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Crafting performer

Tiffany Kerfoot, the vice president of Misfits of Minot, is not only a performer, but she is also a crafter. Kerfoot came to North Dakota through the United States Air Force. She enlisted in Maryland and was first stationed in Louisiana. From Louisiana, she was transferred to Minot Air Force ...

Horror shadowcast

The Misfits of Minot are very excited to present an all new shadowcast performance of the 1959 film “House on Haunted Hill” on Saturday at the Sleep Inn & Suites. Tickets are $10 per person and will be sold at the door. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the performance will start at 8 p.m. ...

Mouse River Players act out seance in comedy ‘Blithe Spirit’

The Mouse River Players will be performing the comedy “Blithe Spirit” Friday through Sunday and March 20-22. The performances on Fridays and Saturdays begin at 7:30 p.m., with the box office opening at 6:30 p.m. and theater doors opening at 7. Sunday performances will start at 2 p.m., with ...

Bill Engvall returns to North Dakota

Comedian Bill Engvall will be arriving at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge on Saturday. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at 4bearscasino.com. His current tour is “Just Sell Him for Parts” and has traveled all over the United States, giving his fans a good laugh. According to ...

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Apple Cranberry Quinoa Salad

View recipe here >>> Apple Cranberry Quinoa Salad https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/preventnd/socialeats

Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt Dip

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Poach boneless chicken breasts for flavor, tenderness

This time of year, boneless, skinless chicken breasts are my go-to protein. You can add them to a grain bowl, a green salad or Caesar, or shred them to make chicken salad, soup, casseroles, one-pot meals, etc. But so often they are dried out and tasteless. You know what I mean: that flat, ...

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PrairieFare: What’s in your home pantry?

I wiped the handle of the grocery cart with a sanitizing wipe and noticed the large number of shoppers doing the same. The wipes have been available for a long time, and I usually grab one. A trash can was filled with used wipes. Unfortunately, many wipes were on the floor or left in the ...

The best dahlias for a backyard cutting garden

Dahlias are bold and beautiful flowers that are easy to grow in any sunny garden. They are also spectacular in summer flower arrangements. With just a few dahlias, you can enjoy picking your own fresh-cut flowers every day from July through September. These spring-planted tubers make gorgeous ...

Let’s Cook: Mastering closet chaos and more

It was inescapable. From the moment Lydia arrived into our lives 15 years ago, we have been reading to her, sharing history with her, and explaining the meaning to her of several interesting items that we have collected over the years in our home. As a parent, I was delighted that at age ...

Prairie Fare: Be prepared foodwise for spring, summer disasters

I thought I heard a freight train driving right by our house despite no train tracks in the vicinity. I glanced at my alarm clock. It said 3 a.m. My bedroom windows were open after an exceptionally muggy Fourth of July day. Now my drapes were flying over me in the strong wind. Was I ...

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Sportfishing Congress cancels annual banquet

The North Dakota Sportfishing Congress Executive Committee has canceled its Annual Banquet and Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, April 25, at the Bismarck AMVETS due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of being able to hold social gatherings. Refunds for the banquet/fundraiser and ...

Hunters cautioned of ground conditions

The spring snow goose migration is in full swing, and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department is asking hunters to be wary of muddy roads and saturated ground conditions when traveling to and from hunting locations. Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams said goose hunters are ...

Corps closes visitor centers, suspends tours

OMAHA, Neb. – Due to health and safety precautions regarding COVID-19, all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District Visitor Centers will be closed and all public group tours and events have been canceled until further notice. This is strictly a preventive measure. The Omaha District is ...

FUNDINGSLAND: Time to step outdoors

I hope everyone who reads this is healthy and is treating social distancing with the seriousness it deserves. No one wants to catch or spread coronavirus identified by the Center for Disease Control as COVID-19. What is understandably difficult and particularly trying, for many, staying at ...

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How should we view our leaders?

Impeach the president because he’s terrible! Don’t impeach the president because he’s wonderful! That person is lying! The other person is lying! That side is dishonest! The other side is dishonest. It’s just a “good old boys” club. No, it’s not. Sadly, the above seems to be ...

Minot advocates recognized during LSSND centennial open house

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota celebrated 100 years of service through a series of open houses across the state this month, including an event in Minot Nov. 5. CEO Jessica Thomasson presented “Dove Awards” to recognize individuals, churches, businesses and organizations who ...

Former Gov. Schafer to speak at Integrating Faith and Work conference

Former Gov Ed Schafer will be the keynote speaker at the Integrating Faith and Work conference Tuesday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Grand Hotel in Minot. The conference is sponsored by the Christian Business Men’s Connection. The event includes networking from noon-12:30 p.m., luncheon from ...

North Hill Baptist is now Journey

North Hill Baptist Church is now operating under the name Journey, said Pastor Daniel Andrus. The church meets in Suite 301 in the Mount Vernon Building at 900 North Broadway. Coffee is served at 10 a.m. Sundays, followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. The church also holds ...

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FUTURES FILE

Oil Plunges Deeper Oil prices continued to crash this week, reaching an 18-year low on Wednesday near $20 per barrel. Prices are being eviscerated as Saudi Arabia and Russia continue to pump at a record pace in an attempt to bankrupt one another and U.S. shale oil producers. Meanwhile, ...

When market drops, play long game with retirement savings

The stock market has been on a punishing roller coaster ride this week, suffering its largest one-day drop in more than 30 years Thursday, on concerns that the spread of COVID-19 will hit the global economy hard. While stocks made gains during Friday trading, it's safe to say that volatility ...

Whiplash: All at once, a steady US economy screeches to halt

By PAUL WISEMAN, ALEXANDRA OLSON and JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks ago, EmpireCLS was heading toward a second straight year of record business. A car service company in New Jersey, Empire couldn't even find enough chauffeurs and office workers to ...

SBA offers disaster assistance to small businesses impacted by virus

DENVER – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Dakota small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced. SBA acted under ...

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Valentine treats for veterans

Submitted Photo Minot Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary members gather to assemble Valentine treats for veterans living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Members delivered the treats Thursday, and also distributed valentines made by students at Our Redeemer’s Christian ...

Defense Secretary Esper to visit Minot AFB

Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer announced on Friday they will join U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as he visits Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday for a tour of the base and its facilities. Hoeven and Cramer invited Esper to the state during the secretary’s confirmation process ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper to visit Minot AFB on Wednesday

Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer today announced they will join U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as he visits the Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday, Feb. 19, for a tour of the base and its facilities. Hoeven and Cramer invited Esper to the state during the secretary's confirmation ...

Minot AFB B-52s part of mission with Japanese Air Force

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – A Minot Air Force Base from the Pacific Theater and another B-52 bomber from Minot Air Force Base in continental United States integrated with the Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force or JASDF) to conduct bilateral and theater familiarization ...

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Minot Symphony Orchestra presents “The Remarkable Farkle McBride”

On Saturday at 3 p.m., the Minot Symphony Orchestra will be holding its concert “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on Minot State University campus. There will be a pre-concert lecture and instrument petting zoo starting at 2 p.m. Efrain Amaya, the MSO Maestro, said ...

Snere Ledu makes Arts in the Library debut Sunday

Arts in the Library will be having its fifth concert on Sunday with local string quartet Snere Ledu. They were contacted by Justin Anderson with the Minot Area Council of the Arts and asked if they would be interested in performing at the Arts in the Library event starting at 6 p.m. on Super ...

Will Grammy voters take the ‘Old Town Road’ on Sunday?

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2020 Grammy Awards are shaping up to be the night of the new kids, with Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X leading in nominations. Those acts, who all released huge No. 1 hits in the last year, have strong chances of beating their more-seasoned competitors, from Lady ...

Robbers held hostage by hostages

The Mouse River Players are doing a new production titled “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (Who Should Be Shot).” The director, Lin Knickerbocker, said she laughed hysterically when she read through the script and thought the audience would love it. The idea was initially introduced to ...