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Local Documentary Premiers at Twin Cities Film Festival

It’s only five years old, but it’s already making a major splash in the film industry. MovieMaker ranked the Twin Cities Film Festival one of the top 25 coolest film festivals in the world last year. One of the reasons is they cater to a wide variety of moviegoers, including...

In Focus: Wastewater Treatment Facility Mural

After four weeks of work, the gray buildings of the Wastewater Treatment Facility have transformed with a newly completed mural. Local artist Wesley May finished mural is breathing new life into the Bemidji community. May’s piece is called “Protect, Honor, Give Thanks...

In-Focus: First Friday Art Walk In Bemidji Brings Plenty of Art

It’s September 5th, and that means it’s the First Friday Art Walk in Bemidji. For this week’s In-Focus, Sara Mattison gives us a tour of the variety of art featured this month. We start at the Watermark Art Center. “Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground” is a...

In-Focus: Lessons Learned Through Art of Yoga

Pigeon, cobra, and downward dog. These are animals you can find in nature. But they are also names of yoga poses. Yoga is a unique practice that reflects the natural elements of the world around us. For this week’s In-Focus, we explore the art of yoga from an instructor in...

Bemidji Film Crew to Document Story of 80’s Show Madd Frank Presents

He wears Ghoulish make-up, a black hat, white gloves, and a cape. His name is Delray Dvoracek, but many know him as Madd Frank. Madd Frank was the host of a monster movie show that took the airwaves from 1985 to 1995. Even though the show is over, a local film crew in Bemidji is...

In-Focus: Music, Art Showcase Event Highlights Youth

Children and young adults have taken over Park Rapids. The 6th Annual Youth Music and Art Showcase event brings music, dance, and art to the community and it’s all about the youth. It provides young musicians with an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience. This...

In-Focus: International Day Draws Thousands to Concordia Language Villages

Visiting China, Germany, and Spain in one day. That’s what it’s like during International Day at Concordia Language Villages in Bemidji. We explain how participants learn different cultures through activities, food, and of course language. International Day started with a...

In-Focus: Luthier School Opens in Warroad

Making instruments is a rare and valuable skill. Nowadays with the advancement of technology and mass production, it’s hard to find an instrument maker. But for this week’s In-Focus, we discover one man in Warroad who not only makes instruments but also teaches students how. Bob...

In-Focus: New Statue to Bring Honor, Healing to Bemidji

It’s been a long time coming. The Chief Bemidji statue that stood at Library Park in Bemidji for 60 years is once again being replaced. The Native and Non-Native American community are pleased with how the new statue will turn out. The Chief Bemidji Committee believes this new...

In-Focus: Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids Finds a New Home

After 37 years, the Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids is finally moving out of the Old Courthouse. The Nemeth Art Center will be relocating just a few blocks down to the Armory. The City will be getting $2.5 million in bonding to convert that building into an arts and events...

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