Monthly Archives: June 2011

After group of school kids have allergic reaction, state warns against use of henna tattoos ‘with additives’

While pure henna rarely causes a reaction, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is warning against use of henna products that contain additives to create “temporary tattoos.” Materials that are sometimes added to henna can cause allergic reactions in some … Continue reading

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Ojibwe camp in Sawyer teaches more than words

This weekend’s Nagaajiwanaang language camp in Sawyer promises more than Ojibwe vocabulary words and spelling lessons. The four-day camp itself will be a lesson in all things Ojibwe, from attitude to native crafts to cooking Indian corn soup with ashes, … Continue reading

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Kids aren’t cheap, even when you make them yourself

This just in from the US Department of Agriculture: A child born In 2010 will cost $226,920 to raise The Department of Agriculture released its annual report June 9, Expenditures on Children by Families, finding that a middle-income family with … Continue reading

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Bring the kids and tour the world at the Cloquet Public Library

The Cloquet Public Library kicked off its summer activities calendar June 6 with registration for the summer reading challenge. This year’s theme is “One World, Many Stories.” The library will host performances, games and fun for kids, teens and adults … Continue reading

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Take advantage of free day or children’s day at Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore will offer free admission from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 11, in conjunction with the DNR’s statewide State Parks Open House. Visitors can enjoy the historic site’s regular program and explore … Continue reading

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Chester Creek concerts start Tuesday

Granted, Chester Creek is in Duluth. But these concerts are free and the kids can run around in the grass while the music plays … I always think it sounds like a great idea. Of course, I never make it … Continue reading

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Take Your Teddy Bear to the Doctor at the Duluth Children’s Museum Today

Head to the Duluth Children’s Museum today for an evening of celebrating wellness from the inside out! This month’s Museum First Fridays will feature a special P.S. Rudie Teddy Bear Clinic and will take place at the Duluth Children’s Museum … Continue reading

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