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May 19, 2014
The Paul Bunyan statue on Highway 34 in Akeley, Minn., is  in need of repair and restoration. The city would like to make the repairs a priority in 2014.
Akeley, Minn., begins tourism effort as part of statewide project
May 19, 2014 - 8:30am
April 18, 2014
The new ad campaign to attract tourists to Minnesota makes light of the number of lakes its known for having.
Minnesota launches new ad campaign
April 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
March 30, 2014
DL lodging tax brings in visitors
March 30, 2014 - 2:00pm
August 2, 2013
Paul and Babe have been named the Best Roadside Attraction in Minnesota by WCCO-TV. BEMIDJI PIONEER FILE PHOTO.
Paul and Babe honored as top roadside attraction
August 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
July 7, 2013
Summer visitors: Review MN AIS laws
July 7, 2013 - 9:00am
House votes to block study of border-crossing fee
June 7, 2013 - 9:04am
February 27, 2013
Lobbyist Joel Carlson and Hackensack, Minn., resort owner Mark Novotney tell a House committee Tuesday that more state tourism marketing money would help resorts.
Lawmakers consider doubling Minnesota tourism budget
February 27, 2013 - 9:08am
July 21, 2010
Mountain would bring jobs, visitors
July 21, 2010 - 10:47am
July 15, 2009
The water fights today are the beginning of a full schedule of water carnival events through the weekend.
Lots to do this week in the lakes area
July 15, 2009 - 12:40pm
July 8, 2009
A big crowd turned out for the fireworks Saturday evening
A calm, sunny Fourth in DL
July 8, 2009 - 11:36am
Noemi Aylesworth, owner of the Cabin Coffee House & Café, holds a table tent listing the seven major Red Lake Nation clans in Ojibwe and English. Hers is the first business to go bilingual, but nine others have committed to the movement suggested by Shared Vision. (Molly Miron/Bemidji Pioneer)
Ojibwe language: Bemidji businesses adopt bilingual signage
July 8, 2009 - 10:49am
July 7, 2009
Jess Beecher died due to complications from epilepsy on July 17, 2007. Her parents, Jason and Amy Beecher of West Fargo, and brother Noah, will be visiting over a dozen national parks and monuments throughout the West while on a 21-day journey where Jason will take photos that will be for sale to raise money to help support the battle against epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis.
Journey for Jess helping the battle against epilepsy
July 7, 2009 - 8:59am
July 3, 2009
Betty Abbott positions an owl scarecrow in Abbie's Acres Berry Farm east of Bemidji. She and her husband, Steve, left, have been in the U-Pick business for strawberries and raspberries for about four years. As is the case with other area U-Pick berry patches - Ter-Lee Gardens near Bagley and Mistic Berry Farm in Nebish - the strawberries are just beginning to ripen. (Monte Draper/Bemidji Pioneer)
Cool weather delays strawberrry picking time
July 3, 2009 - 3:07pm
From 1880s, Detroit Lakes has drawn a crowd for Independence Day
July 3, 2009 - 12:18pm
July 1, 2009
Ron and Carol Windels of New York Mills stand with their restored 1968 Firebird convertible, one of about 10 cars they will bring to town this Saturday for the Classic Car Show on Main as part of the 125th "Blast From the Past" community celebration.
'Blast From the Past' set to rock New York Mills
July 1, 2009 - 10:39am