November 23, 2022

Kicking Off the Holidays: Downtown Open House

Are you ready to begin the most wonderful time of the year? Downtown Minot is not wasting a single minute of the holiday season by […]
November 12, 2019

Global Strike this past week: Capability, professionalism and boldness

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — The men and women of Air Force Global Strike Command have not only had a busy week, but have repeatedly showcased the importance of rapid deployment to conduct combat operations. During the past week, AFGSC, in coordination with U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. European Command and U.S. Central Command, executed […]

November 12, 2019

‘Innovation Engine’ drives Air Force innovation process

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief scientist introduced “Innovation Engine,” Nov 1., which is a new process that will reorient, reinvent and reimagine the AFGSC innovation process. Innovation Engine focuses on creating a margin in the command’s processes and procedures, thus building space to empower Airmen to find innovative […]

November 12, 2019

Becoming a New Father While You’re Deployed

Don’t let the stress of deployment spoil the bliss you feel as an expectant father. Even if you won’t be there for the delivery, you can still experience the joys of new fatherhood. Planning for your baby’s birth Reduce pre-deployment stress by helping your partner prepare for the baby’s arrival. Here’s how to get started: […]

November 12, 2019

Minot Air Force Base Notice

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, North Dakota. — It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Staff Sgt. Jack T. LaFollette (Active Duty), 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. 2d Lt. Joshua S. Widick, (205) 936-7929, has been appointed the Summary Court Officer. All claims for or against the […]

November 12, 2019

Air Force announces NCO Career Status Program for Airmen with 12 years of service

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force announced Oct. 30 it will implement the new Noncommissioned Officer Career Status Program for active duty Airmen, which will affect reenlistment contracts executed on or after Nov. 18. The change will eliminate the need for Airmen who have 12 or more years of service to continue to reenlist by […]

November 1, 2019

Alliance of Nonprofits Community Recognition Luncheon

MINOT, ND, – The Alliance of Nonprofits will host it’s first annual Alliance of Nonprofits Community Recognition Luncheon on Tuesday Nov. 5th from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Grand Hotel, 1505 North Broadway, Minot. The luncheon will recognize area nonprofit organizations, board members and leaders. Dayna Del Val, President and CEO of The […]

November 1, 2019

New Grant Program Designed to Attract and Retain Highly-Qualified Nurses

Applications are now available for the Non-Resident Nursing Employment Recruitment Program BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Non-Resident Nursing Employment Recruitment Program (NNERP). Administered through Commerce, NNERP is a grant program designed to attract and retain highly-qualified nurses to North Dakota. The focus of the program […]

November 1, 2019

Minot State Veterans Center announces Veterans Week Community Fair, Veterans Day presentation

MINOT, N.D. – The Minot State University Veterans Center will commemorate Veterans Day during the week of Nov. 4, culminating with a presentation on Friday, Nov. 8. “We are proud to announce our Veterans Week Community Fair lineup for Minot State University’s 2019 Veterans Week, with the intention of recognizing all living military personnel who […]

November 1, 2019

“From Russia with Love” Saturday, November 14, 2019

MINOT, ND, October 28, 2019 – The Minot Symphony Orchestra presents “From Russia with Love” on Nov. 16 at 7:30 pm in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall – MSU. Explore three of the most well-known pieces in the Russian repertoire including Festival Overture by Shostakovich, Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring […]

November 1, 2019

No Cost Workshop Planned for Veterans & Spouses Interested in Starting a Business

FARGO, ND – Military veterans have the right combination of skills, character and discipline to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in the upcoming “Boots to Business: Reboot” workshop being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MST) Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the […]

October 27, 2019

October: Domestic Violence Prevention

The 2019 Domestic Violence Prevention Month campaign is designed to help service members, military spouses and intimate partners build safer relationships and prevent domestic abuse by increasing knowledge of what patterns of behavior are unhealthy, and where to get support. The focus for this year’s campaign is raising awareness about technology-facilitated abuse. Technology-facilitated abuse is […]

October 27, 2019

Festival of Trees Kicks off Christmas Season

Everyone is invited to start off the holiday season with beauty and fun by attending the Festival of Trees Public Tree Viewing from 10 a.m. – 2p.m. and/or the Social and Auction starting at 5 p.m. The events are sponsored by Dakota Hope Clinic of Minot and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 […]

October 27, 2019

Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative approves fourth partnership with Minot State

MINOT, N.D. – Minot State University announced Monday its fourth partnership with the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC), a program between the United States Air Force and civilian institutions to provide Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduates advanced education opportunities. AU-ABC approved Minot State’s Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a Major […]

October 27, 2019

10 Things Military Spouses Never Talk About During Deployment

I remember the first time my husband called me after returning from Iraq. I was a military girlfriend and living long-distance at the time. Hence the phone call. So, we were chatting away, and I was feeling all sorts of happy butterflies because he was finally home. And we were—finally—going to see each other and […]

October 21, 2019

BBB report finds military consumers at higher risk for marketplace losses

Burnsville, MN Military consumers face unique challenges in the marketplace that can result in higher median losses to scammers and other marketplace fraud, according to the Better Business Bureau’s new report, Military Consumers & Marketplace Trust: An Analysis of Marketplace Challenges Facing the Military Community (BBB.org/MilitaryReport). The report looked at the more than 28,000 business […]

October 21, 2019

Prairie Public to launch Dakota Datebook book

Fargo, N.D. –  Prairie Public’s beloved radio series, “Dakota Datebook,” has been compiled into a book with a nugget of North Dakota history for each day of the year. Prairie Public will debut the book with a launch party and sunset cruise on the Lewis & Clark Riverboat in Bismarck on Saturday, August 24, beginning […]

October 21, 2019

Swan song

The application deadline for one of 2,700 tundra swan licenses has come and gone. But if 2019 follows trends in recent years, it’s likely wanna-be swan hunters could still have an opportunity to hunt. The lottery hasn’t sold out in recent years, explained N.D. Game and Fish Department Migratory Game Bird Management Supervisor Mike Szymanski. […]

October 21, 2019

CHI Partners to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence

Bismarck, ND  –  The CHI North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is an intimate partner violence prevention effort. The program is committed to creating and promoting a culture of non-violence as an essential element of healthy communities and has made great strides since inception. Over the past year, the program has educated 199 multidisciplinary professionals at […]

October 21, 2019

Minot Symphony Orchestra to hold auditions

MINOT, ND – The Minot Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions by appointment on Saturday August 24. Interested musicians are asked to fill out a survey that can be found at www.minotsymphony.com no later than August 19 to secure an audition time and receive the audition requirements. “Musicians in high school through adult are encouraged to […]