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Capitol Christmas Tree

November 7, 2014
Hundreds of students and Blackduck community members surrounded the Capitol Chirstmas Tree on Tuesday to get their signature on the truck. Photo by Jillian Gandsey.
Celebrating U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Day in Blackduck
November 7, 2014 - 12:50pm
November 5, 2014
With the use of two industrial cranes from Christiansen Industiral Developers, the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 88-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest was carefully lowered onto a semi-trailer on Wednesday. The tree now will go to Bemidji State University, where it will be wrapped before it embarks on a 2,000 mile trip to Washington, D.C., where it will  be placed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: The tree to D.C.: Capitol Christmas Tree taken down in Chippewa National Forest
November 5, 2014 - 1:26am
October 25, 2014
Long road starts Wednesday for Capitol Christmas Tree: Tree will come from Chippewa National Forest, visit Bemidji on Sunday
October 25, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 24, 2014
Capitol Christmas Tree to stop in Blackduck Nov. 4
October 24, 2014 - 1:36pm
October 11, 2014
Bemidji plans events around Capitol Christmas Tree
October 11, 2014 - 12:13am
October 3, 2014
All quilted tree skirts that will go to Washington have these patches on them. Photo by Jillian Gandsey.
Blackduck organizations make accessories for Capitol Christmas Tree
October 3, 2014 - 1:45pm
August 18, 2014
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree selected from Chippewa National Forest
August 18, 2014 - 9:41am
May 17, 2014
The Blackduck Future Farmers of America were introduced to one of the nominations for the Capitol Christmas Tree that will be displayed on the Capitol building lawn this year. The potential tree is located in the Chippewa National Forest southeast of Blackduck. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Search for Capitol Christmas Tree underway in Chippewa National Forest
May 17, 2014 - 2:06am