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September 26, 2016
CITY: Council discusses possible new rules for Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council is discussing potential guidelines and new policies regarding how the city handles Sanford Center management....
September 26, 2016 - 9:12pm
Sanford Center to host rodeo in October
BEMIDJI—The Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals, presented by Coke of Bemidji, will come to the Sanford Center on Oct. 21 and 22. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m. both days. Cowboys and cowgirls from northern Minnesota will compete in 11 events including...
September 26, 2016 - 6:45pm
Comedian Brian Regan to perform at the Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Comedian Brian Regan will perform at the Sanford Center at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Doors open at 6 p.m. Regan is a regular on “The Tonight...
September 26, 2016 - 11:23am
September 25, 2016
CITY: A season of change at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—The past few months at the Sanford Center have included several changes in leadership and layoffs that has raised some pointed...
September 25, 2016 - 7:00am
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BEMIDJI—Justin Moore and the "Kinda Don't Care Tour" will visit Bemidji on Saturday at the Sanford Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and...
September 25, 2016 - 5:30am
Trio of Tunemakers
BEMIDJI—Grammy-nominated singer Gavin DeGraw, multi-platinum selling singer Andy Grammer and Wrabel will perform at Bemidji's Sanford Center...
September 25, 2016 - 4:00am
September 22, 2016
Kick it up a notch: United Way campaign kicks off with $167,048.05 already raised
BEMIDJI -- The United Way of Bemidji Area hosted its 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Wednesday at the Sanford Center. This year’s event marks...
September 22, 2016 - 11:01am
September 20, 2016
Sanford Steps program begins Oct. 3
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Steps program, a free indoor walking program, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursdays from Oct.3 through April 20 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Attendees should enter through gate 2.
September 20, 2016 - 7:02am
September 17, 2016
Annual Bemidji Lefse Festival on Nov. 3
BEMIDJI -- The 11th annual Lefse Festival, sponsored by Bemidji Sunrise Rotary, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Organizers are currently searching for lefse makers to serve in the Lefse Cook-Off. There is no cost for lefse makers...
September 17, 2016 - 9:36am
September 13, 2016
SANFORD CENTER: VenuWorks brings in new executive director for Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Center in Bemidji is bringing in a new executive director. VenuWorks, the management company for the Sanford Center, says Jeff Kossow has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. John Siehl, VenuWorks Chief Operating Officer, said Kossow has worked...
September 13, 2016 - 5:52pm
September 3, 2016
Sanford Center undergoes staff restructuring: Events center lays off three, will bring in new executive director
BEMIDJI -- It's a time of internal restructuring at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, with three recent layoffs and a new executive director coming...
September 3, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 30, 2016
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
BEMIDJI -- The 10th annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at at the Sanford Center in Bemidji.Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention is an awareness event held annually in observance of National Suicide...
August 30, 2016 - 7:22pm
August 21, 2016
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Big Daddy Weave, a contemporary Christian band, will take the stage tonight at the Sanford Center. The band strives to make the...
August 21, 2016 - 12:30am
July 24, 2016
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will hold a closed meeting during its work session Monday as the city explores litigation options regarding work at the Sanford Center. The city has been involved with legal issues with the event center for some time after rainwater leaks in...
July 24, 2016 - 12:41am
July 11, 2016
CITY: Sanford Center explores security options
BEMIDJI -- Stricter policies may push the Sanford Center into beefing up its security measures in the near future. As promoters seek more ways...
July 11, 2016 - 5:56pm