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Jack Jungroth’s 1988 Father’s Day gift

Since my dad, Jack Jungroth passed away on June 7, 2011, I can no longer send the card, send the Father’s Day gift, or make the phone call on... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Check out The First Stage Gallery

Dreaming the CircleMandalas and Headdresses by Brenda Brousseau  at The First Stage Gallery through June 27th!  Find out more on the First Stage Ga ...

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Disney's Little Mermaid Wants Out of the Sea

A mermaid that wishes she was free of her water world and part of what is going on above the waves. That’s the story behind this Disney classic. “The Little Mermaid Jr.” musical is a special adaptation for young people and will be our annual visit for the young and young at heart from the Stage Theatre Company. ...

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A later arrival

Mourning Warbler   ...

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Black-backed Woodpecker

... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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Chair Caning and Basket Making Supplies in Ontario, Canada

Need chair caning supplies and basket making supplies for your next DIY project? How about some rattan reed for wicker furniture repairs? Looking for... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Sam Miltich Returns to Bigfork With Dutch Jazz Violinist Soloist Tim Kliphuis

“Tim Kliphuis with Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club” presenting a mix of gypsy jazz, folk music, American swing, and Latin music will be at the Edge Center in Bigfork on July 2nd. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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NEW! Additional Young Naturalist week for 2nd-4th graders!!

Due to popular demand, the August 3-7 week of the Young Naturalist Program will now offer "Trees, Tales, and Trails" for young people in grades 2 through 4. ...

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Serving their community — Grand Rapids High School Interact club find ways to work together in community

Jayden Gerak & Katherine Roy from the Grand Rapids Rotary Interact Club summarized their experience working with the Youth Voice Survey results in this blog post. ...

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Miracle in Green

NOTE: This and other new posts can be viewed at Mike's new blog.Winter here in northern Minnesota can be almost devoid of color, like the face of a dead man. ...

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Youth Sports Gets the Ball Rolling

Itasca area student success work marked a milestone in May: for the first time ever, coaches and organizers of youth sports met to discuss their work. ...

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New Visual Arts Group!

Looking for a place to share artistic ideas and support and promote visual arts? There is an open Visual Arts Group that meets at The First Stage Gallery every Thursday from 12:30 - 2:30 pm. ...

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Advice

I’ve found all of the best advice I’ve been given was entirely dependent upon at least a certain level of maturity to put it to good use. I’ve also found that the best advice I would have like to have received I was never given and thus, wish someone had told it to me at some […] The post Advice appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Opening a wicker repair shop–#Throwback-Thursday

#THROWBACK-THURSDAY–Opening a wicker repair shop I have always carried on my business at home so I could care for my children when they were... [[ Click here to read more... ... More from Weavin' Wicker Woman Blog

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Northern Arts News, June 2015

We hope you will take some time to read the June 2015 edition of Northern Arts News! Highlights include Region 2 Arts Council seeks a Lake of the Wood ...

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Faith vs. Fact – Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry Coyne’s new book referenced in the title above has now been published. I have a copy and I’m reading through it in my usual style of two or three pages at a time which guarantees that I won’t remember most of it and, therefore, can be excused for reading it over and over. ...

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Using Youth Voices in Social Studies Classrooms

A group of Itasca Area Social studies teachers gathered today in a retreat to discover ways to use the Youth Voices survey in social studies curriculum. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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Atheists: Inside the World of Non-believers – Our Monthly Meeting on May 26, 2015

This month’s program was a documentary produced by CNN in response to the continued rise in the number of those in the U.S. population who choose “none” when asked for their religious affiliation. ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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Watermark opens new retail gallery in downtown Bemidji

Watermark Art Center is excited to introduce “gallery 505,” a temporary retail gallery located at 505 Bemidji Ave N., in the future Watermark Art Center building (former Lakeside Luekens). ...

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strawberry rhubarb mousse

Freshly-cut rhubarb stalks make a lovely springtime bouquet. Then, made into a lightly sweetened sauce thickened with gelatin and whipped cream folded in... ...

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