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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear

I sure am having trouble getting the right colors but at least you can see I am moving forward and the surprise at the end will be a painting that hopefully is the right color! ha!! I am playing with the angles and background to try something new to isolate my set up and draw the eye in...I am still not sure how dark to go with all of this so I am creeping in until I feel it is where I want it. ... More from Watercolor Mania

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BF City Hall Project partners with Bigfork Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop

This is the easiest fundraiser yet! B.I.G has opened an account at Bigfork's Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop located on Main Street, Bigfork. Just drop of your donations, give them our account number and they will do the rest. ...

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North Itasca Round-Up Grant

B.I.G. recently received a North Itasca Electric Coop Round-Up grant for $230.00 earmarked for BF City Hall roof repair/replacement. The Round-Up program is an ongoing charitable fund raising program to benefit worthwhile community projects. ...

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Minnesota Historical Society Grant Update

In February 2014, using the $25,000 planning grant received in 2013,  B.I.G. hired Scalzo Architects from Duluth MN to fine tune the restoration project with detailed design proposals and cost estimates. ... More from Bigfork City Hall News

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The Viking Outfitter

I wish I knew Ray before. When I met him, shortly after we purchased Emmaville, he was struggling to recover from a stroke he suffered earlier that year. ... More from Rediscovering Emmaville

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Snow Sparkles and Winter Wonders at Spearhead Lake

 Join Naturalist Dan Bera at the Neilson Spearhead Center (an Audubon nature site located 9mi SW of Bemidji) for a very special post Christmas treat on Monday December 29 from 12 noon to 5:00 pm. ... More from events

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Ice ReportNovember 18, 2014Little Wolf and Midge L

Ice ReportNovember 18, 2014Little Wolf and Midge Lake are frozen over.  Our bay on Big Wolf is also frozen.  We're off to a good start.  Just have t ...

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VETERANS DAY

Veterans Day 2014: Looking BackAs a kid I kept a scrapbook of the war in Europe and the Pacific.I pasted in maps with lines and arrows crossing France and Russia.My brother and I collected airplane cards - fighters and bomberswith their top speeds - Bell Aircobra, Lockheed Lightning, Thunderbolt,and Mustang. ...

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The old man and the wolves

 Reading this: http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/282833431.html, and inside my brain statistical hairs start standing on end, bells go off, and finally, a plague of mathematical modelling locusts descends and places the land into darkness. ...

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The old man and the wolves

 Reading this: http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/282833431.html, and inside my brain statistical hairs start standing on end, bells go off, and finally, a plague of mathematical modelling locusts descends and places the land into darkness. ...

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Dreams of Mourning

Tears dry on my pillow, disappearing like the days. Calendar pages bandage wounds, but clock hands fail to heal. I tumble through my memories hunting f ...

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Thanks for the Recourse Autumn

Autumn -a time of declining daylight,and noticeable angles of sun not elevated in skyanticipating color,bright rumblings of the last flight of butterfl ...

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O, Magnum Mysterium

Here's your chance.  You too can roll up all the darkness in life, squeeze it into a ball until it melds into new relationships, and feel it emanate bright, peaceful rays.  Join the Itasca Community Chorus in concert Nov. ...

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O, Magnum Mysterium

Here's your chance.  You too can roll up all the darkness in life, squeeze it into a ball until it melds into new relationships, and feel it emanate bright, peaceful rays.  Join the Itasca Community Chorus in concert Nov. ... More from Itasca Community Chorus

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Hacking Free Trial To Paying User Conversions

Increasing Free Trail to Paying User Conversions might be the most important metric that a SaaS company can focus on.  Why? Because increasing this one metric has a spillover effect that will make a huge difference in revenue numbers for the business. ...

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Deer HuntingNovember 4, 2014Not much fishing going

Deer HuntingNovember 4, 2014Not much fishing going on right now.  Everyone is excited for the big deer opener this weekend.  We are seeing lots of ca ...

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The Swiss Gave us the Cuckoo Clock?

"The Swiss gave us the Cuckoo Clock" is a line from the movie "The Third Man" that was delivered with such bravado moviegoers missed the big mistake. "The Third Man" is November's selection for the CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES shown at the Edge Center in Bigfork. ...

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A Midsummer Night's Scream by R. L. Stine

A horror story just in time for Halloween. Six kids in a van deep in the woods in the middle of nowhere miles short of the lake lodge when they hit something in the road. ...

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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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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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