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80 years of beans from a hole: Pequot Lakes celebrates Bean Hole Days

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The Pit Crew uncovers Sven, the final pot of beans of the the day, Wednesday, July 11, in Pequot Lakes. Sven held a new, spicier recipe this year than the traditional Bean Hole Days recipe. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video2 / 3
Newly crowned King Bean Rob Larson, of Lakes Gas, eats the rest of his bowl of beans after he and Queen Bean Janice Stephens of the Central Bean Co. in Washington state tested the first servings of beans and declared them ready to eat Wednesday, July 11, during Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video3 / 3

People gather at Trailside Park Wednesday, July 11, during Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video—for more photos go to https://bit.ly/2m7KmnI.

Kelly Humphrey

I grew up in the lakes area and love sharing photos that highlight and explore the places and people here. From nature photos to sports highlights to breaking news, it's all part of capturing the moment -- and connecting people to their community. 

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