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The Sanford Center marquee and traffic lights at the intersection of Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast and First Street East were powerless for several minutes Monday afternoon, as a widespread power outage occurred at several locations around Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Delaney Daly

Heat wave lingers: Residents, businesses, fire officials affected by heat Monday

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Even Bemidji, a city known for its wintry climate, has not been able to escape the unrelenting heat that has hit the Midwest.

Since June 1, there have been 11 days of temperatures exceeding 85 degrees. Temperatures in the high 70s and upper 80s have been consecutively present since July 15, causing people in Bemidji clamoring for ways to stay cool.


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