Sanford Center Details 2016 Plan

Sanford Center officials have ideas for ways they can improve the facility in the next fiscal year. They’ll need to get approval from the Bemidji city council before moving forward with their plans, but changes could be coming to the the building’s structure. They...

In Focus: Little Big Town in Bemidji

Country act Little Big Town kicks off the American leg of their Painkiller tour at the Sanford Center in Bemidji.
Posted On Oct. 9 2015

Community Spotlight: Color for Recovery 5K

Saturday was windy, but that didn’t stop people from coming out to support a local effort to raise awareness about chemical substance addiction. The event, put on by the Student Mission Team at the Evangelical Covenant Church of Bemidji was called the Color for Recovery 5K,...

Mathews Takes Manager Role

Bemidji is now the third city government in which Nate Mathews has held a leadership position. He’s been responsible for important projects in both previous Minnesota cities and has some plans for the future. Find out more about the story here.

Sanford Center Tax Idea

Paying for the Sanford Center’s operating costs has never been an easy task, and help from taxpayers has always been needed. A new idea was introduced at the Sanford Center Open House that would create a hospitality tax, which would be connected with out-of-town tourism....

Sanford Center Hosts First Powwow

Three different tribal nations came to the Sanford Center in order to share their culture with government officials and the public. Find out more about what happened during the powwow here.

Bemidji Jaycees: Home, Sports and Travel Show Positively Impacts Community

The season is changing, that means it’s time to shed off that winter coat and spring into action.  And what better place to start than at the 37th Annual Bemidji Jaycees Home, Sports, and Travel Show. From television sets, boats, to brand new cars, anything home, sports,...

3-Ring Circus Arrives in Bemidji

  For the first in Bemidji, a 3-ring circus is in town.  We caught up with the entertainers who were setting up just several hours before show time Wednesday night. BMX bike stunts, aerial acts and animal tricks will be some of the shows performed in the Aad Shrine Circus at...

Sanford Center in Bemidji Reaches Goal of 500,000 Customers

  500,000 customers.  That’s how many patrons the Sanford Center in Bemidji has served since it opened doors three years ago.  We explore how last weekend’s events helped reach the Center’s half-a-million goal. Country star singer Jake Owen wasn’t the only one entertaining...

In-Focus: Sanford Center Brings Arts to Entertainment

  It’s a light saber show on stage. The unique theater performance, Lightwire Theater,  is part of the Sanford Center’s efforts to bring more performing arts to the Bemidji community. For the first time, the Sanford Center is taking their entertainment outside...
Posted On Jan. 24 2014
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