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Keli’s Been Busy!

Keli’s Been Busy!

Keli Rosselli-Sullivan, Workforce Development and Military Liaison for the Minot Area Chamber EDC has been busy. First, the Minot Chamber EDC announced that this year’s Prairie Warrior Auction was a record setter for the amount of money it raised. $111,855.21 was...

Pet peeves…

Pet peeves…

We all have pet peeves that drive us absolutely nuts, right? It might be a wet dog shaking itself off on the couch or a delivery driver consistently delivering your packages to your neighbor. Let’s admit, we all have some.I have some too, 10 in fact, that I’ll share...

Wicked Days in Dakota

Wicked Days in Dakota

North Dakota’s capital city of Bismarck took grew out of some of the wickedest days in frontier history. The Northern Pacific Railroad, advancing from the populated East, made it as far as the Missouri River. It was there that Edwinton, later renamed Bismarck, was...

Celebrating April as Month of the Military Child

Celebrating April as Month of the Military Child

April typically brings special meaning to residents of Minot for a number of reasons. Hopefully, if the weather cooperates, it will actually feel like spring and outdoor activities will return after winter subsides.April also means our short construction season is...

Keli’s Been Busy!

Hey Mr. Rod!

I once again accepted the challenge of being a Junior Achievement educator. Junior Achievement is sponsored by the Minot Area Chamber/EDC, and it involves community leaders sharing the Junior Achievement information with area grade school kids. At the first grade...

Pet peeves…

Drake Landing…

Have you ever heard of a place called Drake Landing? I didn’t either until I read a recent news article about it.Drake Landing is perhaps the most unique community in North America because more than 90 percent of the power to heat the 52 homes in Drake Landing is...

Wicked Days in Dakota

Angling Ambition

He’s been in the fishing tackle business for 14 years, yet he’s only 22 years old. Peter Olson of Washburn grew up in a family with a love of all things outdoors – fishing, hunting, camping. He started making his own fishing lures at age 8 and still does today...

Simplifying Spring Symbols

Simplifying Spring Symbols

“Mom, why are there so many bunny things at Easter? Why do we hide eggs? What do eggs have to do with Easter anyway?” These springtime questions seem to be an annual tradition in my household. And this year is no different. The first time the question arose, I delved...

Keli’s Been Busy!

Lion or Lamb?

There is a saying, March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. So, what is Mother Nature doing scheduling a winter snow “event” on the 24th of March? When I am out shoveling, and the wind is biting me to the bone, it sure seems like more of a lion than a lamb...

Pet peeves…

A model for business…

Several weeks ago my wife and I met a friend from New Zealand who was visiting North Dakota. We agreed to meet in Bismarck and chose the downtown restaurant Pirogue Grille. Several years ago we frequented that restaurant, but because we live on the northern tier of...