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2014-04-24 08:30:42

WATERSMEET, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is the subject of a new documentary short which takes viewers on a journey to one of the most geographically-isolated areas of the United States in a compelling story of survival.Frozen Homeland, (available at MYNAFSA.org) created by award-winning...

2013-10-01 23:35:54

Chippewa Hills, Big Rapids and Ferris State University athletic departments have offered to make one of their fall home football games this season an Eagle Village game – two of which will be “Blue Outs” to recognize Child Abuse Prevention. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Even though April is officially Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, families, schools and communities are taking action every day of the year to ensure that children are safe. To help accomplish this, Eagle...

2013-04-17 23:01:05

Contrasting approaches to historical interpretation revealed in Lakes Country Living's newest television episodes. Brandon, MI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Since it first aired in 2010, one of the popular subjects featured on Lakes Country Living is local history. Two new story segments on the half-hour television show reveal very different approaches historical societies use to interpret history: guided tours of actual historic sites, and staged settings filled with period props. In...

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Chippewa National Forest
2013-11-21 12:56:10

Chippewa National Forest is a national forest located in northcentral Minnesota, United States, in the counties of Cass, Itasca, and Beltrami. The forest headquarters are located in Cass Lake, Minnesota. There are local ranger district offices in Deer River, Walker, and Blackduck. The forest encompasses 666,623 acres. Water is plentiful, with over 1,300 lakes, 923 miles of streams and rivers, and 400,000 acres of wetlands. The forest was established as the Minnesota Forest Reserve on...

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Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).