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Chance The Rapper goes undercover to raise money for arts

CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is so serious about raising money for arts education programs in Chicago that he took a second job as a Lyft driver to spread the word. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago-born Grammy-winning hip-hop artist who has given millions of dollars to ...

EgyptAir pulls magazine after Drew Barrymore article

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say EgyptAir has removed the latest edition of its in-flight magazine over a contentious article it published, purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore. They say the carrier had agreed with its publisher, Al-Ahram advertising ...

Lady Gaga getting married? She thanks ‘fiance’ during speech

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga apparently is getting married. The 32-year-old singer and "A Star is Born" actress thanked her "fiance" Christian Carino as she finished speaking Monday night at Elle's 25th annual Women in Hollywood event. A message seeking comment from her publicist was not ...

A broken heart reignites Steve Perry’s love for music

NEW YORK (AP) — In the years after Steve Perry left Journey, he didn't sing for anyone — not even for himself. No songs in the shower, humming tunes on the radio, or private concerts for family or friends. He was that burnt out, despite owning one of the most powerful voices in rock 'n' ...

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American Table: Here’s a nubby whole-wheat quick bread with scotch butter

I have been searching for this recipe for years. Early in my career, I worked with a girl who was originally from Ireland. Most weeks, she would make wheaten bread and bring it to the office with a stick of soft butter. I fell in love with it. It was so satisfying, a nubby whole-wheat quick ...

How to make a creamy cauliflower soup but without any cream

For a creamy cauliflower soup without cream, we relied on cauliflower's low insoluble fiber content to produce a velvety smooth puree. To ensure that cauliflower flavor remained at the forefront, we cooked the cauliflower in seasoned water (instead of broth), skipped the spice rack entirely, ...

COOKING ON A DEADLINE: Try different variations of Cauliflower Tots

There is no question that cauliflower has been having a long, popular moment. I was already a cauliflower fan, even a cauliflower lover, mostly favoring sliced and broken chunks of cauliflower tossed with a generous amount of olive oil, sprinkled with a liberal amount of salt, and roasted to a ...

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Just say yes to Apple Day

Last weekend, my friend up the hill invited us — and the entire contents of my little sister’s apple tree — over to her house for what she refers to as “Apple Day.” Apple Day sounds like what it is — an entire day dedicated to transforming the fruit of an over-productive tree into ...

Mulch Potato Project Harvest

The Ward County Master Gardeners harvested their Mulch Potato Demonstration on Oct. 6, at the North Central Research Extension Center south of Minot. They invited the public to a short presentation on how the project was conducted, positive points to the growing method, and challenges they ...

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color

It’s time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms. The key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant bulbs that bloom at different times. Include some early, mid and late spring bloomers. You’ll enjoy the burst of color and ...

Listen, because it’s important

I’m sitting in the airport in Minneapolis waiting for a flight to take me up and out of this city, back home to resume life as normal. I came for a conference meant to connect people from all walks of life and give us the tools to start a conversation about acceptance, inclusion and ...

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Market forces put America’s recycling industry … in the dumps

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — America's recycling industry is in the dumps. A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send all those bottles, cans and plastic containers to the ...

Kindness is Contagious: Kindness often finds us where we are wounded

Have you ever heard anyone say, “Oh yay! I get to go to the hospital!” Other than the occasional pregnant lady, I doubt it. I imagine, like me, you’re glad you have access to quality medical care, but hope you don’t have to use it very often. However, many times we find the ...

Gettin’ the band back together for one more road trip

At first blush, I was a bit suspicious of her. She seemed so young and tan in her white summer dress, so sharp and confident, so talented with her office decorated as creatively and tastefully as you’d expect from an HGTV decorator. We started just a week apart in the same office, where ...

Minding Our Elders: Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation

Dear Carol: My wife’s in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I’ve gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing amount of care that I can no longer provide. We found her a place in a large, once-private house that has been converted into a group home, ...

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WHOPPER CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for August and September: Lake Sakakawea walleye: Ted Pfau, Minot, Aug. 3, 8 lbs., 4 oz. Traci Knopik, Hazen, Aug. 18, 8 lbs., 9 oz. Steven Meadows, Hazen, Sept. 3, 8 lbs., 6 oz. Devils Lake ...

CATH-N-RELEASE CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and Release Club qualifiers, date & length for August and September: Lake Sakakawea northern pike: Pat Balvitsch, Mandan, Aug. 2, 36 inches. Linda Chadduck, Jamestown, Aug. 12, 38 inches. Lake Metigoshe northern pike: Clarence ...

Equipment registration number used for identification

Hunters, trappers and anglers are reminded that an equipment registration number, or the individual’s name, address and telephone number, must be displayed on all equipment requiring identification. Identification must be attached to cable devices that are set on either private or public ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Oct. 24 – Full moon 11:46 a.m. Nov. 2 – Bighorn sheep opener. Nov. 4 – Moose season closes. Nov. 5 – Fall crow season closes. Nov. 5 – Woodcock season closes. Nov. 9 – Deer gun opener. Nov. 10 – Bobcat season opens. Nov. 11 – Sandhill crane season closes. Nov. 25 ...

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Mormon leader: Nicknames for faith are ‘victory for Satan’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The president of the Mormon church reiterated Sunday that he wants members, the media and others to use the faith's full name, saying nicknames are "a major victory for Satan." Addressing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' twice-yearly conference in Salt ...

Reflections: Tripping hazards

On August 21, I received a new right knee. The morning after surgery I was expected to sit in a chair to eat breakfast and dress with the help of an occupational therapist. After that I walked down the hall and began to exercise the knee with skin held together by 27 staples so that I could ...

Vincent United Methodist bazaar to be held Oct. 27

The annual fall bazaar at Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024 2nd Street SE, will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A lunch of creamed turkey on biscuits, salad, cranberries, dessert and beverage will be served from 11 a.m. until gone. Other features of the bazaar will be ...

Pope defrocks Chilean priest at center of abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked a Chilean priest who was a central character in the global sex abuse scandal rocking his papacy, invoking his "supreme" authority to stiffen an earlier sentence because of the "exceptional amount of damage" the priest's crimes had caused. In a ...

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Munyer hired at Watford City

AE2S Construction has hired Jaden Munyer as a instrumentation and control service technician in the firm’s Watford City construction office. He will work on programming and integrating controls for customer specific jobs. “Jaden is hardworking with great work ethic. He has a bright future ...

Cyber crime – What it is and how it can be avoided

In an effort to increase understanding, the Department of Homeland Security has named October Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now, more than ever, people are sharing sensitive personal information about themselves online. Technology allows us to connect to each other around the world, bank ...

Schell promoted at Town and Country Credit Union

Kalli Schell, senior vice president, chief operations officer has been promoted and is taking on additional roles and responsibilities within the Member Services division at Town and Country Credit Union. Originally from Watford City, Schell has been employed at Town and Country for nearly ...

Changing command

The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting is a time set for Chamber members to get together, thank the volunteer leadership that has been involved throughout the past year, recognize board members that are leaving and welcome the new member to the board. As of last week, the Chamber ...

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Dance the night away — aviator style

The Dakota Territory Air Museum is bringing “Night at the Museum” to life at their upcoming Hangar Dance. Cameos of famous aviators throughout history will meet dancers in costumes based off of the golden age of aviation event tomorrow. Starting at 7 p.m., the doors will open to let in ...

40 years later, ‘Halloween’ slashes again

With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your fears here, it says. Myers doesn't speak. His movements never rise beyond a deliberate gait (well, aside from all the stabbing and strangling). Even his name is purposefully ...

Shop till you drop in the fall weather

As the weather grows colder and the leaves disappear, outside events are dwindling, but Minot is still busy offering things for the community to do. Tomorrow, a variety of shopping opportunities are being offered as the season begins to change to winter. The first of the shopping events will ...

‘Anything You Can imagine’ recounts quest to film Tolkien

(AP) — Reaching the final sentence in film writer Ian Nathan's 576-page exploration of movie director Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy requires the stoicism of Frodo and the vigor of Gandalf. So much detail lies along the way that even the eye of Sauron would need a shot of ...