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Bemidji

(bəmĭj`ē), city (1990 pop. 11,245), seat of Beltrami co., N central Minn., on lakes Bemidji and Irving, through which flows the Mississippi River; inc. 1896. It is in a summer and winter resort and sport fishing area; tourism is the major industry. The city is also a trade and marketing center for the dairy farms of the region. Manufactures include building materials, textiles, trusses, beverages, consumer goods, and wood products. On the lakeshore stands an 18-ft (5.5-m) figure of Paul BunyanBunyan, Paul,
legendary American lumberjack. He was the hero of a series of "tall tales" popular through the timber country from Michigan westward. Bunyan was known for his fantastic strength and gigantic size.
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 and his ox. Bemidji State Univ. is there.
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Magness of Bemidji, Minnesota has been recognized as a Top Executive for two consecutive years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education.
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