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Spirit on the Water

The never ending AmericanaramA jamboree made a stop in Duluth last night unveiling the diverse talents of four solid musical acts. Even with the unseasonably cool temperatures and soggy conditions, duluthians, guests, and fellow country neighbors were treated to well over five hours of first class music ranging from guitar rock stylings, folk, jazz, roots revival, swing, and of course, americana. ...

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The SSSSSSSLLLLLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWW moving Earth

Did you know the ground beneath you is moving? It’s true. The earth’s upper crust, the stuff we stand on, is actually “floating” along on things we call “plates.” How fast does it move? Most plates move about two inches per year. ...

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Time to Work on That Garden!

Garden time has come and summer will be here in a couple of weeks. To help you along the garden path, some of the resources available in our library are listed below. ...

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Dig into Reading @ Virginia Public Library!

Dig Into Reading LogoWe’ve kicked off our summer reading program at Virginia Public Library with a huge bang.  Yesterday was our first day of open registration and we already have 277 participants signed up to read this summer.  That is so awesome!  What a way to go, Virginia!  This will be a great summer packed with fun events for our summer readers. ...

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Saying Goodbye, Going Away

I was that kid.  You know the one, the kid whose parents were divorced (whisper whisper) and who had to live with her grandparents (gossip gossip) ...

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Fish in Spring Yellow

"The importance of clean water" Florida, 2013Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both...Let's just cut to the chase. It's really about Robert Frost on mixed metaphors and quite possibly - wait...it's my fish photo from Florida.Maybe it's just the color of the sand. DummyIf we want to get ahead, I might add, we'll have to iron out the remaining bottlenecks.When Dr. ...

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"The Last Night of the Year" Winner is...

Credit: E.F. Baker cdn.newsroom@sunmed.caDear  Mr. E.F. Baker,I am so pleased to inform you that your photo has been awarded first place winner in"The Last Night of the Year"  creativity in the arts program sponsored by Harbor Star. My sincerest thanks for such a unique and intriguing photograph! Unfortunately, due to limited time and resources, the prestigious ceremony and wealthy financial gifts have been postponed... ...

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Happy Thanksgiving

... More from 3 Boys, 2 Parents and 1 Life

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Fear of Your Unknown

Discussing your political beliefs at the office usually ranks high in lists of career-limiting moves, unless you work in politics and maybe even then ...

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Not at the Dinner Table Julie!!!

I once went almost an entire year without speaking to my father because of a fight over politics.  After the year had gone past, give or take a few we ... More from Mesabi Misadventures

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"Why Treaties Matter" with our Partner Bois Forte Museum

 Visit Bois Forte Heritage Museum! They have been a HUGE partner and resource for us with our new permanent exhibits. We've just put out a grant to fund the installation of it, so we're keeping our fingers crossed! In the meantime, living and loving nature the way that most Iron Rangers do, Treaties do Matter. Review of "Why Treaties Matter" by Mai Vang, Curator The exhibit was extraordinarily informative. ... More from Findings and Sightings

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A Circle of Muses

Circle of MusesA Gathering of Creative WomenHow about an evening shared with other creative women to inspire your art?Whether it's painting, writing, fiber art, or any other creative art media you deserve to take time for inspiration.Come to The First Stage GallerySunday February 26, 20125:30pm—8pmBring a project you are working on, if you wish. ...

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A Circle of Muses

Circle of MusesA Gathering of Creative WomenHow about an evening shared with other creative women to inspire your art?Whether it's painting, writing, fiber art, or any other creative art media you deserve to take time for inspiration.Come to The First Stage GallerySunday February 26, 20125:30pm—8pmBring a project you are working on, if you wish. ...

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Love Your Library

Mark Your Calendar!Thursday, February 16 at Noon — We love our library Book Lover’s Tea!Thursday, March 8 at Noon — Local history with Pam Brunfelt.April 12 at Noon — Local musician Paul Metsa.Announcing the "Love Your Library" fundraising campaign!This year the FRIENDS are celebrating Valentine's Day by participating in the Love Your Library campaign. ...

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Love Your Library

Mark Your Calendar!Thursday, February 16 at Noon — We love our library Book Lover’s Tea!Thursday, March 8 at Noon — Local history with Pam Brunfelt.April 12 at Noon — Local musician Paul Metsa.Announcing the "Love Your Library" fundraising campaign!This year the FRIENDS are celebrating Valentine's Day by participating in the Love Your Library campaign. ...

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Look What Ely Has to Do to Have Its Winter Festival!

BRING SNOWBy the Pickup Truck!By the Bag or Box!Fill Your Coolers with CLEANSNOWDump it near the wood formsBRINGSNOWto ELY’sPARK!WHITESIDE........... ... More from Quad Cities Journal

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Look What Ely Has to Do to Have Its Winter Festival!

BRING SNOWBy the Pickup Truck!By the Bag or Box!Fill Your Coolers with CLEANSNOWDump it near the wood formsBRINGSNOWto ELY’sPARK!WHITESIDE........... ... More from Quad Cities Journal

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VSTF Meeting 11/09/2011

The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday,  November 9, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building located at 307 First Street South. ...

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No VSTF Meeting 08/10/2011

There will be no Virginia Sustainability Task Force Meeting on August 10, 2011. Meetings will resume on September 14, 2011. We look forward to seeing ...

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VSTF Meeting 06.08.2011

The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building. We will be discussing the upcoming Land of the Loon Festival and other events and activities. ... More from Virginia Sustainability Task Force

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