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Brett Kent

The bees knees: Overnight delivery of queens makes a happy beekeeper

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Welcome back to the Beehive. A lot has happened since I last wrote. Most beekeepers have received their bees and have installed them in their hives boxes by now. As you know, if you are a regular reader of this column, I over wintered my bees here in Park Rapids.

My next order of business was to get ready for the new queen bees to arrive. So, the last week in April, I got the call from my friend Gerald Johnson, a commercial beekeeper up in Clearbrook.

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