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Minot Chamber Chorale announces first poetry contest winners

Mia Wiese, a student at Burlington-Des Lacs Elementary School, had the winning entry in the Minot Chamber Chorale’s first poetry contest for North Dakota high school students. Runners-up were poems by Lydia Repnow, a student at Minot High School-Central Campus, and Bailey Cowley, a student ...

Cavalcade of Stars coming to Stanley

The ‘50s and ‘60s Cavalcade of Stars comes to Stanley on Saturday for an evening of vintage American rock ‘n roll at the Sibyl Center. Bandleader Joe Covert plays electric and upright bass, sings both lead and backing vocals. His bands have played hundreds of shows all over the ...

Talking Trail signs help give the story at air musuem

Visitors can “Experience The Story” at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot by calling a phone number, downloading a mobile app or visiting a website. The ways to “experience the story” are posted on Talking Trail signs near various exhibits. Don Larson, president of the air ...

Pioneer Day to be held Sunday at Kenmare Pioneer Village Museum

Pioneer Day will be held Sunday at the Pioneer Village Museum in Kenmare. The event will include village tours from 2 to 7 p.m., raffle drawings at 7 p.m., free popcorn and water, a scavenger hunt for all ages, and an antique tractor display. Prizes included in the raffle are a power ...

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A spring salad celebration

(Family Features) Fresh fruits and veggies are often the flavors of spring, and you can bring them all together by celebrating National Salad Month with a homemade masterpiece. This Steamboat Willie Green Apple Waldorf Salad, created in honor of Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, is perfect ...

Serve a protein-packed salad

(Family Features) A salad can fill an empty stomach for nearly any purpose, from an al fresco snack to a family appetizer. When combined with protein like chicken, a salad can become a full, nutritious meal all on its own. If you're looking for a way to take your salad from snack or side to ...

You’ve probably got all you need to make fabled `stone soup’

As the days go by, I am being forced to become more creative with my cooking. I’ve always been a fan of stews and hearty soups, and I make them all year round to stock my freezer. That stash has started to run low lately. So it was time to see what I could make out of the slim pickings I had ...

No bread flour? No problem

LONDON (AP) — Are you struggling to find bread flour and fresh yeast at the moment? If so, you’re not alone. With millions of people across the globe stuck at home due to lockdown measures imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, many people are choosing to make their own bread, rather ...

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Prairie Fare: Inspire your menus with fresh season vegetables

“I’ll have the garlic mashed potatoes and green beans as my two sides,” my younger daughter said. We were celebrating her birthday. We were in a sit-down restaurant for the first time in months. We removed the required protective masks to eat, of course. I glanced at her in disbelief. ...

DAKOTA GARDENER: Stumps I have known and loved

As a forester, when I hear the word “stump,” of course I think of a tree that has been cut down. Sometimes that tree has been harvested for timber. In North Dakota, the tree more likely was cut down for safety reasons. I’ve known a lot of stumps through the years. I rarely have a ...

Pollinator Gardens: Purposeful Landscape Beauties

Pollinator gardens are areas with plants that provide pollen or nectar for pollinating insects, known as pollinators. These plants provide nutrients that keep the insects alive and sustain them throughout the year. It also offers a safe, chemical-free habitat and a home for winter. A ...

Let’s Cook: Attic cleaning, letter reading, and other pursuits

There is a significant link between family treasures and memories. But the key to enjoying these treasures is in the way they elevate your feelings. With COVID-19 hanging around, we continue to spend most of our time at home. We have made a list of things we need to do around the house, such ...

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The Red River delivers

GRAND FORKS – Catching catfish, especially big catfish, is something a fisherman never forgets. They are a hard fighting fish that know how to use the currents of the Red River to test the skills of any angler. But my, oh my, are they fun! Captain Brad Durick, catfish guide and author, ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR 8-1

Today – Badlands Bass Bandits East Park Lake Derby. Today – Four Bears Casino Walleye Derby, Lake Sakakawea, 421-9880. Monday – Full Moon, 10:58 a.m., Sturgeon Moon. Aug. 8 – Outlaw Walleye Derby, White Earth Bay, Lake Sakakawea, 770-1442. Aug. 8 – Youth Shooting Event, Velva ...

Small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations set

North Dakota’s 2020 small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations are set and most season structures are similar to last year. Noteworthy items include: —Opening day for ducks, geese, coots and mergansers for North Dakota residents is Sept. 26. Nonresidents may begin hunting waterfowl ...

COMMENTS BY KIM: Why we fish

Do you ever ask yourself why you fish? I mean, really ask yourself and come up with an answer with which you are comfortably satisfied. Those of us who fish, and there are many, know we like to go but may not fully understand why. I suppose every fisherman can come up with different reasons, ...

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Volunteers raise vegetables to supply Lord’s Cupboard food pantry of Minot

VELVA – Under sunny skies several volunteers were working in the garden, or gardens, this past Tuesday. At the Duane Brekke farmstead north of this city weeds were being pulled, some vegetables harvested and friendly conversation was heard. “It’s fun and it’s not even work because you ...

Special services at Minot Baptist Church

Dr. Marvin Mungle of Firm Foundations Ministries will be presenting a series of messages with plenty for the whole family, at Minot Baptist Church this week. The presentations began Wednesday and will also be held today and Friday at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday during the church’s regular ...

Church takes on more soup kitchens

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church and volunteers have picked up some of the soup kitchens that had been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastor Steve Oster said that he and Pastor Mark Frueh had begun thinking of the “What ifs” in regards to the novel coronavirus. Their answer was, ...

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 ...

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With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty wallets. Government covronavirus loans in the spring helped eating establishments rehire laid-off employees and ride out the pandemic's initial surge and wave of shutdown ...

Two attorneys join Olson & Burns P.C.

Olson & Burns P.C. announces the addition of two attorneys to its statewide practice representing banks and both large and small businesses. Attorney Nici Meyer is a lifelong resident of North Dakota who grew up farming and ranching throughout western and central North Dakota. Meyer ...

Ophthalmologist joins Trinity Health

Dr. Darren Hill has joined Trinity Health’s team of ophthalmologists at Trinity Regional Eyecare – Minot Center. Hill provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, including cataract removal, laser and injection treatment for retinal pathology, laser and surgical glaucoma ...

FUTURES FILE

Fuel Sinks as Travel Plans Stall Crude oil, gasoline, and diesel fuel prices fell to a one-month low this week as demand dropped from both the automotive and airline sectors. Renewed coronavirus concerns from Florida to California are slowing plans for vacations and business travel, sapping ...

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Change of Command

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Col. Bradley Cochran, commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, turned over the command to Col. Michael Walters during a ceremony at the base on Thursday. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of people attending the ceremony was limited, however the ...

White Shield veteran & brother of fallen veteran unite

Last fall, The Minot Daily News told the story of White Shield Vietnam veteran Austin Gillette saying farewell to a fellow Marine after 51 years. Gillette and several other members of the Joseph Young Hawk-Elmer Bear American Legion Post of White Shield, while attending the Basilone Parade in ...

Amtrac Platoon ‘buddies’ reunite

More than 50 years ago, members of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Amtrac Platoon were hauling supplies, transporting the wounded and just about anything else in Vietnam. The unit may have been one of the most decorated noninfantry units in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, although it existed ...

Talking Trail signs help give the story at air musuem

Visitors can “Experience The Story” at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot by calling a phone number, downloading a mobile app or visiting a website. The ways to “experience the story” are posted on Talking Trail signs near various exhibits. Don Larson, president of the air ...