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November 6, 2015
CURLING: Fenson rink goes 1-1 at U.S. Youth Olympic Team Trials
BLAINE — The rink featuring Bemidji’s Riley Fenson went 1-1 after day two of competition Friday night at the 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team Trials for Curling at the Four Seasons Curling Club in Blaine. The Fenson rink, which also features Graem Fenson of Bemidji, Christine McMakin...
November 6, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 5, 2015
CURLING: Fenson rink wins Youth Olympic trials opener
STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The nerves of the first draw of a major competition have been put to rest as six teams of Youth Olympic hopefuls took to the ice this afternoon at the Four Seasons Curling Club in Blaine, Minn., as the 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team Trials for Curling got underway. And...
November 5, 2015 - 10:24pm
April 20, 2015
CURLING: Olympic medalist Fenson stops coaching, will return to competition in 2015
STEVENS POINT, Wis. — Pete Fenson is setting aside his coaching gear. For now, at least. The Bemidji native and Olympic bronze medalist announced...
April 20, 2015 - 10:54pm
April 6, 2015
CURLING: Bemidji team takes fifth at U18 international tourney
EDMONTON, ALBERTA — Four teen curlers from Bemidji went end-for-end against some of the best junior curlers in the world as Minnesota took fifth at the Optimist U18 International Championships this weekend. Team skip Riley Fenson and his teammates Graem Fenson, Zach Erickson and...
April 6, 2015 - 11:22pm
March 25, 2015
Bemidji Curling Club annual dinner Saturday
BEMIDJI -- An end-of-year event for the Bemidji Curling Club will take place Saturday at the Club, 1230 23rd St. NW. League playdown games will go on throughout the day, with finals in the afternoon. Following the finals will be cocktails, dinner and a presentation of awards. Dinner...
March 25, 2015 - 5:41pm
March 18, 2015
CURLING: Bemidji curlers to represent Midwest in international tournament
BEMIDJI — Four local junior curlers will represent the Midwest in the 2015 Optimist U18 International Curling Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from April 1-5. Riley Fenson will be the skip of the Minnesota team with his cousin Graem Fenson and fellow Bemidji natives...
March 18, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 20, 2015
Thief doesn’t have a heart of ‘stone’: Guilty conscience prompts return of curling rock
BEMIDJI -- The (emotional) weight was apparently too much to bear. A 42-pound curling rock stolen during the Winterfest on Lake Bemidji...
February 20, 2015 - 3:38pm
February 10, 2015
$500 curling rock stolen from outdoor tournament
BEMIDJI -- A curling rock worth more than $500 was stolen during this past weekend’s Winterfest on Lake Bemidji Curling Bonspiel, local curling...
February 10, 2015 - 8:21pm
February 6, 2015
Winterfest is underway
Curlers Zach Hazelton ( left) and Shane Whiting sweep for teammate Troy Strassburg during the opening night Friday of Winterfest on Lake Bemidji...
February 6, 2015 - 6:47pm
January 31, 2015
Winterfest week is here: Outdoor festival returns on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- After a successful debut last year, Winterfest on Lake Bemidji returns this week. As part of the second Winterfest, WCCO TV in...
January 31, 2015 - 11:48pm
January 2, 2015
VIDEO: Curling: The next generation
BEMIDJI -- In 2002, Kari Erickson was the skip of Team USA and led her nation to fourth place at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Her...
January 2, 2015 - 6:41pm
July 1, 2014
Curling: Pete Fenson switches from curler to coach for USA High Performance Program
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Olympians Pete Fenson of Bemidji and Ann Swisshelm of Chicago have been added to USA Curling's High Performance Program...
July 1, 2014 - 9:17pm
April 3, 2014
Curling: Fenson rink finishes 3-8 at World Championships
BEIJING, China -- The Pete Fenson rink of Bemidji finished 3-8 at the World Men’s Curling Championships and did not qualify for the four-team page playoffs. On Thursday the team dropped its final two games of the round robin, falling 6-4 to Norway and 8-5 to Switzerland. “Without...
April 3, 2014 - 12:04pm
CURLING: Fenson takes 3-6 record into final two games
Pioneer Staff Report firstname.lastname@example.org BEIJING, China — The Pete Fenson rink will close its round robin schedule at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships with Wednesday’s late game against Norway and Thursday’s early-morning contest against Switzerland. Fenson...
April 3, 2014 - 12:09am
April 2, 2014
Curling: Fenson tops Denmark but will not make page playoffs
BEIJING, China -- The Pete Fenson rink will close its round robin schedule at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships with Wednesday’s late game against Norway and Thursday’s early-morning contest against Switzerland. Fenson and his Team USA teammates took a 3-6 record into...
April 2, 2014 - 1:20pm