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So much to do, so little time

March 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The only thing Harry and Joan Davis of Brandon have to worry about during retirement is how to find enough time to get everything done.
Their shop is full of projects patiently waiting to be completed. While the projects themselves aren’t in any hurry, the Davises are. Continue Reading

Halloween spirit

October 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Brian Kopp, Dickinson, is beginning to carve the face of his pumpkin at the Strom Center, where the Dickinson Young Professionals Network hosted a public pumpkin carving event Saturday. Continue Reading

HANDS-ON: Learn to carve your own Swedish wooden spoon

October 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The first course to be offered through the Wildwood School of Outdoor Education is a course on Swedish spoon carving set for 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Continue Reading

Library to host pumpkin art event for all youth

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

Elementary-age kids and teens are invited to Detroit Lakes Library to carve pumpkins on Thursday, Oct. 18, between 2 and 4:30 p.m. Continue Reading

Osakis man keeps carving beautiful ducks despite paralysis

July 19, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Brian Bangtson of Osakis carves beautiful decoys with dexterity and taste. What’s so miraculous about this?
Bangtson, 47, was paralyzed from the chest down in 2005.
A staph infection in the fall of 2005 left Bangtson paralyzed in the hospital for more than 15 weeks. Continue Reading

Paralysis doesn’t stop local man from pursuing his passion

July 17, 2012 in The Osakis Review

Brian Bangtson of Osakis carves beautiful decoys with dexterity and taste. What’s so miraculous about this?
Bangtson, 47, was paralyzed from the chest down in 2005.
A staph infection in the fall of 2005 left Bangtson paralyzed in the hospital for more than 15 weeks. Continue Reading

Owner had been woodworking in garage just before Sunday afternoon fire

July 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The owner of a garage that burned Sunday afternoon north of Willmar had been in the building working on a wood carving project just prior to the blaze. Continue Reading

A shared hobby

February 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

“Everyone has a different idea of what a fish should look like,” explained Judy Grove of Brandon. For years, she and her husband, Dewey, have made a hobby out of creating their versions of fish, mermaids, flying pigs, birds, skunks, weasels, beavers, owls and more.
“I make the canvas and she paints it,” said Dewey of his wife of 39 years. Continue Reading

Another blast planned at Crazy Horse Memorial

December 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) More rock is being blasted away at the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota. Continue Reading