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Dickens Village Festival tickets go on sale Monday

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GARRISON – Tickets go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. for this year’s Dickens Village Festival in Garrison, according to McKaila Behles, director of the Garrison Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The annual event turns the community of Garrison into a quaint Victorian town from the era of ...

Prairie Federal gives boost to ‘pink’ campaign

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Prairie Federal Credit Union held a raffle on Sept. 30 and raised $1,594 for the Minot Y’s Men’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Campaign. Cancer patients will have help regaining their strength, thanks to Prairie Federal Credit Union and its customers. The campaign supports patient access to ...

North Hill Baptist is now Journey

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North Hill Baptist Church is now operating under the name Journey, said Pastor Daniel Andrus. The church meets in Suite 301 in the Mount Vernon Building at 900 North Broadway. Coffee is served at 10 a.m. Sundays, followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. The church also holds ...

USDA approves ND disaster designation

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved North Dakota’s request for a secretarial disaster designation for 47 counties as a result of natural disasters in 2019, Sen. John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, announced Friday. Secretary Sonny Perdue ...

Recovery Reinvented 2019 focus on building recovery supports

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By JILL SCHRAMM Senior Staff Writer jschramm@minotdailynews.com BISMARCK – An Olympic Gold medalist and a college president will be among those sharing their addiction recovery stories at Recovery Reinvented 2019 next Tuesday in Bismarck. This year’s statewide event continues the ...

Chamber group delivers blessing

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The Magic City Blessing Bank has been blessed by participants in a Minot Area Chamber of Commerce leadership class, who presented a generous collection of items to the fledgling charity this week. The Blessing Bank, which launched Oct. 1, provides personal care and household items to local ...

Minot, area communities Veterans Day programs planned for Monday

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Minot and area communities will hold Veterans Day programs on Monday. Pastor Daniel Andrus, who served in the Navy, will give the address, invocation and benediction at the Minot program at 11 a.m. in the Old Armory. A native of Ohio, he joined the Navy in October 1971 and served until May ...

Dakota College announces Gorder as athletic director

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BOTTINEAU — Dakota College at Bottineau is pleased to announce the hiring of Corey Gorder as its new athletic director. Gorder will assume his duties with the start of the new semester in January 2020. Wayne Johnson and Mike Getzloff will continue as interim co-athletic directors through the ...

Mainstream Boutique creates Giving Tree

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Mainstream Boutique in Minot has teamed with Dakota Memorial School at the Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch to establish a Giving Tree to benefit students attending the school. Desiring to make an impact to celebrate the season of giving, Mainstream Boutique owner Pam Karpenko contacted Cher ...

Darkhouse spearfishing opens at ice-up

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North Dakota’s darkhouse spearfishing season opens on most state waters whenever ice-up occurs. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species. All individuals who participate in darkhouse spearfishing must first register online at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website, ...

Man injured in semi-freight train collision

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An 82-year-old Glenfield man was injured when his 2000 International Harvester was struck by a freight train west of New Rockford on Thursday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Arlo Stedman was taken to a Carrington hospital by ambulance for treatment. His injuries were ...

Library of Congress offers summer internships

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The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2020 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program. This is a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the work done at the largest library in the world. For more information or to apply ...

State re-issues audit for Williston

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WILLISTON – The North Dakota State Auditor’s Office has reissued its audit of the City of Williston after retracting an initial audit Oct. 29 to allow the city to supply more information. “The subsequent facts provided changed the determination that the City of Williston entered into a ...

Minot Park Board makes plans for 2020

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A new water slide, ice rink improvements at Polaris Park and paving projects around the park district are on the Minot Park District’s construction schedule for 2020. The Minot Park Board prioritized those projects, which would require an estimated $2.65 million in bonds, to be paid off ...