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• Step by step, artist teaches students and creates art that stirs people to think and talk by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer When Jean Loy-Swanson teaches drawing at Elk River’s Arts Alliance, she starts with materials. She wants students to understand how to use paper and pencils to produce an image. The next step is [...]

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by Britt  Aamodt Contributing writer For more than 30 years, until his retirement in 2008, Jim Loso taught pottery and jewelry at the middle and senior high schools in Elk River. To those who knew him, he was one of those larger-than-life personalities that lingered in memory. It wasn’t because his legend had grown tall [...]

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