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    Daily Dispatch Solo 2017

    Will Steger’s Northwestern Ontario 2017 Solo Expedition Check back every day for updates!
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    Will Steger’s Solo Expedition 2017

    The departure point of this year’s solo will be 150 travel-miles northeast of Ely, Minnesota, in northwestern Ontario. I’ll start at Burchell [...]
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    A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt: Will Steger (Audio)

    Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, interviews polar explorer and environmental activist, Will Steger, [...]
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    Architecture Students Render New Dining Hall Designs

    Story by Scott Stowell Photos by John Ratzloff Architects don’t view the world like everyone else. Somehow, they have an expanded perspective of [...]
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    Steger Micro-Grid Wins International Award

    Story by Scott Stowell Photos by John Ratzloff The micro-grid in the middle of nowhere has generated more than electricity for the Steger [...]
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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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Piecing Together Stone, Wisdom and Dreams

    Story by Scott Stowell. Photos by John Ratzloff Smoke billowed from old coffee cans, smudging the work site at the Steger Wilderness Center where [...]