By River Alliance Donor Relations Director, Joanne Jacobson I spend a lot of time at my desk, so when I get a chance to tag along with my coworkers for a field trip, it’s a real treat. Last week, I followed two of my coworkers, Allison Werner and Helen Sarakinos, up north to Iron County... Read More

Frac sand mining is crazy-making for people in western Wisconsin who care about land and water and their own personal health and peace of mind. Clouds of dust, heavy truck traffic, proposals for mines and processing plants ramrodded through local governments, heavy-handed attempts by... Read More

There may be only three rivers separating Minnesota and Wisconsin, but a political "tale of two states" is emerging, encapsulated in University of Minnesota political scientist Lawrence Jacobs' comparison of the two neighbors and the new phenomenon of the sharply divergent politics. One... Read More