Tales of ‘Minnesota Gold’ coming to Cloquet library

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John Mayasich, Buzz Schneider, Kara Goucher, Steve Sertich, Carolyn Treacy Bramante … these are some of the 57 Minnesota athletes who competed in the Olympics, World Championships and World Cup from 1948 to the present whose stories are told in “Minnesota Gold,” a book by Patrick Mader which celebrates the perseverance and triumphs of the men and women who honored their sport, their state and their country.

Mader will share stories from his collection of interviews with these and other athletes at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Cloquet Public Library, and also at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Carlton Public Library.

This program is sponsored by the Arrowhead Library System and funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.