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A friend of mine who used to work for a local lender excitedly told me about a new venture he was off on. His enthusiasm certainly made me want to listen. Van has done his share of traveling as a professional drummer, playing with many big bands that you would have heard of, yet he settled into Minot because of his love for this community. Van told me a quest for a new laptop computer redirected his focus from the big box stores to shopping local. The short of the story is that laptop (11 comments)
Minot ND is blessed with having 4 Christian Radio Stations broadcasting over the air. There are 3 FM and one AM stations to choose from. They are all good stations but my favorites are KHRT AM and KHRT FM . KHRT AM is your old fashion Gospel station which is what I grew up on and was very instrumental in my coming to know and accept Jesus as Lord and Savior. KHRT FM is more contemporary and even though I love/loved Rock-N-Roll it is just to similar for me. A Christian artist screaming "Jesus Saves" (14 comments)
I know that sex education in public schools is very controversial. We started our daughter out in a Christian school so she could learn everything, including sexual education, from a Christian view that matched our faith beliefs. When we found out our son has high functioning autism we knew we needed to move both kids over to the public system as the Christian School was unequipped to handle the special education he would need. We have been extreamly pleased with the results as most of the staff of this public school have strong Christian beliefs. One thing you (6 comments)
As a Realtor I'm glad I've only received a phone call like this once in the last 5 years. My first thought was: Did we purchase the Home Warranty?. My second thought was did I remind the new home owner to call the gas company and have the service switched over to their name on the day of the closing? Thank goodness this situation was the less costly, call and have the gas turned on. I have a sheet I prepared with all the utility companies on (27 comments)
Sometimes Realtors forget that not everyone knows our lingo. If you are shopping for your first home and your agent has never explained specials to you then take comfort that you are not alone. I work with a lot of First Time Home Buyers and it is actually rare that as I ask if they are familiar with special assessments that the First Time Home Buyer knows what specials are. The first thing you, as a First Time Home Buyer, needs to know is that Specials is a term referring to (6 comments)
WHAT'S FOR SALE IN MINOT? Here is what is listed on the MLS Homes for sale under $100,000.00 as of 03/20/2010 = 5Homes for sale between $100,000.00 and $124,999.00 = 1 Homes for sale between $125,000.00 and $149,999.00 = 7 Homes for sale between $150,000.00 and $174,999.00 = 3 Homes for sale between $175,000.00 and $199,999.00 = 5Homes for sale between $200,000.00 and $249,999.00 = 21 Homes for sale over $250,000.00 = 15 AS OF 03/20/2010 THERE ARE EXACTLY 57 HOMES FOR SALE IN THE CITY LIMITS OF MINOT* Only 6 homes under $125,000.00. There are 156 pending sales *Single Family, active status What is the MLS? MLS stands for (6 comments)
What do you do if you are Scandinavian (Norwegians, Swede's, Danes, Ice Landers) living in Minot North Dakota? You throw the BIGGEST darn Party you can over 5 nights and 4 days by inviting about 75,000 of your bestest friends.
How about inviting Martina McBride, Trace Adkins, The Judds, Charlie Pride, The Gaithers and many, many more. Throw in some commedians, artists, crafters, actors, great food and of course adult beverages. Let's use all the buildings on the Northg Dakota State Fair grounds and also see if we (8 comments)
From Left to Right: Feet is a March Flower, Boise is a Rainbow, Donald is a Shamrock, Cookie is a nugget, Eden is a pot of gold, Merryweather has on a green tie, Roscoe is a Leprechaun, Katie and Willie is the month of March, Sponge Bob is a March employee. All costumes made and designed by Tina and Timmothy Timm. Mom (the judge) deemed Roscoe the winner! HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY TO EVERYONE!
"The number one reason two people split up is that they refuse to accept the fact that they are married to a human being." - Les Parrot Obviously this was made in reference to marriage but it certainly applies to all relationships. Many Real Estate offices hammer a strong message to their Realtor staff that they need to get that Buyers contract absolutely as fast as you can so the Buy would not have a chance to back out and go to another Real Estate office. I believe I have told every potential Buyer that has come (8 comments)
This is a beautiful Condominium set back from the road and any traffic. Wonderful sky high vaulted ceilings plus several sky lights make this a bright andcheery place. The wood fireplace has been converted to electric and still has the look, feel, and heat of the original wood without the mess and energy lossup the chimney. An inviting deck off of the Livingroom and the Master Bedroom to watch those Romantic Sunsets with the one you (6 comments)
Building Bridges is located at 19 2nd Ave SE Minot ND. I don't know a lot about the mission of the store but I believe it supports on or more Catholic mission in town. It has some what odd hours as it is usually not open until noon and then only for a few hours. I was told today by one of the two volunteers present that they really have trouble finding volunteers to keep regular hours. She said (13 comments)
In the 8 years I've lived in my home there has been a "rain event" every year that fills the street in front of our home, the neighboring Ball Park parking lot, and the main arterial just a half a block away. Several times the water had lapped right up to the house when freekin idiots non-concerned SUV drivers barreled down the street (evidently compensating for a lack of manhood). This is a problem the City denies happens despite repeated news coverage and even slipped (14 comments)
The annual Upper Midwest Relief Sale and Quilt auction is always held the first weekend in April so this year it's April 1st and 2nd. My bride and her side of the family spend all weekend at the sale admiring the quilts and just enjoying the fun atmosphere of the auction. There is also all kinds of food I only see when this Mennonite group meets here in Minot. The quilts are awesome, some will even sell for more then $1,000.00 Every penny of the auction goes to the Relief Fund. You can't Pay (14 comments)
MY MIXED MESSAGE I personally have always enjoyed the Home Builders Shows no matter where I've lived. I like looking for ideas I may be able to implement myself or for cost savings ideas that I can afford to pay someone else to do. Also to be honest (as you always expect of me) I like getting a bag full of freebies like carpenters pencils that most vendors hand out. I want to encourage everyone (16 comments)
MINOT 3 Bedrooms plus 1 non-egress bedroom in the basement. 1-3/4 baths, detached Double Garage. Located between the Zoo and the Fairgrounds. Sunnyside School District 1,061Sq' abv grnd. Will list for about $135,000. 2 Bedrooms, 1-1/4 Baths Detatched Double Garage. Perkett school district, 1040Sq' above ground. Will list for about $128,000. I am working with a home owner who would like to swap his home for a rural property with two or more acres. His home is in the Bel Air neighborhood West of Arrowhead Shopping Center. It is (0 comments)
The North Dakota State Fair Entertainment Announcement The North Dakota State Fair office announced much of its Musical Entertainment roster for the upcoming fair July 22nd through the 30th. Thus far it looks like this: Friday July 22nd Tracy Lawrence Saturday July 23rd Kid Rock Sunday July 24th Lady Antebellum Wednesday 27thNitty Gritty Dirt Band Thursday 28thCharlie Daniels Band Friday 29thTody Keith Saturday 30th (to be announced) The North Dakota State Fair office is asking for your help to find a group that is on tour and available for Saturday the 30th. We have had some awesome performers here every (6 comments)
Welcome to The Seventh Day Adventist Clothing Center and Thrift Store in Minot North Dakota. What makes this Thrift Store so unique is that most of the clothing is not for sale... it's FREE! Actually there are many things that make this one unique. The store supports or is supported by the church right next door. The store is only open one day a week (Tuesday) from 10AM to 3PM but I think it is certainly worth marking your calendar and (10 comments)
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