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Zach Johnston, left, and his father, Andrew, search for the queen bee as they prepare to split their hive. Anna Erickson | FORUM COMMUNICATIONS

Interest in bees makes resurgence in area

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PARK RAPIDS -- The art of beekeeping is making a comeback in the area. In particular, younger generations are taking an interest in bees.


Zach Johnston, 12, of Park Rapids, has always been fascinated by bees. His parents, Andrew and Jolene, wanted him to learn more about beekeeping before diving in.

"Maybe when you're 14," Jolene said initially.

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