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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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Freighter runs aground in eastern Lake Superior - Duluth News Tribune

Duluth News TribuneFreighter runs aground in eastern Lake SuperiorDuluth News Tribune... aground in eastern Lake Superior. By Jana Hollingsworth Today at 5:39 p.m.. ...


Memorial Day weekend is here--EMDASH--resorts ready to go - Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd DispatchMemorial Day weekend is here--EMDASH--resorts ready to goBrainerd DispatchThe contractors of the project, Nor-Son, Inc. and Baratto Brothers Construction in the Brainerd lakes area, worked to ensure all buildings would be reopened for the 2016 season. ...


Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous - Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji PioneerFishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvousBemidji Pioneer... is a "gemstone among lakes," Foss says, a watery jewel of islands, shoals and trees on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. ...


Week in review - Herald Review

Week in reviewHerald ReviewBaseball (5-15): Grand Rapids closed out the regular season with a 10-5 win over Cambridge-Isanti Thursday. The Thunderhawks broke a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning, scoring six runs. ...

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Dakota County seeks vendor for Business unified communications solution

This is a good opportunity from Dakota County for the right business – and a good sample RFP for other communities… Unified Communications Dakota C ...


“The Divas” Summer Show in Bigfork at the Edge Close Harmony and Lots of Excitement

This will be the fourth time “The Divas” are on stage at the EdgeCenterin Bigfork. Their performances are noted for music sung in close harmony with fun and excitement. ...


Strong Towns or Controlled Towns?

 Strong Towns or Controlled Towns? Background Research On The Small Towns Organization which appears to be another version of Agenda 21. Strong Towns’ work here is being sponsored by Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) and Blandin Foundation. ...


Facts vs. Faith — Which Will Win?

I came across this quote in a column written by Charles Blow for the New York Times, but he was quoting Joe Keohane of the Boston Globe, so that is the original provenance: “Recently, a few political scientists have begun to discover a human tendency deeply discouraging to anyone with faith in the power of information. ...

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