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Sledding Norsk 

Kick Sleds at the Fest  [email protected]   MINOT – Is it sledding season yet? A booth at the 2022 Norsk Hostfest is ready for it!  Brent and Kristie Fingerson, owners of Scandia Kicksled of Houston, Minnesota, are selling Norwegian kick sleds and Scandinavian merchandise at the Hostfest this year, September 28…
September 28, 2022

Light Up the Fest 

Hostfest Concert Lighting  [email protected]   MINOT – Concerts at the Norsk Hosfest can be fun, but they probably wouldn’t be as much without lighting.  Adam Zastrow, who works for Theatrical Media Services out of Omaha, Nebraska, said his company is doing all the lighting in the All Seasons Arena where the…
September 28, 2022

Return of Swedish Meatballs 

Hostfest on the Way  [email protected]   MINOT – Lefse was ready to cook, and meatballs were ready to steam Tuesday at the North Dakota State Fair Center as vendors set up their booths for the 2022 Norsk Hostfest.  Kasha Nels, Minot, said she has been setting up her and her family’s…
September 27, 2022

'Cowboy Town' Hosts NDRA Finals

Rodeo in Watford City WATFORD CITY--North Dakota Rodeo Association competition is fierce, yet the comradery and family are as genuine as the sunsets across the North Dakota plains. Watford City was home to the top contestants, their families, and fans this past weekend, Sept. 23-24, crowning state champions in each…
September 27, 2022

Trollin’ Strollin’ Downtown

Downtown Minot Hosts First Ever Troll Stroll    [email protected]   MINOT – In the spirit of Scandinavian culture, combined with the Norsk Hostfest coming up next week, downtown Minot has jumped in with another idea.  Denise Lindbo, owner of Gourmet Chef and board member of Minot Downtown Business & Professional Association,…
September 22, 2022

ND High School Rodeo 

End of Fall Season  VALLEY CITY-- Thunder and lightning weren’t the only effects coming out of the N.D. Winter Show arenas in Valley City this past weekend, September 16-18 as the N..D High School Fall rodeo season ended.  Adversity is the word that sums up the last weekend of their…
September 20, 2022

Trash Christmas

She's Not From Around Here  MINOT--My favorite biannual holiday starts on Monday.  That’s right, I’m talking about Trash Christmas.  I know a lot of new folks have moved into Minot since the last Trash Christmas, so I thought it only fair to write about it again. (Read my first article…
September 15, 2022

Minot Rodeo Donates Funds 

Giving Back to Nine Area Charities  Minot – The “bucks” in the rodeo arena at the Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo and Rodeo Minot are much more than the horses and bulls as they try to get cowboys off their backs.  They’re the “bucks” that are generated by the rodeo and…
September 13, 2022

Hot Dish Land 

Out and About Happenings  MINOT--There are very few things I enjoy hearing less than the words, “There’s nothing to do in Minot.” I’ve spent the last three years intentionally combating this phrase, and the negativity that comes with it.  Before a new transplant arrives in Minot, they have often already…
September 13, 2022

From the World to Minot

[email protected]  MINOT – There are many artists in Minot, but Minot is also a center for art around the world. The Northwest Arts Center is hosting its 28th annual International All Media now through September 15. According to the center’s director Greg Vettel, this is the first time it has…
September 12, 2022
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