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Winterfest on Lake Bemidji

It was a celebration of the winter season in Bemidji on Friday and Saturday on Lake Bemidji with curling, and a Brrmidji plunge put on by the Bemidji Jaycees.  
Posted On Feb. 8 2016

Community Spotlight: Winterfest 2015

Winterfest 2015 featured turkey bowling, curling, and the Brrrmidji Polar Plunge!
Posted On Feb. 10 2015
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Bemidji Winterfest Preview

The Bemidji Winterfest may only be in its infancy, but that and cold temperatures haven’t stopped anyone from enjoying a day on the ice. What started 6 years ago as a simple pond hockey tournament has morphed in to a sight to see on Lake Bemidji. And with nicer weather this...

In-Focus: The Culture of Curling Returns to Lake Bemidji

  It’s curling at its core. The iconic winter sport returns to Lake Bemidji for the first time in 82-years for the 2014 “Winterfest on Lake Bemidji.” Back in 1932, the original Winterfest on Lake Bemidji introduced the small city to its two most famous...
Posted On Feb. 7 2014
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Northwoods Adventure: Ice Car Racing at Crosslake’s Winterfest 2014

  Drivers as young as 9-years-old built their own cars to race in this year’s Ice Car Racing competition at Crosslake’s Winterfest. These tough-skinned drivers drove on both studded and rubber wheels to race for a win, but each type of car had to have its own strategy.
Posted On Feb. 4 2014
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“Winterfest” Returns to Bemidji

  Bemidji is bringing a bit of the past to present. Officials announced the return of “Winterfest,” a tradition that began in the early 1930s. The winter festival was known for bringing Paul Bunyan and curling to the city. Bemidji organizations will combine...
Posted On Dec. 16 2013
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