The Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival captures both sides of Grand Marais’s split personality—the creative community that harbored the state’s very first artists’ colony, and the fierce sportsman culture of fishermen, hunters, and hikers who help put the flint in Gunflint.Read More
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Laura Billings Coleman writes about health, education, pop culture, parenting, travel, and the environment for national magazines, nonprofits, and the occasional noble cause.
Do we still need libraries in the digital age? On the Dewitt Wallace Library's 25th Anniversary, the answer is a resounding yes.
"Seeing how much we could accomplish with a little money became kind of addictive," says Jim Cummings, founder of Kenya's Kijana Educational Empowerment Initiative.
Fifteen million U.S. women pack heat. Here's what happened when I went to the desert with a rented Colt .45.
Teaching English as a Second Language has cured me of my sometimes sentimental notions of what this country means to newcomers.