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Margie Bolton: The Glass Lady

Margie Bolton, the owner of Margie’s Art Glass Studio in downtown Minot, creates works of beauty using glass. However, she doesn’t really like to call herself an artist. “It’s just what I do,” said Bolton. “I do glass. I’m a glass lady.” Bolton, who is originally from Long ...

And the band plays on

The Minot City Band has been together and entertaining people for many years. This year the band is celebrating its centennial along with Roosevelt Park Zoo’s Community Centennial Celebration planned for Saturday, Aug. 7, in the zoo. That day the band will perform from 11 a.m.-noon. Jerry ...

ND Human Rights Arts Festival to be held

The fourth annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival will be held June 10 through July 15 in downtown Minot. There will be a reception on June 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Taube Museum of Art. The Taube will host an exhibition that features the work of 52 different artists from around ...

Last chance preview of Peace Garden’s cacti collection

DUNSEITH – The International Peace Garden will host a last chance preview of its Cacti & Succulent Collection June 12. This one-of-a-kind collection will be going off display for the next 11 months while the garden undertakes a major construction and renovation project that will require ...

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Three common garden pests — and a 17-year visitor who isn’t

OK, so you’ve got your vegetable and flower transplants in the ground, their roots are reaching out into surrounding soil, and stems are starting to grow. Wait before you turn your back on them! A few — just a few — common pests might be lurking. Transplants are threatened by three ...

Manage mosquitoes to better enjoy your outdoor space

Dine, play, and enjoy your outdoor spaces more than ever this year by managing annoying and disease-spreading mosquitoes. Use a multifaceted approach to boost your enjoyment and help keep mosquitoes away. Plan your outdoor activities when mosquitoes are less active. Females are the ones ...

How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas , home in 2012, their goal was to reduce their carbon footprint. The fact that they also saved thousands of dollars upfront and lowered their bills was a nice bonus. Solar panel installation can cost $15,000 ...

Going beyond the traditional window-box garden

The gardening world has a tried-and-true formula for the perfect window box: a thriller, a filler and a spiller. You simply can’t go wrong with a tall red geranium amid a tranquil bed of white impatiens and cascading vines of ivy. But maybe you’re an experienced window box gardener ...

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OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Today – State High School Clay Target championship, Horace. Today – Lake Region Anglers Association derby, Devils Lake, Six Mile Bay, 351-0950. Sunday – State High School Clay Target championship, Horace. Sunday – AIM Weekend Walleye Series, Lake Sakakawea, Ft. Stevenson State ...

Boat North Dakota course

North Dakota state law requires youth ages 12-15 who want to operate a boat or personal watercraft by themselves with at least a 10 horsepower motor must pass the state’s boating basics course. However, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department recommends all boaters take a boater education ...

Search continues for new G&F director

BISMARCK – The search continues to find a replacement for North Dakota Game and Fish Director Terry Steinwand. Steinwand is retiring from his position at the end of July. Steinwand started as a fisheries biologist with Game and Fish in 1982, was named fisheries division chief in 1989, and ...

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Workshops to discuss Christian role in abortion culture

Mike Spencer, founder and president of Project LifeVoice, will lead two events in Minot on Wednesday, June 9, on the role of the church in an abortion culture. Dakota Hope Clinic, Minot, is hosting the events. A clergy luncheon, “Role of the Clergy in Today’s Abortion Culture,” begins ...

Advice for Mother’s Day Dining-Revisited

Bill and Sarah and their children, Chris, 3, and Terry, 12, followed the waitress through the Mother’s Day crowd to a table in the middle of the restaurant. “We want a booth,” said Sarah. “I’m sorry,” said the waitress, “we’re always full on Mother’s Day. We could wait ...

Ryder church marks year of drive-in worship services

RYDER – One year ago on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, Calvary Church in Ryder began holding drive-in worship services so people could maintain social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The church building was not large enough for social distancing. “We’ve never missed a ...

The Pursuit Church to launch second campus

In November of 2020 in response to COVID-19 guidelines, The Pursuit Church in Minot opened six locations called Outposts. These Outposts enabled the church to continue its vision of helping people discover a life-changing relationship with Jesus while accommodating people who wanted to gather ...

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Dakota REIT: Acquisition of multifamily property in Iowa

Dakota REIT announces the acquisition of White Oak Apartments, an 88-unit multifamily property in Johnston, Iowa, a suburb of Des Moines. Johnston has experienced strong growth in recent years and boasts a highly educated workforce across multiple large employers. The White Oak Apartments ...

Ackerman-Estvold creates new role, Brekke named director of marketing

Candace Brekke has assumed role of director of marketing. She has been with Ackerman-Estvold since 2014. She earned a bachelor of arts in graphic design from Minot State University and an associate of arts in graphic communications from Bismarck State College. Brekke has spent over 24 years ...

FUTURES FILES

Inflation fears drive speculation News from the Bureau of Labor Statistics this past week elevated concerns our buying power may in trouble. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose more year-over-year than it has since 2008, a financial moment most remember as volatile. The reported 5% jump in ...

Finken elected to ND Dry Pea & Lentil Council

In April, Bob Finken, of Douglas, was elected to District III and will serve his first term on the ND Dry Pea & Lentil Council representing pulse producers in north central North Dakota. Finken took over the family farm right out of high school due to his father’s illness and ...

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Honoring service in Vietnam

Vietnam veteran Austin Gillette of White Shield remembers one of his first rides on a helicopter was from Cua Viet Base to Da Nang on Nov. 25, 1968. “Choppers delivered (a) hot meal while on Operation Meade River,” he recalled. He said the helicopters “were always a great ...

ND Guard Air Defense Artillery ready for mission in nation’s capital

GRAND FORKS - About 225 soldiers of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery (1-188thADA) Regiment were honored on Saturday at a sendoff ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks in preparation of a long-year mobilization to the National Capital ...