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Let’s Cook: Home for Mother’s Day

May has arrived and with it brings many things to celebrate! Graduations, confirmations, May Day, Memorial Day, Syttende Mai, and of course, Mother’s Day. Our world is brighter and a happier place all through the year because of mothers. It goes without saying that mothers have magic — how ...

LIFE AT THE LIBRARY: Genealogy at your library

Exploring genealogy and family trees is always an interesting topic and the Minot Public Library has the resources to help you begin or continue your research. On Wednesday, May 18, MPL staff will present a free program showcasing some of these resources and demonstrating how to conduct ...

Zoo News: Zoo moms prepare for the weekend

What a difference in weather we are seeing as we approach Mother’s Day weekend throughout the zoo and the community. With the sunshining, the temperatures rising and the yards drying up, most of the animals that have spent the winter off exhibit are now enjoying the weather as much as we ...

For summer travel deals, stay off the beaten path

(AP) — Many Americans are looking to travel this summer. Most hope to find a good deal. Unfortunately, that’s not how the law of supply and demand usually works. Air travel has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. Hotels are filling up and vacation rentals are booming. “Demand ...

Prairie Fare: Nourish your brain with food, fitness

After a hectic several days, my body and brain were tired but still a bit “wired.” In fact, I woke up at 3 a.m. thinking I needed to keep working on projects. I had finished them. Has that ever happened to you? What should a person do? I did what you should not do. I turned on ...

DAKOTA GARDENER: Growing fancy vegetables in the garden

What is the fanciest, most exotic food you have ever eaten? I once ate snails. When I was young and single, I used to eat at Wendy’s or Taco Bell almost every day. A friend told me that I was missing out on the best things of life. She took me to a French restaurant and ordered escargot ...