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Achieving That Gold Standard of Child Care

Achieving That Gold Standard of Child Care

Minot AFB childcare is striving to reach new heights. Tena Holmgren, one of MAFB’s own Family Child Care (FCC) providers reached those heights by earning her accreditation from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) back in November 2023. Not only is...

Team Minot goes outside

Team Minot goes outside

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- When Airmen first get orders to Minot, there are a lot of thoughts that come to mind. They usually envision really cold winters and nothing but stretches of farmland. Little is ever mentioned of the summers in Minot, and how the eight to...

Start the Presses!

Start the Presses!

NorDak North, a publishing and printing company in Garrison, North Dakota, prints the Northern Sentry every Wednesday afternoon. We thought it might be fun, and informative, to take a group of our Junior Journalists, carriers, and their families, to Garrison and do a...

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...

Escape to the Escape Room

Escape to the Escape Room

Escape Point’s The Lost Gold of Pirate Bay: You and the crew need to search the captain’s quarters while he’s ashore to prove he’s a cheat. Make sure you and the crew don’t walk the plank. For 2-6 players. Escape rooms have become a popular form of entertainment,...

Team Minot serves with pride

Team Minot serves with pride

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --Every June, Pride Month offers Americans a chance to honor the contributions LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and intersex) people have made to society. The Department of the Air Force takes this opportunity...

Save Jane Event July 12

Save Jane Event July 12

MINOT, ND—Every victim of abuse deserves a voice. Especially children. Join the Northern Plains Children’s Advocacy Center on July 12 as awareness is brought to those children in the northwestern region of North Dakota who were served by the Northern Plains Children’s...

Strategies to Beat “Summer Slide”: Part 2

Strategies to Beat “Summer Slide”: Part 2

The summer is in full swing and ensuring our K-12 students retain the knowledge and skills acquired in the previous school year is critical. Summer slide is defined as a loss of academic skills and knowledge that can occur during the summer break. Last week, I shared...

FCC Provider of the Month – June

FCC Provider of the Month – June

Cheyenne Butler What do you enjoy most about being an FCC Provider?I enjoy the nonstop learning about caring for a child physically, emotionally, and mentally. I enjoy watching the children grow to meet milestones and helping the families better understand their child...

The Education Power Couple: Meet the Murrays

The Education Power Couple: Meet the Murrays

One of the blessings of the in-and-out military lifestyle is that extraordinary people pop out of nowhere and bless the community in amazing ways. Captain Avaris Murray, 91st Operations Group, and Dakota Elementary teacher Melvina Murray are one such amazing couple....