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Melody Swenson will be at the Two Harbors Public Library on April 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. signing her book, Champions of Minnesota's Arrowhead. The book chronicles the trips of local boys' basketball teams to the state tournament and includes teams from Two Harbors and Silver Bay. Photo courtesy of Melody Swenson

Basketball book features Lake County coaches and players

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Melody Swenson's interest in basketball runs deep. She remembers closely following the state tournaments when she was young. Nine-year-old Swenson even sent a fan letter to a player from Duluth Central in 1970.


"We'd watch them all on TV. You could actually see people that you read about in the newspaper," Swenson said.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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