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Wealth of Westeros: Managing a merger as the zombies close in

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was never going to be easy to pull together a motley band of warrior eunuchs, Wildling anarchists, nomadic horse lords, fire-belching dragons and, most of all, north country folk who don't much like or trust outsiders. Not even when they face near certain death at the ...

Native American art arrives at Met’s American Wing

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a major Native American art exhibit is being shown in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rather than in Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. "Some visitors were confused about why Native American Art wasn't in the American Wing with ...

Meet the artist: Tim Knickerbocker

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? Mouse River Players Community Theatre productions Do you have work for sale? No In what media do you work? Theater set design How would you describe your style? There isn’t a specific style to creating a set design. My art is to ...

WealthofWesteros: Game of Thrones-Why Sansa could win it all

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where most "Game of Thrones" fans were horrified by the beheading of the beloved Ned Stark and blamed it on a ruthless king, Columbia University business professor Bruce Craven saw a lesson in failed leadership. The northerner Stark was simply too proud to adjust to the ...

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Oven Roasted Rack of Lamb is the star of Easter or Passover dinner

If you’re looking for a showstopping centerpiece for your upcoming Easter or Passover feast, look no further than our Oven Roasted Rack of Lamb with Mint Pistachio Pesto. This succulent main course is full of big flavor, stunning to behold and, even better, it’s surprisingly easy to ...

Sweet Potato Hash is the perfect Easter side dish

This week’s recipe for Sweet Potato Hash was inspired by a desire to bring the colors of spring to our table this Easter. With its bright colors and savory nature, this side dish is the perfect complement for roast meat dishes, especially last week’s featured recipe, Oven-Roasted Rack of ...

Is that soy in your Whopper? Plant-based meat sales rising

From soy-based sliders to ground lentil sausages, plant-based meat substitutes are surging in popularity. And carnivores — not vegans or vegetarians — are among the biggest consumers. Growing demand for healthier, more sustainable food is one reason people are seeking plant-based meats. ...

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Simple Strategies for a larger tomato harvest

Nothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch them succumb to disease. We can’t change the weather conditions that support disease problems, but we can tweak our growing strategies to reduce this risk. Select and grow the ...

Fixing winter lawn and tree damage

With the snow all melted, we are seeing the effects of moisture and rodents on our lawns, trees and shrubs. In some instances they will recover with some help from us. But in others, damage may be extension and require considerable effort and maybe expense to repair. Voles are small, ...

Veeder: I am the mother of daughters

I am the mother of two young daughters. I am the mother of girls. I am a full-grown woman with almost half my life behind me and they are children, so young and fresh, running wild down the gravel road in rain boots in search of mud puddles. I look at them, the 1-year-old’s cheek ...

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Exuberant Met exhibit explores the art of rock ‘n’ roll

NEW YORK (AP) — Museum exhibits tend to be quiet. Not this one. In “Play It Loud,” an exuberant show that can be heard as well as seen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes on the history of rock ‘n’ roll through iconic instruments on loan from some of rock’s biggest names. There ...

Forget kibbles: US sales of fresh pet food are soaring

DETROIT (AP) — Kibbles for Fido? Nope. These days he’s getting diced chicken with sweet potatoes and spinach. U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in ...

In a class by herself

As I removed her from the cupboard, I said “You haven’t changed a bit!” A second look at this longtime kitchen friend and I notice her gentle curves and bright appearance. Considering all the heat she has taken over the years, she is showing no signs of being warped. She keenly conducts ...

Want your dog in the wedding? Pros can make it go smoothly

When Kelly Curry was planning her wedding, she knew her dogs Charlie, Zoey and Izzy were going to be in it, and that her friends would expect no less. “They’d be surprised if they weren’t there,” says Curry. The question was how to make it work. She happened to see a social-media ...

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OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Thursday – Minot Gun Club Special Meeting, Grand Hotel, 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday – Minot Rifle and Pistol Club Spring Gun Show, All Seasons Arena. April 13 – Spring Turkey opener. April 13 – Maple Sugaring Day, Fort Stevenson State Park, 9 a.m.-3p.m., 337-5576. April 19 – ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

March 20 – Full moon, 8:44 p.m. March 30-31 – Minot Rifle and Pistol Club Spring Gun Show, All Seasons Arena. April 13 – Spring Turkey opener. April 13 – Maple Sugaring Day, Ft. Stevenson State Park, 9 a.m.-3p.m., 337-5576. April 19 – Full moon, 6:13 a.m. April 27 – ND ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Saturday – North Dakota Bluegill Championship, Lake Metigoshe. Saturday – Bis-Man Reel & Rec Cabin Fever Social, Mandan Moose, 6 p.m. Saturday – Souris Valley Chapter 10th Annual Mule Deer Banquet, Grand Hotel, 5 p.m., 240-5551. March 15 – Bobcat season closes. March 15 – ...

Game and Fish violations for 2018

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s enforcement division has tallied the number of hunting, angling and boating citations for 2018, and failure to carry a license was the number one violation. Game wardens issued more than 2,400 citations last year, compared to 2,500 in ...

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Easter event on April 20 at First Baptist

A free children’s Easter event will be held at First Baptist Church on Saturday, April 20 from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Children ages 3 years old to fourth-graders are invited to an Easter Eggspedition where they will discover what is in the giant Golden Easter Egg. The kids will sing some fun ...

Vatican meets lawyers opposed to the criminalization of gays

VATICAN CITY (AP) — International lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality met Friday with the Vatican secretary of state and urged the Holy See to publicly oppose such laws and "conversion" therapies for gays. The Vatican said Cardinal Pietro Parolin promised the delegation ...

Living Stations of the Cross to be performed Sunday at Our Lady of Grace

Students and adults from the Minot area will perform the Living Stations of the Cross on Sunday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 707 16th Avenue SW, Minot. This is a moving enactment of the passion and death of Jesus, performed with students acting out a still scene ...

Pope seeks to build on Muslim outreach with Morocco trip

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is forging ahead with promoting moderate Islam during a weekend trip to Morocco, seeking to build on warming ties with the Sunni world while also ministering to a tiny Catholic community and offering solidarity with migrants. For the 82-year-old pope, the ...

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Millenial Money: Capture savings on professional photos

There's almost always a reason for photographs — an engagement , wedding, graduation, pregnancy, you name it. For many of these occasions, you'll want a professional on hand who can do more than add a fancy filter to an ordinary snapshot. But hiring a photographer to capture life's ...

FUTURES FILE

April blizzard wreaks havoc A massive storm brought snow to much of the Great Plains, dropping up to two feet of snow in some places. The storm shut down airports and roads, but the worst damage could come from more flooding in areas still recovering from last months’ floods. For farmers, ...

Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award winners

April recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Natalia Boyko, Longhorn Steakhouse; Miranda Sherman, Kroll’s Diner; Lisa Laib, Panera Bread; Taaz Allen, Community Ambulance; Mark Bolinske, Ritter Family Dentistry; Shereen Vanatta, Trinity Health; Kayla Otto, ...

Block joins Houston Engineering

Kyle Block joins Houston Engineering Inc.’s Minot team as a Technician I. He will serve on construction projects as a resident project representative on a variety of project types, serving as a liaison with contractors, and providing construction observation services. A Minot native, Block ...

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Egg hunts fill Easter weekend in Minot

Easter weekend is upon on and as every prepares to celebrate however they see fit, the Minot area has different event for families to enjoy. With events each day, Easter weekend will be busy. Gymagic Gymnastics, at 5645 18th Avenue SE, will start the weekend off with a special Egg Hunt Open ...

Book offers spirited claim 1999 was film’s best ever

(AP) — Everybody's entitled to their opinion, especially when it comes to the movies. Somewhere out there is a person, maybe even two, whose all-time favorite is "The Boy Who Could Fly." So, if culture writer Brian Raftery wants to argue that 1999 was the best movie year ever, let him go ...

New doc shows how Beyoncé changed Coachella, forever

Beyoncé is extremely private, and only lets you know what she wants you to know, when she wants you to know it — typically, in a surprise post be it on her website or Instagram. But throughout the years, she's slightly cracked open her door to reveal parts of her life and personality — ...

Get ready to cosplay in downtown Minot

Get creative, don a Halloween costume or do a test run of your iMagicon cosplay of your favorite character Saturday at the Little Chicago Pub District’s Cosplay Pub Crawl. Starting at 6 p.m. in downtown Minot, people over the age of 21 are invited to come out in cosplay for drinks and a ...