Weather Forecast

MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER A groundbreaking ceremony for the Country Inn & Suites hotel and Cowboy Jacks restaurant was held Wednesday near the Sanford Center. Shown left, Christopher Campbell, director of development for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Pam and Tripp Snyder of Bay Ridge Properties International, Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Lee Fundanet of Bay Ridge.

Project is shovel-ready: Groundbreaking held for new hotel, restaurant to be connected to Sanford Center

Email News Alerts

BEMIDJI -- Referencing the old "it takes a village" adage, Mayor Rita Albrecht quipped Wednesday that "it takes a village to raise up a hotel."


Albrecht was speaking at groundbreaking ceremonies for a Country Inn & Suites, which will be connected to the Sanford Center on the south shore of Lake Bemidji.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.