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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
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PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
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MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
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March 21, 2014
Indoor football: Nebraska rallies to stop Axemen
BEMIDJI — Leading by 10 points late in the third quarter, the Bemidji Axemen looked to be in perfect position to avenge an early season loss...
March 21, 2014 - 11:26pm
March 7, 2014
Story captivates students
Caesar Rodiguez was one of eight members of the Bemidji Axeman football team who spent the morning reading to the first-grade classes at JW Smith...
March 7, 2014 - 12:10am
March 1, 2014
Indoor football: Axemen lose to Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb — The Nebraska Danger spotted Bemidji a 7-0 lead when Maurice Patterson caught a pass from Hunter Wanket but the home team controlled play the rest of the way and cruised past the Axemen 43-19 Saturday. Bemidji fell to 1-1 and will hope to regain its winning ways...
March 1, 2014 - 9:48pm
February 21, 2014
AXEMEN: Regular season campaign begins today
BEMIDJI — Tonight, it begins for real. After a pair of exhibitions against the Cedar Rapids Titans, the Bemidji Axemen kick off their inaugural...
February 21, 2014 - 10:59pm
February 12, 2014
IFL: Axemen elated with debut; team has preseason rematch with Cedar Rapids Saturday
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Axemen head coach Robert Fuller wasn’t sure what to expect when the franchise made its Indoor Football League debut last weekend against Cedar Rapids at the Sanford Center. By the end of the evening, however, Fuller was elated with the crowd’s response and...
February 12, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 7, 2014
IFL: Axemen fall to Cedar Rapids 40-32 but win over fans in debut
BEMIDJI — Loud music, Native American dancers, a primer urging fan participation, motorcycles leading the Paul Bunyan-clad cheerleaders onto...
February 7, 2014 - 11:50pm
Axemen bring the sound and fury: Bemidji plays first-ever IFL game
BEMIDJI -- The inaugural Bemidji Axemen game Friday may have given the opening ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi a run for their...
February 7, 2014 - 9:56pm
February 5, 2014
With an Axe to grind! Axemen to debut Friday
BEMIDJI -- Anticipation for the debut of Bemidji's first-ever professional sports franchise has reached its apex. The Bemidji Axemen introduce...
February 5, 2014 - 6:58pm
February 1, 2014
Ahead of the game: Axemen players, trainers take brain injuries seriously, take baseline tests Friday
Bethany Wesley firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI — You’d expect two dozen professional football players to be doing something more physical...
February 1, 2014 - 12:47am
January 20, 2014
VIDEO: A partner in the Palace: Casino lands naming rights for field for Bemidji Axemen
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen will play their first game on Palace Casino Field inside the Sanford Center Feb. 7. Team president Chris Kokalis announced the Axemen's partnership with the casino/hotel, owned by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, in a press conference Monday afternoon....
January 20, 2014 - 6:32pm
January 18, 2014
Axemen to announce turf naming rights partner
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Axemen officials will hold a press conference 3 p.m. Monday at the Sanford Center to announce the naming rights partner for the team’s turf. The Axemen is Bemidji’s team in the Indoor Football League. The season begins Feb. 7 when the Axemen host Cedar Rapids...
January 18, 2014 - 7:03pm
January 14, 2014
A turf first: Crews installing Axemen playing turf will make up the rules as they go along
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...
January 14, 2014 - 11:30pm
December 3, 2013
Axemen sign four more players
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen indoor football team said Tuesday they had signed four additional players to their roster, defensive lineman...
December 3, 2013 - 2:03pm
October 22, 2013
Axemen to hold tryouts in St. Paul
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen indoor football team will hold its first public tryouts in St. Paul in late November. Tryouts will be...
October 22, 2013 - 3:32pm
October 18, 2013
Axemen schedule announced
BEMIDJI -- The new Bemidji Axemen released its 2014 Indoor Football League schedule on Friday. The Axemen will play eight home games...
October 18, 2013 - 3:27pm