between students, teachers and parents, and getting intentional about creating environments where students are comfortable and can see themselves reflected in the staff and curriculum. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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Dispatches from the film site and beyond

Today was the day we went to shoot at Wounded Knee. There Is something at Wounded Knee, and about Pine Ridge in general, that defies explanation. I have heard it is at Gettysburg as well, though I’ve never been there. ...

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Celebrating Conquest is appropriate

A central myth of America's origins is the concept of the United States being somehow "different" or exceptional; this is at the core of our politics, and as much a myth as any other origin story. ...

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Find the Fatal Flaw

As many of you may know, there was a big kerfuffle on Bill Maher’s show last week. A fight broke out between Maher, Sam Harris, Ben Affleck, Michael Steele and Nick Kristof over Islam, the ISIS group, Sam’s rampant Islamaphobia, Maher’s Islamaphobia, Afleck’s failure to criticize Islam in the same way he might criticize other religions and I don’t remember much of what Kristof or Steele said except that I think they were on Affleck’s side. ...

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Fishing ReportOctober 10, 2014What a beautiful Fal

Fishing ReportOctober 10, 2014What a beautiful Fall day!  This is my favorite time of the year.We have been hearing great fishing reports the last cou ...

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Give to Max Day Coming November 13

 CONNECT with Headwaters Science Center on Give to the Max Day with a donation, large or small. Help us power-up our facility and programs so we can continue to inspire all ages about the wonders of science.With over 25,000 visitations annually, HSC makes a difference in the lives of people. ...

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Ron Castellano Arena Dedication Ceremony and Recognition Event

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What Were Dinosaurs Really Like?

We are all familiar (I trust) with the classic controversies surrounding the so-called “terrible Lizards” of the Mesozoic Era of Earth’s history.  What color were they?  What did they sound like?  How did they behave?  Did they breathe fire? That last one was courtesy of Dr. ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Preparing for a Minnesota Winter~ Fall Maintenance

    Is your Brainerd, MN home ready for another Minnesota winter of frosty temperatures and   beautiful snowy weather?  It is impo ...

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Culture of India Through Dance and Music at the Edge in Bigfork

Internationally-acclaimed Ragamala Dance will present the culture of India through music interpreted by traditional dance on Sunday October 19th at 2 p.m., at the Edge Center in Bigfork. ...

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Empty CAMP – Early WINTER

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October Northern Arts News

Things not to miss: Photography for 101 for Artists – learn how to photograph your work with Cal Rice, October 8th, 10am-3pm, at the Baudette Depot Artist Mentor Info. ...

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