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Why Relay?

By Bethany Erickson Photos by Samantha Glover and Lauren Sustad Cancer can be one of the scariest things a person can go through in their life.  The search for cures is a seemingly never ending process that is being pursued by scientists and doctors everywhere—so what can other people do to help? That’s where Relay […]

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Suzy and Hondo School of Dance Rings in New Year

By Whitney Jackson On Thursday, December 31st people were smiling, games were being played, and music was urging attendees to get up out of their chairs and move to the beat as the Suzy and Hondo School of Dance kicked off a vibrant and entertaining New Year’s Eve party. The event lasted until well past […]

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Home Free Hits Bemidji

By Whitney Jackson On Saturday, December 19th Home Free will be hitting Bemidji for the holidays. The event will take place at the Sanford Center with the doors opening at 7 PM, and the group taking the stage at 8 PM. Home Free is an American a cappella group featuring five artists who originally formed […]

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Upcoming Annual Radiothon

By Kelsey Jacobson On Thursday, December 3rd, the 27th Annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse will be broadcasted live at Lueken’s. Village Foods. In 1987, the Radiothon to End Child Abuse was started by Lou Buron and Mary Campbell at a radio station in the Twin Cities. Later, Buron and Campbell formed Omni Broadcasting in […]

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Darius Rucker Stops in Bemidji

By Melissa Mathies and Kelsey Jacobson On Thursday, November 13th, A Thousand Horses and David Nail opened for Darius Rucker at the Sanford Center. The show began at 7:30 PM and Darius Rucker took the stage at 9:00 PM. A Thousand Horses performed their latest songs from their album Southernality. They left the audience singing […]

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Darius Rucker—Coming to Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson and Melissa Mathies When Darius Rucker writes his songs, he tries to convey the way he lives to his fans. Over the past few years, he has been digging deeper within his country roots. Rucker was pushed as an artist into the pop world, where many country artists are led, but remains […]

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Keep Your Melon Warm

By Rebecca Carvell Love Your Melon is an apparel brand run by college students all over the United States. Their goal is to give a hat to every child that is battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon has just become an official organization at Bemidji State University and has thirteen crew members. To name […]

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Keillor’s Last Show in Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson On Saturday, November 7th, the doors of the Sanford Center opened up at 4 p.m. for the live radio broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. At 4:30 p.m. the Sanford Center brought in a big enough crowd to fill up the entire parking lot, and had guests in search of street parking […]

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Garrison Keillor—Final Live Broadcast in Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson On November 7th, Garrison Keillor’s live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion will be at the Sanford Center. Before the show, there will be a preshow dinner starting at 3 PM. The doors will then open at 4 PM and the show will start at 4:45 PM. When Keillor was 20 years […]

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Artists Showcase their Craft—Studio Cruise 2015 

By: Kelsey Jacobson  On Friday, October 16th, northern Minnesota’s best-known artists opened their studios for three days to display their art. They also gave demonstrations, ranging from 30 different artists, to the community for Bemidji’s First City of Arts Studio Cruise. The following day, Saturday, October 17th, Butch Holden gave demonstrations on his pottery wheel […]

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