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Two-character play sheds light on struggle

Jenny Castro, Aili Smith and two Minot State University freshmen will be presenting “Gruesome Playground Injuries” Feb. 27-29. Each performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place in the Black Box Theater on the first floor of Hartnett Hall. “Gruesome Playground Injuries” is a ...

LGBTQ+ masquerade

Magic City Equality will be introducing a new type of event to Minot at the Grand Hotel on March 7. The doors to The MasQUEERade open at 8 p.m. The show will begin at 9 p.m. and end at midnight. Performers from all over North Dakota and some from Minnesota will be attending to perform in ...

1911 horror: Freshmen, sophomores tackle heavy subject in upcoming play

A horrific disaster that took place in 1911 is coming to light in 2020 by the Central Campus Playmakers in “The Triangle Factory Fire Project,” directed by Kevin Neuharth. It will be performed Feb. 27-29, beginning at 7:30 p.m. all three days at the Central Campus High School ...

Visiting photography professor educates students about print types

Christina Z. Anderson traveled from Bozeman, Mont., to judge the ‘Americas 2020: Paperworks’ show, and also to give an art seminar on the Minot State University campus on Friday afternoon. Anderson is an avid photographer and a professor of photography at Montana State University in ...

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Stuffed French Toast Wraps

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For the ultimate grilled cheese, use both stovetop and oven

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, an adult treat that harkens back to childhood. I never met a grilled cheese sandwich I didn’t like. Where I grew up, there was an old-fashioned drug store with a lunch counter. When the weather was good, my best friend and I would ride our bikes ...

Cook-off for a cause: Giving Hearts Day

Members from the Domestic Violence Crisis Center and PATH Inc. gathered at the Minot PATH Inc. office for the Giving Hearts Day chili cook-off on Thursday afternoon. For at least the last three years, the chili cook-off has taken place. Jill McDonald, the current director of the DVCC, and ...

Decadent Dessert Dip

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Prairie Fare: Can you guess the vegetable?

Let’s see if you can guess one of America’s favorite vegetables with a few clues. – On average, Americans eat nearly 9 pounds of this vegetable per year. – The first varieties of this vegetable were purple. Now, more than 100 varieties exist in a rainbow of colors. – This ...

9 garden planning tips for the greatest return

We’ve all done it…gotten overzealous in spring and overplanted or planted the wrong varieties for our tastes and needs. Make this the year you plan your garden for the best return on your investment. First, prepare a list before placing your catalog order or making that first trip to the ...

Let’s Cook: Heritage Singer Variety Show

Hey, guess what started in Minot this week? I will give you a clue. It has to do with singing, comical skits, and it has been an annual event for the past 32 years. If you guessed the Heritage Singers Variety Show, you are right. Those of you who have been to the show know it is variety with a ...

Expand your edible garden indoors

No matter the season, size of your garden or climate, you can inject homegrown flavor into your meals. Just clear a shelf, countertop or windowsill and get busy planting herbs, greens and even tomatoes to enjoy year-round. For quick results, grow microgreens. These nutrient packed edibles are ...

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Grant supports high school trap league

Local clubs or communities interested in receiving a grant to support a high school trap shooting team, must have the application in before April 1. Existing teams that have received a grant in the past are not eligible. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department offers a grant of up to $1,000, ...

FUNDINGSLAND: Enjoying the outdoors

Many North Dakota residents thoroughly enjoy the outdoor opportunities in this state. When hunting seasons came to a close in early January many who hadn’t already done so have since ventured onto the ice for some vertical fishing. There’s other activities too – hiking, skiing, ...

CATCH-N-RELEASE CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and-Release Club qualifiers, date & length for January: Buffalo Lodge Lake walleye: Layton Olson, Voltaire, Jan. 4, 28 inches. Lake Oahe walleye: Eric Anderson, Bismarck, Jan. 4, 27 inches. Missouri River bluegill: Brayton ...

Religion | VIEW ALL

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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Trinity’s Lenertz promoted to HR vice president

Trinity Health announced that Renae Lenertz has been promoted to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer/VP of Human Resources. Lenertz has served as Trinity’s Director of Human Resources for the past 21 years. As CHRO/VP, she’ll play an expanded role in developing HR strategies ...

New Mexico utility looks toward future as it leaves coal

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission is approaching the wire for when it must issue a ruling on Public Service Company of New Mexico's application to end operations at the San Juan Generating Station. PNM Vice President of Generation Tom Fallgren said he ...

FUTURES FILE

Electricity shockingly cheap Prices for power are dropping across the United States as electricity generation costs plummet. In many markets, the wholesale price for electricity has been cut nearly in half over the last two years. Costs are dropping as natural gas sank this week to nearly a ...

What to know before laying down money for a mattress

Here comes Presidents Day, a time to celebrate Lincoln and Roosevelt — and blowout mattress sales. These holiday-weekend bargains can be a smart opportunity to shop for a mattress if you need a new one. But choosing the right bed in your budget can be tricky if you go into the decision ...

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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 ...