Previewing the 2019 Medora Musical with the Burning Hills Singers

Rehearsals are underway for one of North Dakota’s great traditions of summer — the Medora Musical. Check out the article from KX News and Tim Olson that includes a video interview with cast members and teases some of the changes in this years show.

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Grand Forks plans to have bike share system soon

Minot’s bike and pedestrian infrastructure is a couple years from being a shining example, but the resources that we’re building as a part of flood protection are only noticed if people get out and use them. In Grand Forks, they’re taking the step to provide more localized transportation as well as a vehicle to excercise

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The story of creating North Dakota’s first National Park

Prairie Public’s Dakota Datebook has the story on the creation of North Dakota’s first national park. And here’s a hint — it’s not the one you think it is. Follow the link at the bottom for the full story, but here’s a teaser. “Conservation and rural life policies are really two sides to the same

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Saskatchewan’s trespass law passes; visitors need consent from rural landowners

Among the most contentious issues in North Dakota’s recently completed legislative session were proposed changes to land-posting, trespass, and hunting access laws. In Saskatchewan, they’ve been wrestling with the exact same issue, and the genesis of their discussion is worth noting — when the relationship between landowners and hunters becomes adversarial, the environment for tragedy

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Brandon develops recreation focused 20-year master

How long into the future should we be planning? In Canada, the look forward is at least 20 years. Our neighbors to the North recently adopted a recreation plan that identifies the need for an outdoor aquatic center and more athletic fields. These themes are familiar. Minot’s Park District has been in a similar —

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Hitchhiking to Egypt and ancient life on the Giza Plateau

This week’s second hour of #GoodTalk Minot featured Minot-native Dr. Mark Lehner, world renown authority on what life was really like at the time the Great Sphinx and pyramids were built. As interesting as the ancient Egypt side of the conversation is, you may appreciate the story of how Dr. Lehner found himself there in

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Game & Fish recaps 2019 Legislative session

The 2019 legislative session wrapped up last week and there was no shortage of bills that impact North Dakota’s outdoor supporters and users. Check out the video below for a recap of the bills that matter to hunting, fishing, and getting outside.

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Target Field seeing a big spike in home runs

The Twins are off to a fast start and the balls are flying out of Target Field at a record pace. And with baseball on the brain here in Minot, the article linked below from the Star Tribune is a fun read on the science of baseball and the thoughtful architecture of the classic ballpark.

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