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The mother-daughter teams of Carol and Chelsea Lauderbaugh and Pam and Hannah Stull, dressed in KISS costumes, take the Brrrmidji Plunge on Saturday as part of Winterfest on Lake Bemidji. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)

Shivers, sticks and stones: Brrrmidji Plunge, pond hockey and outdoor curling all part of Winterfest (photo gallery)

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BEMIDJI -- Smooth Scottish stones sailed across the iced surface of Lake Bemidji for the first time in more than 80 years this weekend.


Curling has returned to Bemidji’s winter festival.

Bemidji is, after all, Curling Capitol USA; it only makes sense that an outdoor curling Bonspiel would highlight Winterfest on Lake Bemidji.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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