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Lumberjack legend celebrated in Akeley

Future farmers Wyatt Wicks and Levi Lelm of Nevis drove in aboard a tractor hauling farm animals. The Bunyan Days events included homespun fun - games galore, a fishing contest, parades, music, turtle races, a tractor pull, car show and markets. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

The 67th annual Akeley Paul Bunyan Days was graced with grand weather, kids enjoying the festivities. 

Makai Brassington, 5, of Minneapolis, above, arrived as Uncle Sam for the Kiddie Parade.

 Madisyn Burgoyne of rural Akeley heads down the bouncy house.  

Anna and Bob Winner

Anna and Bob, 4, Winner, of Akeley, attempt to lure a lunker to the line in the kids’ fishing tourney.

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