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News Briefs - Wednesday, Aug. 21

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Guthrie corn feed planned

GUTHRIE-- The annual Guthrie corn on the cob and hot dog feed fundraiser will be held noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Aug. 25 at the Guthrie Community Center, 44255 Rail Rd. in Guthrie.

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Corn, hot dogs, coffee, lemonade and bar will all be served.

All proceeds will go toward the maintenance and improvement of the facility.

BEMIDJI-- Explore Minnesota Tourism invites motorcyclists to view a new website called Highways, Byways and Back Roads, which helps discover Minnesota's scenic byways.

The website can be found at www.exploreminnesota.com/mototourism.

The site chronicles several routes from a motorcyclist's perspective through in-depth content, videos, photos, maps and more.

BEMIDJI-- Registration is open for Fall 2013 Headwaters Science Center Science Club, which will held Mondays beginning Sept. 23 through Dec. 16.

The club is a hands-on after school program for youth ages 7 to 13 at Headwaters Science Center.

The cost is $100 for Headwaters Science Center members and $130 for nonmembers. Single sessions cost $9 for members and $11.25 for nonmembers. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

For more information or to register, call Kitura Main at 444-4472.

BEMIDJI-- Minnesota Public Radio released a new e-book, "Fight for An American Countryside," which explores the work being done by civic leaders and everyday people to reinvent rural living in Minnesota.

The work was done over a course of three years by MPR News reporter Jennifer Vogel and editor Dave Peters.

The e-book profiles residents of Bemidji, Lutsen, Baxter, Hewitt, Long Prairie, Morris, Hancock, Milan, Montevideo, Redwood Falls and Northfield.

BEMIDJI-- Two Pac-12 networks have been added to the Paul Bunyan Television Sports package, which is available through Paul Bunyan Television.

Pac-12 National can be found on PBTV Channel 81 and Pac-12 Los Angeles can be found on PBTV Channel 82.

The Pac-12 Networks are dedicated to the Pac-12 schools including Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington and Washington State.

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