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Make a Scene Kids Theater presents ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz’

Make a Scene Kids Theater will put on “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Tim Kelly today through Sunday at the Full STEAM Ahead studio at 2915 10th St. SW, Suite C, in Minot. Show times are 6:30 p.m. today, Friday, and Saturday, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are ...

Documentary filmmaker brings aviation history to life

Documentary filmmaker Nick T. Spark wanted to make a movie about aviation legend Pancho Barnes for a long time. Spark, guest speaker at the “Women, Wine and Wings” event held at the Dakota Territory Air Museum, Minot, on Wednesday evening, said he remembers hearing about Barnes, the ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra to begin 97th season

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will open its 97th season on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. at MSU’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. According to the symphony association, the season opener, “All That Jazz,” will feature familiar jazz tunes that will have concertgoers dancing in their seats — ...

Medora announces Badlands Christmas

MEDORA — The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation’s “A Very Merry Badlands Christmas” will be playing exclusively at the Old Town Hall Theater in Medora this December. The show is a celebration of Christmas, featuring some of the Medora Musicals’ past and present favorites. “A ...

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Let’s Cook: A Perfect ‘Pearing’

Each time that I see beautiful pears in the store, I have to pause and admire them -- especially the ones that are as warm colored as the late marigolds of September. When looking closer at them, you can see the warm blush of autumn. The round belly of the pear is playing host to a lovely shade ...

Habitat receives Wells Fargo help to repair home

Wells Fargo donated $15,000 and sent employees to help repair a home in Minot for Habitat for Humanity Northern Lights last week.  The Northern Lights chapter was one of more than 230 Habitat for Humanity affiliates awarded a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation as part of its nationwide ...

Let’s Cook: Casting a Stitch

Will you select the main floor seating? Or perhaps you are more of a balcony person — after all, the views are stunning. Whatever you choose, be assured your eyes and ears will be in for a feast as you enjoy the comic operetta “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat) by Johann Strauss as presented by ...

City of Minot to hold fall cleanup

The City of Minot will hold its fall cleanup week from Sept. 19-23. Twice a year, the City of Minot designates a week for city sanitation customers to place excess refuse onto boulevards for collection. Crews will work in quadrants throughout the city, beginning at 7 a.m. For information ...

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PLOTS regulations affect sportsmen

Hunting small game, waterfowl, furbearers or big game by nonresidents is prohibited by state law on Private Land Open To Sportsmen acreage and state wildlife management areas from Oct. 8-14, the first seven days of the pheasant season. However, nonresidents can hunt on PLOTS land they own ...

Motorists should watch for deer

Motorists should watch for deer along roadways this time of year as juvenile animals disperse from their home ranges. October through early December is the peak period for deer-vehicle accidents. Motorists are advised to slow down and exercise caution after dark to reduce the likelihood of ...

Youth pheasant weekend set

North Dakota’s two-day youth pheasant season Oct. 1-2 is a great opportunity to introduce a new hunter to the outdoors with limited competition. That’s when legally licensed residents and nonresidents 15 and younger can hunt rooster pheasants statewide. An adult at least 18 must ...

Insight on electronic posting for 2022 hunting in North Dakota

Last fall saw the first year of electronic posting (eposting) in North Dakota. For most, it’s like the first time you shoot a rifle or call in a goose, it gets easier with time. Even so, there’s also a benefit to going back over the basics. It’s difficult to address each question and ...

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REFLECTIONS: Being thankful and trusting Creator

I’ve been overwhelmed, thankful and encouraged by the calls, cards and emails I’ve received from you, my readers, after I told you I was having back surgery. Doctors told me that this surgery had the potential to cause a lot of initial pain and the doctor even told my family after surgery ...

Church display recalls Høstfest history

Minot’s annual Norsk Høstfest celebration traces its roots to four Lutheran churches that heeded the call of their bishop 47 years ago to celebrate the anniversary of Norwegian immigration to America. Documents from the celebration that became Norsk Høstfest were uncovered at First ...

REFLECTIONS: Why do we experience so much turmoil in life?

We talk about God and we read about God and go to church and hear about God but, who is He and what is He like? You might have heard that God is good. That causes us to ask a second question: If God is good, why do we have so many troubles in this world? Let’s explore that question by first ...

City Serve ND to kick off week-long community outreach project

The Pursuit Church in Minot is set to kick off a week-long community outreach program called City Serve ND. The program began in 2021 as a one-day event, with members of the church going out into the community to fulfill community needs, share the love of Christ and help with service projects. ...

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Pardon joins Dacotah Bank

Courtney Pardon has joined the Dacotah Bank location in Minot as a mortgage banker. Pardon is a 2012 Surrey High School graduate. She graduated from Minot State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in finance and management. Her banking career includes 10 years of experience in the ...

GNDC to hold policy summit

BISMARCK — The Greater North Dakota Chamber will hold its annual Policy Summit on Tuesday both virtually and in-person at the Bismarck Hotel and Conference Center. Panel topics and panelists include: Media & Public Policy in the Era of Fake News with Dave Thompson, Prairie Public, ...

Wald joins Aspire Credit Union

Christy Wald has been hired as a mortgage loan processor at Aspire Credit Union. Wald has nine years of loan processing experience and more than 23 years of work in the financial industry. “I am excited to connect with members and assist them with their mortgage questions and make the ...

FUTURES FILES

Black Friday for stocks, investors dump everything Fears of rising interest rates and worldwide recessions fueled continued panic selling of stocks, bonds, notes, and virtually every currency. The U.S. dollar was the exception. Many attributed the crash to the greenback since U.S. ...

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ND senators pay tribute to Air Force 75th year

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, along with his fellow U.S. Senate Air Force Caucus Co-chairs Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark., Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, this week introduced a Senate resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Air Force as an independent military ...

Wall of Honor placed to mark Remembrance Day

Minot Wreaths Across America has placed a Wall of Honor in the lobby of the Grand Hotel in remembrance of POW/MIAs on Sept. 16, which is the National POW/MIA Remembrance Day.  The wall will be on display for two weeks. The POW/MIA Wall of Honor includes 47 names of those from North ...

Minot AFB airmen take part in missile test launch

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Air Force Global Strike Command airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with three test re-entry vehicles from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, on Wednesday at 1:13 a.m. Pacific Time. The ICBM’s reentry ...