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.
Minnesota’s state park system turns 125 this year. Nationwide, park attendance has declined for the last twenty years or so. But in Minnesota, a rising number of park visitors keeps Susan Olin and Connie Cox pretty busy. Susan is the Assistant Park Manager at Lake Bemidji State Park and Connie Cox is the Lead Park Naturalist at Itasca State Park. They both joined us to talk about some upcoming park events and why they think park attendance is up.