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dragon boat festival
August 4, 2016
WCCO: Live from Bemidji!
WCCO-TV anchors Amelia Santaniello (left) and Liz Collin (right) broadcast live in front of Lake Bemidji during the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat...
August 4, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 28, 2015
Dragon Boat Festival begins: Lack of parking may be difficult
BEMIDJI -- With the cornhole tournament set for Thursday, the Dondelinger Sprint Cup and Opening Ceremonies on Friday and the Dragon Boat Races Saturday, the rest of this week is a busy one on the Lake Bemidji Waterfront. All the festivities surrounding the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat...
July 28, 2015 - 10:17pm
September 7, 2014
Back from the brink: A month after his near-fatal heart attack at Dragon Boat Festival, Ron Johnson opens up
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji City Council member Ron Johnson leads a very public life. In addition to 14 years at City Hall, he's spent more than 30...
September 7, 2014 - 1:49am
August 2, 2014
Breaking records: Second annual Dondelinger GM Sprint Cup features 7 teams
BEMIDJI -- It was a record breaking Friday night for the Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival. More than 60 teams paraded through the Lake Bemidji...
August 2, 2014 - 1:02am
July 28, 2014
When the boats come in: Activities start Wednesday for the Dragon Boat Festival
Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer (From left) Race organizers and volunteers Scott Turn and Dennis Johnson, along with Ken Nye of Diversified Builders...
July 28, 2014 - 10:47pm
August 3, 2013
John Hageman column: A little wet and very sore
BEMIDJI --EMDASH-- My first experience in a dragon boat was a humbling one. I came into this past week thinking that the countless times paddling...
August 3, 2013 - 9:09pm
It takes a village. . .; Dragon Boat teams personalize their spots
BEMIDJI -- Resembling a parking lot at a college football tailgate event, the Team Village area at the 2013 Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival...
August 3, 2013 - 9:06pm
HydraHeads = H-3-O; local team wins third Dragon Boat title since 2009
BEMIDJI -- For the HydraHeads, it was a day of firsts and thirds. For the third time since 2009, the team, captained by Mark Walters, won the...
August 3, 2013 - 9:03pm
Parade of teams opens Dragon Boat Festival
The Dragon Boat Festival got under way on Friday evening with a parade of teams and a new event "Sprint Races." The races begin at 9 a.m. today....
August 3, 2013 - 12:25am
Dragon Boat Festival: Canadians win first Dondelinger GM Sprint Cup
BEMIDJI — The wind was blowing in favor of the dragon-boaters Friday evening on Lake Bemidji for the first ever Dondelinger GM Sprint Cup in the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival. The race was divided into two heats, each heat made of three races with three boats per race. Nine...
August 3, 2013 - 12:12am
August 1, 2013
Dragon Boat Festival: Nine teams entered in inaugural Sprint Cup
BEMIDJI -- Nine teams tonight will compete for the inaugural Dondelinger GM Sprint Cup in the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival. "We're excited...
August 1, 2013 - 11:34pm
July 30, 2013
'He made people smile': Dragon Boat Festival will remember Welte
BEMIDJI -- He'd remember you, year after year. George Welte, the official photographer for the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival, would track...
July 30, 2013 - 6:54pm
July 29, 2013
Dragon Boats in the water
Eight Dragon Boats arrived early Monday and were unloaded thanks to heavy equipment from Diversified Builders, members of the Bemidji Rotary...
July 29, 2013 - 7:11pm
November 9, 2012
Dragon Boat Festival donates to organizations
The Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival recently made donations to many Bemidji-area organizations, including Citizens’ Patrol, Buena Vista Ski...
November 9, 2012 - 4:34pm