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Jerry Mevissen, with one of his Scottish Highland cattle, at his country home near Nimrod recently. Mevissen will be in Perham next Friday to promote his latest book. Bryce Haugen/Forum News Service

Nimrod author releases third book; will speak in Perham Feb. 7

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In the woods south of Nimrod, Minn., the Crow Wing River wraps around Jerry Mevissen’s 50-acre homestead, a tranquil base for penning tales about life in small town Minnesota.


“This place is so inspirational,” the 81-year-old author said last Friday afternoon, amid a crackling fire, as he gazed out his tall windows toward the river. “I’ll never tire of that.”

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