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IDEA Competition Back for Another Year

New Applications Accepted September 1 - November 30Successful businesses start with a flash of inspiration, hard work, and the right connections. If you have a breakthrough idea and want to turn it into a profitable business, the IDEA Competition can help. Whether you’ve never started a company or ...

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Paul Bunyan Telephone Cooperative Returns Over $2.4 Million to Members

Paul Bunyan Telephone began distributing capital credit checks to its members totaling over $2.4 million today. “We are very proud to return these capital credits to our members this year”, said Paul Freude, Paul Bunyan Telephone Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, “despite the ...

Children's Theatre Classes Offered At Headwaters School for Music and the Arts

Headwaters School of Music & the Arts is excited to announce a new theater experience for students ages 7 – 12. Bridget Stomberg will be leading this popular class as part of our Theater program. Her goal is to create an atmosphere of exceptional learning, playing and creativity.The Theater ...


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 ...

Confessions of a Tree Hugger

by Barry BabcockI am lucky – I own and live on eighty acres of forested land with a diverse plant community. Living amidst these trees, shrubs, and herbs and forbs has given me a different perspective.Living with and amongst trees makes me believe that they are undeniably the most important ...

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People from many backgrounds, for many reasons, struggle with binge drinking - Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks HeraldPeople from many backgrounds, for many reasons, struggle with binge drinkingGrand Forks HeraldMatt McIntyre's drinking began to spiral out of control, he said, when he was still an underage freshman at the University of Minnesota Duluth. ...


Elks Lodge names Student of the Month - Hibbing Daily Tribune

Hibbing Daily TribuneElks Lodge names Student of the MonthHibbing Daily TribuneFurlong is involved in the National Honor Society and is a member of TADA (Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol), Key Club, Junior Rotarian and Inspiring Hibbing Leaders. ...


Superintendent situation resolved

HIBBING — The Hibbing School Board has found a solution to its superintendent gap problem. ...


Three arrested after narcotics search warrant in Walker - Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji PioneerThree arrested after narcotics search warrant in WalkerBemidji PioneerAlso assisting with the warrant was the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Cass County Sheriff's Department. ...

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More views on Legislative broadband budget: Think rural, think more investment

Just wanted to do a quick weekend catch up on what folks around the state are saying about the current state of the broadband budget at the Legislature. ...


Chair Caning Blog Hiccups Along the Way

Well, as with many things in life, everything doesn’t always go the way you planned. Just like here on the chair caning blog, hiccups along the... [[ Click here to read more... ...


A Matter of Grave Concern

A couple of days ago in my ethics class, the topic of children’s rights came up.  I asked if parents have absolute power over their kids, or if chil ...


How I Plan To Use Fewer Paper Towels

I come from a family that uses a lot of paper towels.  Anything remotely messy was tackled with a roll of Bounty. You don’t have a napkin? Grab a p ...

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