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Bemidji Pioneer Sports Editor Jim Carrington will celebrate 50 years on the job Saturday by covering a Bemidji High School girls basketball game and also writing about several other BHS sporting events taking place that day. (Monte Draper/Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji Pioneer sports editor looks back on 50 years with the newspaper

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BEMIDJI - Pioneer Sports Editor Jim Carrington recently heard of a sports editor in Palm Beach, Fla., who had been on the job for 75 years and still was working full time at the age of 93.


"I said, 'Well, there's my goal,'" said the 80-year-old Bemidji icon.

Carrington, who celebrates his 50th anniversary with the Pioneer on Saturday, has no set plans for retirement.

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