Mayor Richard Lehmann, left, and Bemidji City Councilor Jerry Downs listen as U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, center, praises Terry McGaughey for his 26 years of work in developing of the Paul Bunyan Trail. Oberstar and 50 cyclists rode Thursday the new 11.5-mile paved section of the trail to Guthrie. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Paul Bunyan Trail closer to completion
Work begins Aug. 17 to pave the Paul Bunyan Trail from Walker to Guthrie, making it a nearly contiguous 110-mile trail from Brainerd to Bemidji.
A ribbon-cutting was held Thursday for the latest complete segment -- from Bemidji to Guthrie -- featuring U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, DFL-8th District.
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