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It’s Getting Even Better:Northern Sentry’s Jr. Journalism Program

It’s Getting Even Better:
Northern Sentry’s Jr. Journalism Program

Wait, what is journalism? It encompasses getting information about a person, place or event and writing it down for others to read about. Sounds easy right!? The Northern Sentry understands how important GOOD journalism is and how the craft is getting a bit lost on...

Best Bases in the Air Force: Aviano Air Base

Best Bases in the Air Force: Aviano Air Base

Who joined the Air Force to always stay in one place and never leave their hometown? Maybe some, but many join for the chance to go places, see new things and experience the world, among other reasons (job security, paid training, benefits, etc.). But we’re focusing...

Jr Journalism: Things to do in Winter

Jr Journalism: Things to do in Winter

Reading this article, people who have been here last winter will think I am a crazed maniac when I say there are things to like about winter in North Dakota. I can assume everybody can agree that there are downsides, but don’t make it feel like it is a deathtrap....

Downtown Minot Rolls Out Red Carpet

Downtown Minot Rolls Out Red Carpet

Many of the traditional celebration events were put on hold during the two years of COVID protocol, and the Downtown Fall Festival was one of those casualties in 2019 and 2020. Retuning in 2021 with a more limited schedule of events, the downtown area was once again...

Jr. Journalism: Summer Adventures

Jr. Journalism: Summer Adventures

This Summer, I went on many adventures with my family which included camping, hiking and RV trips. The first adventure was Cross Ranch State Park with my scout troop. We had our Shake Out Camp Out to start the season. It was cold but we still went on a nice 5 mile...

Fitness Feature: Yoga

Fitness Feature: Yoga

Fitness and the military tend to run hand in hand. Military members are generally in shape and ready for physical activity. But what about their spouses? Abby Turner is one mil spouse who takes fitness of the mind, body and spirit into action in her movement of...

Cinderella Boutique: Happily Ever After Does Exist

Cinderella Boutique: Happily Ever After Does Exist

“Oh, it’s a beautiful dress! Did you ever see such a beautiful dress? And look! Glass slippers. Why, it’s like a dream. A wonderful dream come true!” The quote is from the classic Disney animation version of Cinderella. One would be hard pressed to find a person,...

Mil Spouse Perspective: Mary Evans

Mil Spouse Perspective: Mary Evans

How is a military spouse defined? A mil spouse is someone married to a military member. While that is correct by definition, what does that mean as far as expectations? Tradition dictates that mil spouses supported their spouse. That support has changed over the...

You Can be a Woman Who Explores Too!

You Can be a Woman Who Explores Too!

One complaint, and often a stressor, that is sometime felt amongst new Minot AFB transplants is that it can be difficult to find their “niche” and tribe in a new place. Starting over is tiring. Finding new friends takes a lot of commitment and time. It can be very...

Five to Seven Minutes Can Make A Difference

Five to Seven Minutes Can Make A Difference

They may be small reminders, but each and every one of the 329 American flags had meaning. At the recently held Suicide Prevention and Awareness Flag Placing Ceremony at Minot Air Force Base, flags were placed in memory of members of the Department of Defense who...

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