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The final round of the 16th Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival had an unexpected shakeup, which led to the first-time team The Need for Giga-Speed claiming the championship.
For some, cornhole is a sport, an affair to be taken seriously and practiced diligently. To others, it’s a leisure activity, one best enjoyed with a beverage – or two, or three – in hand.
From far and near, family members of the 1212 Crew have traveled to compete in the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival races for over 12 years, but the race is more than just winning to them.
In addition to feeding their resort guests, Bob and Helen Kohl hosted community dinners for major holidays, serving up nearly 250 meals in four seatings.

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It would, however, be premature to pronounce it dead.
The Perseid Meteor Shower is the most popular of the year.
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Droves of dragon boat teams and spectators gathered near Library Park for the Parade of Teams, to signify the official start of the 16th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival on Friday evening.
Ukraine's state nuclear power company Energoatom blamed Russia for the damage at the Zaporizhzhia power station, Europe's largest. Earlier this week, the United Nations nuclear watchdog appealed for access to the plant, which Washington says Russia is using as a battlefield shield.

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Elle Bush, a 2022 graduate of Bemidji High School and a two-year varsity starter on the BHS girls soccer team, committed to the Northwestern women’s soccer program on Tuesday during a signing ceremony at the high school.

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