A few weeks ago, the state was debating whether we’re too quick to keep our kids sheltered from the elements. You know, it’s not like when we were kids, what with our survival skills and all.
What about the kids of Clearwater County in northern Minnesota, west of Bemidji?
The kids there, apparently, walk to school, stepping around bears.
Attention residents of Clearbrook-Gonvick area with school aged children. Bears have been spotted near the intersection…
Posted by Clearwater County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Beat that, old-timers!
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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