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Storyteller talks about Bunyan Boys and military

The Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association and Black Pine Beach Resort honored veterans with a free lunch and storyteller presentation Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ideal Town Hall.

Nancy Vogt/Echo JournalWith help from her niece, Bobbi Schmidt (right), who modeled wartime clothing, storyteller Mary Schmidt presents "Bunyan Boys Join the Military" on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ideal Town Hall. Here, she talks to her audience about wartime footlockers.
Nancy Vogt/Echo JournalWith help from her niece, Bobbi Schmidt (right), who modeled wartime clothing, storyteller Mary Schmidt presents "Bunyan Boys Join the Military" on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ideal Town Hall. Here, she talks to her audience about wartime footlockers.

The Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association and Black Pine Beach Resort honored veterans with a free lunch and storyteller presentation Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ideal Town Hall.

Storyteller Mary L. Schmidt, formerly of Pierz and now of Kansas, returned to Minnesota to present "Bunyan Boys Join the Military," which featured military clothing and displays, stories, live models and a dessert bar. Schmidt has presented various Paul Bunyan stories every year at Black Pine Beach Resort.

The Sept. 17 presentation was free to all veterans and families of those currently serving. Donations were to be shared with local military organizations.

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