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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.
The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending March 2. Visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt (Little Brown, $30) 2. The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $27.95) 3. Still Life With Bread Crumbs, by Anna Quindlen (Random House, $26) 4. Bark: Stories, by Lorrie Moore (Knopf, $24.95) 5. One More Thing, by B.J. Novak (Knopf, $24.95) 6.
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.
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.
Forty-two Cloquet Middle School students and 18 Cloquet High School students, along with their teacher/mentors Cynthia Welsh, Cynthia Edwardson and Joe Nicol, attended the 2014 Northeastern Minnesota Regional and American Indian Science and Engineering Fair held at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The regional fair is affiliated with Science for Society and the Public and the Minnesota Academy of Science.
This painting (oils on canvas) done by Quin Sweetman of Portland, Ore., features Martha and Jerry Karsnia of International Falls as the subjects. Quin titles this "Karsnia Gothic."
This is Paxtyn's first time in the snow while visiting from Florida. She didn't care for mittens! Parents are Lindsay and Kevin Stephans of Palm Coast, Fla. Grandparents are Brad and Mary Tafs of Hermantown, Jessie Clayton of Tallahassee, Fla., and Eddie and Eura Randloph of Plante City, Fla. Great-grandparents are Bernice Olenski of Superior and Albert Clayton of Bartow, Fla.
"Bring on the snow," says Dan Holm, with his grandsons, Trey and Tanner Jonas. Parents are Angie and Scott Jonas of Rochester, Minn. Grandparents are Dan and Lil Holm of Hermantown.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Megan Follows, 46; Billy Crystal, 66; Quincy Jones, 81; Michael Caine, 81. TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: Persuasion, ingenuity and a little brute force will help you get your way this year, as long as your plan or goal doesn't have flaws. Calculate each move with precision and rely on formulas you have used successfully in the past to wheel, deal and make your presence felt.