BOY SCOUT BLOG Exciting Times for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
I sincerely hope that you have enjoyed summer! Personally, I can testify that this was one of the best summers I have experienced. When I travel around the Northern Lights Council, I always get asked ... Posted on 10/1/13 at 4:22 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Worrying about the Future
He's 19, chronically cryptic, and probably fine. The last e-mail we received -- three weeks ago -- mentioned that on weekends, he camps out in the wilds of Alaska in a $35 pup tent.
"Yeah, I've see... Posted on 9/11/13 at 3:56 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Vacation?... Posted on 6/21/13 at 8:28 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Cleaning house.
Things have not been going as planned, lately. Mostly I'm referring to my blog life, but some of that lack of control has snuck on over to my real life, too. Personally I think God is trying to teach ... Posted on 8/30/11 at 8:58 PM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Good Friends, Damp Fire and So Much Sâ€™More
I love getting little surprises in my mailbox. A couple of weeks ago I opened a small padded envelope and pulled out a tiny book, "So Much S'More To Do," by Becky Rasmussen. A sticky note attached to ... Posted on 8/20/10 at 9:49 AM
Saturday afternoon. Levi Murphy, Jurgen Hagedorn, Cori Kupka, Mariano Jurado and Katie Mac — friends from high school — had made their shopping run, and it was just that point in their Memorial Day weekend camping trip at Indian Point when they felt ready to relax.
Cook County, Voyageurs National Park and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources on Thursday each announced new outdoor fire bans, joining the Superior and Chippewa national forests and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Outdoor burning is illegal or discouraged across the Northland. One of the earliest, warmest, driest springs on record has led to parched, dangerous conditions for wildfires and state, federal and provincial agencies all have announced full or partial bans on outdoor fires.
The Superior and Chippewa National Forests are prohibiting all campfires and charcoal fires and grills in all locations, also banning fireworks, in order to reduce human-caused fires. The restriction includes all types of campgrounds.
It was a dark and quiet night. A really quiet night. A little travel trailer and one small tent were the only camping units occupying any of the 62 campsites at Pattison State Park south of Superior on a recent night. The next night was just as lonely.
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