Weather Forecast


Paul Bunyan

January 18, 2018
play button
Skol Bemidji: Fans chant at Paul and Babe
January 18, 2018 - 5:38pm
January 17, 2018
Skol chant to be held at Paul and Babe
January 17, 2018 - 3:48pm
Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Appears On ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’
August 17, 2017 - 8:11pm
June 28, 2017
Children and caretakers from Creative Kids Child Care of Baudette stopped for a photo with Paul Bunyan on Wednesday in honor of National Paul Bunyan Day. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Lore of the Lumberjack: National Paul Bunyan Day celebrated in the legend’s hometown
June 28, 2017 - 4:15pm
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
July 19, 2016
Clarissa Sletten battles other trainers' Pokemon to take control of a gym while playing Pokemon Go Tuesday near the "Chief Bemidji" statue in downtown Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Paul the Pokestop: Pokemon Go craze alive and well in Bemidji
July 19, 2016 - 8:26pm
June 20, 2016
David Ward, left, holds up Paul Bunyan's pacifier before Kirk and Mary Miller during the "Paul Bunyan: Loggin' Legends and Lore" presentation on Monday evening at the Bemidji Public Library. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Tales of the logging legend: Paul Bunyan presentation given at library Monday
June 20, 2016 - 8:05pm
May 27, 2016
Illustration by Gary Meader  (Forum News Service)
Tall tales of the Paul Bunyan were first written down in Duluth
May 27, 2016 - 4:05pm
March 23, 2016
Jackson Dewar, a kindergarten student at St. Philip’s, explains the mustache on his Paul Bunyan caricatures Wednesday at the Tourist Information Center.  (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Plenty of Pauls: Kindergartners decorate Tourist Information Center
March 23, 2016 - 7:43pm
January 25, 2016
Kami Bitker, 6, is hoisted up by Paul Bunyan Elementary kindergarten teacher Teresa Koleta to place a birthday crown on Karl Salscheider, dressed as Paul Bunyan on Monday. Both Bitker and Paul Bunyan celebrated birthdays Monday. (According to some legends, Paul was born in 1834.) (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Happy Birthday, Paul Bunyan!
January 25, 2016 - 7:39pm
September 28, 2015
The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department said that concrete pouring at Paul Bunyan Park could be completed by Thursday. The area in front of the iconic statues of Paul and Babe sparked controversy this summer when original plans for renovations called for an earthen mound in front of the famous lumberjack and his trusted ox. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Paul and Babe's park taking shape
September 28, 2015 - 7:18pm
June 29, 2015
Bemidjians gathered Sunday to take a photo for National Paul Bunyan Day for inclusion in a Minnesota Public Radio listing. (Brityn Kiser | Bemidji Pioneer)
National Paul Bunyan Day
June 29, 2015 - 3:27pm
June 26, 2015
Sunday is National Paul Bunyan Day. While other communities may claim to be the birthplace of the legendary lumberjack, locals know the true home of Paul and Babe is in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
No question about it: Bemidji is birthplace of Bunyan. Sunday is National Paul Bunyan Day
June 26, 2015 - 11:59pm
June 23, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Respect the process
June 23, 2015 - 9:07am
June 10, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rocks at Paul and Babe create safety questions
June 10, 2015 - 11:44pm