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Author publishes first novel based on her grandparents

Publishing a novel is a dream that a lot of writers have, getting it out into the world for readers worldwide to enjoy. Novels have the ability to take the reader into a different world or a different time. That was the goal of young writer Sarah Hanley. In August 2018, she self-published her ...

Winter event ‘Fight the Frost’ returns to Minot

Games Galore Party Rental is holding its second annual Fight the Frost event at the North Dakota State Fair Center this weekend, starting Friday afternoon. Corey Heiser with Games Galore said all ages are welcome to the event. They will have inflatable obstacle courses, interactives, slides ...

Rob Lowe brings experience with 1st responders to Fox series

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Rob Lowe knows a little something about the vital roles of first responders, and he's bringing that to TV with his latest role. He co-stars with Liv Tyler in "9-1-1: Lone Star" as a New York fire captain who relocates to Austin, Texas, to launch a firehouse from the ...

Featured Artist: Vanity Plate

Where are you from? Zach (Schultz) and I (Jazmine Schultz) are from Minot and Connor (Wentz) and Mo (Zach Moholland) are from Bismarck/Mandan. How would you describe your style? People have described us as power-pop. We’re pretty upbeat rock and roll. What got you started in your art ...

Food | VIEW ALL

Avocado Salsa

Avocado Salsa Avocado Salsa This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension. Ingredients 2 avocados, cubed 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced ¼ red onion, diced ½ lime, juiced 2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped ¼ tsp. garlic powder Salt and Pepper to ...

9 essential gadgets worth the real estate in your kitchen

I love a shiny new kitchen object as much as the next cook, and at times my kitchen has resembled a kitchen specialty store. But if you have a small kitchen, counter space and cabinet storage are at a premium. Here are some of my all-time favorite gadgets to make your cooking life ...

The food isn’t ready til you add `the finishing touch’

If you’ve ever wondered why food made by your favorite restaurant chef tastes better than the food you make at home, chances are you are missing the crucial “finishing touch.” That’s the final seasoning that chefs sprinkle or drizzle on the food once it is cooked. You can add the ...

Loaded Minestrone Soup

Viewable Minestrone Soup Click HERE for recipe link at NDSU Extension

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Let’s Cook: The Hue of Handwriting

What is something that we do daily that can engage our intellect, emotion and style? What daily activity with creative moments engage both our mind, heart and good cup of coffee? What daily activity can we improve upon without sacrificing a thing? What daily activity can convey power and ...

Prairie Fare: Are pets good for your health?

Jake and Lilly were sitting next to me on the couch one evening. I patted them on their warm backs. They looked at me approvingly with their big brown eyes. When I reached for the remote control to change the TV channel, they wiggled closer and wagged their tails. I found an old movie and I ...

Dakota Handcrafters: Emily Rae Higbee

At a young age Emily Rae Higbee, who goes by her middle name Rae, was inspired by her grandmother to begin baking. She continues to be inspired by her favorite celebrity chef, Alton Brown. Higbee is a home baker in Minot. “I call my little business The Witch’s Kitchen. I’ve been ...

Outdoors | VIEW ALL

Outdoors Calendar

Saturday – Gasmann Coulee Cruisers Snowmobile Fun Run, 833-8560. Jan. 25 – Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fishing Derby, Six Mile Bay. Feb. 1 – Souris Valley Bowmen Trophy Night, FFA Building, State Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. Feb. 1 – State Snowmobile Ride, Walhalla. Feb. 1 – ...

CATCH-N-RELEASE CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and-Release Club qualifiers, date & length for December: Lake Audubon walleye: Duane Schmidt, Beulah, Dec. 15, 29 inches.

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Jan. 18 – Gasmann Coulee Cruisers Snowmobile Fun Run, 833-8560. Feb. 1 – Souris Valley Bowmen Trophy Night, FFA Building, State Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. Feb. 1 – State Snowmobile Ride, Walhalla. Feb. 21 – West Dakota Waterfowlers Banquet, Grand Hotel, 5 p.m. Feb. 22 – Spring Light ...

Whopper Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for December: Missouri River walleye: Troy Miller, Mandan, Dec. 15, 8 lbs., 9 oz. Dean Byrd, Beulah, Dec. 21, 9 lbs., 3 oz.

Religion | VIEW ALL

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 ...

Can suffering build spiritual strength?

They love fresh fish! At least that’s how the story goes. Fishing off the coast of Japan has become more and more difficult because the waters are over-fished. Fishermen can find fish farther out to sea but it takes longer to get the fish to market so they no longer taste fresh. In an ...

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Bills aside, your 2020 budget can be a little F-U-N

Reporting for jury duty. Standing in line at the DMV. Going to the dentist. Making a budget. What do all of these have in common? They're activities you'd probably like to skip. And while budgeting certainly isn't exciting, breaking down your spending can give you the ability to do things ...

LSSND Board names Monson as interim CEO

FARGO – The Board of Directors at Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota has chosen Eric Monson as the agency’s interim chief executive officer, effective Jan. 15. Monson will serve in this role during the period from CEO Jessica Thomasson’s departure Jan. 31 until a new CEO steps ...

American Dream

On Jan. 1, Pat Bailey and his wife, Wendy, became the new owners of Muus Lumber & Hardware. Pat Bailey worked his way up the ranks to achieve such success. Muus Lumber initially started as the Great Northern Lumber Co., founded by Einer Muus in 1904. In its 116-year existence, the deeply ...

FUTURES FILE

Iran: All Smoke, No Fire On Tuesday night, Iran retaliated against the United States with a series of missile strikes against Iraqi military bases that housed U.S. troops. The attack was in response to the U.S. assassination of the Iranian military leader, Qassem Soleimani, who was killed by ...

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Global Strike Command retires final conventional air-launched cruise missile

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. – The final conventional air-launched cruise missile package was disassembled at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., on Wednesday, according to the Air Force. In early spring of 2019, Air Force Global Strike Command retired the CALCM weapon system as more advanced ...

Pearl Harbor anniversary commemoration planned

Honoring Those Who Served-Ministry breakfast group of Minot will hold a memorial ceremony in conjunction with the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The ceremony will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at The Wellington assisted living facility. There will be a slide presentation ...

B-52s complete 19 1/2-hour mission, live-fire training with Army in Hawaii

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber aircrews participated in live-fire training operations with the U.S. Army over the Pohakuloa Training Area, located on the big island of Hawaii on Nov. 15 and 18. During the two separate days, two B-52 ...

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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 ...

Find new ways to solve problems

The Magic City Discovery Center is holding its second annual Inventor’s Camp on Saturday. Liz Weeks, the education and outreach director, said the kids who attended the first camp had so much fun that they wanted to do another. In the time allotted, children who attend will use collected ...

Crafting group this weekend

The monthly Women’s Crafting Weekend is taking place this weekend, starting Saturday and ending Sunday. Once a month, women gather at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 714 in Minot to create several different things together, such as quilts, crocheted stuffed animals ...

Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

NEW YORK (AP) — A Netflix wave swept over the 77th Golden Globe nominations, where the streaming company dominated with 34 total nominations, including four films up for best picture and four series nominated for the top television awards. Noah Baumbach's divorce drama "Marriage Story" led ...