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A visible reminder of an invisible shield

Electromagnetic field theory is often a difficult concept to get one’s head around – in part because fields are so intangible. Though we may see their effects on physical objects, they themselves remain invisible to the everyday observer. 604 more words


Environmental Groups Urge Dayton To Wade Into Mine Review

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Environmental advocates are calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to require stronger environmental protections for a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. 123 more words


A Father's Lesson.

“Don’t be scared, Jacob. Just keep moving forward.”

The first time I said these words to my son, he was six years old and too terrified to cross a creek in the Black Hills. 741 more words

Mid-Life Perspective

Adventure Boundary Waters: When Life Happens

Last week my son turned ten. He’s crazy tall and adventurous. He loves Calvin & Hobbes and the TV show River Monsters. He’s the most empathetic person I know and he would do anything for family and friends. 1,734 more words


Legislative Roundup: Kids, SAR efforts, and Mining in Minnesota

Well folks, silly campaign season has started in Ernst (my apologies) here in Iowa. Republicans and the Democrat are both running around the state as much as possible, trumpeting their love for corn, windmills, and ‘hometown values.’ Between the primary races and the trade controversy, one might be tempted to think there’s not much else going on in Washington. 1,138 more words

Public Lands

MNSJ Radio Podcast: Jamie Dietman talks MN Fishing Challenge, Ben Putnam offers BWCA tips

-Jamie Dietman from What’s Up Outdoors and I will be fishing the MN Fishing Challenge this weekend to benefit MN Teen and Adult Challenge.  The Tournament is on Gull Lake at Craguns. 194 more words


Entry 45: Be Still

Location: The Boundary Waters, U.S./Canadian Border

“Speak only when your words are more beautiful than silence.”

– Arabic Proverb

My Dad took my brother and I up to the boundary waters several times over the years. 360 more words