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...

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 04 Feb 2014

“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...

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