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Minot State University’s Campus Players held a 24 Hour Play Festival on Saturday. Students who participated had to write a play overnight, then hand it off to other students who directed, rehearsed, and performed it, all in 24 hours. The plays were then performed to guests at the Aleshire Theater in Hartnett Hall at MSU. The performances included a satirical “who-done-it” and a murder mystery. All plays had to be rated no higher than PG-13 to keep it family friendly. The theater was full of laughter as each short play went on.

24 Hour Play Festival

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Shyanne Belzer/MDN Minot State University’s Campus Players held a 24 Hour Play Festival on Saturday. Students who participated had to write a play overnight, then hand it off to other students who directed, rehearsed, and performed it, all in 24 hours. The plays were then performed to ...

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Financial Markets

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed at new highs as the market extended its gains from last week. Investors continued to bid ...

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Many dancers participated in the annual United Tribes Technical College International Powwow held Sept. 8-10 at Bismarck.

Area winners of UTTC International Powwow announced

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BISMARCK – Residents of area communities who were winners at the United Tribes Technical College 2017 International Powwow held Sept. 8-10 at Bismarck are as follows, including their winning placement: Junior Girls Fancy – fourth, Carly Walking Eagle, Fort Totten. Junior ...

Ghost Hunter coming to Minot

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Most conferences choose their speakers that are related to their topic or cause, but what if the chosen guest speaker is a ghost hunter? On Oct. 25, the North Dakota Conference of Social Welfare will be opening the doors of its conference to the public to see guest speaker Dustin Pari for one ...

Norsk Hostfest is offering a pair of tickets to the Little River Band concert during Hostfest to the winner of a Hostfest Quiz contest exclusively in Minot Daily News for the next 10 days. No purchase required.
Rules: Each day for the next 10 days, Minot Daily News will publish a photo from a previous year’s Hostfest. To compete, each day you will need to determine what year the photo was taken. At the end of the 10 displays, you can then compile them in order, Day1 - Day 10, and submit your answers to Minot Daily News. Everyone who gets all the correct answers will have their name placed in a hat, and a winner drawn at random. Should no one get every answer correct, then those who get the most correct will have their names go into the hat. Minot Daily News will then inform the winner. VERY IMPORTANT: DO NOT send entries daily; entries can only be received AFTER the final photo has run, and then for the next 24 hours. So, jot down your answers for 10 days, after you have all the years on an answer sheet in order of appearance in the newspaper, email your answers to contest@minotdailynews.com. You will need to include your name, address, email address and phone number with your 10 answers. Please note that answers submitted early or beyond the 24-hour period following publication of the 10th photo, that are incomplete, out of order or do not include contact information will not be eligible, and you will not receive notice. So, follow the rules and enjoy another Minot Daily News contest courtesy of Hostfest.
Don’t forget to get your Celtic Thunder tickets at hostfest.com.

Høstfest Quiz

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Norsk Hostfest is offering a pair of tickets to the Little River Band concert during Hostfest to the winner of a Hostfest Quiz contest exclusively in Minot Daily News for the next 10 days. No purchase required. Rules: Each day for the next 10 days, Minot Daily News will publish a photo from a ...

Ward County sobriety checkpoint results

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North Dakota Highway Patrol Troopers partnered with the Ward County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 p.m. on US Highway 83 near mile marker 205 in Ward County. A total of 247 vehicles entered the checkpoint with eight drivers ...

DCB offers free education outreach program

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BOTTINEAU – Dakota College at Bottineau offers an Education Outreach program to area residents, schools, and businesses. DCB faculty and staff will highlight their expertise on a variety of topics ranging from photography and arts to health and team building. The presentations may be ...

Paint on Canvas Totes art class set for Taube Museum

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The Taube Museum of Art in Minot is holding an art class called Paint on Canvas Totes on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Participants will create art on totes using Old Master Henri Matisse as their inspiration by using stencils and sponges. The class size will be limited to ensure availability of ...

Run raises funds to help veterans with PTSD

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JUD – The PTSD Awareness Wheeler Run held Sept. 2 in memory of Staff Sgt. James L. Dammen raised funds for Service Dogs for America in Jud. Organizers said their hope was to have 15 wheelers participate and to raise $1,000 for a donation. Ultimately, 34 wheelers started at the Trio Bar ...

Teen submissions sought for 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

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FARGO – The Red River Valley Writing Project at North Dakota State University and Plains Art Museum in Fargo invite students in grades 7-12 to submit original artwork and writing for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and ...

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Gary Allan to be a new face at the Høstfest

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Country music artist Gary Allan will be performing for the first time at Norsk Høstfest in Minot on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Allan has been performing country music since he was a young kid, playing first with his dad and brother before moving on to start his own band. Then in 1995, he signed ...

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This T-33 was one of the first aircraft assigned to Minot Air Force Base and flown by the base’s 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron.

U.S. Air Force 70th Anniversary

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With the 70th anniversary of the Air Force coming up on Monday, Sept. 18, history buffs can find U.S. Air Force clothing and other items from the early days and forward at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot. A U.S. Air Force summer service dress uniform donated by Clayann Almquist, ...

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Bob Herrington of Minot spent 30 years in the U.S. Air Force. He’s seen numerous changes in the Air Force and at Minot Air Force Base over the years. On Sept. 18, the Air Force celebrates its 70th anniversary as a separate military branch.

Now and then

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Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Bob Herrington of Minot recalls when representatives of procurement agencies came to Minot Air Force Base to meet about winter clothing for the B-52 maintenance people. The representatives would meet with Fred Gantzer, a superintendent for the 5th ...

MSU Alumni Association to honor five

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The Minot State University Alumni Association will honor four individuals with the Golden Award and one with the Young Alumni Achievement Award at the 50th Anniversary Dinner on Sept. 21, according to a press release. Joseph Hegstad (posthumously), Richard Jenkins, Roger Looyenga (’68) ...