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Forest History Center in Grand Rapids Brings Back Christmas in a Logging Camp Saturday December 10, 2022

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The Forest History Center brings to life a recreated 1900s-era logging camp and floating cook shack moored on the Mississippi River. The site also includes a 1930s forest ranger's cabin, fire tower, self-guided trails and a visitor center with interactive exhibits about Minnesota’s forests. The Forest History Center is located at 2609 County Road 76, near Highways 169 and 2 in Grand Rapids.

John Beltman from the Forest History Center joined us today as we continued our conversation about winter events in 2022.

The Forest History Center is excited to bring back their Christmas in a Logging Camp event Saturday December 10th from 10-4 with draft horses, Santa, cocoa and cookies.

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.