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Sorrow revisited: Re-creating Katrina’s muck in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Patches of black mold on the ceiling. Water marks on the dingy walls. Toys, furniture and a baby grand piano tossed about and covered in a gray muck. The busted floodwall behind the long-abandoned house in New Orleans' Gentilly neighborhood was mended over a decade ago ...

WEALTH OF WESTEROS: Game of Thrones: King’s Landing will rise again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scorched by a dragon, overrun by enemy soldiers and its buildings reduced to rubble, King's Landing, the capital city in "Game of Thrones," seems destroyed for good. But history suggests that the city could rise again. Despite the horrifying death and destruction, with ...

Central Campus hosts student art show

Students from Minot High School-Central Campus will have their art put on display for all to see on May 20. The student art show will take place in the new commons of Central Campus. The show will be open to the public all day until 7 p.m. The student art show will feature pieces created by ...

Song called ‘Frequency’

Dakota Chappy is known by many as North Dakota’s fashion inventor, but she has been writing and recording music for over 20 years. Her latest single release called “Frequency,” featuring Daniel Kidd Robinson aka Cashmere Kidd, comedian and cameraman, will be released this week, according ...

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Celebrate Syttende Mai with Chilled Poached Salmon

Norwegians love their salmon, and to celebrate Syttende Mai (the 17th of May) this Friday, we’re sharing one of our all-time favorite salmon recipes, Chilled Poached Salmon with Dill Cream Sauce. This specialty was a lunchtime favorite at our former restaurant, Sarello’s, and it is the ...

Easy-breezy: Planning ahead can make your picnic just that

As the weather warms up, many of us start thinking about enjoying our meals outdoors. But a seamless, successful picnic takes some planning. Having a checklist and some ideas for what foods work best can keep the easy-breezy notion of a summer picnic just that. Whether you are looking to ...

You won’t miss the meat when you make this mushroom burger

Portobello mushroom burgers are no longer just a sad substitute for beef burgers; they are -legitimately delicious choices on their own. For charry grilled portobellos that wouldn't leak moisture and make the buns soggy, we decided to try scoring them, a technique that works well with ...

Plant-based burgers vs. beef burgers

NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to skip meat, a new era of options is here. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past. Others are working to ...

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Veeder: Cat and mouse game isn’t our new cat’s strong suit

Last week while I was writing my column, unfolding a tale from the olden days about my dear grandmother’s run-in with an ornery bovine and an exasperated husband, a saga of my own was developing in my living room between our new orange cat who now has six names and a mouse, who shall never be ...

Trees for boulevards

The Minot Forestry Department is taking orders from homeowners for its annual Boulevard Tree Planting Program. Brian Johnson, city forester, said homeowners who are interested in obtaining boulevard trees can call the Forestry Department at 857-4178. He said they have 12 different ...

‘Plan the garden of your dreams!’

If you are anxiously awaiting the growing season, use your time wisely by planning your upcoming spring garden now. Select your site. Whether planting vegetables, herbs or flowers, you should consider these factors: – Sunlight. Select a space that receives an ample amount of ...

‘Vole Hotels’ safe way to control voles

In an earlier article I mentioned controlling voles or also called field or meadow mice with homemade traps I call “Vole Hotels.” They are any container that doesn’t let light in, are large enough to have a small “rodent sticky trap” placed in it, and are weather proof. I use the ...

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W i l d f l o w e r s : Robust, low-maintenance, pollinator-friendly

Gardeners trying to lure pollinators to their landscape would be wise to mimic nature and plant wildflowers. The attractive perennials tolerate harsh climates, seldom need fertilizing and resist most diseases and insect pests. Wildflowers are durable, too, requiring little or no irrigation ...

Pergolas: Ancient garden structures are getting updated

Pergolas have been part of home gardens for a long time, but they’re getting some modern upgrades because of trends toward backyard sanctuaries and entertaining. Historically, pergolas were simple, overhead structures used to protect garden walkways. They were characterized by long linear ...

In a labyrinth garden, every path is the right one

A labyrinth garden should not be puzzling — that’s a maze. A labyrinth and a maze were once the same, but the labyrinth has recently grown to become a totally different animal. Enter a labyrinth and every turn you make is the correct one, leading you to the center. The labyrinth might be ...

Kindness is Contagious: Kindness makes English learner feel at home

When I was little, my mom taught English as a second language. Now in her 70s, she continues to teach. She has always had a heart for people who are new to our country. I’ve often wondered about the impact she has made on her students that she’ll never know. Sometimes all it takes is ...

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Local 4-H members place at 3D Archery Shoot

BISMARCK – Seven Ward County 4-H members attended the Missouri River 3D Archery Shoot in Bismarck at the Nishu Bowman Archery Complex on May 4. Categories are split up by age and type of bow the individual uses. Ages include Beginner, who are ages 8 to 10; Junior, ages 11 to 13; and Senior, ...

Loaner life jackets at Upper Souris NWR

Submitted photograph Loaner life jacket stations have been placed this year at two locations on Lake Darling, at the Spillway and Grano boat ramps. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department for the program. “They are all youth life jackets. ...

State record fish disallowed

What was thought to be a new state record walleye caught on hook and line has been disqualified. Tom Volk of Lincoln caught the 16 pound, 9 ounce whopper measuring 32 one-half inches in length while shore fishing along the Heart River in Mandan April 22. A news release from Game and Fish ...

Spring spawning efforts on Lake Sakakawea confirm quality fishery

PARSHALL – It happens every spring but, my oh my, it’s definitely not always like this. North Dakota Game and Fish biologists have been conducting their annual spring walleye spawning operations on Lake Sakakawea in recent days and the results have been extremely good, maybe the best ever ...

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Emily Evon wins Citation Award

The Awana Club of First Baptist Church of Minot held its Award Night May 8, according to a press release. Emily Evon earned the Citation Award, a crowning achievement for years of dedication. For young people involved in an Awana Club, earning the Citation Award represents a minimum of 10 ...

Reflections: Disobedience, guilt and mercy

Aaron had been hiking all day when the accident occurred. Under ideal conditions he could have made it home that day, but now that he was injured, he would have to rest when it got dark. He slowly limped down hills, across streams and through muddy trails toward home. As he walked he pondered ...

First Baptist Church XYZ to meet May 23

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people over 50, will meet Thursday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Minot. The Moen family from Upham will present a musical program. Refreshments will be served. First Bapist Church is located at 200 3rd Street SW.

Cemetery services

During the week before Memorial Day there will be a short prayer service at two cemeteries in Minot, conducted by local Catholic priests and deacons. The services will be held on Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at Rosehill Memorial Cemetery and on Thursday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Sunset ...

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FUTURE SFILE

Corn pops over soggy fields Corn prices popped last week as markets grew increasingly concerned about severe planting delays across the Corn Belt. Nationwide, only 30% of the crop had been planted as of last week, compared to a recent average near 60%. Waterlogged fields are preventing ...

Minot welcomes That German Place

The dream of opening a German cafe has finally become a reality for Minot resident Stefanie Cassidy. She opened That German Place Friday in downtown Minot. “I wanted to (open the cafe) probably for the last 20 years,” Cassidy said. “I wanted to open it already in Germany before we came ...

Gunderson joins First Western as Ag lender

Logan Gunderson, a Berthold native, has joined First Western Bank & Trust as an Ag lender. Gunderson graduated from Berthold High School and from Minot State University with a bachelor’s degrees in both accounting and finance. He grew up working on the family farm and ranch and has ...

Tschetter named to Barron’s national list of top financial advisors

For the fifth consecutive year, Edward Jones financial advisor Greg Tschetter of Minot has been named to Barron’s magazine’s annual list of “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State.” Tschetter, who has served area investors for the past 18 years, ranked No. 3 in the ...

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Bloom celebrates caregivers

Minot Center for Pediatric Therapy wants to celebrate moms, foster moms, grandmothers, aunts and other caregivers of individuals with disabilities. To do so, they will be hosting their fifth annual Bloom event today at the Grand Hotel from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The event will give attendees a chance ...

The National push their art to an even higher place

(AP) — The new album from The National starts off as you might expect: There's the traditional melancholy surrounded by complex, layered instruments. But just past the two-minute mark on the first track something unusual happens. A woman's voice simply takes over. Gail Ann Dorsey, known ...

Broken Brothers Benefit in Granville returns

The Broken Brothers Benefit is returning for their third year of fundraising for Suicide Awareness Prevention. Their benefit will take place Saturday starting at 10 a.m. at the Thirsty Beaver in Granville. The event will feature a ride, a bike wash, a bike and auto show, raffles and ...

Gymagic Gymnastics hosts first Nerf Wars event

Boys and girls ages 6 to 12 are encouraged to prepare their Nerf guns and get ready for war at the Gymagic Gymnastics first ever Nerf Wars event. The event will take place Sunday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the gymnastics gym. The event is open to anyone within the age range and costs $15 to take ...