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Looking northwest from the south shore of Lake Bemidji shows the old Midway Drive area and Mississippi River bridge connecting the area with historic downtown. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

South shore goes full circle

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When the Bemidji Regional Event Center opens next year, the Lake Bemidji south shore will have come full circle from an industrial site to a culture and entertainment venue.


The site will effectively extend the downtown area across the prize-winning Mississippi River Bridge, through the Old Midway Drive area to the south shore.

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