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Frugal Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

You toss and turn and you just can’t seem to fall asleep.  Or you are able to fall asleep, but you keep waking up.  Poor sleep isn’t just frustrating; It can cause you to make bad spending decisions or cause expensive (and dangerous) accidents. ...

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Frugal Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

You toss and turn and you just can’t seem to fall asleep.  Or you are able to fall asleep, but you keep waking up.  Poor sleep isn’t just frustrating; It can cause you to make bad spending decisions or cause expensive (and dangerous) accidents. ...

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The Attitude Adjustment You Need When It Comes to Money

There’s a little thing we tell ourselves about our money that has big financial consequences. We say it innocently and hopefully.  Sometimes we say it often.---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- “If only I had more money.” We think that if we just earned a little more money or we just got some lucky break and got a little windfall, things would be better. ...

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The Attitude Adjustment You Need When It Comes to Money

There’s a little thing we tell ourselves about our money that has big financial consequences. We say it innocently and hopefully.  Sometimes we say it often.---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- “If only I had more money.” We think that if we just earned a little more money or we just got some lucky break and got a little windfall, things would be better. ...

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Spruce Grouse!

Spruce Grouse ...

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Ground Hog

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if there wasn’t any wood to chuck? Oh, he’d eat sunflower seeds! Woodchuck This Woodchuck, also known as a Ground Hog, was out and about yesterday. ...

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Spring is on its way!

singing Song Sparrow I got out of the car this morning and it sure felt like Spring. The smell in the air brought back memories of warmer times and there was a bird singing loudly from across the road that sounded familiar. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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How to Prepare For a Layoff

I’ve been laid off, lost my job, quit my job, and been on strike. Those were not fun times. But the times that were the most tolerable were when I had time to prepare for the changes to my finances.---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- The more you can prepare for a layoff, or strike, or any kind of change in job status, the easier it is to ride out the storm. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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How to Prepare For a Layoff

I’ve been laid off, lost my job, quit my job, and been on strike. Those were not fun times. But the times that were the most tolerable were when I had time to prepare for the changes to my finances.---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- The more you can prepare for a layoff, or strike, or any kind of change in job status, the easier it is to ride out the storm. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Exhibit of acrylic and oil paintings by Jane Wertanen in The First Stage Gallery

Raising AwarenessBy Jane WertanenThis body of paintings is a visual shout of joy! April 2nd—25thThe First Stage Gallery514 Chestnut St., Virginia, MNGallery Hours: Thursdays—Saturdays 11am—3pmArtist Reception Saturday, April 4th noon - 3pm. ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. ...

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Harvest Time Reprise

“You left our memory so completely that you don’t even return in our dreams.” A goat lived with a nanny goatThe goat went for some bastThe goat ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Erica Kerwien has written a slim book of recipe alternatives for folks avoiding sugar, gluten and grains. Even if you still enjoy traditional lasagna, waffles, even crackers, add some variety into the mix with her recipe for Squash Ribbon Noodles (page 105), Almond Flour Waffles (page 84) and Parmesan Crackers (page 46). ...

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One Book, One Community -- The Dance Boots

The Dance BootsOne Book, One CommunityJoin us in reading The Dance Boots by Linda LeGarde Grover, this year's One Book, One Community selection.  This collection of short stories portrays an Ojibwe community struggling to follow traditional ways of life in the face of a relentlessly changing world.  A cycle of boarding schools, alcoholism, and violence haunts the stories even as the characters find beauty and solace in their large extended families. ...

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Friday Foodie Feature! In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal

The cookbook, In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal is a fun look at how to cook for man's (and woman's) best friends. Lovely pictures of friendly dogs entice you. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Shannon an her amazing family

I recently was able to capture this brave lady and her family. She was just recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. They are having a benefit for her on Tuesday March 3rd, 4-7pm At the Minnesota Discovery Center. ...

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Gretchen and her beautiful daughters.

What a fun time it was capturing these three, all so beautiful, thank you guys! Can’t wait until next time. ...

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No School February 16th – Come to the studio for a quick Headshot/School Photo

Need an updated school/head shot of your son or daughter, or even you? Here is your chance, there is no school on February 16th, bring them to the studio for a quick updated shot – No age limit, No session fee, Must purchase a package the day of the shoot. ... More from Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

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7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest on Saturday April 18, 2015

The 7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest will be held from 9 AM – 4 PM on Saturday April 18, 2015 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota at the Mt. Iron Community Center, Messiah Lutheran Church & Merritt Elementary School (along the Hwy 169 corridor). ...

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