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Lyle Robinson, left, and John Lindahl, try on beekeeping gear. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Weekend beekeeping seminar creates big buzz in Laporte

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Classes on the art and science of beekeeping were a sweet success, judging from the 60+ people crammed into the Laporte fire hall last weekend.


Many came as hobbyists, to brush up on the latest trends. Some were professional beekeepers continuing their education.

Some, like 12-year-old Fritz Anderson of Shevlin, were there to learn a new pastime.

"I just thought it would be interesting," the youngster said. "I've been reading books on it."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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