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This image released by Netflix shows Lauren Graham, left, and Alexis Bledel in a scene from, "Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life," currently streaming on Netflix. The "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" series currently holds the top spot for binge racing, Netflix says. It's followed by "Fuller House," "The Ranch," "Marvel's The Defenders" and "The Seven Deadly Sins." Binge racers are fans who plow through a streaming-network series' entire season in less than 24 hours after the release of all those episodes. (Saeed Adyani/Netflix via AP)

A new spectator sport for the TV superfan: ‘binge racing’

NEW YORK (AP) — For a special breed of TV superfans, this isn't streaming. This is a gusher. Behold the spectator sport known as "binge racing," defined as plowing through a streaming-network series' full season in less than 24 hours after the release of those episodes. Sure, any viewer ...

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Meet the artist: Eli Toledo

Current Hometown: Philadelphia, Penn. Where can we see your work? Minot Air Force Base or elitoledo.net Do you have work for sale? Yes In what media do you work? I work with acrylic, oil, watercolor, graphite, and charcoal. How would you describe your style? For my paintings, I ...

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Meet the artist: Tennele Diane Kruse

Current Hometown: Burlington Where can we see your work? Work can be seen on The Creative Nest ND facebook page, many local vendor shows, including the Big One Art and Craft fair, and at The Foundry and Twisted Creek in Minot. In what media do you work? Freehand brush painted artwork and ...

DCB revamps photography program, hires new studio manager

Bottineau — Dakota College at Bottineau is revamping its CTE (Career and Technical Education) photography program. Newly re-hired photography department chair and instructor, Clint Saunders, is excited about the changes. “Many people don’t realize that professional photography is a ...

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This Oct. 12, 2017 photo shows homemade ginger tea in New York. This drink is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

KitchenWise: Ginger Tea is a soothing drink

With the arrival of the cold-and-cough season, you may be thinking about cooking up a big batch of chicken soup as a cure for what ails us. I love the stuff, too, but I suggest you stock up on some fresh gingerroot instead. Ginger, of course, is one of the many flavors to be found in a stir-fry ...

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The Sioux Chef revitalizes native cuisine

FARGO – There’s something special about eating the way your ancestors did. I remember one Christmas, my sister and I chose to make an authentic British Christmas dinner complete with beef Wellington, Yorkshire pudding and plum pudding. It was a ton of work, but it felt pretty cool to know ...

Butternut squash and blue cheese sauce is served over chicken cutlets.
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Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining

FARGO — The winter squash season is upon us, and butternut is our personal favorite among the varieties currently in abundance. Butternut is known for its quirky shape, sweet, nutty flavor and versatility. We often enjoy it pureed in soups or roasted in the oven, and this week’s pan-sauce ...

Eating well on the trail: Hikers dehydrate home-cooked meals

When she sets up camp at the end of a long day of hiking in the Rocky Mountains, the last thing Renee Botta wants to do is cook. So she doesn't. Instead, Botta pulls out a collection of plastic freezer bags, chooses that night's fare, then boils water. Her fellow backpackers — often in ...

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This April 4, 2016 photo provided by Dean Fosdick shows blooms on a Big Leaf Maple tree near Langley, Wash., which are among the first to arrive — providing floral nectar and pollen for early-season foraging bees. Trees are among the earliest pollinator plants to bloom in spring. People often overlook trees and their importance to pollinators desperate to find food in early spring. (Dean Fosdick via AP)

Winter-blooming plants help bees overwinter in your yard

mes for honeybees as they emerge from their hives, where food supplies are dwindling, to forage. Adding clusters of winter-blooming plants around the yard will give them much needed nourishment. Bees take in carbohydrates from floral nectar and protein from floral pollen. Being aware of bloom ...

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Daughter’s love of dress causes issues for parents

We have an issue in our house these days. At least that’s what I’m calling it, dare I utter the real word and ignite the flame. I’ve been dealing with the “issue” moderately successfully for the past few weeks, but last night it raised its voice loud and clear while I was chained to ...

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Stories that begin on the back of a horse

Ever since I decided I wanted to be a mom years ago, I have been dreaming of my babies sitting on the backs of horses. I don’t know why really, except so many of my memories as a kid growing up out here are connected to horses. And while I keep the long rides bareback through the ...

Some fall pruning tips

The advice by many experts regarding fall pruning is “don’t do it” as it can cause more harm than good. – Pruning in the fall would stimulate new growth when a plant should be trying to go dormant. – New growth weakens the plant which is not what a plant needs when it is heading ...

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EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Ask me anything

From cars that reek of stale cigarette smoke to tile grout to robot floor mops, I get questions of every kind from my awesome readers. I love the challenge! So, please, keep those cards and letters coming! Dear Mary: I love my Eufy Robovac II. With an entire house of wood plank tile, it has ...

ASK A DESIGNER: Bold color on kitchen cabinets is a thing

Conventional wisdom says to use neutral colors or simple wood stains for anything as permanent as kitchen cabinets. Homeowners craving a burst of color have generally been advised to bring it in through easily changeable items like curtains or seat cushions. But home-design TV shows and blogs ...

Life at 20-something: How to live in the present when anxiety creeps in

Silent sirens sound in our heads. We deny it for days, not wanting to admit our ridiculous reaction to changing plans. But eventually our internet search history unveils our true feelings – a nearly chest-collapsing weight that prompts the question “How can I live in the present?” With ...

Traveling with just one of your kids can forge bonds

Something wonderful happened when Lauren Asnis took her younger son, Danny, to Philadelphia for a weekend trip. Beyond visiting the Liberty Bell and devouring some tasty cheesesteaks, mother and son really got to talk and listen to each other. They bonded over the adventure of exploring a new ...

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Halloween adventure at Audubon NWR

Families are invited for an evening of fun on the Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, Oct. 21. The free 2017 Halloween adventure will be held open house style – come and go as you wish – between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Kids are invited to come in costume. Cameras are encouraged. A photo ...

Catch-N-Release Club

Here is the latest North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and Release Club qualifiers, date & length: Heart Butte Reservoir channel catfish: Drake Schoellkofp, Mandan, Sept. 17, 31 inches. Alkaline Lake northern pike: Nicholas Koster, Bismarck, Sept. 2, 32 inches. Lake Oahe ...

Whopper Club

Here is the latest North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight: Missouri River buffalo: John Wolf, New England, Sept. 2, 21 lbs., 1 oz. Lake Sakakawea smallmouth bass: Terry Neuberger, Hazen, Sept. 3, 3 lbs., 1 oz. Lake Audubon smallmouth bass: Roy ...

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While the state’s sharp-tailed grouse, shown here, and the Hungarian partridge season don’t open until Sept. 9, four of the state’s hunting seasons open this Friday – deer and pronghorn bow, dove and mountain lion.

Let the seasons begin

Autumn officially starts Sept. 22, but for many in North Dakota the fall season really gets underway this Friday. That’s when four hunting seasons begin – deer and pronghorn bow, dove and mountain lion. Next in line is the sharp-tailed grouse and Hungarian partridge opener Sept. 9 and the ...

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Celebration of Reformation to be held Oct. 29 at MSU

Five hundred years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a German professor of theology, composer, priest and monk, wanted to reform the Catholic Church. He nailed what came to be known as the Ninety-five Theses of 1517 on a church door in Wittenburg, Germany and, in the process, sparked the ...

Trunk or Treat to be held Oct. 27 at Bread of Life

The Annual Trunk or Treat event will be held Friday, Oct. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Minot Bread of Life Church, 1415 17th Avenue SW. The public is invited for an evening of treats, food, costumes and a hot-dog supper. There is no charge for the event. Participants are asked to bring canned food ...

St. John’s to hold annual parish dinner on Oct. 29

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 2600 West Central Avenue in Minot, will hold its annual parish dinner from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Items on the menu include roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, rolls and butter, pumpkin dessert, coffee and milk. ...

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Futures Files

OJ squeezes higher, coffee spills lower This week, orange juice prices flowed to a six-month high, while jitters about coffee sank that market near a three-month low. Frozen concentrated orange juice futures exploded after a USDA report on Thursday confirmed that Florida’s orange groves ...

Sanford Health welcomes nurse practitioner

Marci Ketterling, FNP, walk-in clinic provider, recently joined Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic in Minot. Ketterling is a Bismarck native and will see walk-in patients for minor illnesses and injuries. She graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and completed her master ...

Blaze Pizza expanding in the Dakotas

Dakota Pie, LLC partnership of Mort Bank, Dave Glaser, Brad Bender, Brandon, Helbling and Mike Srnsky have secured the franchise rights to build Blaze Pizza restaurants in North Dakota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Their first Blaze Pizza will open in Fargo at 1443 42nd Street South on October ...

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Busy weekend for kids, families in Minot

As the weekend begins, families will have a lot of options for things to do all weekend. There are a few family things and a few age range activities, so every member can have an activity. Friday, families who want a fun, hands-on activity for their kids, the Roosevelt Park Zoo will be ...

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This image released by Sony Pictures shows a scene from "Only the Brave."

‘Only the Brave’

(AP) — Firefighters must be our last real superheroes. They run toward stuff that's on fire, for heaven's sake. There are the few public servants — not cops, politicians or doctors — as beloved or who have managed to stay untainted. What they surely don't need is the old fashioned ...

Jonathan Groff in a scene from the 10-episode series, "Mindhunter," streaming on Netflix starting Friday. 

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He’ll be back, but not like before: Groff plays an FBI agent

NEW YORK (AP) — His TV fans know him as Patrick in HBO's "Looking," and as Jesse St. James in "Glee." His movie fans know him as the voice of Kristoff in "Frozen." And his theater fans? They know him as the pouty, thoroughly annoyed King George in "Hamilton." This week, fans will see ...

This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Beautiful Trauma," a release by Pink. (RCA Records via AP)

Pink resurfaces with a slick and gloomy new CD

Things are not as perfect as they might seem in the land of Pink. The three-time Grammy winner may have loads of money, two kids and an 11-year marriage, but her new album is filled with unease and regret. "Freeze frame, pause, rewind, stop," she sings on "Beautiful Trauma," a 13-track CD ...