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Sanford Center

February 10, 2019
Members of the Bemidji Community Theater will be performing “The Death of Dr. Valentine,” a dinner-theater show, at the Sanford Center Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 14. Pictured left to right, Mary Anderson, Carla Norris-Raynbird, Howard Hirdler, Julie Kaiser and Gary Rozman. (Annalise Braught | Bemidji Pioneer)
'The Death of Dr. Valentine': BCT to perform interactive murder mystery at Sanford Center
February 10, 2019 - 11:16am
January 29, 2019
The Bemidji High School boys hockey team celebrates Andrew Dondelinger’s goal against Crookston in an early January game at the Bemidji Community Arena. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
How much ice does Bemidji need?: Group completes ice study to help determine future of rinks
January 29, 2019 - 4:58pm
January 20, 2019
Dwight Yoakam will perform at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Sunday, Jan. 20. (Submitted photo)
Yoakam hits Sanford Center stage Sunday
January 20, 2019 - 5:45am
January 18, 2019
Ian Frenzel is pictured with BCLB Bears managers Allie Theisen, Hannah Reiplinger and Kirsten Theisen. (Laurie Reiplinger | Special to The American)
Frenzel breaks Blackduck wins records
January 18, 2019 - 2:06pm
January 15, 2019
Committee to develop hospitality tax proposal
January 15, 2019 - 12:48pm
January 5, 2019
The Sanford Center recently opened a room for breastfeeding mothers. Submitted photo.
Sanford Center opens new breastfeeding room
January 5, 2019 - 11:52am
December 19, 2018
Sanford Center subsidy for city at $453,000: Revenues at arena expected to come in at $2.7 million
December 19, 2018 - 9:09am
December 18, 2018
City tax levy increase at 2 percent
December 18, 2018 - 2:53pm
December 13, 2018
City Council authorizes 2019 capital improvements for Sanford Center
December 13, 2018 - 8:51pm
December 12, 2018
Sanford Center upgrades on City Council agenda
December 12, 2018 - 5:47pm
December 2, 2018
Gov.-elect Tim Walz speaks at the Sanford Center on Sunday during a statewide listening tour. He wore a medallion Red Lake leaders gave him after a tour stop earlier in the day at Red Lake Nation College. The medallion was made by Pam Iceman, a Ponemah resident and Red Lake band member. They're typically given to graduates of the tribal college. (Joe Bowen | Bemidji Pioneer)
Gov.-elect Walz holds listening tour stops in Red Lake, Bemidji
December 2, 2018 - 7:43pm
November 25, 2018
Comedian Ron White will perform at the Sanford Center on Saturday, Dec. 1. Photo courtesy of
'Tater Salad,' you say: Comedian Ron White comes to Bemidji on Dec. 1
November 25, 2018 - 7:02am
November 14, 2018
Dwight Yoakam will perform at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Jan. 20. Tickets go on sale Nov. 16. (Submitted photo)
Country star Dwight Yoakam to perform at the Sanford Center
November 14, 2018 - 10:47am
November 4, 2018
Sanford Center earns national magazine honor
November 4, 2018 - 8:41am
October 21, 2018
The Bemidji City Council recently wrote off a loan of more than $300,000 for a linking structure between the city-owned Sanford Center and the Country Inn & Suites hotel. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Dollars for deals: Despite recent write-off, city's Revolving Loan Fund in good shape, officials say
October 21, 2018 - 6:01am