Name a Snowplow contest complete, Bemidji area will see “Plow Bunyan” on the roads

MnDOT’s “Name A Snowplow” contest has come to a close, and the specially-named plow for MnDOT’s District 2, headquartered in Bemidji, will of course be Plow Bunyan.

The seven other winners are “Plowy McPlowFace,” “Ope, Just Gonna Plow Right Past Ya,” “Duck Duck Orange Truck” “Snowbi Wan Kenobi” “F. Salt Fitzgerald,” “Darth Blader,” and “The Truck Formerly Known As Plow.”

Over 122,000 votes were cast for the top eight snowplow names, with “Plowy McPlowFace” a clear winner at over 65,000 votes.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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