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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 [...]
  • Life Off the Grid Energy Conference

    Story and Photos by Scott Stowell To reach a bunch of students start with teaching the teachers. Such was the guiding principle for the [...]
  • Mike DeBoer

    Mike DeBoer lives in Stark, Minnesota, when his summer residency as a master carpenter at the Steger Wilderness Center is over. When in Stark, [...]
  • Hobo Village — The Mayor Speaks

    Story and photos by John Ratzloff It was about five years ago when the area directly below the Steger Wilderness Center on the shore of Picketts [...]

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