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BEMIDJI — A man was taken into custody Thursday evening after law enforcement used a gas irritant to force him out of a local residence. According to a release, at approximately 6:53 p.m. a female reported to the Bemidji Police Department that while at a residence in the 700 block of Ninth Street NW, her fiancee had been acting erratically and she allegedly heard him loading a shotgun. She also saw him barricading the doors to the residence.
BEMIDJI—A son's project to remaster and release material from his father's long-ago band took longer than he expected. In fact, it became a 15-year project that, in the end, unearthed material to the degree that many didn't know what they had been sitting on for the past 40-odd years. That band is Podipto, a country-rock outfit from the Bemidji area that formed in 1969 and eventually went on to tour with the likes of Elton John, James Taylor, The Guess Who and many others until coming to an abrupt end in 1975.
BEMIDJI -- Who knows what would have happened if Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner had followed his sister’s Bemidji band camp footsteps? “When we were little, she went to a band...
Results of the 35th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn held Saturday. John Deden was also named the 2015 Johnson-Jarvi Snowjourn Award recipient, which is given to a person or persons who...