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Boo at the Zoo returns on Saturday

Boo at the Zoo returns to Roosevelt Park Zoo in Minot and is set for Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The traditional event for trick or treaters was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, it was a drive-through event. Jennifer Kleen, executive director of the Greater Minot ...

MSU English Club to put on interactive murder mystery

Halloween is the perfect season for mystery and Minot State University’s English club will be putting on an event full of spooky, interactive fun for the citizens of Minot on Saturday, Oct. 30. “We know what’s going to happen and who the murderer is but the audience will get the fun of ...

‘Night at the Museum’

North Dakota native the late Murray Lawler flew C-47 transport planes in World War II. Lawler and his wife, Margaret, met and were married in England. He named his plane “The Duchess of Dakota.” The late Margaret Lawler was the first war bride to arrive in North Dakota in 1946. The ...

Dance, dance, dance

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE -- Jacob Colvard loves to dance. Originally from El Paso, Texas, Colvard began dancing at an early age. “My mom really liked playing Neil Diamond a lot,” he said. She played Diamond’s music in the living room and he danced. “I was like 4 when I started,” he ...

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Enjoy beauty, science behind fall color

The brilliant fall color in our landscapes is a magical transformation that happens each year. And the science behind it is just as intriguing. Each fall as the days shorten our deciduous trees and shrubs begin this transformation. The plants produce less of the chlorophyll that gives ...

Save seeds of favorite vegetable, flower plants

Experimentation is part of the fun of gardening. Saving seeds from your favorite vegetable or flower for next year’s garden or even the next generation is something you might like to try. Keep in mind that all flowers and vegetables will not come true from seed. Hybrids and those ...

Let’s Cook: Zippy Zippers

A prettier way to recycle zippers would be difficult to find upon seeing the beautiful zipper mosaics created by visual artist, Karen Davidson, of Minot. She has transformed zippers from tan coveralls, sky blue nursing uniforms, and coral summer shorts into canyon walls and more on a bowl. A ...

Storing Garden Produce

Gardeners across the state have put many hours into their gardens this growing season and hopefully there is extra produce to store over winter. It is important to store garden produce correctly so your efforts are not wasted. Different fruits and vegetables require different storage ...

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Youth pheasant hunt scheduled for Saturday

The free youth hunt sponsored annually by Pheasants for the Future will be held Saturday in the Minot area. All youth ages 15 years and younger who have met their hunter education requirements and are properly licensed are invited to enjoy a day in the field with flushing roosters and ...

Angling challenge

KEY LARGO, FLORIDA – Overhead a delicate kite appears almost motionless, suspended on sleek wings above a calm, aqua-colored sea. A white heron passes by leisurely, a few feet above the water, its sleek, long legs trailing behind. A white ibis sits alone in a nearby mangrove-lined shore, its ...

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Starting a new chapter

RYDER – After one and a half years of holding drive-in worship services, Calvary Church in Ryder will hold its last outdoor service this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The drive-in worship services were done in response to COVID-19 pandemic so people could maintain social distancing. They have been ...

Harvesting for The Lord’s Cupboard

VELVA – Seventeen volunteers from The Lord’s Cupboard, Minot, gathered for a near final harvest of the season on Thursday at the Brekke farm near Velva. The Lord’s Cupboard, a food pantry operating in Minot, supplies food for many needy families in Minot and the surrounding area. This ...

Inquiring of the Lord

As I listened to the story of Isaac and Rebekah from Genesis 25, I was struck by one particular phrase. They desired a child and when a pregnancy finally occurred, even though they were happy, Rebekah became more and more uncomfortable. Of course, this was before ultrasounds, but even so, she ...

Manka Family Ministries to be at Minot Baptist Church

From July 25 through July 28, The Dan Manka Family will be at the Minot Baptist Church, regular services on Sunday, 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. The Manka Family Ministries is a conservative, evangelistic ministry. They have ministered in ...

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Visit Minot adds Parker to team

The Minot Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Minot) has added Tonya Parker as director of Team Events and Meetings. She will assist with incoming team events, conferences, conventions, in addition to curating and growing new events. Parker brings a wide range of experience in customer ...

Former Minot resident named 2021 Legacy Leader

FARGO — A former Minot resident, Mark Nisbet, was honored as the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Legacy Leader. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., helped honor Nisbet during the FMWF Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting on Oct. 12. Nisbet was Xcel Energy’s community ...

October recipients of the Minot Area Chamber EDC Eagle Award Program

Tiffany Brewer, Home Depot; Lori Johnson, LOR Spa; Roxanne Meinert, Washington Elementary School; Troy Pearson, Ralph’s Plumbing & Heating; Ryan Heintz, Harley’s Arrowhead Conoco; Ali Coffey, Verizon at Bemobile; Brock Harstad, Minot Municipal Auditorium; Christian Wandrie, Kemper ...

Futures files

Ready for thin crust? Wheat prices were screaming higher all week, with spring wheat—used in pizza and bagels—jumping over $10.00 per bushel. Kansas hard red winter wheat—used for bread—rose sharply as well. Extreme heat in the central plains provided fuel, although a weak dollar and ...

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New facility to support development of new ICBM system

The U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, the next generation intercontinental ballistic missile, will be supported by a new facility that Northrop Grumman Corp. has opened in Huntsville, Alabama, according to company information. Minot Air Force Base is one of ...

Minot AFB airman receives award for saving man’s life

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE -- On April 17, while running Saturday morning errands with his wife and two young children in Minot, Jose Rafael Jacuinde Rios called the skills he learned in American Red Cross CPR and first aid training to save the life of a man he found lying on the side of the road ...

‘Night at the Museum’

North Dakota native the late Murray Lawler flew C-47 transport planes in World War II. Lawler and his wife, Margaret, met and were married in England. He named his plane “The Duchess of Dakota.” The late Margaret Lawler was the first war bride to arrive in North Dakota in 1946. The ...