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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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Community Spotlight: Fritz Belisle

March 13, 2019

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Fritz Belisle is a hockey player for the Minot Minotauros, let’s get to know him and what he loves about Minot. Q: How long have you been playing for the Minotauros? A: I have been playing for the Tauros for 2 years Q: What position do you play? A. I play left wing Q: What’s […]

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Souris Valley Animal Shelter

February 8, 2019

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Who is the SVAS? Over a span of 40 years, the Souris Valley Animal Shelter has helped approximately 35,000 animals. They serve over 11 counties encompassing more than 75 miles, allowing us to take in about 75 animals per month. The shelter was opened because there was an absolute need and the community wanted another […]

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10 Things To See At The Norsk Høstfest

September 19, 2018

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#1 The Viking Village Hear the clash of swords hitting chainmail and shields in our Viking battles performed by trained warriors. Learn where iron came from in Scandinavia and see hot iron forged into Viking Age items by blacksmiths.  Try your hand at Viking archery with hand-made longbows.   #2 Xcel Energy Author’s Corner Listen […]

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A New Kind of Coffee Break

July 23, 2018

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With Room Coffee is not your average coffee shop. They are all about local ingredients. They are all about the Minot community. It all started with a dream, sounds cliché, but Becca Alvarez, co-owner, always had a coffee shop in the back of her mind. She started out at Starbucks and worked there for 9 […]

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Talk About A WIN, WIN, WIN, WIN

June 25, 2018

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Picture this: North Dakota State Fair, 2 tickets to 2 grandstand concerts with a meet and greet carnival rides, gate admission, 2 nights hotel stay, and $150 in food and beverages. Medora, ND, 2 premium seating Medora Musical tickets, VIP dinner for 2 at Theodore’s Dining Room, VIP greeting from President Theodore Roosevelt, 2 rounds of golf […]

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Brewing Up Something

March 1, 2018

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Souris River Brewing is a restaurant and a brewery all in one and a one of a kind in Minot. Aaron Thompson was working as a bartender in Minot before the 2011 flood and people would frequently ask him where the brewpub was. Knowing that Minot did not have a brewery, Aaron decided to make […]

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Winter Wardrobe Wonderland

January 16, 2018

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Shopping for quality cold-weather fashion can be hard, but Minot is home to a winter-fashion haven called Dakota Chappy. Dakota Chappy is a women’s clothing boutique that is centered around materials that are not only strong enough for the Dakota climate, but are also fashion show-stoppers. The textiles found in the boutique are centered around […]

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Minot Glowing Up

January 5, 2018

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Minot is glowing up. Located in charming Downtown Minot is a new glow-in-the-dark mini-golf attraction, the Putt District. The Putt District has brought an awesome activity to Minot and its visitors that can be enjoyed year round. The Putt District is the only indoor mini-golf course in Minot, and one of just two that can […]

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