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July 12, 2014
Letter: Foolish decision on smoking at the events center
Take note of some irony, fellow citizens. On the back page of the July 9 Pioneer there was a paragraph informing us that the Bemidji City Council granted the Sanford Center an exemption to the city’s tobacco-free policy. Now you can go out the doors, walk 10 feet and light ’em...
July 12, 2014 - 1:40am
July 19, 2009
Events unfolding: Choosing management firm next step in Bemidji Regional Event Center timeline
The physical presence of the Bemidji Regional Event Center continues to take shape. But its internal operations now need resolution. Bemidji will soon select one of two firms that will manage the BREC. Two facility management firms - Global Spectrum and VenuWorks - responded in...
July 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
Paul Bunyan Telephone sets up webcam at event center construction site
Paul Bunyan Telephone has sets up a webcam at the Bemidji Regional Event Center construction site on the south shore of Lake Bemidji. This webcam is best viewed using Internet Explorer as your web browser. Click on the link below to watch it.
June 15, 2009 - 5:05pm
May 17, 2009
Bemidji City Council to consider adding some features back into event center plan
Several features have been suggested to be added back into the plan for the Bemidji Regional Event Center. The additions - including street lights, electrical receptacles, trees, trenching and wire, and a control system - were all deleted west of the Central Avenue extension to ensure...
May 17, 2009 - 9:27am
April 4, 2009
'Momentous occasion': Dignitaries, community supporters gather for Bemidji Regional Event Center groundbreaking
Work on the Bemidji Regional Event Center officially began Friday as dignitaries and community supporters gathered around a mound of dirt on...
April 4, 2009 - 12:44am
April 3, 2009
Frozen Four: Event Center enthusiasm builds on hockey success
It seems perhaps too cliché, too perfectly planned out. A small-town hockey team, unsure of its future, defies expectations and defeats much...
April 3, 2009 - 1:17am
March 29, 2009
Bemidji Regional Event Center groundbreaking celebration set for Friday
The community is invited to take part in a day-long celebration Friday for the Bemidji Regional Event Center. The BREC's official groundbreaking will kick off events at 11:30 a.m. at the former North Central Door site on First Street East. "I'm excited about it," said Mayor Richard...
March 29, 2009 - 3:26am
March 20, 2009
Equipment moved to site of event center
March 20, 2009 - 1:18am
March 15, 2009
Bemidji City Council: Bemidji Regional Event Center issues are on agenda
As construction of the Bemidji Regional Event Center approaches (work could begin as soon as Monday), the number of BREC items on council agendas is increasing. During the regular council meeting on Monday, the council is expected to consider at least four BREC-related items. The...
March 15, 2009 - 3:49am
March 11, 2009
Bemidji City Council: No decision on painting bid for events center
After two failed votes, the Bemidji City Council was unable to decide in a work session Monday what should be done about the painting bid for the Bemidji regional events center. For the second time in as many weeks, the council delayed a decision on the painting bid, which first...
March 11, 2009 - 12:26am
March 1, 2009
Bemidji City Council: Events center bids to be considered
The latest set of bids for work on the Bemidji regional events center will be considered during Monday's meeting of the Bemidji City Council. Bids were opened on Feb. 19 and have been compiled and tabulated by Kraus-Anderson, the project manager. Kraus-Anderson's recommendation...
March 1, 2009 - 2:43am
February 21, 2009
Final bids received on events center
The final bids for the work on the Bemidji regional events center were opened Thursday at Bemidji City Hall. The final amounts of the bids are not yet available, but they came in "many millions less than estimates," according to City Manager John Chattin in the city's weekly newsletter...
February 21, 2009 - 2:04am