Itasca County, Minnesota

Near Bovey

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Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

mid 1950's

My mother told me this story a few years ago. The incident happened when she was a young in the woods surrounding her child hood home. She said she was picking blue berries one day. It was near dark and she was by herself. She wasn't far from home but she was on the edge of a very large forest and swamp. She said she got a funny feeling, like someone was watching her. She looked up from her blue berry pail and noticed someone crouched in the blue berry patch a little ways away staring directly at her. Then it ducked quietly below a line of brush and berries At first she tought it was one of her brothers or possibly her father who had come to bring home. She took a few steps toward the place where she had last noticed the person. At that point the "whatever-it-was" bolted unseen into some nearby brush. She saw alot of brush move when it bolted and she was sure at that point it wasn't a person. It simply moved to mush brush to be a person. Thinking it was a bear enjoying th...

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