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By Mary Lou AurellGains and sacrifices mark the Enbridge Pipeline Company’s construction of a 1,000-mile crude oil conduit between Alberta, Canada and Superior, Wisconsin. The company and the 13 northern counties it passes through are winners.Enbridge Pipeline should make Enbridge Partners’ ...

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Pequot Lakes Back to School Open Houses Welcome Community Exhibits

Community groups and organizations that serve students or their families are welcome to set up an exhibit table at each of the Back to School Open Houses in the Pequot Lakes school buildings. Call Pequot Lakes community education at (218) 568-9200 to reserve a table at the Middle School / High ...

2009 Lake Bemidji Concert Series

Headwaters School of Music & Arts in collaboration with the Lake Bemidji State Park is proud to announce the upcoming performers at the amphitheater in Lake Bemidji State Park on August 29 and 30th. Come by bike, come by boat or come by car.Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.: Bluebird will ...


The Region 2 Arts Council invites individuals and organizations from our five-county area (Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen Counties) to propose workshop ideas to R2AC for direct funding. The workshop is funded with no financial risk to you.The workshop must focus on ...

Region 2 Arts Council Seeks Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Council Members

Region 2 Arts Council is currently seeking AAI Council members to fill vacancies beginning November 1, 2009. Members must live in the Region 2 service area, which includes Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen counties and the nearby counties of Becker, Cass, Itasca and ...

Unexpected Discovery along the Soo Bike Line Trail

by Kari FrischRecently I set out on the sunny afternoon to bike a portion of the Soo Bike Line, a bike trail that is accessible off of Highway 10 just south of Little Falls. Last summer I had biked 25 miles of the trail. Although I wasn't expecting to go that far, I was certainly thinking I'd get ...

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New biking, hiking trail nearly complete

HIBBING — A trail for fat tire biking, hiking and snowshoe usage is nearing completion and will be available next winter at Carey Lake. ...


Ay, There’s the rhub!

To rhubarb or not to rhubarb? ...


First sumptuous sign of summer - Aitkin Independent Age

Aitkin Independent AgeFirst sumptuous sign of summerAitkin Independent AgeThe Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post will also be present at select markets, starting May 30, offering workshops related to American Indian history and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. ...


Looking Back at May 22 - International Falls Journal

International Falls JournalLooking Back at May 22International Falls JournalInternational Falls was designated as a new junior college site by the Minnesota Legislature. ...

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King of the (Prehistoric) Seas–Mosasaur

I’ve been dragging my heels with these prehistoric creature posts, but with “Jurassic World” just around the corner, I decided to get off my buns and post about one of my all time favorites: mosasaurs. Shamu’s got NOTHING on this sh*t! Mosasaurs ruled the oceans of the Cretaceous Period of the Mesozoic Era of Earth’s history, biting sharks in half while T-Rex was doing the same with anatosaurs. ...


USDA funds that could cover broadband adoption and/or infrastructure

The USDA recently announced a new focus on region and its impact on funding through the USDA. It seems like this is an example of policy imitating life – at least broadband related life. ...


Hand-twisted cattail rush-Throwback

Throw-back Thursdays–These photos of me weaving hand-twisted cattail rush seats were taken in 1982, when I already had about six years weaving... [[ Click here to read more... ...


Warblers arriving daily

Nashville Warbler Another of the Wood-warblers to arrive early is the Nashville Warbler. We have tons of these in the Crane Lake area that arrive here on their breeding grounds to raise their family. ...

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