Big Ole to leave Alexandria?
Alexandria's famous Big Ole Viking statue will sneak out of town this weekend to go to Bemidji where he'll attend the 75th birthday of his buddy, Paul Bunyan.
Conservation Minnesota distributed a tongue-in-cheek "news release" Tuesday that contained the Big Ole scoop as a way to promote Bemidji's Legacy Destination Weekend, June 15-17.
Here's the full release:
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