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Do you have an idea that would make your community a better place to live and where would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is here with the assist. Until March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit a cause for a chance to win one of 40 $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grants. Now in its third year, Neighborhood Assist is a youth-led, philanthropic program that empowers people to identify the issues they feel are the most important in their communities.
1. Take part in the family friendly St. Patrick's Day Celebration, 6-8 p.m. Monday, Clyde Iron Works, 2920 W. Michigan St. Free. Go to stpatricksdayduluth.org. 2. Dance at the Loaves & Fishes Ceili Dance, 7-10 p.m. Monday, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1710 E. Superior St. Irish dance instruction offered first 30 minutes. Cost: $10 per person, $20 per family. Call (218) 724-2054 or go to loavesandfishesduluth.blogspot.com. 3. Not ready to be done with St. Patrick's Day? Eat at the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus St.
Urho Urho galloped up the hill in the moonlight with his heart pounding and breathing hard, and the moon in his eyes. He stopped at the top, tilted a little flask quickly, and continued loping down the hill toward the village sleeping in the moonlight. Urho loved to jog under the full moon and have a swig every time he stopped to rest. He used to pretend he was a horse, and snort and whinny after the flask was empty. William R. Lamppa of Embarrass
Name: Xavier Age: 7 Interests: Xavier enjoys trying new things and is very outgoing. He loves playing video games, watching movies, playing with toy cars and reading books about cars, planes and trains. He would like to go on a train ride and to Canal Park to look at ships. Personality: He describes himself as cool, a big helper and sweet. He's friendly, outgoing and has a great sense of humor.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: Separate your personal and professional life to fulfill your ambitions. Secrets are apparent and money is likely to come to you from an unusual source. Your willingness to go above and beyond what's expected of you will bring you closer to your goal. Map out your destination, but don't rely on anyone but you to get you there. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take care of anything you promised to do.
Caramel Brownie Bites 1 package brownie mix (9-by-13-inch size using egg and/or oil as directed) 36 Rolo candies ½ cup white or dark chocolate chips ½ cup walnuts, chopped fine Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare brownie mix as directed. Spray a mini muffin pan very well and divide batter into the cups evenly. Top each with a sprinkle of walnuts. Bake as directed on box, checking periodically for doneness (about 18-20 minutes). As soon as you take them out of the oven, push one Rolo candy into the center of each muffin so the candy is flush with the top of the muffin.
Quilts made by volunteers help children in crisis The 17th annual Douglas County Home and Community Education Quiltathon will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Mariner Mall in Superior. HCE members will lead community volunteers in completing about 50 quilts in a day. All are welcome to help and volunteers can bring scissors, juvenile fabrics, flannel, batting and completed or incomplete quilts if available; otherwise all needed items will be supplied.
Events Rural Arts Voice North (RAV'N) second annual mid-winter reading, 1:30 p.m. today, Solon Springs Community Center, Business Highway 53. Readings begin at 2 p.m. Free. Tail-waggin' Tutors, for kids looking for extra reading practice, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, West Duluth Public Library branch. Other dates offered: April 21 and May 19. Call (218) 730-4280. Preschool story time, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Mount Royal Public Library and 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Duluth Public Library, with a bedtime story time at 6:30 p.m.
Irene McKay of Mahtowa snapped this photo of her family making the most of the long winter by enjoying the mountain of snow. Pictured are: (from left) Ella Anderson and Ava Anderson of Barnum; Kira DeCaigny and Morgan DeCaigny of Mahtowa; and Colleen Salscheider of Sun Prairie, Wis.
"Over the Portage, into History" Author: John Henricksson Illustrator: Kelly Dupre Local connection: The author spends his summers on Gunflint Lake, and the book is set in our area. Synopsis: The book chronicles the lives of eight travelers who traversed the million-and-a-half-square-mile Hudson Bay watershed in canoes and left visible legacies on the history of the area.