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Webb Remains Under Investigation For Alleged “Financial Impropriety”

In an interview with the Bloomington Pantagraph, in Illinois, Bemidji City Manager Nate Mathews said that the city of Bemidji is conducting a thorough investigation into former Sanford Center Executive Director Curtis Webb. Mathews said that the city of Bemidji is aware of some...

Former Sanford Center Executive Director Charged With Theft

Former Sanford Center Executive Director Curtis Webb was charged with theft in Bloomington, Illinois. Webb is accused of using a VenuWorks company debit card for personal purchases, according to the Pantagraph. VenuWorks is a private management group that over sees the Sanford...

Mannheim Steamroller Rolls Into Bemidji For A Christmas Concert

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, it’s already snowing. Just in time for the holiday season, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas concert is coming to town. Haydee Clotter is rocking around the Christmas tree with the story.

Change May Be On The Horizon For The Sanford Center Advisory Board

Over the past couple of months the Sanford Center has been the topic of many conversations around Bemidji. Changes may be made in the near future for the events center’s advisory board that reflect the changes in our community.    

Sanford Center to Host GigaZone Gaming Championship

Bemidji, MN – The GigaZone Gaming Championship, the first stadium style eSports event in the region, will be hosted at the Sanford Center Ballroom on Saturday, November 12th. In a press release published by the Sanford Center, Northern Minnesota’s best League of Legends...

Northwoods Adventure: WOJO’s Rodeo

This week’s Northwoods Adventure is like a scene from the wild west. From riding a bucking bronco to calf roping, fans came out to cheer on their local rodeo stars during the WOJO’s Rodeo’s Circuit Finals held inside Bemidji’s Sanford Center. Being able to host...

VenuWorks Internal Investigation Continues

Questions over business practices have been at the forefront lately for the Sanford Center’s management company VenuWorks. Last Friday’s announcement stirred the pot as VenuWorks terminated former Sanford Center Excutive Director Curtis Webb from his current position at the...

Bemidji Sanford Center Under Internal Investigation

Former Sanford Center Executive Director Curtis Webb has been terminated, from VenuWorks for violating company policy related to usage of company debit cards. Webb was recently the Executive Director of the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, IL, but was released today. In a...

Gavin DeGraw And Andy Grammer Concert Cancelled

The Gavin DeGraw, Andy Grammer and Wrabel concert scheduled for Thursday, at the Sanford Center in Bemidji has been cancelled. Tickets can be refunded at point of purchase, according to the Sanford Center. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster will be automatically refunded....

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...

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