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“Breaking Bad’s” Bob Odenkirk has been cast as Bill Olson, a Bemidji sheriff’s deputy in the new FX series "Fargo" based on the movie of the same name. (AVC club)

Bemidji goes Hollywood in ‘Fargo’

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BEMIDJI — Murder, mayhem and really bad Minnesota accents brought national attention to the Midwest 17 years ago in the movie “Fargo.” The plot doth thicken don’t ya know — FX will be releasing a “Fargo” television series in 2014.


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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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