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Creating Cairns on the North Shore

July 11, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Oxford Dictionary defines a cairn as ” a mound of rough stones built as a memorial or landmark, typically on a hilltop or skyline,” but this weekend, students in a workshop facilitated by Peter Juhl created a collection of cairns on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Beach, over the weekend. Continue Reading

North Dakota farmland may hide rare rocks

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and, in Calvin Duszynski’s case, a farmer’s nuisance could be his treasure. Continue Reading

Official: Beach rocks that burned California woman may have been coated with phosphorous

May 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Beach rocks that caused a California woman’s shorts to catch fire and severely burn her legs and hands appeared to be coated with phosphorus, but it was unclear how the flammable chemical got onto the stones found near a military base, authorities said Thursday. Continue Reading

Art Rocks Fine Arts Festival this weekend

August 24, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Greg Hoogeveen launched his photography career at Art Rocks Fine Arts Festival in Luverne one year ago, and he will return to the downtown show and sale this Saturday with more than just an array of prints and images on stone tiles. This time, he comes with a bit of notoriety.
In late May, Hoogeveen was one of five artists honored with the Emerging Artist Award during a show at Jackpot Junction Casino near Morton. The event, hosted by the Southwest Initiative Foundation, recognizes the talents of new Minnesota artisans. Continue Reading

Two Harbors agate experts release extensive book

July 21, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The agate-loving Lynch family is back at it again. The Two Harbors father-son duo of Bob and Dan Lynch have a new book out called “Agates of Lake Superior: Stunning Varieties and How They Are Formed.”
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Artists sought for Art Rocks

June 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE The Rock County Fine Arts Association is looking for fine artists for the fifth annual Art Rocks event. Continue Reading

Minnesota man treasures his agate collection

September 24, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. For Lyndon Johnson, treasures can be found anywhere one just has to train his or her eye.
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Art Rocks for buyers and sellers alike in Luverne

August 29, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERVE Watching people peruse and purchase the wares of vendors spread out over the courthouse lawn in Luverne, Jerry Deuschle couldn’t keep the smile off his face.
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