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Adam Barnhardt, spokesman for the Bemidji Axemen Indoor Football League team, inspects the new football turf that arrived at the Sanford Center on Monday. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

A turf first: Crews installing Axemen playing turf will make up the rules as they go along

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BEMIDJI — Although they’ve yet to play a game, the new Bemidji Axemen IFL team is already bringing in the green to the Sanford Center.


Green turf, that is.

The team announced the turf’s arrival on social media Monday, posting a picture of a semi-trailer moving it into the Sanford Center’s storage space.

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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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