The inspiration for his work comes naturally for wildlife artist Connor Severson. An avid outdoorsman, Severson’s artworks have featured the first buck he shot, fish he’s caught, lands he’s hunted on and the large whitetail deer that was the previous owner of a shed antler Severson found. That shed antler and an island in the middle of the swamp where he shot his first buck became the inspiration for Severson’s first deer painting. “I’d seen the deer and
COLFAX — Chad Berge grew up around Scottish Highland cattle. So when a job opportunity closer to his childhood home coincided with the timing of his father’s herd being sold, Chad and his wife, Holly, jumped at the opportunity and bought the herd from his father. In early 2014, Chad and Holly moved back to Colfax from northwestern Minnesota and took over Berge’s Beef, a third-generation family farm where they now raise grass-fed Scottish Highland beef cattle.