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Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer Central Elementary School fourth graders, from left, Aydan May, Marcus Boe and Xavier Frazier work together after school to make tie blankets to be donated to the SOS program.

‘A great Christmas present’: Bemidji Central Elementary students making blankets, scarves for the homeless

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BEMIDJI — Ten-year-old Marcus Boe wonders if he should take his blanket for a “test drive.”

Marcus, one of several Central Elementary students making no-sew, or tie, blankets to be donated next month to the homeless, wants to be sure his is going to be warm enough for those who will receive it.


“I want it to be warm,” Marcus said.

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