×
×
homepage logo

Features

‘A magical thing’

Visitors to the Prairie Village Museum had an opportunity June 5 to have their portraits made using a process more familiar to their ancestors in the mid-1800s. Ryan Stander, an artist and associate professor of art at Minot State University, set up a small photography studio in the ...

Let’s Cook: Lilacs

The choices we make, make us. For example, taking time to do something as simple as a neighborhood stroll has great benefits. Relaxation is certainly one that comes with a leisure walk in our locality. Enjoying the beauty that is within your neighborhood is inspiring. It is the two for one ...

Let’s Cook: Sunny Side Delicacies

You already know that I enjoy cooking-right? I have another passion in life and that is making people laugh. I inherited this from my Dad; he was a natural at it and his customers appreciated his sense of humor. Making people laugh brings forth the great joy of seeing giggling faces. A quick ...

Village Arts brings ‘Steel Magnolias’ to local stage

An all-female cast invited theatergoers to step back in time to a 1980s hair salon in Natchitoches, Louisiana, for their production of “Steel Magnolias” performed at Rugby’s Village Arts Theater April 30-May 2. The play takes place in Truvy Jones’ home-based beauty shop, circa 1985. ...

Barton pastor to visit community church

Sixty-two years ago, the Reverend Gordon Thorpe resigned his call as pastor of Barton Lutheran Church to be pastor of a Michigan congregation. On Sunday, May 9, he is returning to the Barton church to conduct the 11 a.m. worship. Despite the passing of over six decades, thankful memories come ...

Let’s Cook: May Baskets brightest stars of month

We have one of the purest and long-lasting friendships ever. When this friend and I join efforts, we’re able to bring joy, smiles and wonderful feelings wherever we go. Our adventures involve a bit of knocking and scampering but that is half the fun of our joint adventure. In our home, May ...

Unique art, activities set for Prairie Village Museum’s season opening

Art celebrating North Dakota’s Native American culture will be on display to welcome visitors to the Prairie Village Museum’s opening day May 1 at 9 a.m. Photographs created by North Dakota artist Shane Balkowitsch using a traditional wet collodion process will hang on the walls of the ...

Let’s Cook: Poems and Potatoes

This year marks the silver anniversary of National Poetry Month. For 25 wonderful years, a celebration of poetry has taken place in the month of April. This event was introduced in 1996 and was organized by the Academy of American Poets. Their reason for starting this event was to increase ...

Let’s Cook: A Symphony and a Souffle

Instantly an image of clusters of blooming purple irises shone around me. Thoughts of spring and blooming flowers broke the dark sky as I drove on Highway 2 to Rugby. The music playing on the radio triggered me into thinking about blooming purple irises. Engaged by this beauty, I pulled over ...

Let’s Cook: Hoops, They Did it Again

This weekend all across the state, eyes and ears will be paying attention to the Class B Boys’ Basketball Tournament which will be held at the Minot State University Dome. It is a time when folks gather to cheer on their favorite team. For those of us who have been born and raised here in ...