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The highways are changing …

The highways are changing …

Have you ever heard of Interstate 27? It’s a freeway that currently runs north/south entirely in the state of Texas, from Amarillo to Lubbock. The length of 1-27 is 124 miles, but is about to change in a big way. A number of media, especially those in Bismarck, have...

A Bit Off The Beaten Path

A Bit Off The Beaten Path

I have talked about my love for sailing, and our sailboat, Celebration. With the 4th of July falling on a Thursday, which is the normal delivery day for the Northern Sentry, everything moved up a day. Stories and ads were due on Monday at Noon. The paper went to press...

Minot AFB to hold training exercises in local area

Minot AFB to hold training exercises in local area

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, ND. – Personnel from Minot Air Force Base will conduct military exercises throughout the Minot AFB missile complex between 10-12 July, 2024. These exercises will incorporate the use of blank ammunition from ground and aerial perspectives. Federal...

Easy Adventure: 5 perfect summer day trips

Easy Adventure: 5 perfect summer day trips

There are places I like to visit each year, but it seems like new ideas for the same places are always sliding into view.Amy Allender photo With Midsummer behind us and the Fourth of July upon us, I’ve reached a familiar point in summer. It’s that limbo when I know...

The highways are changing …

Who is the most famous North Dakotan?…

Lately, there have been a number of lists that have surfaced about who the most famous North Dakotan may be. There are several separate lists from Sports Illustrated to Forbes, but one thing is clear, on every list except for one outlier, the No. 1 person is the same...

A Bit Off The Beaten Path

Color It- Amazing!

Canola fields are amazing! Not all of us get the perspective of a B-52 flying over the ever changing North Dakota landscape. My conversation with a B-52 co-pilot who is spending his first summer at Minot Air Force Base turned to a question; “What are those fields of...

A Bit Off The Beaten Path

A Blue Sky

My spouse and I were driving home and both of us at the same time noticed the majestic color of the sky and clouds on Saturday night. Yeah, blue sky and white clouds. But not just any blue sky, but the color we remember from our child hoods.As you remember last...

Election proves why being involved matters

Election proves why being involved matters

This year’s city election is a perfect example of why voicing your opinion matters. We knew all along at least one new council member would be sworn in, with the potential of three new members joining the council. When the dust settled, your vote counted, and we will...

Easy Adventure: 5 perfect summer day trips

Hotdish Dictionary: Oh For Cute

“Oh-fer-cute!” I exclaimed when I saw photos of my friend’s daughter sporting flower-rimmed sunglasses a frilly dress.Last week my phone vibrated with the arrival of a new text. “You’re in the Dells?! Oh for fun!” Recently, while sitting at a coffee shop across from a...

The highways are changing …

Sask Power selects Estevan…

There was some new information that came out last week regarding the implementation of nuclear energy in Saskatchewan. Sask Power released a statement saying it has made significant progress in its search for a host site for the province’s first Small Modular Reactor...