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Bryce Oakes models one of two Rick Santorum sweaters Jan. 19 being produced by the Bemidji Woolen Mills while store owner Bill Batchelder holds the other sweater. The sweaters are professionally knit in the warehouse, hand sewn, steamed and then shipped from the Bemidji business. MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER FILE PHOTO

Sweater vest provides 'surreal' appeal: Santorum notes Bemidji, manufacturer in concession speech

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BEMIDJI - Rick Santorum may have bowed out Tuesday as a Republican presidential candidate, but he didn't forget where he's been.

The former Pennsylvania senator, who trailed Mitt Romney as a distant second for the GOP nomination, made specific reference to Bemidji and Bemidji Woolen Mills, the manufacturer of his campaign's popular sweater vest.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and swagner@gfherald.com. Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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