In honor of Deland: With help of partners, food shelf starts meat program
BEMIDJI -- For 14 years, Wendell Affield helped his late friend's family as they battled through homelessness and hunger, providing them meat from his farm butcher shop.
On Tuesday, he stood inside the Bemidji Community Food Shelf as those efforts were extended to the community at large.
"This is an exciting day," Affield said, visibly emotional.
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