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Bemidji is a city in Minnesota. It is the unofficial home of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.

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  1. Bemidji considers itself the home of Paul Bunyan, the mythical lumberjack.
  2. Bemidji is the birthplace of NFL Hall of Fame tight end Dave Casper and actress Jane Russell.
  3. Bemidji is considered the curling capital of the United States.
  4. Bemidji lies on the south west shore of Lake Bemidji, the northernmost lake feeding the Mississippi River and as such is deemed "the first city on the Mississippi".
  5. Bemidji has 400 lakes within 25 miles, 500 miles of snowmobile trails and 99 miles of cross country ski trails.

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