Team Logo. The Bemidji Axemen were a team in the Indoor Football League. They got their name from Paul Bunyan, a giant lumberjack who lived in the state of Minnesota. In 2016, they changed their name to the Minnesota Axemen. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Bemidji_Axemen?oldid=14474" Categories: Former Indoor League Teams Teams in Minnesota Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.