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Paul Bunyan Park renovations delayed; Construction to start after Water Carnival, Dragon Boat Festival, officials say

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BEMIDJI -- Tourists and local Paul and Babe lovers will have access to the iconic statues unrestricted by renovations to Paul Bunyan Park -- at least until August.


Marcia Larson, Bemidji Parks and Recreation director, said although construction was previously scheduled to start in July, it will now start after the Dragon Boat Festival the first weekend in August.

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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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