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April 11, 1965: Vulnerable River Area Flood Defenses Tightened


Wabasha was getting ready for high water Friday as the Mississippi River was rising ¾ of an ...
two pheasants in his yard this morning. Deer may come too – they fled the bottomlands for the higher ground of Minnesota City in 1952. Garvin Brook, flowing ...

Mesabi East, Virginia excel at Titan Invite


The host team came in third (71) followed by Chisholm (67), Deer River/Northland and South Ridge/Cherry/North Woods with 62 points each, Mountain Iron-Buhl (44), Bigfork (39) and Northern Lights (9). To become a new online only subscriber, please choose ...

Mark Allen Gullickson


He was born on October 2, 1959 to Melvin and Lily Gullickson, in Deer River, Minnesota. He graduated in 1978, was employed at Deer River City Disposal for 16 years, then Rajala’s Lumber for 6 years and retired from Deer River Hired Hands after 12 years.

Letter to the editor: Beaver trapping contributes to wolf problem


Many people are upset that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources continues with its program to remove all beaver from the Knife River watershed. Studies have shown that the wolf's diet may consist of up to 50 percent beaver. When deer numbers are ...

BC-BBH--Prep Boys Baseball Polls


The Associated Press poll for Minnesota baseball, provided by Let's Play Baseball ...
PACT Charter School, Adrian, Deer River, Legacy Christian.

Author teaches students about farming era


Fredrickson’s author visit was funded in part from local sponsorships generously given by Wadena businesses, An Open Book, Leaf River ...
Deer Creek FFA Club. Most recently, Fredrickson received an Honorary Chapter FFA Degree from the University of ...

Deer River couple injured in Highway 6 crash


REMER - A Deer River couple was injured when their Nissan Rogue crashed into a semitractor-trailer at 1:53 p.m. Monday on Highway 6, south of Remer in Cass County, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. It was reported Allen Wink, 76, Deer River, was ...

VIDEO: Men rescue deer trapped in icy Minnesota river


The heart-rendering rescue of a deer stranded in the icy waters of the Red Lake River in Crookston yesterday was caught on camera. According to a Grand Forks Herald report, Ross Hier, area wildlife supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural ...

Deer River Man Indicted For Fatally Biting Child


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charges of first-degree murder and one ...

Body of missing Deer River teen found in woods near home


Deer River, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The body of a Deer River teenager has been found a week after he was reported missing. According to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Anthony Scott Meyers was found dead in the woods near his home at 1:20 ...

Once Upon a Time in the West


Snow Day – 13th April Following on from the Remarkables, we camped the night in anticipation of what might follow and waited anxiously to see if the weather would do what it said it was going to do. …

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Wisconsin v. LCO Night Deer Hunting Case


Here is today’s order list. The petition is here.

Weekend in Riverdale Woods.


I’ll put the tent up right over there a place the deer and i always share they’ll have grass, I’ll order fish. In Riverdale woods you have what you wish. Mostly brown, green coming in. soon buds …

Caller Reporting Truck Is Driving At High Rates Of Speed On The Trails In Forest Preserve


Around 2:25 pm today, police were responding to Deer Run Forest, on River rd. The caller is reporting people in a blue pickup truck are driving on the trails at a high rate of speed. The truck is occu…

Have a Stunning Jungle Experience in Hornbill River Resort!


Are you tired and bored of staying in a city full of noise and pollution? Why not escape into an unpopular destination for the next weekend? Dandeli is a very less crowded place in Uttara Kannada dist…

Record rainfall leads MMSD to dump wastewater, stormwater into Lake Michigan, Milwaukee River


MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The FOX6 Weather Experts say we saw a month’s worth of rain in a 24-hour period last Wednesday, April 8th into Thursday, April 9th and that led the Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage D…

Rare Chinese sturgeons released in Yangtze river


This National Geographic video says about itself: The “Underwater Panda” 23 July 2009 Zeb Hogan traverses Asia in search of the the giant Chinese sturgeon and the world’s largest trout that’s known…

Songs in the Morning


It’s a cloudy Monday here. The birds are singing, flowers are blooming, music is playing. I’m thinking about atmosphere. The importance of your atmosphere today. What is it like where you are? Do you …

Deer River Dreaming


In his guidebook Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow, Paul Jamieson eloquently describes the Deer River: “The Deer is nearly everything a river can be except big . . . The Deer is miniature, secretiv…

Photo: Four Seasons in Twenty-four Hours


This week we have had it all as far as weather. Just from Friday to Saturday morning we had fog, snow, sun, rain. We had 30 degrees and we had 68 degrees. I got to be the closest to a heron I’ve been …




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Tips to Prevent Data Theft in DEER RIVER MINNESOTA

Today, it’s quick and easy to get a credit card approved, transfer money from one account to another, renew your driver’s license, fill a prescription from your doctor at your local pharmacy, use store loyalty cards, and purchase products online. But you pay for this convenience by providing more opportunities for your personal information to be changed, stolen, or reported inaccurately. Companies can also use the information you have shared to direct their future marketing efforts or can sell the information to other companies. To help protect your privacy, follow these tips:

  • Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms you fill out. If a website claims to follow a set of established voluntary standards, read the standards. Don´t assume they provide the level of privacy you want.
  • Ask how your personal information will be stored and used.
  • Only provide the purchase date, model/serial numbers, and your contact information of warranty registration forms.
  • Discuss privacy with others in your home. Everyone, even children, should understand what information is not appropriate to share on the phone, while using a computer, tablet, smart phone and in other situations.

Check with your state or local consumer agency to find out whether any state laws that help protect your privacy. Some companies and industry groups have also adopted voluntary policies that address privacy concerns.

Creating Secure Passwords

The number of passwords that you need on a daily basis can be overwhelming. It is tempting to use the same password across several sites; however to get the most protection available, you should use different passwords on each site and change your passwords periodically. The goal for creating passwords is to strike a balance between being something that is easy to remember and unique. Some general tips for creating a secure password include:

  • Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
  • The longer password, the better it is.
  • Don’t use your name, birthday, license plate, favorite sports teams or other facts that are easily guessed.
  • Create a password based on a phrase. For example “A stitch in time saves nine” can be translated into the password “Ast!Ts9”. where each character represents a word in the phrase.
  • If you must use the same password on several websites, add a prefix or suffix. For example, use “Ast!Ts9:4bnk”for your bank account and “Eml: Ast!Ts9” for your email account.

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Specialty Consumer Reports

Credit reports are not the only reports that you can get for free. The same law that allows you to get a free credit report each year also allows you to get a copy of specialty consumer reports. Just like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect your credit information, there are other companies that collect information about your medical, insurance, rental/tenant and alternative credit histories. Landlords, insurers and other companies buy these reports to help them decide whether or not they will offer their services to you.

Just like your credit reports, you have the right to a free annual report from each specialty consumer reporting agency. Since there is no centralized place to order these reports (like there is for credit reports), you must contact each agency individually. If you are planning to rent an apartment, ask the landlord for the name of the screening company that they use and request a copy of your report in advance. Similarly if you are getting a new insurance policy, you can contact the consumer reporting agencies that collect related information. If there is a mistake on your report, you have a right to correct it.

For a list of specialty consumer agencies, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PDF) or Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. If you need to file a complaint about a consumer reporting agency, contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the Federal Trade Commission.

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The importance of local education funding in DEER RIVER MINNESOTA

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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Protect Your Business in DEER RIVER MINNESOTA from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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