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Law Quadrangle at University of Michigan - Photo by Phil Dokas (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Law Quadrangle at University of Michigan - Photo by Phil Dokas (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Fat-Bike Race on Lake Altoona, Wisconsin- Chippewa Off Road Bike Association
Fat-Bike Race on Lake Altoona, Wisconsin- Chippewa Off Road Bike Association
Roberts Residence Hall, Iowa State University - Photographer unknown (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Roberts Residence Hall, Iowa State University - Photographer unknown (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Batavia NY Photo of historical monument marker dedicated to Capt. Charles Aston by Adam Moss (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Batavia NY Photo of historical monument marker dedicated to Capt. Charles Aston by Adam Moss (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Ice fishing houses on Lake Bemidji in Minnesota (2008) Photo by Matthew Stinar - CC BY-2.0
Ice fishing houses on Lake Bemidji in Minnesota (2008) Photo by Matthew Stinar - CC BY-2.0
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues in Bemidji, MN
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues in Bemidji, MN
Bemiji MN - Photo by Craig Myran (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Bemiji MN - Photo by Craig Myran (CC BY-ND 2.0)
A magnificent sunrise over Lake Bemidji, Minnesota. Photo by Craig Myran (CC BY-ND 2.0)
A magnificent sunrise over Lake Bemidji, Minnesota. Photo by Craig Myran (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Trail runner in Brookfield Natural Area - Photo by @wewon31 (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Trail runner in Brookfield Natural Area - Photo by @wewon31 (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Nicollet Commons Park by Nick Ortloff - CC by SA 2.0
Nicollet Commons Park by Nick Ortloff - CC by SA 2.0
Photo © Jacob Norland
Photo © Jacob Norland
Cayuga Heights Deer- Photo by Amalex5 (CC By SA 4.0)
Cayuga Heights Deer- Photo by Amalex5 (CC By SA 4.0)
Deer lounging in the shade in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Photo by David Barret (CC By-NC-ND 2.0)
Deer lounging in the shade in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Photo by David Barret (CC By-NC-ND 2.0)
View of Cuyuga Lake in Upstate NY Cuyuga Lake NY - Photo by Joeyz51 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
View of Cuyuga Lake in Upstate NY Cuyuga Lake NY - Photo by Joeyz51 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Downtown Davenport, Iowa looking across the Mississippi River from Rock Island, Illinois by ctfj83 - Public Domain
Downtown Davenport, Iowa looking across the Mississippi River from Rock Island, Illinois by ctfj83 - Public Domain
Photo © iStock Michael Carter
Photo © iStock Michael Carter
Photo © iStock jcrader
Photo © iStock jcrader
Downtown Leavenworth Kansas-Photo by Melissa Bown (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Downtown Leavenworth Kansas-Photo by Melissa Bown (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Dubuque IA overview Photo by Dirk (CC BY 2.0)
Dubuque IA overview Photo by Dirk (CC BY 2.0)
The view from Enger Tower: autumn colors, the Duluth Lift Bridge, the Duluth skyline, and Lake Superior
The view from Enger Tower: autumn colors, the Duluth Lift Bridge, the Duluth skyline, and Lake Superior