After 31 years of hair salon business, the Clip-n-Tan sign was taken down ensuing the retirement of proprietor Lorie Nelson on June 30. The sign was displayed along Highway 32 in her beautiful hillside rock garden. Helping with the project were Gene Nelson, Clyde Kostrzewski, and Lorie’s father Laurel Moe.
Jerry Cwikla was honored at an 80th birthday celebration on July 4 at his son Danny’s cabin on Maple Lake. Jerry is pictured with his family, sons Duane, Danny, Brian, and wife Mary Ann.
* July 11th Barb Olson Benefit @ Middle River American Legion 4:00pm
Kutler Klasen waits patiently for his turn to ride in his first horse show. He is the 2 year old son of Kevin and Justyn Klasen. See more photos from the North Country Horsemen Club’s first show of the season on page 8.
The Lady’s Slipper, specifically the Showy Lady's Slipper, is Minnesota's state flower and right now is “showing” herself all over the ditches just outside of Middle River.