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Laddie and Jim Elwell are planning to retire in February from leadership posts at the Headwaters Sciene Center. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Headwaters Science Center: Laddie, Jim Elwell to retire in February

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In 1992, a group of Bemidji residents discussed the possibility of establishing a science center in town.

Most of those who were interested grew up in cities where the science centers were major attractions.


"To my amazement, 30 people showed up," said Laddie Elwell, Headwaters Science Center executive director.

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