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Fall Festival

…the RV and camper area—a parking lot next to the baseball fields. All campers must sleep in RV or camper. No car camping allowed. No electricity or water hook-ups are available. Dump station at available at Kreher Park. Port-o-potty available on site. Free shower facilities are available at Prentice or…

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What did we learn from 2017’s floods in Quebec and Ontario?

Inside the politics of water

…the first of hundreds that would follow from enraged, flooded property owners—particularly Americans whose waterfront Lake Ontario properties were underwater or eroding away with every windblown wave. Many demanded the floodgates be open even though entire neighbourhoods downstream in Canada were underwater, discounting the fact every centimetre of water level…

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Buffalo News Editorial: Battle is brewing

BY PETER ANNIN, Special to The Buffalo News In 1990, the small town of Lowell, Ind., made Great Lakes water history by proposing to divert 1 million gallons of water per day outside the Great Lakes watershed. Under the rules at the time, any water diversion proposal required the approval…

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Stateside Radio: Peter Annin on Pleasant Prairie

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

When Peter Annin, director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, was completing research for an updated version of his book The Great Lakes Water Wars, he discovered a detail about Great Lakes water diversions that had gone unnoticed for eight years. According to his findings, the…

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CUUF: All Music Service

May 8, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

Rachael Kilgour The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) will have its All Music Service on May 8 at 10 a.m. in person at The Club in Washburn and livestreamed via Zoom. CUUF welcomes Duluth singer/songwriter, Rachael Kilgour, who has won many awards during her music career. In 2020, Rachael was…

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Foxconn finds way to stick 7 million-gallon straw into Lake Michigan

Peter Annin says proposed diversion could be vulnerable to a legal challenge

…for Lake Michigan water is the latest test of the decade-old Great Lakes Compact, an agreement among the region’s states intended to make it almost impossible to direct water outside the natural basin of the Great Lakes unless it is added to certain products, such as beer and soft drinks….

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CUUF: Annual Flower Service

May 22, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

…are permitted. There also will be a potluck following the service. Everyone is invited to bring a snack to share. Join with the Zoom Client Follow this link to join. Meeting ID: 916 8704 2498 Passcode: CUUF Join by Phone 312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 916 8704 2498 Passcode: 324633 CUUF is…

CUUF: Cultivating Moral Imagination

November 13, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) will have its next Sunday service on November 13, 2022, at 10 a.m. in a hybrid format. Attendees can join in person in the Alvord Theatre at Northland College’s Ponzio Campus Center or join the livestream via Zoom. CUUF Minister Stacy Craig will deliver…

CUUF: Our Relationship with Time

February 6, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) is holding a service on Sunday, February 6 at 10 a.m. on Zoom. CUUF Minister Stacy Craig will give the message titled “Our Relationship with Time.” During this service, we’ll explore relationships with time, meditations on eternal time, and the ways death and trauma…

CUUF: Russia at Ground Level—Reflections on People-to-people Diplomacy

November 27, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

CUUF guest speaker Tom Morgan The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) will have its next Sunday service on November 27, 2022, at 10 a.m. in a hybrid format. Attendees can join in person in the Alvord Theatre at Northland College’s Ponzio Campus Center or join the livestream via Zoom. Guest…