BMD on the horizon: Cart races, feuds & fun

COTTAGE GROVE – Faced with all of the difficulties of trying to plan and organize a traditional community-wide event that draws thousands of people over an entire week, the leaders of Bohemia Mining Days turned to a tried-and-true tactic: They revived a feud. 

The Slabtown vs. Lemati Feud’s inaugural ore cart races are one of the innovative additions organizers made to this year’s BMD scheduled July 17-18. 

Officials unveiled a newly constructed ore cart “racer” and members of the planning committee revealed the full BMD event . . .