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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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Project combines Finnish folk music with the continued migration through life - Hibbing Daily Tribune

Project combines Finnish folk music with the continued migration through lifeHibbing Daily TribuneIn her Laatikko/Box project, she brings a sampling of the University of Minnesota's Finnish-American archives to the public. ...


Project combines Finnish folk music with the continued migration through life - Hibbing Daily Tribune

Project combines Finnish folk music with the continued migration through lifeHibbing Daily TribuneMOUNTAIN IRON — The Arrowhead Library System will present artist and musician Sara Pajunen. ...


New state patrol district commander named

VIRGINIA — Minnesota State Patrol Capt. Ron Silcox grew up understanding the significance of law enforcement’s role in promoting public safety. ...


Aitkin Community Theater to present "I Remember Mama" - Aitkin Independent Age

Aitkin Community Theater to present "I Remember Mama"Aitkin Independent AgeJere graduated from Aitkin High School in 1987 and then attended the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he obtained a degree in marketing. ...

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The First Stage Gallery issues a Call for Artists

Show your artwork at The First Stage Gallery!Click on the Call For Artist 2015 tab for more information. ...


MN Company Digi makes strides in wearable for healthy living

I’m a fan of wearbles. I hate to admit that I get a lot more use out of my $120 Fitbit than my $1500 Google Glass – but I think I’m the norm. I think it does demonstrate that there’s real potential to promote healthy decisions (as well as monitor health) with wearables. ...


Learning Must Move Over for Indoctrination

So the other day my daughter, who is just starting fifth grade, brought home a form for me to sign.  It had to do with religious release time.  I could indicate that yes, I want her to participate, and select a church, or indicate no, I did not want her to be involved. ...


Frugal Competition and the Fear of Doing It Wrong

You can’t just clip coupons anymore. You have to be able to get $300 worth of groceries for $1.37. You can’t just recycle anymore, you have to upcycle. ...

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