April 11, 2024

Record Breaking Prairie Warrior Auction Raises over $111,000 for Team Minot

Minot Area Chamber EDC (MACEDC) is pleased to announce that a record-breaking total of $111,855.21 was raised to support Team Minot at the 2024 Prairie Warrior Auction on March 21. The funds come from a combination of live and silent auctions, VIP table sales, games, and cash donations. The event was open to the public […]

April 11, 2024

Minot Task Force 21 Announces Full Speaker Line Up for April Nuclear Triad Symposium

Minot Area Chamber EDC (MACEDC) Task Force 21 is pleased to announce the full speaker line up for the North Dakota Nuclear Triad Symposium on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. The symposium will focus on sustaining credible nuclear deterrence amidst growing challenges while speakers cover the state of nuclear deterrence, threats from the Chinese and Russian […]

April 11, 2024

Assignment Incentive Pay to be authorized for Airmen, Guardians stationed at extremely cold locations

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) —Effective April 1, the Department of the Air Force approved a new incentive pay for Airmen and Guardians assigned to qualifying bases in the U.S. where the temperature is expected to drop below minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit.Cold Weather Assignment Incentive Pay is a single lump sum payment given to Airmen and Guardians […]

April 11, 2024

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 raised to support Team Minot. “The 37th Annual Prairie Warrior Auction was a huge […]

April 11, 2024

MOMC Highlight- Belle Black

Sixteen-year-old Belle Black knows a little something about what it takes to be a military kid. She has been one her entire life. But, she doesn’t let this ever-changing lifestyle get in the way of her many passions. Belle loves music, so much so that she plays percussion in the Minot High band and is […]

April 11, 2024

The Dinner vs Supper Debacle

Here’s a fun fact for you: researchers over the last decade have discovered that “moist” is among the most disliked words in the English language. Over the past year, multiple articles have been written by outlets ranging from The New Yorker to Buzzfeed to The LA Times discussing why Americans, in particular, seem to loathe […]

April 11, 2024

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 with you in this article. 1.) […]

April 11, 2024

Community Rocks Gifting Ceremony

The Community Rocks Board of Directors announces their Gifting Ceremony to be held on Wednesday March 27th at 6pm at Prairie Sky Breads. A total of $43,000, raised at our event on February 17th, will be distributed to 13 beneficiaries via 14 total gifts as follows:

April 11, 2024

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 born. It would be several years before funds were appropriated to […]

April 11, 2024

North Dakota National Guard Hosts Military Retiree Weekend

Bismarck, ND – The North Dakota Army National Guard Retirement Services and Retiree Advisory Council are hosting a military Retirement Event Weekend on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at the Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck. Members from all military branches are welcome to attend the event. The Military Retiree Appreciation Day event, […]

April 4, 2024

The Depot & Baggage Claim

The Food is Only a Small Part of the Experience The old Soo Line passenger depot at the north end of Main Street in downtown Minot has had a storied history.The Soo Line Depot was built in 1912 and it served the Soo Line passengers until 1963 when trains 13 & 14 from Minneapolis/St. Paul […]

April 4, 2024

MOMC Highlight – Waylon Cooper

The “Military Kid” represents a bracket of young people living in this ever-changing lifestyle that, we all know, is brought on by being a dependent. Adapting, moving and watching a parent leave to protect their country for various periods of time is all they know. It’s a lifestyle they are familiar with and characterizes a […]

April 4, 2024

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 just around the corner. Orange cones and detour signs will start popping up all over […]

April 4, 2024

March is for Music!

March is the month to celebrate music in our schools! North Plains Elementary School for the month of March embraced the diversity, creativity, and uniqueness of our students through music! Every teacher was challenged to incorporate as much music into their classrooms as possible through trivia, books, singing, body percussion, and dancing. Did you know […]

April 4, 2024

A Downtown Gluten Free Food Tour

As a self proclaimed foodie, I feel very strongly about this quote by Julia Child, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” I guess you could say that food is a love language and searching out good food is one of my favorite things to do. On top of being a foodie, […]

April 4, 2024

DHN Central pharmacies work ‘around the clock’ after worldwide outage

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, – Pharmacies across Defense Health Network Central have been working around the clock to fill prescriptions and care for patients after a Feb. 21 cyberattack on Change Healthcare spurred an enterprise-wide, claims-processing outage. With the issue still ongoing, Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Harrell, DHN Central director and 59th Medical Wing commander, […]

April 4, 2024

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 level we spend a lot of time on community. What is a community? What should […]

April 4, 2024

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 solar. What’s even more unique is […]

April 4, 2024

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 operating Missouri Secrets Tackle. It’s […]

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