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Logging Days hosts a large variety of horses used to pull the wagons around the festival but even they need a rest. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Logging Days history

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Logging Days was first organized in 1983 by Earle and Leonard Dickingson and Ben Rajala “to honor and preserve the heritage of lumberjacks and early logging in Minnesota.” The Dickinson family, with help from many volunteers, continues to follow the late Earle Dickinson’s legacy to


keep the midwinter celebration alive.

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