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Sun’s Out, Hot Dog Buns Out: Fun On A Bun Hot Dog Stand

August 15, 2019

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When a lightbulb went off in entrepreneur Jon Lakoduk’s head in the summer of 2017, a unique new business flourished in Minot. Fun On A Bun takes the convenience of hot dogs and elevates them with special toppings and fun combinations. The stand only serves Cloverdale products, produced in Mandan, North Dakota. Fresh squeezed lemonade […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Gol Stave Church

August 5, 2019

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The Gol Stave Church is in the center of the Scandinavian Heritage Park which happens to be in the center of Minot. So, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the giant wooden building in the middle of town. 1. The church is over 100 years old. 2. It is a replica of the […]

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What’s at the NDSF

July 16, 2019

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FOOD The North Dakota State Fair has food for any craving. There are new food stands and favorite food stand from years before. The NDSF is known for the foot long corn dogs, the fresh squeezed lemonade, and anything and everything deep fried. You can be prepared and check out what food you want before […]

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Only The Best Come North

July 9, 2019

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During the Cold War, the United States Air Force was searching for new sites for air bases. The city of Minot convinced the Air Force that Minot was the right place for a new base. The new air base was constructed about 13 miles north of the city of Minot. The very first unit ever […]

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Community Spotlight: Megan Laudenschlager

July 2, 2019

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Megan Laudenschlager is all about improving the lives of the people and the communities in her home state of North Dakota while working with the organization Strengthen ND. We were able to have a Q&A with Megan to learn about her and her work. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: I grew […]

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Minot Travel Tips

June 28, 2019

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If you plan on coming to Minot, here are a few helpful tips to make your stay in Minot more enjoyable. Travel Guide You can download a copy of our Visitors Guide Digitally, or request a printed copy by filling out our Contact Form right here. Minot Visitor Center Minot’s Visitor Center is housed in a beautiful Norwegian-style […]

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Local Food Favorites

June 14, 2019

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We all have favorite foods, foods that you crave, and your comfort foods. If you are up for trying something new and unique to Minot, keep reading. Pheasant Strips 10 North Main Hot Beef Charlie’s Main Street Cafe Fat Frog Ebeneezer’s Irish Pub Scotch Eggs Elevation Chicken Fried Steak Skillet Homesteaders The BEAST Hoagie Magic […]

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MSU Summer Theatre

June 3, 2019

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MSU Summer Theatre is starting its 54th Season after first starting in 1971 with Tent Theatre and then moved into the current Amphitheatre where shows are still performed today. A number of passionate individuals, including Tom Turner and Gordon B Olson (who is MSU library is named after), realized that the theatre was a need […]

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Summer

May 17, 2019

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It’s spring! Which means summer is right around the corner. School will be out, all of the snow will be melted, and we will see green grass again. But how do you make the most of your summer in Minot? Souris Valley Sabre Dogs The Sabre Dogs are a collegiate summer baseball team. 2018 was […]

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Top Instagram Spots in Minot

May 3, 2019

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We have all struggled to get the perfect selfie to share with your Instagram followers, we’ve struggled to get the perfect lighting, and struggled to get a good background for the picture. We are here to help, so, if you’re tired of using your shower curtain as your background in your Instagram pictures, this post […]

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