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.
Jim makes a trip to Michigan to make maple syrup with his son. One of oldest agricultural comodities in the U.S., it takes 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon of syrup.
Also in the show, the history of Pelan, Mineesota: The Olson Stagecoach line was located in Pelan as well as the Half-Way House, which got its name from being located halfway between the mail run from Roseau to Hallock.
About 7,000 Karen refugees have arrived in Minnesota in the past decade, fleeing persecution in the country once known as Burma. Although the Karen are relative newcomers here, some Karen worry they may be losing their culture. As KFAI’s Emily Bright reports, one Karen man is doing something about it.