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Farm Credit Services provides FFA student handbooks

This year acknowledges the 42nd year that the three independent Farm Credit Services associations in North Dakota have donated FFA Handbooks to agricultural students in area schools. This year, approximately 80 high school agriculture education programs in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota ...

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Hogs get butchered After a brief rally, hog prices ended on the chopping block again last week, falling to a 20-month low near 50 cents per pound. Prices are tumbling as U.S. trade delegations have failed to make headway with China and Mexico, the two largest buyers of U.S. pork. Earlier ...

To make college cost even more, pay by credit card

Sure, your college may allow students to pay for tuition and fees with a credit card. But, like partying the night before a midterm, it's probably not a good idea. Paying for anything with plastic requires a plan to get rid of your balance fast. That keeps interest charges from piling up. ...

Anderson earns additional license

Ryan Anderson of Ackerman-Estvold recently earned his South Dakota architecture license from the Board of Registration. Anderson has over 15 years of architecture industry experience and has been with Ackerman-Estvold for nearly two years serving as senior architect in the Minot office. His ...

Dakota College at Bottineau hires academic specialist

Dakota College at Bottineau has hired Sid Hunter, TRiO Academic Specialist. This position is important to the academic success of students. Assessment data is used to identify areas needing improvement allowing coordination to implement guidance accordingly. Hunter, originally from Miami, ...

Downtown fun and celebration on Saturday

An annual festival full of music, food, games, and shopping, the Minot Festival on Main is considered fun for the whole family. This years festival is occurring on Saturday, Aug. 25, down on Main Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To kick off the festival, Lois Zahn with Funtyme will be bringing ...

4 places to find last-minute scholarships

Only a few weeks — or maybe even days — remain until college campuses reopen, but there may still be time to get a scholarship and reduce the amount of student loans you have to borrow. Here are four resources to find a scholarship to help pay for college before classes begin. 1. YOUR ...

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Refineries pump out gasoline Gasoline prices plummeted to a four-month low last week as U.S. refineries ran at a near-record pace. This is helping to boost gasoline supplies even as drivers hit the road for the final weeks of the summer driving season. Gasoline inventories usually are ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Meat glut hangs over markets U.S. producers of beef, pork, chicken, and turkey may produce over 100 billion pounds of meat this year, a record that is causing a stomachache for markets. Most U.S. livestock is fed a diet that is heavy in corn and soybeans, and low grain prices over the past ...

Hubrig promoted at United Community to vice president – marketing

United Community Bank has announced that Jennifer Hubrig has been promoted to vice president-marketing. Hubrig has been employed at United Community for four years and has been a marketing professional in the Minot area for six additional years, including director of marketing for the North ...

Acme Tools recognized with Kubota Elite Award of Excellence

GRAPEVINE, Texas– Kubota Tractor Corporation has honored Acme Tools in Minot with Kubota’s Elite Award of Excellence, the company’s most prestigious dealership certification and designation. The certification program was created by Kubota’s senior leadership team in conjunction with ...

A taste of Europe

Minot’s Daily Bread celebrated their grand opening last Monday, bringing European inspired baking to Minot. They are located at 1500 South Broadway. The bakery offers a variety of goods from breads and pastries to coffee and teas. Rezarta Dibra, owner and baker at Minot’s Daily ...

How to stretch summer job money

Toiling behind the ice cream counter or sweating on the lifeguard stand aren't just rites of passage for college students. You might need summer job money to help cover the ever-rising cost of tuition, living expenses and textbooks, plus visits home. Money earned from a summer gig may not ...

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Wheat Market Rising Wheat prices rose to a three-year high this week as traders grew increasingly concerned about drought conditions in the U.S. Great Plains and in northern Europe. Both regions are major producers of the grain, as well as other commodities. One of the hardest hit areas is ...

Bearscat heads North

FInding a crazy addition to throw on a donut is something Bearscat Bakehouse specializes in. Bearscat has made quite a name for itself in the Bismarck and Mandan areas and now brings its delicious treats up north to Minot. The first store was established in Bismarck in 2006. Then, in 2015, the ...

Pankow promoted at First International

First International Bank & Trust announced the promotion of Dave Pankow. Pankow started working at First International last September as a business banker. He was most recently promoted to vice president/director of real estate and construction. With his new role, Pankow will be ...