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August 14, 2017
Farmer Wade Strand, of Mitchell, is contracted by the city of Mitchell for the corn used for the Corn Palace murals. Strand said about six weeks ago he wasn't sure if there would be corn to harvest to replace out the murals, but said things have picked up in recent weeks with the rain and anticipates having enough corn. Matt Gade / Forum News Serviceplay button
SD's Corn Palace says it learned a lesson as drought nearly ditches mural plans
August 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 23, 2017
People on a mine tour on the 27th level of the mine board a train  at  Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Soudan Thursday aftenoon. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
Minnesota mining's place in American history
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
May 30, 2017
Grahams Island State Park on Devils Lake in North Dakota.
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 10, 2017
Dave Hoops
Hoops on Hops: Beer tourism a growing trend on all levels
May 10, 2017 - 8:30am
March 20, 2017
Tourists and visitors crowd the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument (C) with the U.S. Capitol in the background, in the days prior to Donald J. Trump's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
The sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty in New York's Harbor as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo
U.S. tourism sector faces squeeze of strong dollar, Trump travel ban
March 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
February 21, 2017
The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle along the North Kawishiwi River on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of BWCAW
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
February 21, 2017 - 7:26pm
October 26, 2016
TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
October 26, 2016 - 6:33pm
July 27, 2016
Welcome aboard a bigger board: Advisory board for Visit Bemidji could reach 14
July 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Ellie Mlynar, 2, points up to Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox during a visit on Monday. Mlynar, from Devils Lake, N.D., was passing through Bemidji with her father, Kyle Mlynar, and sister, Macy Mlynar. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
PAUL AND BABE: A giant day for Bemidji's lumberjack
June 27, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 24, 2016
VISIT BEMIDJI: Task force narrows focus for Visit Bemidji's future
June 24, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 22, 2016
TOURISM: Visit Bemidji board considers staff increase for tourism organization
June 22, 2016 - 6:59pm
July 30, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Timing of Paul Bunyan Park project questioned
July 30, 2015 - 1:44am
June 4, 2015
A controversy over the new Paul Bunyan Park design, specifically in front of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues, had several local residents concerned if there is enough room to clearly photograph the famous statues. On Thursday, Marcia Larson (foreground left) and Mayor Rita Albrecht assure City Council member Dave Larson (left) and City Manager Nate Mathews that the design will work for photographs.  (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer) play button
VIDEO: Not picture perfect? Residents express concerns about new area in front of Paul and Babe
June 4, 2015 - 7:47pm