Steger headlines forum on climate, energy and health

By Scott Tedrick, News Editor Posted Sep. 20, 2013 This past Sunday over 200 area individuals turned out for the Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) hosted Climate, Energy and Health forum held at Granite Falls Lutheran Church.Event goers were treated to a one – two punch of polar explorer Will Steger and Fresh Energy Science […]

It’s not surprising that one of the highlights of Mark Riegel’s internship at the Will Steger Foundation (WSF) was meeting the acclaimed polar explorer and climate change activist himself.

By |  Donavan Kavish ’13 Riegel ‘14 (Batavia, N.Y.), an environmental studies major, worked for WSF over the fall semester. Steger started the foundation in 2006 in response to the growing effects of global warming he witnessed through his many polar expeditions.

The gorilla yogis: instant philanthropy on a mat

By: Julie Kendrick, The Line Media  Downward dog at sunrise on the Guthrie’s Endless Bridge. Tree pose at Target Field. Savasana at First Avenue, with the DJ playing “Purple Rain” as soundtrack. These are just some of the poses–and places–that the buzz-generating Gorilla Yogis, and the loyal tribe that follows them, have experienced over the […]

America’s Favorite Park: You’ve Never Heard Of It

Bear Head Lake State Park in Minnesota captures title in Coca-Cola-sponsored competition for most popular park Sept  21, 2010 Yosemite’s gonna be pissed: Minnesota’s Bear Head Lake State Park just won the title of “America’s Favorite Park” in a national competition sponsored by Coca-Cola and the National Parks Foundation, the largest official charity for the […]

Elk River Energy Expo a smash hit

Elk River Energy Expo a smash hit by Elizabeth Nelson The Christopher Columbus of our time.

That’s how Dave Hauer, the principle of Meadowvale Elementary, described Arctic explorer Will Steger – the guest speaker at the Feb. 27 Elk River Energy Expo.