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Zoo News: Summer has arrived at Roosevelt Park Zoo

Thursday will be the first official day of summer. It will be the longest day of the year. World Giraffe Day is celebrated the following day. The holiday, celebrated every year on June 21, was established by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (G.C.F.) to celebrate the tallest animal in the ...

Dakotah Faye takes the stage with Tigirlily Gold

This past Saturday, Minot musician Dakotah Poitra took the stage with North Dakota’s popular sister duo, Tigirlily Gold, at the Sanctuary Events Center in Fargo. Poitra, under the stage name Dakotah Faye, was invited by the Tigirlily Gold sisters, Krista and Kendra Slaubaugh, to perform a ...

Annual Hiddenwood Picnic marks 122 years

MAKOTI – The Hiddenwood Picnic, a family event observing its 122nd year, will be held Sunday at the Hiddenwood Picnic Grounds, eight miles south of Makoti on County Road 9. All events are held beside historic Hiddenwood Lake. Activities include an 11 a.m. all-faiths church service and a ...

Classic Rhythm to perform at Sibyl this Saturday

STANLEY – Classic Rhythm from Bismarck will bring classic rock and pop sounds to the Sibyl Center in Stanley this Saturday, June 15. Classic Rhythm is a five-member band that entertains its audiences with music from the rock and pop era of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. The band specializes ...

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center to present opera

WASHBURN – “Death of Meriwether Lewis: Transfiguration at Grinder’s Stand,” a new one-act opera, will be presented on Saturday, June 15, at 3 p.m. in the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn. The program is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments will be ...

Zoo News: Animals create memories, passions

Being a zookeeper is more than a job. It is a lifetime of memories and what-ifs. I saw the epitome of this recently when I traveled with my wife, Deneen, to the St. Louis Zoo in Missouri so she could see an elephant she worked with in the 1980s. As an elephant keeper at the Jacksonville Zoo in ...