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Time to respond to reader feedback
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Paul and Babe
October 9, 2016
Northern Lights Corvette Club visits Paul and Babe
Pictured in front of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox are the Northern Lights Corvette Club of Fargo. The group drove to Bemidji with their corvettes...
October 9, 2016 - 10:22am
September 15, 2016
Paul's paint job (with video)
Dan Plante, owner of Dan's Decorating, applies a new coat of red paint to the Paul Bunyan statue Wednesday afternoon. Plante powerwashed the...
September 15, 2016 - 9:09am
June 23, 2015
It didn't take long: Reconstruction at Paul and Babe
June 23, 2015 - 7:30pm
OUT AND ABOUT: Partial to the pair: Local woman has impressive collection of Paul and Babe memorabilia
BEMIDJI -- Most Bemidjians have a photo of themselves or a family member or friend with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. But Julia Dancker...
June 23, 2015 - 9:17am
June 22, 2015
Park adjustments total more than $65,000: City Council approves changes to plaza in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI—The 2014 financial audit was the first item on the agenda at a special work session Monday for the Bemidji City Council, but Paul...
June 22, 2015 - 10:20pm
June 17, 2015
Boulder removal around Paul and Babe could start next week: City officials to meet again to address adjustments, costs
BEMIDJI -- The tree stump, mound and boulders that stirred a Paul Bunyan-sized controversy may be gone as soon as next week. The removal...
June 17, 2015 - 4:46pm
June 10, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rocks at Paul and Babe create safety questions
As I see the progress to the remake of our Paul and Babe and read the comments about taking pictures, etc., I cannot help but wonder if any of those doing the planning and construction are in the least concerned about safety of those visiting the new park. Those large rocks I see...
June 10, 2015 - 11:44pm
City Council to discuss work around Paul and Babe statues Monday
BEMIDJI -- After concern was expressed by residents, city officials have decided to delay pouring concrete around the new mound in front of the...
June 10, 2015 - 6:02pm
June 25, 2014
Paul and Babe in “best landmark” contest
BEMIDJI -- Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox have been selected for a “Best Quirky Landmark” by USA Today 10 Best. To vote and see...
June 25, 2014 - 3:57pm
January 23, 2014
MNsure to axe Paul and Babe ad campaign
BEMIDJI — The comedic and controversial MNsure health insurance exchange ads featuring legendary characters Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox are about to fade into legend themselves. MNsure spokesperson John Reich said Thursday although Paul and Babe would remain the symbols of...
January 23, 2014 - 11:37pm
August 22, 2013
Letter: Bemidji should take advantage of the free PR
I cannot believe the big ado over MNsure's use of good old Paul and Babe. Lighten up and take advantage of the free public relations. We should put a temporary cast on Paul and send pictures all over the world. It would show that not only are we Minnesota Nice, we are Bemidjians who...
August 22, 2013 - 11:59pm
August 21, 2013
Letter: MNsure ads should be embraced by the city
Lighten up, Mayor Albrecht. As a Minnesota resident who grew up in Bemidji, too, I am proud of the fame Paul and Babe have brought to the City. I also recognize they are folk legends and not real people. MNsure is going to ensure that over a million "real" people have access to quality...
August 21, 2013 - 11:29pm
Letter: Concentrate on the message, not the shock
Hubbub and controversy; we thrive on it. Personally, I think Paul (Bunyan) and Gaea should take a dance together. Relax a bit folks and concentrate less on the shock and more on the message. Both of these pieces of statuary and their purposes, past and present, intended and inferred,...
August 21, 2013 - 11:27pm
August 20, 2013
Tone softens on Paul and Babe insurance marketing campaign
BEMIDJI -- The interest in Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox as advertising spokesmodels for the state's new health insurance marketplace continued...
August 20, 2013 - 9:47pm
August 2, 2013
Paul and Babe recognized as Best Roadside Attraction in Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Paul and Babe have been named the Best Roadside Attraction in Minnesota by WCCO-TV. The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce was notified...
August 2, 2013 - 12:11am