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Isle Royale wolf population plummets to three, lowest since scientists began tracking


The closely-watched wolf population on Isle Royale National Park has dropped to just three ...
There were also two wolves from northern Minnesota who visited the island briefly when they crossed a temporary ice bridge from the nearby shore.

New owners of Isle Bakery


He was born and lived in the Isle/Red Top area until he was about 10 years old. He has deep roots in the area, since his grandparents settled here years ago. Paul has moved around the country, from other areas in Minnesota to Nashville and Washington state ...

Baxter City Council: Isle Drive project could start in May and cost less


The Isle Drive extension runs between Perch Lake and Highway 371 ...
who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an ...

Isle Royale National Park, worth trip far into Lake Superior to go backpacking


Why go here: Isle Royale is 50 miles out in Lake Superior from anything else in Michigan, though it is closer to Ontario and Minnesota. I had planned to take the passenger ferry to the island's west end, hike 40 miles across it, then ride the same ferry ...

Scientists: 2 Mainland Wolves Made Jaunt To Isle Royale Park


It was disappointing that the two wanderers didn’t remain at the park, said Seth Moore, biology and environment director for the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota, which collared the female. Ice between Isle Royale and the ...

Pair of wolves cross to Isle Royale, but they don't stay long


Isle Royale's wolf population is at its lowest level yet ...
Wolves are relatively new to the 45-mile-long, 143,000-acre island complex off Minnesota's North Shore at the Canadian border. The island's first wolves crossed Lake Superior ice to get ...

Wolves Wander From Grand Portage Indian Reservation To Isle Royale National Park And Back


A pair of wolves whose home range is on the Grand Portage Indian Reservation in Minnesota recently used an ice bridge to cross 14 miles over Lake Superior to Isle Royale National Park, where they wandered for five days before returning to the mainland.

Verizon Wireless- Isle


Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless is proposing to build a 159-foot Self-Support Telecommunications Tower in the vicinity of State Highway No. 18, Isle, MN 56432. Public comments regarding potential effects from ...

July 4 Independence Day Fireworks, Parades and Events Around Green Isle


Find July 4th Fireworks in Green Isle, MN including Events, Schedules and Parades. Search for Green Isle Minnesota July 4th fireworks, events, parades, restaurants, things to do and more! And if you love those “bombs bursting in air” on the Fourth of ...

Isle, Minnesota Vacation Rentals


Isle, Minnesota offers great vacation house rental and home rental-by-owner deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your holiday to Isle, MN, there's surely a great local vacation home rental available to ...

Woman’s body found in Isle of Wight County


Isle of Wight Co., Va. -The body of a white female was found on Hatcher’s Lane off Courthouse Highway in Isle of Wight on Friday, according to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s…

Woman’s body found in Isle of Wight


ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — The body of a white woman was discovered in Isle of Wight early Friday morning, according to the sheriff’s office. Isle of Wight County Sheriff Mark Marshall told W…

pagewoman: Stone wall, Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland by...


pagewoman: Stone wall, Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland by James Clear

How to Clean the Oval Tubs at Club of the Isle


No matter where you live, you probably have a tub and you need to know how to clean it. Our apartments in Galveston with oval tubs are no different and these tips will help you get a perfectly cleaned…

Freetime Old Dixie Jazz Band – Live at the Isle of Bute (2014)


Artist: Fre& #65349;ti&# 65357;e Old Dix& #65353;e Jaz& #65370; Ban& #65348; Title: Liv& #65349; at the Isl& #65349; of But& #65349; Release Date: 2014-12-01 Genre: Dixieland Format: MP3 / 320bkps TRACKLIST 1 – Roll Along Prairie Moon [07:36] 2 – Yaaka Hula H…

5 Organic Foods to Keep in Your Galveston Pantry


When it comes to storing food in your apartments in Galveston with pantries, you’ll want to be prepared to cook anything in your kitchen. Having healthy snacks is an important part of keeping your pan…

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF 2015 POSTAGE RATES


Isle of Man Post Office has announced details of its 2015/16 postage prices which will come into effect on Tuesday 5th May 2015, however the Isle of Man’s postage prices continue to be some of the che…

Isle of Man Post Office celebrates a piece of Manx historical narrative


Isle of Man Post Office has produced a set of 10 beautiful stamps reproducing panels from the Millennium Tapestry which was created and presented to Tynwald in 1979 by the Isle of Man’s branch of the …

Powerful, moving & beautifully raw storytelling in I Am Marguerite


Daniela Pagliarello & Christopher Oszwald in I Am Marguerite – photo by Bruce Peters In 1542, banished from a French ship by a heartless, domineering brother, Marguerite de Roberval is set afloat on …

The Art of Racing in the Rain


By Garth Stein Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively,…




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Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in ISLE MINNESOTA ?

In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]



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Cautions with Jasbug in ISLE MINNESOTA

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]




Giving Every Young Person in ISLE MINNESOTA a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.

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