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On Aug. 12, Duane Black took off his hat as the theater manager at the Amigo Theater and put on a hard hat to help complete a total remodeling of the facility. Today, he switches back as the new Bemidji Theatre re-opens with a totally new look. (Monte Draper/Bemidji Pioneer)

Remodeled movie house opens in Bemidji

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BEMIDJI -- The Amigo Theater has retired. The newly remodeled on U.S. Highway 2 West is now the Bemidji Theatre

The movie theater closed for remodeling Aug. 12 to increase from nine screens to a 10-theater complex.


"People will really like the theater," said manager Duane Black. "It's a well deserved update. It was a long time coming,"

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