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Paul and Babe

September 15, 2016
Dan Plante, owner of Dan's Decorating, applies a new coat of red paint to Paul Bunyan Wednesday afternoon. Plante sandblasted the statute and applied a coat of primer before painting Paul’s red shirt. Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneerplay button
Paul's paint job (with video)
September 15, 2016 - 9:09am
June 23, 2015
Construction workers at Paul Bunyan Park didn’t wait long to get started on the reconstruction of the area in front of the statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox on Tuesday. On Monday night, the Bemidji City Council voted to remove a raised earthen mound, a tree stump and boulders that were part of the Paul Bunyan Park renovation design project. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
It didn't take long: Reconstruction at Paul and Babe
June 23, 2015 - 7:30pm
Julia Dancker has an impressive collection of Paul and Babe memorabilia including several buttons featuring the pair, postcards, 
photos and advertisements. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
OUT AND ABOUT: Partial to the pair: Local woman has impressive collection of Paul and Babe memorabilia
June 23, 2015 - 9:17am
June 22, 2015
At Monday's work session, the Bemidji City Council discussed and approved funding changes to the design in front of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues as part of the overall Paul Bunyan Park renovation project. (Pioneer file photo)
Park adjustments total more than $65,000: City Council approves changes to plaza in front of Paul and Babe
June 22, 2015 - 10:20pm
June 17, 2015
The Bemidji City Council voted 5-2 at Monday's meeting to remove the boulders, mound and stump from the area in front of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Boulder removal around Paul and Babe could start next week: City officials to meet again to address adjustments, costs
June 17, 2015 - 4:46pm
June 10, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rocks at Paul and Babe create safety questions
June 10, 2015 - 11:44pm
Last week, city officials visited the construction site that surrounds the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
City Council to discuss work around Paul and Babe statues Monday
June 10, 2015 - 6:02pm
June 25, 2014
Paul and Babe in “best landmark” contest
June 25, 2014 - 3:57pm
January 23, 2014
MNsure to axe Paul and Babe ad campaign
January 23, 2014 - 11:37pm
August 22, 2013
Letter: Bemidji should take advantage of the free PR
August 22, 2013 - 11:59pm
August 21, 2013
Letter: MNsure ads should be embraced by the city
August 21, 2013 - 11:29pm
Letter: Concentrate on the message, not the shock
August 21, 2013 - 11:27pm
August 20, 2013
Tone softens on Paul and Babe insurance marketing campaign
August 20, 2013 - 9:47pm
August 2, 2013
Paul and Babe have been named the Best Roadside Attraction in Minnesota by WCCO-TV.
Paul and Babe recognized as Best Roadside Attraction in Minnesota
August 2, 2013 - 12:11am