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Seasonal Photos

By Renee Bergstrom and John Weiss, July 19, 2023

There is a traffic jam of people enjoying the water at the confluence of the north and south branches of the Root River east of Lanesboro. (Photo by Renee Bergstrom)

Seasonal Photos


Fishing is a common summer activity along the Root River. (Photo by Renee Bergstrom)


One of the best ways to beat the summer heat is tubing on the Root River. Traveling at the speed of the current is a cool and relaxing way to spend a day. (Photo by John Weiss)



Weaver, watercolor artist and photographer A. Renée Bergstrom of rural Lanesboro lives each day with a sense of awe and has her phone camera handy to capture the natural beauty of Bluff Country and its people.


John Weiss was a full-time reporter for the Rochester Post-Bulletin for 41 years and wrote the Back Roads column for more than 10 years. His passions include hunting, fishing, birding, nature photography, hiking and just kicking around.




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