BEMIDJI/DULUTH — One day, two presidential candidates, same state. Hundreds of people gather to see President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Bemidji and Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden give a speech in Duluth.

View a gallery of both events below.

Rally attendees bow their heads for a prayer at 10 a.m. ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Rally attendees bow their heads for a prayer at 10 a.m. ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)


Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden hold Biden Harris campaign signs and wave a Biden for President flag as they watch Biden's motorcade drive past after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden hold Biden Harris campaign signs and wave a Biden for President flag as they watch Biden's motorcade drive past after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst



Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden waves with his phone in his hand as he arrives at Duluth International Airport for campaign events in Duluth, Minnesota, on Sept. 18. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden waves with his phone in his hand as he arrives at Duluth International Airport for campaign events in Duluth, Minnesota, on Sept. 18. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A rally attendee waits in line with a sign for President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
A rally attendee waits in line with a sign for President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Rally attendees wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Rally attendees wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Rally attendees sit on a bus at 10:30 a.m. ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Rally attendees sit on a bus at 10:30 a.m. ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

(Micah Friez/Bemidji Pioneer)
(Micah Friez/Bemidji Pioneer)

Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A crowd of supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden hold Biden Harris campaign signs as they watch Biden's motorcade drive past after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
A crowd of supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden hold Biden Harris campaign signs as they watch Biden's motorcade drive past after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

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Jerry Hemstad, 67, of Bemidji waves a Trump flag in front of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox in downtown Bemidji on Friday. (Micah Friez / Bemidji Pioneer)
Jerry Hemstad, 67, of Bemidji waves a Trump flag in front of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox in downtown Bemidji on Friday. (Micah Friez / Bemidji Pioneer)

Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Hundreds of people wait in line ahead of President Donald Trump’s 6 p.m. rally on Friday in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)


A supporter of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden watches Biden's motorcade drive past while holding "Care for People More Than Money," "Black Lives Matter" and "Minnesotans for Biden Harris" signs after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
A supporter of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden watches Biden's motorcade drive past while holding "Care for People More Than Money," "Black Lives Matter" and "Minnesotans for Biden Harris" signs after a Biden campaign event in Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

Rally attendees will be able to watch President Trump's speech tonight on a big screen located outside the main venue. (Todd Keute / Bemidji Pioneer)
Rally attendees will be able to watch President Trump's speech tonight on a big screen located outside the main venue. (Todd Keute / Bemidji Pioneer)

(Micah Friez/Bemidji Pioneer)
(Micah Friez/Bemidji Pioneer)

Tractors parade into Bemidji with Trump flags and signs along U.S. Highway 2 on Friday. (Micah Friez / Bemidji Pioneer)
Tractors parade into Bemidji with Trump flags and signs along U.S. Highway 2 on Friday. (Micah Friez / Bemidji Pioneer)

Melody Kirkpatrick sets up signs for “Knitting for Justice,” an everyday activity in which she knits while peacefully protesting what she calls injustices in the world, in downtown Bemidji. (Bria Barton / Bemidji Pioneer)
Melody Kirkpatrick sets up signs for “Knitting for Justice,” an everyday activity in which she knits while peacefully protesting what she calls injustices in the world, in downtown Bemidji. (Bria Barton / Bemidji Pioneer)

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden talks with union carpenter Taylor Johnson at the Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown on Friday afternoon. (Brady Slater / bslater@duluthnews.com)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden talks with union carpenter Taylor Johnson at the Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown on Friday afternoon. (Brady Slater / bslater@duluthnews.com)

Bo Ernst arrives in Bemidji from Orr, Minn., on Friday afternoon. Ernst had decorated his white truck with red lettering in support of President Donald Trump. (Bria Barton / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bo Ernst arrives in Bemidji from Orr, Minn., on Friday afternoon. Ernst had decorated his white truck with red lettering in support of President Donald Trump. (Bria Barton / Bemidji Pioneer)

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with union leaders as he tours the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with union leaders as he tours the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden talks with carpenters union officials and carpenters about an augmented reality welder, simulated welding training seen in 3D through a technology equipped welding hood, as he tours the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden talks with carpenters union officials and carpenters about an augmented reality welder, simulated welding training seen in 3D through a technology equipped welding hood, as he tours the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to union carpenters, union officials and reporters during a campaign event at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to union carpenters, union officials and reporters during a campaign event at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst


Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to union carpenters, union officials and reporters about the Trump administration's policies during a campaign event at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to union carpenters, union officials and reporters about the Trump administration's policies during a campaign event at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, Minnesota, Sept. 18. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

Hundreds gather to hear President Donald Trump at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Hundreds gather to hear President Donald Trump at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
President Donald Trump speaks to hundreds at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Hundreds gather to hear President Donald Trump at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Hundreds gather to hear President Donald Trump at Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on his “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Air Force One lands at the Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on Trump's “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Air Force One lands at the Bemidji Aviation Services on Friday during a stop on Trump's “Great American Comeback” tour. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

U.S. Rep. D-MN7 Republican candidate Michelle Fischbach speaks on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
U.S. Rep. D-MN7 Republican candidate Michelle Fischbach speaks on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Minnesota Senate candidate Jason Lewis speaks on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Minnesota Senate candidate Jason Lewis speaks on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Joe Vene salutes while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Joe Vene salutes while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s “Great American Comeback” tour stop at Bemidji Aviation Services. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Attendees begin to file out of the rally at 7:50 p.m., but Trump is still speaking. (Hannah Olson / Bemidji Pioneer)
Attendees begin to file out of the rally at 7:50 p.m., but Trump is still speaking. (Hannah Olson / Bemidji Pioneer)

The crowd at a Bemidji rally during President Donald Trump's visit grew considerably after a few hours. (Joe Bowen / Forum News Service)
The crowd at a Bemidji rally during President Donald Trump's visit grew considerably after a few hours. (Joe Bowen / Forum News Service)

A man wears a "Make America Native Again" hat at a counter-demonstration that began a few hours before President Donald Trump's campaign stop in Bemidji. (Joe Bowen / Forum News Service)
A man wears a "Make America Native Again" hat at a counter-demonstration that began a few hours before President Donald Trump's campaign stop in Bemidji. (Joe Bowen / Forum News Service)

Audrey Thayer, a candidate for Bemidji City Council, speaks to the crowd Friday, Sept. 18, at the Our Revolution rally in Bemidji. (Joe Bowen \ Forum News Service)
Audrey Thayer, a candidate for Bemidji City Council, speaks to the crowd Friday, Sept. 18, at the Our Revolution rally in Bemidji. (Joe Bowen \ Forum News Service)

A rally attendee has their temperature taken Friday morning ahead of President Trump's rally. (Todd Keute / Bemidji Pioneer)
A rally attendee has their temperature taken Friday morning ahead of President Trump's rally. (Todd Keute / Bemidji Pioneer)

Former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden poses for a photo with Duluth firefighters and Gov. Tim Walz Friday, Sept. 18 after a small campaign event in Hermantown. (Photo courtesy of the Duluth Fire Department)
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden poses for a photo with Duluth firefighters and Gov. Tim Walz Friday, Sept. 18 after a small campaign event in Hermantown. (Photo courtesy of the Duluth Fire Department)

Former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden visits with Duluth firefighters Friday, Sept. 18 after a small campaign event in Hermantown. (Photo courtesy of the Duluth Fire Department)
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden visits with Duluth firefighters Friday, Sept. 18 after a small campaign event in Hermantown. (Photo courtesy of the Duluth Fire Department)