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Religion

Menorah lighting at Dakota Square

The scope of the ceremony was limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the lights of a six-foot Hanukkah menorah in Dakota Square Mall shone as brightly as ever following a lighting ceremony Monday evening. The Chabad Jewish Center of North Dakota in Fargo stated it is conducting this ...

REFLECTIONS: Masked or Unmasked?

The tension that exists between those who believe we should wear masks as a protective measure against the coronavirus and those who oppose them leaves us with an ideal illustration or parable for life. Perhaps you felt tension as you read the title of this article, wondering what opinion would ...

The Joys of Commitment

“How did you do that?” asked the woman when I bragged that my husband and I were celebrating 50 years of marriage this summer. In a word, my answer is commitment. We didn’t take a trial time of living together to see if we were compatible. We didn’t go into marriage with the idea ...

Volunteers raise vegetables to supply Lord’s Cupboard food pantry of Minot

VELVA – Under sunny skies several volunteers were working in the garden, or gardens, this past Tuesday. At the Duane Brekke farmstead north of this city weeds were being pulled, some vegetables harvested and friendly conversation was heard. “It’s fun and it’s not even work because you ...

Special services at Minot Baptist Church

Dr. Marvin Mungle of Firm Foundations Ministries will be presenting a series of messages with plenty for the whole family, at Minot Baptist Church this week. The presentations began Wednesday and will also be held today and Friday at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday during the church’s regular ...

Church takes on more soup kitchens

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church and volunteers have picked up some of the soup kitchens that had been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastor Steve Oster said that he and Pastor Mark Frueh had begun thinking of the “What ifs” in regards to the novel coronavirus. Their answer was, ...