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night we light
November 26, 2016
A Night for the Lights!
Evalen Foster, 6, smiles as the annual Night We Light parade begins Friday in downtown Bemidji. The 20th annual celebration featured a variety...
November 26, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 21, 2016
Jaycees to sponsor Tour of Homes for holiday lights
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Jaycees have also added the First City of Lights Tour of Homes to this year's Night We Light festivities. The Tour of Homes is something the Jaycees came up with after perusing social media and seeing Bemidjiians ask where they could see the best holiday...
November 21, 2016 - 6:37pm
20 years of lights: Annual Night We Light festivities scheduled for Friday
BEMIDJI—The lights were strung on the final tree Monday for Bemidji's First City of Lights Celebration. City of Bemidji workers have been...
November 21, 2016 - 6:31pm
November 17, 2016
Night We Light Bonfire at History Center
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Historical Society will host the Night We Light Bonfire from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW. Visitors can swing by after the Night We Light parade and ceremony to warm up outside with hot chocolate,...
November 17, 2016 - 8:35am
October 24, 2016
String time in Bemidji! Holiday lights going up around town
Eric Nordlum, a parks and recreation department employee for the city of Bemidji, strings lights in a tree on Monday near Paul Bunyan Park. Parks...
October 24, 2016 - 6:46pm
November 25, 2015
Friday fun for Night We Light
BEMIDJI -- The annual Night We Light parade and ceremony is back again this year, with a new leading organization. For the past 19 years, lights...
November 25, 2015 - 2:14pm
November 20, 2015
Ready to light the night: Bemidji Jaycees ready to flip the switch on Friday for Night We Light
BEMIDJI -- In less than a week, a switch will be flipped and the city of Bemidji will once again be illuminated by festive lights. For the...
November 20, 2015 - 9:37pm
December 14, 2014
Night We Light parade winners
The Night We Light parade took place Nov. 28. The float winners for the categories are as follows: in the community category, Leech Lake Band...
December 14, 2014 - 12:33am
November 25, 2014
Get ready to light up the night
BEMIDJI -- Lights! Camera!. . . Parade! The 19th annual Night We Light Parade is back in downtown Bemidji. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday....
November 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
October 27, 2014
'First City of Lights' needs more donations
BEMIDJI -- The event that brightens Bemidji's longest nights needs a little jolt. Lori Paris, Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce president, said Monday the annual "Night We Light" celebration is about $8,000 short of the money it needs to put on the full downtown display of trees...
October 27, 2014 - 9:47pm
December 2, 2013
Night We Light parade float winners
BEMIDJI -- The Night We Light Parade Committee announced the float winners from Friday night’s parade: The best overall float award went to Port-Able John Rental & Service; best youth float to Open Range 4H Club, best community float to the city of Bemidji, best commercial...
December 2, 2013 - 4:20pm
November 27, 2013
Night We Light parade set for downtown Friday
BEMIDJI — Black Friday will be a bit brighter this year as the 19th annual Night We Light Parade is set for downtown Bemidji. The parade coincides...
November 27, 2013 - 8:31pm
November 21, 2012
Time to celebrate: Night We Light parade is Friday
BEMIDJI – The community is invited to gather Friday evening for Bemidji’s annual Night We Light parade. But festivities after the parade,...
November 21, 2012 - 5:02pm
November 6, 2012
Lights go up in preparation for Night We Light Parade
City of Bemidji employees began the arduous task of installing more than 75,000 lights at the lakefront in preparation of the Night We Light...
November 6, 2012 - 12:02am