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Work Session Brings Sanford Center Questions and Concerns To The Forefront

Questions about the Sanford Center and its management company VenuWorks was the focus for tonight’s Bemidji City Council work session. Concerns over policies, and procedures has lead to the creation of a new task force to look into the cities role as well as other options...

City Calls Special Work Session Concerning The Sanford Center

The Bemidji City Council has called for a special work session to discuss questions and concerns over the Sanford Center and its management company VenuWorks. The city council will hold its work session in the city hall conference room on Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Sanford Center Brings In New Executive Director

A new executive director has been named for Bemidji’s Sanford Center. Jeff Kossow, who has worked at event centers in the region, has started his new role Monday, Sept. 19, a Sanford Center spokesperson said. VenuWorks, the management company for the Sanford Center, says...

Former Executive Director Of Sanford Center Resigns

Lakeland News has learned that the Sanford Center’s former Executive Director of Facility Operations Mike Cronin has resigned from his position at Bemidji’s event center.   Last April, Cronin was promoted to executive director which was effective May 1, 2016.  Two...

Sanford Center Holds Job Fair

The Sanford Center is hiring for part-time help, and interested candidates can apply Wednesday at its in-house job fair. The job fair begins from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the George Nielson Convention Center, August 24. The public can enter the venue through Gate 4. Participants will...

Justin Moore To Perform In Bemidji

Country music star Justin Moore will be showcasing his talent on the Bemidji stage at the Sanford Center October 1st at 7:30p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 5th at 10:00a.m. Justin Moore over the years has been a multi-platinum-selling country star and has released...

The Newsboys Return to Bemidji

Bringing their “Love Riot Tour” the Newsboys return to the Sanford Center Arena with special guests The Afters and Ryan Stevenson, on Saturday November 5th, 2016 at 7:00p. The Newsboys have been known for defining Christian music for more than two decades, only to blow up...

Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammar to Preform at Sanford Center

Grammy-nominated singer Gavin DeGraw will perform with multi-platinum recording artist Andy Grammer at Bemidji’s Sanford Center on Sept. 29, arena officials announced today. Gavin DeGraw is no stranger to the top of the charts. The Grammy nominated singer/ songwriter has...

Minnesota’s Annual Bemijigamaag Powwow

The second annual Bemijigamaag Powwow returns to the Sanford Center after an overwhelming support from the community and state officials. Thousands of Native and non-Native Americans dance side by side to celebrate Native culture and tradition. This powwow has become so...

Lakeland Currents 902 – Bemijigamaag Powwow

Lakeland Currents host Bethany Wesley welcomes Maggie Montgomery, General Manager of Northern Community Radio, and Darryl Northbird, Bemijigamaag Sanford Center Powwow Organizer. Together, they’ll discuss planning efforts behind this major event taking place at the Sanford Center...

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