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MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER Aaron Hendren and Brian Hendren of Cobalt Construction of St. Paul, dig Monday to find electrical and water lines at Chet Anderson Stadium at Bemidji State University before the old grass surface is torn out starting Tuesday to make room for a new FielfTurf, multi-use complex for football and soccer.

A Field(Turf) of dreams for BSU

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BEMIDJI -- Phase one of the Chet Anderson Stadium's facelift is starting.

Work began Monday on the 74-year-old Bemidji State football stadium, where workers prepared to rip up the current natural grass and install a new synthetic playing surface -- FieldTurf Revolution.


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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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