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    Youth Undergrowth

    Story by Scott Stowell Photos by John Ratzloff When the gales of this summer’s big storm blew beyond the Steger Wilderness Center, it seemed to [...]
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    Building a Fantastic Bridge

    Story by Scott Stowell Photos by John Ratzloff A pilot program that began two years ago at the Steger Wilderness Center has become a foundation [...]
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    Farewell Apprentices

    Story by Kayden Nordquist. Photos by John Ratzloff. “One of the best groups to ever come”~ Will Steger They say time flies when you are having [...]
  • Blowin’ a Hoolie

    Story and Photos by John Ratzloff Mark Sealy, the great meteorologist with MPR and the University of Minnesota, has a rag-bag of interesting and [...]
  • Life Off the Grid Energy Conference

    Story by Scott Stowell. Photos by Melanie Waite-Altringer. To reach a bunch of students start with teaching the teachers. Such was the guiding [...]

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