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The bison turned quickly, ready to charge. The two feet of snow didn’t slow its powerful hooves but rather kicked up a rooster-tail of shiny ice crystals into the cold winter air, highlighting the bison’s efforts. What was surprising was how quickly the pack of wolves turned around to evade …

2020 challenged us in more ways than anyone could have imagined. The global pandemic and societal upheaval laid bare, among other inequities, a significant gap in how Minnesotans can access the health care they need, and while we’re all in the same COVID-19 storm, we are not all in the same boat.

February evenings offer some of the best conditions for viewing the famous winter constellations. This year they approach Mars from the east, ending the month with the Pleiades star cluster closing in on the red planet. Meanwhile, the rising of Scorpius brings a hint of summer to the morning sky.

Are you feeling satisfied with yourself and your life? We got to thinking about this because it’s so easy to compare yourself to someone else. We were looking through social media and noticed all the people baking beautiful breads. We felt bad because that was a goal of ours and the flour is…

Even after the pandemic began in March, no one could have predicted then just how much our lives would be affected and uprooted by the events of this year in ways unique to each of us. And though there is hopeful news of a vaccine, this winter will still see of the many of the same restricti…

How has 2020 been for you? It’s the end of the year, and what a year it’s been! It reminds us of the opening paragraph by Charles Dickens in his book, "A Tale of Two Cities," “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was…