All roads lead to pie

  • by: By RICK NELSON , Star Tribune
  • Updated: July 11, 2012 - 2:08 PM

The Explore Minnesota marketing juggernaut really ought to christen Hwy. 61 "the Pie Trail." The ultra-scenic roadway's reputation as a pie magnet can probably be traced back to entrepreneur Betty Lessard, who converted her father's Two Harbors fish shack to a cafe in the late 1950s and started baking pies.

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