Cook County writer Jim Boyd’s history of Hedstrom Lumber, now celebrating its 100th year

Cook County writer Jim Boyd’s history of Hedstrom Lumber, now celebrating its 100th year

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Hedstrom Lumber Company of Grand Marais is celebrating its 100th year in business. Jim Boyd has written a wonderful history of this resilient company and family, “Sawdust in Their Blood,” weaving personal stories of the Hedstroms with business and area history. He spoke with WTIP’s Buck Benson recently about his experiences and observations researching and writing the book. “Sawdust in Their Blood” is published by Northern Wilds Media.