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Category: Entertainment

Minot State Summer Theatre Season 58 

Lineup Sure to Please  MINOT – If smiling is your favorite, Minot State’s Summer Theatre Season 58 delivers with a full schedule of performances on the stage above the rest.  “We are happy to welcome back our audiences to a night up on the hill under the stars,” said Chad Gifford, MSU Summer Theatre artistic director. […]
by The Dakotan
May 25, 2023

Bringing Gold To Minot!

Miss Beka Sue Proud of Her Roots There are not a lot of ties between Sparta, Kentucky and Minot, North Dakota, but one in particular will bring award winning bourbon to the Magic City for the Straight Up and Toasted event on Saturday. Beka Sue (Bolton) Neeley, and her husband Royce Neeley will travel back […]
by The Dakotan
May 19, 2023

The Former Governor’s Mansion

Since 1893 BISMARCK – North Dakota’s rich history includes the old mansion where former governors used to reside. Johnathan Campbell, site supervisor for the North Dakota Historical Society, gives many tours for the former governor’s mansion in Bismarck. The governor’s mansion is open seven days a week in the summer for the public to tour, […]
by Lydia Hoverson
May 13, 2023

Hostfest Remaining Acts Announced

Final Line-up MINOT — Norsk Høstfest is thrilled to announce the remaining acts for the 2023 Great Hall line-up. These acts round out the 7 shows that will be performed in the Great Hall of the Vikings September 27th through September 30th. Terry Fator will replace the previously announced Jay Leno for the 1pm show […]
by The Dakotan
May 12, 2023

Soccer Fun in Sunshine and Rain

Playing Ball for Seven Years lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com  TOWNER – Kids from the north central area of North Dakota gathered in the Towner park Monday for some hotdogs, soccer, and grass-stained fun on a cloudy day. A group of Towner moms, Jessica Kuntz, Johnna Torr, and Mandy Wagner, organized an easy-going kids soccer event back in the […]
by Lydia Hoverson
May 9, 2023

Minot Symphony Wraps Up with Space Themed Show 

Performing for 97 Years  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – The Minot Symphony Orchestra wrapped up its season Saturday with a space-themed show after several months of practice and other performances.  Attendees packed Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University, totaling over 900 symphony goers. The first part of Saturday’s performance began with songs from the movie […]
by Lydia Hoverson
May 1, 2023

End of the Rope 

A North Dakota Lynching MINOT – It was one of the most gruesome and heinous crimes ever committed in North Dakota. It led to an enraged mob breaking into a jail, snatching a prisoner from his cell, and hanging him off a nearby bridge.  The movie “End of a Rope”, based on the story of […]
by Kim Fundingsland
April 17, 2023

Music to Help Kids Love Music 

Proceeds for a Good Cause  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Though the weather is giving way to spring, this past weekend was a time for a fun Frozen Fingers’ Music Festival, with the proceeds going to sponsor kids attending music camp.  Frozen Fingers featured several musical groups Friday and Saturday, including singers, dancers, comedy skits, and guitar, […]
by Lydia Hoverson
April 17, 2023

Maple Sugaring Day 

A Slice of Life A horse drawn wagon, flannel shirts, floppy eared caps, smiling faces, the smell of fresh pancakes, and sweet maple syrup.  Vermont?  Nope. Fort Stevenson State Park a few miles south of Garrison. Standing under one of the park’s most reliable box elder trees, Park Manager Chad Trautman, was talking to park visitors.  […]
by Kim Fundingsland
April 16, 2023

A Living Piece of Minot History: Oak Park Theater  

By Erin Beene  The year was 1964. Those that were around could share some stories about The Beatles, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other major historical events that changed life and culture. But in one small town in North Dakota there was a tiny, yet significant, event that took place. The Oak Park […]
by The Dakotan
March 26, 2023
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