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One Tough Rock: Central Wisconsin’s Rib Mountain Survived Volcanoes, Erosion And Glaciers

There's a rumor that Rib Mountain in central Wisconsin is an extinct volcano. Well, it's not. It never was. And although it does have ties to ancient volcanoes, the star of Rib Mountain's story is a rock too tough to break. 

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Finding Stillness In The Storm: Family Camping In The Best And Worst Of Times

Taking the kids camping usually sounds like a great idea, until it’s not. Author BJ Hollars brings us a story about the trials and triumphs of the family camping trip. == Finding Stillness In The Storm It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… With those famous words, Charles Dickens opened his classic novel, which, if you read no further, might very well be a book about camping.

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