- Volunteer nation
Nationwide, more than 63 million people volunteered in their community last year, and Minneapolis and St. Paul had the highest rates of volunteer service in the country. Midmorning looks at what makes people volunteer.9:06 a.m.
Ami Dar: Executive director, Idealist.org.
Mary Quirk: Volunteer Resources Leadership Project Manager, Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA).
Verna Toenyan: Coordinator of aging services for Todd County.
- The magic of portage
A photographer and essayist, who are also seasoned outdoorsmen, explore the Quetico-Boundary Waters in a new book. Midmorning discusses the method, madness and philosophy of paddling Minnesota's big lakes and small streams.10:06 a.m.
Greg Breining: writes about travel, science, and nature. He is co-author of "Paddle North."
Layne Kennedy: Award-winning photographer. His images appear in "Paddle North."
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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