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Patrick Stewart to reprise ‘Star Trek’ role in new series

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he's been before — "Star Trek." CBS All Access said Saturday that Stewart has been tapped to headline a new "Star Trek" series, reprising his "Star Trek: The Next Generation" character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The new series is not ...

Pink cancels 4th Sydney show, vows to be on stage Saturday

SYDNEY (AP) — Pop superstar Pink on Wednesday postponed a fourth Sydney show but vowed to be back on stage Saturday following a stomach virus. Her "Beautiful Trauma" world tour's first concert in Sydney was scheduled for last Friday, but she canceled that show on doctor's orders. The ...

Photo exhibit documents revival of Polish Jewish life

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American photographer Chuck Fishman was just 21 when he began traveling behind the Iron Curtain in 1975 to document a Jewish community on the verge of dying out after centuries of existence in Poland. He couldn't have foreseen a Jewish revival that came after the fall of ...

PBS to air ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ about Fred Rogers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With Fred Rogers' legacy back in the spotlight, PBS wants viewers to remember that public television was the longtime home of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." PBS stations will air the acclaimed documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" as part of the "Independent ...

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Make taco night into an easy one-dish meal with a beef bake

Our spicy beef taco bake packs all the great texture and flavor of taco night into an easy one-dish meal that could easily be prepped ahead of time. We used 93 percent lean ground beef instead of the usual 90 percent because we found that excess grease pooled on the bottom of the dish if ...

The ultimate 7-layer dip embracing bold Southwestern flavors

To create the ultimate version of this appealing dip with bold Southwestern flavors and a simple, no-fuss technique, we distilled every layer down to its essential flavors and designed our recipe to emphasize those elements. We replaced the usual refried beans with canned black beans that we ...

American Table: Facing a glut of cherry tomatoes? Turn ‘em into a cobbler

This time of year, I could live on tomato sandwiches. But it's hard to make a sandwich out of cherry tomatoes, and I have loads of cherry tomatoes. I don't know what it is, but I can't resist buying them when I see them at the farmer's market. If you are like me and have a glut of cherry ...

Home With The Lost Italian: Saddle up! Cowboy Caviar boasts bounty of veggies

Sweet corn is coming into season locally and when it’s this fresh, we love to incorporate it into our meals and snacks whenever possible. In the past, we’ve shared a variety of recipes featuring sweet corn, including Corn Fritters, Corn Hummus and Savory Sweet Corn Pancakes.This week, I ...

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Hoofbeats and paw prints and measuring time

My husband used to have a big yellow dog that would pull him around town on his Rollerblades. Young, strong and full of heart, the two of them flew through the quiet streets of our hometown, back when Rollerblades were cool and so was he. I never knew the Chad that existed before that dog. ...

Avoid open kettle or oven canning

Have you ever heard that some methods of canning are not recommended, but don’t understand why? Open Kettle Canning Since the late 1980s, USDA has been teaching that open kettle canning is no longer safe. Open kettle canning involves heating the food to boiling, pouring it into the jars, ...

Plant now for a beautiful garden next year

Don’t let the summer heat keep you indoors. Now is a great time to dress up those garden beds in need of a facelift. Always start by calling 811 and they’ll contact all the appropriate companies who will mark the location of their underground utilities in your work area. This helps ...

What to do if plants have iron chlorosis

Iron chlorosis is a condition seen in many trees, shrubs, and flowers. It is caused by the plant not being able to take up enough iron from the soil to meet its needs. The symptoms are very distinct. The leaves turn yellow while the leaf veins remain dark green. Roses, linden trees, silver ...

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‘Making It’: Cutting and gluing without being cut-throat

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — They made you laugh, but can they make you craft? "Parks and Recreation" co-stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are bringing the same silly, sweet sitcom vibe to reality television with "Making It," a competition show that challenges contestants to craft everything from ...

Maybe the ‘Worrier Diet’ is right for me

After a lifetime of battling what to eat in order to triumph over the scale, I’ve realized that I’ve been asking the wrong question. Maybe the reaI question is when to eat. It’s true. One of the latest trends in dieting seems to be “intermittent fasting,” a method of alternating ...

Ask a Designer: Closet organization that lasts

Most people don't start out with a messy closet. Even when a closet is carefully organized at the beginning, however, it might not take long for order to turn to chaos. "It's common for clients to struggle with keeping the momentum going," says interior designer Caitlin Murray. But there ...

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Pronghorn applications due Wednesday

Prospective pronghorn hunters are reminded the deadline to apply for the 2018 hunting season is Aug. 8. Applicants can apply online by visiting the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov, or by calling 800-406-6409. Paper applications are not available. Only North Dakota ...

Applications for remaining doe licenses due Wednesday

North Dakota residents who were unsuccessful in the initial deer lottery are reminded the deadline to submit an application for a remaining doe license is Aug. 8. Unsuccessful applicants must apply online by visiting the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. More than 3,000 ...

New fishing app launched in Alaska

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska resident has created a smartphone app designed to connect anglers and guides with each other and to a hub of local fishing information. Jim Voss launched his app Alaska FishTopia this summer, aiming for it to be the central source of angling information on the ...

Outdoors calendar

July 18-22 – ND State Trap Shoot, Minot Gun Club. July 20-21 – ND Governor’s Cup Walleye Derby, Ft. Stevenson State Park, 897-1221. July 21 – ND Junior Governor’s Cup Fishing Derby, Ft. Stevenson State Park, 10:00 a.m. July 21 – Missouri Basin Bowman “Big 20,” Van Hook, ...

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Minot Christian Women’s Club celebrates 50 years at Aug. 14 luncheon

Minot Christian Women’s club will host a special nondenominational luncheon from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Minot’s Grand Hotel. The event will honor the club’s 50-year history as well as its guiding leadership program, Stonecroft Ministries, which is celebrating 80 years. The ...

Tap and pray: Churches using card readers for donations

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of Christian churches across the world are now using portable card readers or apps to take donations as people increasingly stop carrying cash on them. The Church of England says 16,000 religious sites now have access to portable card readers. In the U.S., hundreds ...

Groundbreaking ceremony at Metigoshe Ministries Sunday

LAKE METIGOSHE – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m. for an approximately $3.5 million addition to Metigoshe Ministries’ Lakeside Christian Center. Metigoshe Ministries is located at 165 Lake Loop Road E., in the southeast corner of Lake Metigoshe near ...

Serra Club raised $11,000 at benefit event

About $11,000 was raised by the Serra Club of North Central North Dakota at the Big Smoke event held in Minot as a benefit for seminarians and others in religious formation, according to a press release from Grace Fisher. According to Michael Ruelle of Minot, president of the club, the money ...

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Trinity Health Physicians Receive Awards

Several Trinity Health physicians have been recognized for excellence by Trinity Health and the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Bahram Nico, MD, and Mark Noel, DO, were named Trinity Health Physician of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year ...

Jones now full-time at Ackerman-Estvold

Cole Jones has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a full-time Civil Engineer. Jones earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. He has worked in the Minot office as a seasonal intern for the last four summers. Jones will work in the ...

Atypical restoration

By ASHTON GERARD Staff Writer agerard@minotdailynews.com A group of friends with a passion for brewing beer and good times found an opportunity they couldn’t pass up – taking something that was old and rundown and making it new. Eric Johnson, Nick Holwegner, Brady Dixon and Dylan ...

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Fitness, sportsmanship and time together

As the weekend of Aug. 10 through Aug. 12 begins, so do the 2018 Magic City Games across Minot. Each day starting at 8 a.m. and running until 10 p.m., the games offer a place for local athletes, whether amateur, more, or less, to get together and enjoy a few days of sports and games. Events ...

‘Under a Dark Sky’ has shrewed plot, realistic characters

(AP) — 'A dark sky park where even the slightest glimmer of light is blocked out provides a fascinating backdrop for Lori Rader-Day's inventive fourth novel. The darkness that permeates the park's environs also works as an imaginative metaphor for murky emotions and concealing secrets, even ...

Scott Prebys and friends to perform at Sibyl Center

Scott Prebys returns to Stanley to entertain at the Sibyl Center after several years’ absence. For this appearance he is joined by four of his musical friends who will provide the audience with a diverse repertoire of music Saturday at 7 p.m The group will perform everything from Jimmy ...

A powerhouse debut from duo The War and Treaty

(AP) — Along with his considerable talents as a guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer, bandleader and radio host, Buddy Miller is an excellent talent scout. In the case of the War and Treaty, Miller gave his stamp of approval — and a helping hand — to an act beyond his usual Nashville ...