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.
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.