Love of Racing

Love of Racing

  Regarding her ’68 Chevelle SS, Maxine Line says, “Someone asked me if I’m having a love affair with it, and I said, ‘Yes, I am. I’ve been having a love affair with it for a ...

Creating a BEEutiful Landscape

Creating a BEEutiful Landscape

  By Bob Olen, Horticulturist Most people are aware that bee populations are on the decline in Minnesota as well as throughout the nation. Honeybees are among a group of polli ...

Inventor, Collector & Craftsman

Inventor, Collector & Craftsman

Story & photos by Burton Laine   Graham Keeney became a folk artist after retiring. “This is what I work with. Sardine cans, juice cans, tomato paste cans, coffee cans. Th ...

Woodturning Starts Later in Life

Woodturning Starts Later in Life

Story and photos by Burton Laine   Walking into a meeting of Lake Superior Woodturners is immediately uplifting because of the friendly atmosphere. It’s evident these are peop ...

Poetry and Planting Trees

Poetry and Planting Trees

Story and photos by Bob Olen, horticulturist I couldn’t agree more with the poet, Joyce Kilmer. I have always had a great attraction to trees, perhaps even more so than to poetry. ...

Terrific Tomatoes!

Terrific Tomatoes!

The most popular garden vegetable in America is the tomato. This is true for northland gardeners as well. Even though the tomato is a warm-season crop native to Mexico, it can be g ...

Starting Anew

Starting Anew

  Article and pictures by Burton Laine During Mike Cherry’s entire life, his family would drive from the Twin Cities to McGregor every weekend of the summer. When he and Jan m ...

Love of Racing

  Regarding her ’68 Chevelle SS, Maxine Line says, “Someone asked me if I’m having a love affair with it, and I said, ‘Yes, I am. I’ve been having a love affair with it for a long time.’ I’m not parting with it until I have to.” This is probably the best explanation for how the Line family approaches rac more ...

September 15, 2014