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Arts and Entertainment

Zoo News: Taking advantage, while it lasts

Changes in the zoo are always exciting and with a lot of new construction on the horizon, there is a lot to be excited about. This summer alone will see three major changes to the south campus of the zoo. This will include the construction of the new African Plains Building, a new concession ...

Festival for music camp

Organizers of the 35th Anniversary Frozen Fingers Festival, taking place Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, at the Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center, Minot, plan to use the event proceeds to send local youth who are interested in music to the International Music Camp. Every year, ...

Retirement’s Comic Relief

The March equinox occurred two weeks ago today, marking the first day of spring. Although it could be a bit early to put the snow blower away, one can’t help but look forward to more outdoor activities soon. For us, thoughts this time of the year include returning to our small lake cabin and ...

Featured festival quilter

Quilter of 40 years Linda Glueckert is the 2024 featured quilter for this year's Minot Prairie Quilt Festival, and the theme is Red, White and BOOM. The exhibition is being held at the Grand Hotel, spanning the entire facility. The doors open to the public on Thursday at 9 a.m., and the event ...

Communication Arts Contest keeps growing

STANLEY – Youth from Mountrail and Ward Counties showcased their public speaking abilities in the Communication Arts Contest on March 23 at the Mountrail County South Complex in Stanley. This year marks the largest contest since combining the two counties. The 19 contestants included: ...

Hotdog sales to support Minot’s fireworks display

The Minot Fireworks Association is actively seeking donations toward its upcoming Fourth of July show. Corey Long, association president, said Mum Pyrotechnics offers the show at cost, but that still means $25,000 must be raised to put on the type of show that Minot-area residents have come ...