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Cook's Illustrated and America's Test Kitchen

EXPLORE AMERICA'S TEST KITCHENAmerica's Test Kitchen is filmed in a real, working test kitchen located just outside of Boston. It is the home of Cook’s Illustrated magazine and the Monday-to-Friday destination for more than three dozen test cooks, editors, food scientists, tasters, and cookware specialists. ...

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New Family Movies on DVD

Gru, the girls and the Minions are back in this very funny sequel.A mischievous squirrel has a mission to find the tastiest nuts for winter. ...

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Bremer Bank Meals for Many Campaign Donations Top $95,000

St. Paul, Minn. – July 25, 2014 - During the ninth annual Bremer Bank Meals for Many Campaign, the $2-for-$1 donation match up to $35,000, was met and exceeded once again. ...

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A man with a plan

Gary Fitch will kick off his “Minnesota Miracle” walk to help end hunger in Minnesota at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 in International Falls.By EMILY GEDDE Staff Writer, Ifalls JournalHis tennis shoes are laced up and Gary Fitch is ready to make a difference.In two weeks, the retired mail carrier will set out on a 300-mile, 30-day walk from International Falls to St. ...

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On liability

The next time someone mindlessly shouts “liability” as a way to defend the status quo, don’t argue. Call their bluff. ...

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A Magazine That Embraces ‘Less is More’

I’ve been working on the concept of ‘Less is More’ a lot this year.  I’ve been simplifying and decluttering.  I’ve been determining what t ...

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Free Home Depot Kids Workshop: Mini-Crate Pencil Holder

Sharpen those pencils and get ready for school with this fun kids’ project at Home Depot this weekend. Kids can make a free mini-crate pencil holder at the free Home Depot Kids Workshop  this Saturday, August 2, 2014, between 9 a.m. ...

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The unintended consequences of technology on our brains

This is a strange post for a blog that promotes broadband and technology, but I ran into an article in the Huffington Post that did all of the research that I’d like to do on the impact of technology on our brains and skills and who we are – 8 Ways Technology Makes You Stupid. ...

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Minnesota Broadband Task Force Budget Discussions: July 23

Sadly I was not at the July Task Force meeting – but I have been able to learn the following:     The Task Force met in the Cities and it sounds as if the main topic on the table was the opportunity to provide input to DEED’s budget planning for the next biennium relevant to state funding for broadband-related investments. ...

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Friday News Digest

This FND has gotten away from me.....so sorry. I wrote a ton this week (need to take more vacations -- they always bring out the inspiration and motivation) so, if you haven't yet, take some time and read this quality stuff. ...

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Tribute Concert Headlining “Spider” John Koerner at the Edge

The “traditional American folk and country blues musician, rhythmic guitarist, song-crafter, singer, and humorist” Spider John Koerner will bring his talents to the Edge Center in Bigfork this month for a tribute concert to Marshall Oelmann who passed away last year. ...

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Frugal Ponderings: Prepping For What’s Next

The next few weeks are going to be busy for this cheapskate.  There’s all the usual hustle and bustle of life with three boys at home for the summe ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Am I Dreaming?

A California dream researcher has proven something that wouldn’t surprise Mozart or Keith Richards. It’s that dreaming is a great way to solve creative problems.Dr. ...

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Fishing ReportJuly 24, 2014Fishing is improving. 

Fishing ReportJuly 24, 2014Fishing is improving.  Walleye are coming up to the breaks and bars.  Work that 8 to 12 feet.  Weather has been great too ...

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Opportunity for IT-inclined youth in Twin Cities: Comcast Digital Connectors

I would like this idea even more if youth from all over the state could participate. It sounds like a great opportunity for kids around Minneapolis and ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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Podcast Show 183: Santiago Garces

Santiago Garces, who heads the Data, Performance and Innovation program at the city of South Bend, talks with Chuck about how technology can help local ... More from Strong Towns Blog

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Atheist TV

Here is the promo video for Atheist TV which is premiering on July 29th. It doesn’t say much about what will actually be on the program, how often the program will appear or how long episodes may be. ...

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Live WELL.

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Live WELL.

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MHAS President featured in National Audubon Magazine

“The Mississippi River threads through Jaime Thibodeaux’s life much as it does through the American Midwest.”-Martha Harbison, Audubon MagazineJaime joined the MHAS when she moved to Bemidji in 2010, and since taking the position of President, she has helped to recruit many new members and volunteers. ...

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