Gus' Wild Side is a regular feature on Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
Dick chatted Jan. 3 with Lucas Will & Natalie Jackson about their Mississippi River adventure, Paddle In Hand, canoeing 2,220 miles over four months. Learn why they did it, what was most challenging, and what they learned through it all. You can also see pictures and video and read more on their Facebook page.
Buck spoke Dec. 27 with bear researcher Ben Kilham, whose work has been compared to that of Jane Goodall's research on chimps, about what he's learned over nearly 20 years of studying and living with bears. The fact that he struggles with dyslexia makes him uniquely skilled in thinking visually while observing these animals.
On Friday, December 6, Polymet released their Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for public comment.
Coal. Iron ore. Grain. Limestone. Cement. Salt. Wood pulp. Wind turbine components. Steel coil.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, espec