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Recipe For Pannekoeken, Food Bytes With Chris Allen

Over the weekend I visited with a friend to do some work on a project we've undertaken for a couple of years. Beautiful home and quite an adventurer. He made Pannekoeken for us and it was so good I have to share it.

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Kylee Kates
Kylee Kates
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Mother Daughter Tattoos Have A Special Meaning [VIDEO]

My daughter Kylee and I have talked about tattoos somewhere on our bodies since she was too young to get one.  It was our "some day" conversation.  This past Christmas she made our some day closer to reality by giving me a tattoo for a gift.  We got the same tattoo and it has a very special meaning to both of us, here's why.

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How Old Should Your Child Be To Get A Cell Phone?

When is the right time to buy a smart phone for your child? People debate this all the time. I think it has to do with the situation. With kids being abducted so much nowadays a lot of people are buying phones just for an emergency, not to mention you can have tracking put on it so you can know where your child it at all times.

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NCWD/Permission: M. Russell
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5 Things To Enjoy With Your Family At The Northland Community Wellness Day

I remember the first Northland Community Wellness Day that I emceed.  I walked into the Romano Gym on the campus of UMD not knowing what to expect...

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Superior Public Library Hosts Internet Safety Workshop For Kids

The internet is an endless source of information and entertainment while also being a proving ground for criminals.  It's tough for adults to maintain their vigilance not to mention kids.

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(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
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Make Sure Your Lawn Looks Good If You Want A House Loan

If you want to upgrade your loan or get a new loan, make sure you mow your lawn. Make sure your yard is clear of debris and take care of your house. Loan institutions are checking into your past and asking questions about your lawn. It sounds silly, but it's true and now social media plays a part in the fact checking, as they look at your lawn pictures.

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Be An Astronaut And Orbit Over Earth. [VIDEO]

Ever wonder what it would be like to travel in space over our planet? Do you have $25 million dollars to blow on that trip? Here's where Priceline might not be able to help you. Imagine that phone call, "can you book me on a space ship flight for August?"...I think you would hear a "THUD" at the other end. Well, now you can experience the view for free.

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(Photo courtesy of FBI/Newsmakers)
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Use Your Phone To Save You Money

There are many ways to save money, people have begun to shop online, but sometimes you can save money by calling the company. You can save time and patience by asking for a stateside operator with most companies so you can understand what they are telling you. You have that right!!

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(Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)
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Experts Will Look At Your Items To Determine If You Have Something Worth Money

Before the rummage sale season hits, why not find out if what you have in your basement or garage is something you should keep instead of selling for a quarter. You may have something you didn't know was worth a little money.

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Your Car Remote Has Some Hidden Secrets

You probably didn't know this and most car dealerships don't tell you or they don't know either. Most of the time it is in your owners manual or on the car's website in the comments area. You can do some tricks with your car, but be aware, so can someone else.

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Sydney Prepares For Valentine's Day
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What Is Valentines Day? Who Is Cupid? Hear What Kids Have to Say [VIDEO]

Valentines Day is coming, I thought I would re-visit an old post, and to help the Northland to better understand the history and how to correctly celebrate.  I have hit the road and asked kids, What is Valentine's Day About? What is Love? Who is Cupid? Surely, they know everything!

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Tax Preparation Gets Underway Ahead Of April Deadline
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Northland Leaders To Celebrate Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day On January 27

In an effort to spotlight the difference that tax credits bring to low to moderate-income families, the Head of the Lakes United Way is bringing together community leaders for an Awareness Day assembly on Friday, January 27.  The event will take place at 11:00 AM in Conference Room A at the Ordean Building, 424 West Superior Street.

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