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Ken & Cathy Visit Service Learning Northland Winner Ann Kucinski

Congratulations to this week's Service Learning Northland award winner Ann Kucinski!  Ann is a Spanish teacher at Denfeld, who is having her class become pen pals with Spanish speaking students in a Chicago school.  The money will be used to purchase books written in Spanish for the students to read.

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Ken Hayes
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Turn A Tree Stump Into A Table In An Hour

Have a stump that you can't pull out of the yard for one reason or the other? Here's an idea for you! We didn't want to dig up the yard to get the stump out, and this is near our fire ring, so I decided to make a table. Pretty easy!

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Don’t Wait In Line – Renew Your Vehicle Registration Online!

I was hooking up a trailer to my truck a few days ago when I noticed that my plates were expired.  Oh crap!  How did that happen?  The mail leprechaun must have stolen one of my bills again.  (Seems to happen sometimes.)

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Congrats To Terry Norton, Service Learning Award Winner

Cathy and I went to deliver the check today and found out that it was MCA testing day.  Oops.  Timing could have been better.  (See the look on Cathy's face.)

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Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Burnsville Weighs Shorter School Weeks To Save $5 million, Should Northland Schools Consider Similar Plan?

When I was a student I'd be all for this!  As a working parent, it sounds like a nightmare to make sure the kids would have programs and supervision on the off days.  One of their proposed plans is giving the kids every other Monday off, which I think is too confusing to schedule around.  If you must do this to save money, I'd say end the school year earlier.  I'm fine with extending the school days by 36 minutes so kids would still get the same amount of total class time.

If Burnsville does this and it works, I bet other communities would consider it.  Should Duluth or any Northland school districts look into the following plan?

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MN Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Texting & Driving April 19th

The MN State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies are conducting a statewide extra enfocement campaign on April 19th to stop distracted driving.  Distracted driving includes the biggest problem now:  Texting and driving.

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Flickr User: fazen
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Citizens Asked To Use Sand Collection Sites

Just like sweeping dirt from your kitchen floor under the rug, it's easiest to sweep dirt from your boulevard or driveway right out in the middle of the street.  But, the City of Duluth is asking that you use the Sand Collection Sites that are set up, here's why.

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Learn More About Chronic Wasting Disease, And How You Can Help [Video]

Just west of Shell Lake, Wisconsin Chronic Wasting Disease (or CWD) was found in a wild doe.  The DNR will now do more extensive testing in the area and try to identify more cases.

But what are you supposed to do if you see a deer with CWD in the Shell Lake area?  Here's an answer straight from the DNR.

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Two Local Adventures Bicycling 5,300 Miles Around The Great Lakes [VIDEO]

Sounds crazy to me, but it will definitely be an adventure.  Meet Kris McNeal and Zach Chase, two guys who met at UMD and have become adventure bicyclists.  They plan to leave on May 1st and bicycle around the entire great lakes

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Duluth Children’s Museum Moving To Lincoln Park

I have SO many great memories of my daughter and I at the Duluth Children's Museum.  It filled hours of Northland cold, windy, rainy weather days with exploration and learning (and little did Kylee know, since SHE was just having fun)!  It's exciting to know that we have the fifth oldest children's museum in the country!   The memories don't have to stop, they will just be made in a few different locations until a permanent location is completed.

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Service Learning Award Goes To Harriet Beacher Stowe Elementary

Yesterday, Cathy Kates and I drove out to Gary New Duluth to visit with Jill and deliver a $200 Service Learning Northland check from maurices.

5th grade elementary students at Harriet Beacher Stowe are participating in various science experiments in the after school science club

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Save A Life! Learn CPR!

Today I learned and was certified in how to administer CPR.  It's something I've always wanted to learn, and thankfully our company brought in the YMCA to teach us.  The class took a little over an hour, and we were also taught how to use the AED machines

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