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Reading, learning, and succeeding with Project READ

At its core, the Pathway is about all students having what they need to ensure a healthy future – regardless of their background, economic status or geographic location. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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Fun Science Experiments for Preschool Kids

You can start developing a love of science in your children very early on with some simple and fun science experiments they can do.  Don’t worry about if they really understand what is exactly going on. ...

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Move Every Day

If your lifestyle does not include enough motion, your body cannot function efficiently.Move Every Day If your lifestyle does not include enough motion, your body cannot function efficiently. ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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Ron Castellano Arena Dedication October 25, 2014, Babbitt, Minnesota

Event photos from the Ron Castellano Arena Dedication are available on the following facebook page: You know you are from Babbitt, MN when... ...

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Our latest project: for $10K you'd think it would be sexier.

When we bought Emmaville four years ago and started renovating the cafe, we talked about the need for a walk-in freezer, but didn't think we could afford one. ...

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Sharyn McCrumb's Ballad Novels

Sharyn Mccrumb is best known for her Appalachian "Ballad" novels - eleven total with the latest a novella: Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past."My books are like Appalachian quilts," says Sharyn McCrumb. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Magpie irruption?

Magpie Black-billed Magpie This fall I have noticed that there have been many more Magpies in the area. The Black-billed Magpie is a very beautiful bird that is closely related to the Crow and Raven, as well as the Blue and Gray Jays; the family that they all belong to are called Corvids. The species that we have in most of North America is the Black-billed Magpie. ...

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Save Money With a Flexible Spending Account

Some of you will be getting information from your employer about open enrollment options for your health care in the upcoming weeks. Don’t just brush this paperwork aside or breeze through it!  There is important information in those documents that can save you money.  This is the time of year where you will determine if (and how much) you will contribute to a flexible spending account (FSA). ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Fishing ReportOctober 23, 2014Sounds like another

Fishing ReportOctober 23, 2014Sounds like another great weekend coming up.  Hope you will be able to get out and enjoy this awesome Fall weather.  No ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

http://21963ericalanenw.com Peeping the Land: A SurveyOctober 22, 2014 It seems that the swans, gone for weeks, have returned to the bay, but I am quite certain that the ones I am watching this morning are not the trumpeters that I watched all summer. ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

http://21963ericalanenw.com Peeping the Land: A SurveyOctober 22, 2014 It seems that the swans, gone for weeks, have returned to the bay, but I am quite certain that the ones I am watching this morning are not the trumpeters that I watched all summer. ...

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Change Your Outlook

Exercise not only changes your body. It can change your whole outlook for the better!Change Your Outlook Exercise not only changes your body. It can c ...

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How will you vote for the new 4/5 school?

Our local school district is experiencing a growth in enrollment at the elementary levels. This had led to larger than desired class sizes at almost every school. ...

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RedShift electric motocross race bikes will be ready to roll in 2015

http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/18/redshift-electric-motocross-2015/?utm_source=Feed_Classic_Full&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Engadget&?nc ...

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BACK TOGETHER

Putting It Back Together: U S AMost of what we lack today is hope and courage.Today's news and commentary make dismal reading.What has happened to Amer ...

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Cable Providers Asked to Think About Local Content

Last week I went to the MTA conference. (I’m hoping to get a PPT to share and will post my notes as soon as I get it.) It was interesting to hear about how telecommunications providers are exploring new sources of revenue. ...

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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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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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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 ... More from Grand Rapids Atheists and Freethinkers

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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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