May 25, 2023

Airman of Minot: 1st Lt. Aaron Chen

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) month recognizes and honors the heritage of individuals of AAPI descent.1st Lt. Aaron […]
October 28, 2022

A View From Our Side: Chanhassen, Just Down The Road

As a lifestyle reporter I am in constant search of those extraordinary events, and my recent trip to Minneapolis and Chanhassen Dinner Theater gave me a chance to see their production of Footloose. You can consider Chanhassen a part of the twin cities, but it is really a small town located on the Southeast corner […]

October 21, 2022

Domestic Violence and What to Do About It

October focuses on awareness of several issues, illnesses or causes that affect people and require specific attention. Specifically, this month brings targeted awareness to domestic violence in the hope of showing victims a way out, communicating that they are not alone and reiterating the array of helping agencies available to them. One Minot Air Force […]

October 21, 2022

A Lot Of Home Cooking…

Steve & Heidi Lindsay Open Jamaican Vybz Kitchen Walk up to Steve Lindsay and ask him where he learned to cook the entrées at Jamaican Vybz, and he answers, “my Mom”. Turn to Heidi Lindsay, Steve’s wife, and partner in Jamaican Vybz, and ask her the same question, where did you learn to make kneophla […]

October 21, 2022

Robo Dogs Impress at MAC Lunch

They arrived fashionably late, but when the Robo Dogs, as they are commonly referred to, arrived at the October 6, Military Affairs Committee meeting, they certainly stole the show. The robots, justly named Chappie and Atom, they put on quite a performance for those in attendance. A buzz went through the crowd when Tech Sgt […]

October 21, 2022

We’ve Got the Dish, Meet the Minot Hot Tots

Minot Northwoods League Team reveals their official team name and logo MINOT, ND – The new Northwoods League expansion team hosted a public event on Thursday, October 20, at Corbett Field to announce their official team name. The Magic City has spoken, and after beating out the other 4 finalists, The Minot Hot Tots will […]

October 21, 2022

A View From Our Side: Memories From When I Was A Kid

Staring out the window at my front yard, I see the ground covered with leaves from the once small ash tree that during the summer provides a great amount of shade for our home. I love the colors of fall, until they are all over my lawn. I take a deep breath and convince myself […]

October 21, 2022

She’s Not From Around Here: The Honor Code

I’ve never been robbed. Not really. There have been two instances in which something of mine was stolen. They are as follows: Once, at a pumpkin patch in Delaware, I painted a small pumpkin that came complimentary with each corn maze admission. I brushed on minimalistic black and white stripes, then let it dry on […]

October 21, 2022

Upside Down Under: A model of cooperation…

In recent years there’s been a lot of bickering about the dumbest things often resulting in long-term animosity among co-workers, married couples, friends and even students. Believe it or not, there are people, in North Dakota, who will argue with you about what kind of tires you should put on your vehicle or whether Italian […]

October 14, 2022

Where are the Airplanes Going?

While living and working on an Air Force base, people get used to seeing planes zoom overhead and hearing the sounds of engines roaring in the early mornings. But this week patrons of the base were greeted with airplanes not in the sky, but rolling down Missile Ave on cranes and convoys. Some of the […]

October 14, 2022

Together With Veterans Introduces New Program

Although it was purely coincidental, on September 11th of 2021, the Together With Veterans organization held a social event at Oak Park in Minot and according to organizer Randy McDonald, “we had around 200 people attend, and we had a great time.” The event was held to get the ball rolling on a local Together […]

October 14, 2022

Discovery Center Lights Up the Night Sky

On the evening of Monday, October 10 at 7:56 p.m., the Magic City Discovery Center staff and community gathered on the North Hill to celebrate the facility’s much-anticipated building completion by switching on the lights for the first time. The Discovery Center has been in the works since the idea first came up in 2013, […]

October 14, 2022

Tenant Satisfaction Survey

To ensure that the family housing program continues to provide members and their families with the best possible housing experience the Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey is used by the Department of the Air Force as a “report card” for each installation’s housing operation. The survey results will guide the Department of the Air Force and […]

October 14, 2022

Upside Down Under: Bliss on the backway…

This is a continuation from last week about driving on North Dakota’s highways. We have 13 scenic byways and backways and each one of them affords unique natural beauty of its region. Three routes are along the Canadian border, seven are in western North Dakota and three are in the east. A byway is a […]

October 14, 2022

A View From Our Side: The Arts Have Always Been Important

On a recent bus tour given to Minot AFB residents, I was kind of filling time when I started to mention all of the organizations in Minot and the surrounding area that were consistently doing shows and concerts. There certainly was a lot of interest in these organizations, but in a short time I realized […]

October 14, 2022

She’s Not From Around Here: A casseroler’s take on life in hot dish territory

“Wow, look at all those shades of brown.” The comment was delivered with faux awe from my passenger seat. Her sarcasm was friendly, not fiery. We both laughed. “Now, now—don’t be judgmental. Look,” I said while pointing out the windshield. “Right there. Val’s Cyclery is bright green. Fun fact, it’s also where I take my […]

October 14, 2022

Minot Area “celebrities” will be dancing for your dollars

Special Olympics fundraiser patterned after “Dancing with the Stars” You may know them as a major league umpire, school administrator, university basketball coach, marketing executive, or one of many other professions but soon you’ll have an opportunity to discover something new about a group of area community members: can they dance? The 7th annual “Dancing […]

October 14, 2022

Preparing for Winter Bussing

Autumn is in full swing with great programming at Minot Air Force Base and in the Minot community. As we adjust to shorter days and decreasing temperatures, the School Liaison Office is also excited to prepare for our winter bussing season.Our winter bussing is provided by Yellowfin Bus Transportation and services students attending North Plains […]

October 14, 2022

In the Lead: Minot to host top rodeo cowboys, cowgirls at regional rodeo finals

The toughest, most talented men and women in the Badlands rodeo world will be in Minot this weekend. And they’ll be competing at the Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo, to prove who’s the best of the best.The circuit finals, the crown jewel of pro rodeo for the Dakotas, takes place Oct. 14-16 in Minot at the […]

October 14, 2022

SVAS Hosts Barktober for the Month of

To celebrate Barktober, the Souris Valley Animal Shelter (SVAS) is excited to announce a full month of adoption events occurring October 1st through October 31st! The month will kick-off with the Bissell Pet Foundation’s “Empty the Shelter” event where all adultdogs aged one year and older will have an adoption fee of $50 until October […]

October 7, 2022

Minot Airman Offers First-Person Narrative about Infant Loss Realities

October, among many things, is known as “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.” This month recognizes the painful reality that many families face every year. Pregnancy and infant loss are agonizing situations for all involved and while no one wishes for this reality, it happens, often closer to home than many may think. Master Sgt. […]