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Being Grateful for Having Less

I’ve been working hard to get rid of the stuff that’s cluttering my closets.  I’ve been trying hard to only bring home things that I truly need or absolutely love. ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Great Gray Owl WHO’s wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving? The Great Gray Owl from northern Minnesota! Take a drive up north and you might be lucky enoug ...

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Holiday Gift Idea: $5 Magazine Subscriptions

Looking for a low cost holiday gift idea? Try a magazine subscription! I love giving magazine subscriptions because you can give a thoughtful gift that will arrive again and again throughout the year without spending a lot of cash. ...

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How a Cheapskate Does Black Friday

It’s hard to be a cheapskate on Black Friday.  There are just so many good deals. But there are also crowds and my inner battle with trying to remember less stuff means more happiness. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Havana Storm by Clive and Dirk Cussler

While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. ...

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Throw Back Thursday – Parham 2006

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Throw Back Thursday – Swenson Family 2006

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Throw Back Thursday – Lund Children Session 2006

... More from Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

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Reading Weather

Has this early cold weather been keeping you inside?  If you are like me, you want to sit in front of a warm fire with a good book, sipping your favorite hot drink.  Fortunately for all of us, the library has plenty of books.  In fact, we have new books going on the shelves every week, with about 1,000 books added to the collection since June. ...

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Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

Back in 1990, Patricia Cornwell wrote her first Scarpetta mystery, Postmortem, which won several awards including three for best first novel. Now, Flesh and Blood, twenty-second book in the series, has the familiar beloved characters we come to expect: Benton Wesley, FBI profiler and Dr. ...

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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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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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New Bob Dylan Book

Another Side of Bob Dylan: A personal history on the road and off the tracksby Victor MaymudesFind in new books: 782.42164092 MAYMU ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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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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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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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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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. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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Celebrating Conquest is appropriate

A central myth of America's origins is the concept of the United States being somehow "different" or exceptional; this is at the core of our politics, and as much a myth as any other origin story. ...

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