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Paul Bunyan

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
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 2, 2015
Who is 'Paul Bunyon?'
June 2, 2015 - 4:53pm
March 26, 2015
Nik Nerburn, a former Bemidji resident, talks about his film documentary, "In the Shadow of Paul Bunyan" at the Headwaters Film Festival on Thursday at BSU. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
March 26, 2015 - 6:39pm
February 18, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: A beef over Babe brewing with Bangor?
February 18, 2015 - 9:14am
February 16, 2015
On the left is Bemidji's Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues, on the right is the 31-foot tall Paul Bunyan statue in Bangor, Maine. Officials there are looking at the possibility of adding a Babe the Blue Ox statue.
Of Bemidji, Bangor, Bunyan and the Babe: Maine town may build Babe statue to rival Bemidji’s
February 16, 2015 - 9:37am
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