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Chuck and Kris Jensen lost about 16 trees in their yard to the July 2 storm. They lost hundreds of trees in their 40 acres of forest. Submitted Photo

'It's sentimental' : Fallen trees brings mess, sense of loss


BEMIDJI - Growing up, Erik Jensen liked to sit under the white pine tree that stood at the end of his family's driveway.

Now, that 150-year-old tree lies across the Jensens' driveway.

"When I was little, those two big white pines were my favorite trees," Jensen said. "It's too bad to lose that tree. At least we still have the one by the house."

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