Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Every weekend this summer, vacationers from all over Minnesota and beyond its borders have packed up the family car and headed north to Highway 1. The highway cuts a jagged route across the top quarter of the state, from North Dakota in the west to the rocky shores of Superior in the east, through farmland, reservation, lake and lodge country. KAXE producer Britt Aamodt got curious about this storied northlands highway and decided to hit the road. Here we get to listen on what Britt found when she stopped in Northome.