THE PERIPHERY Come Celebrate With Me: China Book Release Parties
On January 4th and 5th, I am throwing events in Bemidji and the Twin Cities to announce (and demonstrate) my book about my year in China. Perhaps you'd like an event in your town?
If you've read this... Posted on 12/11/13 at 10:36 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Bemidji to host 2014 Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener event
Gov. Mark Dayton announced today that the city of Bemidji has been chosen as the host community for the Minnesota Governors Deer Hunting Opener to kick-off the 2014 firearms deer season.
Dayton made ... Posted on 11/8/13 at 2:21 PM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Making miles
Over the weekend, my friends over at the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon capped about 16 months of planning for the inaugural race weekend. By all appearances, it turned out to be a pretty good event with be... Posted on 10/14/13 at 5:05 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND’s Red River Trio to perform in Fargo, Bemidji May 4 and 5
The Red River Trio, a group comprising three select students from the University of North Dakota Music Department, will perform at 5:15 p.m., at Schmitt Music, 4101 13th Ave. S.W., in Fargo, on May ... Posted on 5/3/13 at 12:34 PM
Murder, mayhem and really bad Minnesota accents brought national attention to the Midwest 17 years ago in the movie “Fargo.” The plot doth thicken don’t ya know — FX will be releasing a “Fargo” television series in 2014.
A regular customer couldn't get into Michael Flaherty's barber shop one day, so he went elsewhere and asked for a low-bald fade. "She said, 'Oh you want a ball fade?' and she took her clipper attachment off and went meeeoooorrrr right over the top of his head," said Flaherty, who operates Fade Masters in downtown Bemidji.
Andrew Willard Reed, a 54-year-old homless Bemidji man, was killed early Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of Paul Bunyan Drive South, which is on the stretch of road between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving.
Any chance of punishment or exoneration for John Wangberg, a former longtime Bemidji teacher accused of sexually abusing three 5- and 6-year-old children between 2008 and 2011, ended when he was found dead in his home Jan. 30.
Bemidji author and playwright DeeJay Arens said that it took the eight years he spent writing his prize-winning novel, "The View From A Rusty Train Car," to exorcise the fears he felt as a young gay man growing up in middle America.
Bemidji's first professional sports franchise will have plenty of local flavor. The city's yet-to-be-named Indoor Football League team was officially introduced to the community Wednesday at the Sanford Center. The team will begin play in February.
The Indoor Football League is coming to Bemidji.
Just a month after league officials visited the Sanford Center to make a pitch to potential ownership groups, the league has made it official and granted Bemidji an expansion franchise to begin play in February.
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