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Help Support The National Breast Cancer Coalition's Work
Dear Friends and Family,Every 14 minutes, a woman dies of breast cancer in the United States. Worldwide, nearly half a million women and men will die this year from the disease.This must change...
2/6/14 at 4:08 PM Two Great Books To Purchase for Holiday Gifts 12/3/13 at 7:45 AM
Vote Daily for Local Egg Company 11/24/13 at 5:58 AM
Fundraiser for Blue Bird Foundation, Kids
ABOUT |WHAT WE DO|EXHIBITING |CONTACT CHRISTMAS BY THE LAKE : VII Buy Online Now! >> Click here CD Release Party for the 7th Annual Christmas by the ...
12/23/13 at 9:50 AM Local Egg Company, Vote 12/1/13 at 8:52 AM
Local CD Fundraiser 12/19/12 at 7:51 AM
The recent public forum on use of the Thief River Fall, Minnesotaauditorium and the Old Arena have made me a little nostalgic for some history. I can see both sides to this subject in that I l...
8/3/13 at 7:17 AM Rural Reflections Radio 5/10/13 at 10:39 AM
Letter to Dave 3/11/11 at 7:14 AM
Grocery Store Tip: Question the Bananas
If you have kids, you know that there are lots of ways to drive them nuts, beginning with how you breathe. Last summer, however, I discovered a new way of driving my son to inarticulate distraction:...
7/5/13 at 10:48 AM
Hat's off to the DNT
After 30 years in Alaska, in 2005 Kathy and I decided to re-locate to the "lower 48." We had a set of criteria for evaluating our choice that included, a strong university influence, clean air, abunda...
5/4/13 at 2:09 PM
Exciting new books
I had the pleasure of working the registration desk at Cass County Garden Day on Easter weekend. I met a couple of new people and enjoyed chatting with them about gardening (and cooking and canning). ...
4/10/13 at 7:33 AM Oven-roasted tomatoes 11/16/12 at 8:57 AM
The last of the lamb 2/20/12 at 9:46 AM
Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch at the DECC this Sunday
It's that time of the year again- Time for the Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch. It's one of the few events that involves many of the local chefs from the community. We come together to raise money ...
3/21/13 at 1:46 PM Cook Once, Eat 2 times- Stuffed Peppers with Lamb and Artichokes 2/21/13 at 3:45 PM
Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart 1/30/13 at 9:46 AM
Purchasing Power: What is it and how to use it to your advantage
The definition of purchasing power is as follows: 1. General: Extent to which a person, firm, or group has available funds to make purchases. 2. Economics: (1) Money and credit available for spending...
3/13/13 at 10:53 AM
Christmas Market Tour 2012: Quedlinburg
The next stop on the 2012 Christmas market tour is Quedlinburg. Situated on the Bode River at the foot of the Harz Mountain region in western Saxony-Anhalt, Quedlinburg at first may be a typical tow...
1/7/13 at 11:41 AM
Local government lobbying costs up a bit
Local governments slightly increased their spending on lobbyists last year. A report State Auditor Rebecca Otto issued Monday showed local governments paid $8.2 million to lobby state officials, up 0...
6/25/12 at 11:04 AM Local officials ask state for more flexibility 1/23/12 at 6:53 PM
Courts, local governments seek shutdown funding 6/28/11 at 4:54 AM
There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class
Video games are the reason for students struggles in school as much as food is to blame for peoples weight issues. College often is a persons first taste of freedom (loads of free time) from parental ...
12/27/11 at 1:00 AM
Brick and Mortar Shopping
In light of my recent blog postwhere I confessed that I hate shopping, I thought I better share with you how I do like to shop. Have you heard of "Small Business Saturday"? I like the sound of that b...
11/21/11 at 10:44 AM
WI Right To Life Voter Suppression in District 10 (AGAIN)
John Kelly, resident of Stillwater, MN, has received two calls from the WRTL organization giving him incorrect information. Election Day in Wisconsin for six recall elections is Tuesday, Aug 9. Abse...
8/5/11 at 5:49 PM WI Voices: Shelly Moore (Part I) 6/10/11 at 8:04 PM
Memories in Old Books
Hello from the Museum! It has been a rainy week and a number of people have found their way to the Museum this week. Recently I discovered this little book. These beautiful little books were often...
6/23/11 at 3:54 PM
Irish meets Danish in these Aebleskivers
Maybe I could call these billowy, soft balls of goodness Irish pancake puffs. The batter is traditional Danish Aebleskiver, only better. These aebleskivers start with Aunt Else's Aebleskiver Mix, a bl...
3/16/11 at 6:06 AM Eat Hearty with Wild Rice Salad at an Earth Day Eve potluck 4/20/10 at 6:05 AM
A really delicious weekend 3/29/10 at 9:48 AM