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Dorothy Shromoff, formerly of Two Harbors, painted this watercolor of Kevin Costner after seeing him perform with his band in South Carolina. The painting got her tickets to a meet-and-greet with Costner at a more recent concert. Submitted.

TH woman meets Costner through painting

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Dorothy Shromoff has been painting her entire life, but she said she never imagined it would be the key to meeting one of her favorite celebrities.


With a little persistence and a lot of artistic talent, however, the Two Harbors woman wiggled her way into a backstage meet-and-greet with Kevin Costner.

“He’s really good looking,” Shromoff told the Lake County News-Chronicle with a laugh.

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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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