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Nine years-ago this May, people throughout the state of Minnesota were captivated by the adventure two young men from Chaska decided to embark on right after their early graduation from high school. Sean Bloomfield and Colton Witte were in the beginning stages of a 2,200 mile canoe trip from Chaska to Hudson Bay in Canada.
In honor of the successful trip's anniversary, a book about their trip titled Adventure North was recently released. This summer the men, who are now in their late 20s, are touring the state to talk about their book, and the lessons learned on their journey. They are also making good on a pledge they made to inspire others to seek their own adventures.
Bloomfield and Witte appeared on the KARE TV 4 p.m. newscast in Minneapolis on May 23 to talk about their book and tour, which includes the following stops in May, June, July and August:
Saturday, May 13 - 11:00am - Waconia, MN Library Presentation
Thursday, May 25 - 7:00pm - Barnes & Noble Galleria Presentation (Edina, MN)
Tuesday, June 6 - 7:00pm - Subtext Bookstore Presentation (St. Paul, MN)
Sunday, June 11 - 8:30am - Great American Canoe Festival Presentation (Ely, MN)
Friday/Saturday, June 16/17 - All Day - Faribault Heritage Days Festival Booth
Wednesday, June 21 - 9:00am - Benilde St. Margaret's Summer Course Presentation
Friday-Sunday, July 7-9 - All Day - Heritage Days Two Harbors Booth
Friday-Sunday, July 28-30 - All Day - Blueberry Days Festival Booth (Ely, MN)
Friday-Sunday, August 4-6 - All Day - Fishmerman's Picnic Booth (Grand Marais, MN)
For more information about the book, go to www.hudsonbaybook.com.
Just in time for the entertaining season on Lake Minnetonka comes the release of a book sure to inspire Minnesotans to return to the lake. Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka officially launched on May 22 with a party at Excelsior Brewery. More than 100 people attended the event, which featured a talk with photos, question-and-answer session and signing.
The Star Tribune newspaper published a preview article on May 21, and earlier this month, RMA Publicity secured two TV inteviews. Publisher/photographer Karen Melvin and author Melinda Nelson appeared on KARE-TV in Minneapolis on May 15, and WCCO-TV on May 18 to talk about their book, which includes the stories behind 35 of the more than 375 boathouses on the lake. It also features over four hundred images taken by Karen Melvin, who is a professional photographer specializing in architecture, interiors and lifestyle photography.
More information is available at www.shop.karenmelvin.com.
The promotional campaign for a historian Jon K. Lauck's new book is now underway.
University of Iowa Press will release From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920-1965 on June 1.
Lauck was interviewed on RFD-TV on May 21. During his interview on the flagship network for Rural Media Group, he shared what he has learned through his research. Lauck is a well-known Midwestern historian. He is the founding president of the Midwestern History Association, the co-founder and Associate Editor of Middle West Review, and an adjunct professor of history and political science at the University of South Dakota.
Congratulations to Barry ZeVan The Weather Man. His life story and recently published memoir, Barry ZeVan, My Life Among the Giants, A Memoir, is the cover story in the May issue of Minnesota Good Age.
The article highlights ZeVan's amazing career, and the people he's met along the way, including Harry Truman, Jerry Stiller, Sammy Davis Jr., and the list goes on. Copies of his memoir are avaialble online at www.Amazon.com.