Authorities say someone shot up the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox signs along the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway with a rifle. Nearly all the signs along the walking trail near Brainerd were also shot.
Paul Bunyan statue in Brainerd to get facelift
A familiar mug in Brainerd is getting a facelift. The city's chamber of commerce says the Paul Bunyan statue at the Brainerd Lakes Area Welcome Center is getting refurbished after six years and thousands of climbing visitors. The center says 133,000 visitors have come through its doors this year, and many of them get pictures with the Bunyan statue.