New Music Friday!

Today: New Music Friday!

One week from today we’ll be celebrating Record Store Day: Black Friday!  We’ll have tons of EXCLUSIVE vinyl releases you won’t find outside of indie stores like Budget!  Plus Sales galore!!!  It’s going to be a day you won’t want to miss! Here’s what’s new for the week in music! Barenaked Ladies Black Sabbath Jimmy Buffett Calavera Conspiracy Electric Wizard Green Day Iron Maiden Sharon Jones & The […]

New Music Friday and hints of Record Store Day Black Friday Celebration!

Today: New Music Friday and hints of Record Store Day Black Friday Celebration!

In just two short weeks we’ll be celebrating Record Store Day Black Friday!  We’ll have tons of great in-store sales to be announced later that you won’t want to miss out on as well as tons of indie only exclusive releases for you to peruse through!  It’s gonna be a special day!  Here’s a link to the RSD page with a list of the exclusive titles being released […]

New Music Friday!

Today: New Music Friday!

Annihilator Anti-Flag Big Head Todd Blitzen Trapper Billy Bragg Lee Brice Chris Brown Cannibal Corpse Converge Bob Dylan Samantha Fish Keak Da Sneak Kid Rock Sondre Lerche Maroon 5 Moonspell Blake Shelton Sam Smith Stereophonics Find these new releases and so much more at Budget Music & Video, your locally owned and operated music & video store!

News: : Sakakawea Salmon Spawning Complete

— Official News Release, ND Game & Fish Fisheries crews have completed their annual salmon spawning operation on the Missouri River System after collecting more than 2.5 million eggs. Dave Fryda, North Dakota Game and Fish Department Missouri River System supervisor, said crews easily collected enough eggs to stock the 400,000 smolts planned for Lake Sakakawea in 2018. The majority of eggs were collected from Lake Sakakawea, with […]

Video & Agenda: City of Minot Committee of the Whole

News: : Video & Agenda: City of Minot Committee of the Whole

The City of Minot’s City Council Committee of the Whole met for their first of two regular monthly meetings yesterday. The agenda was lengthy with several informational items presented. Video is below, the agenda and supporting document follows. — As provided by the City of Minot 1. FINAL PAYMENT – 2017 WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT (PROJECT NUMBER 4251) Each year, the Water and Sewer Department budgets funds for water main […]

News: : Diversifying an oil and gas economy in Carlsbad, NM   source: Associated Press  

Carlsbad, New Mexico — it’s a city with more than a few similarities to Minot. Notably, it’s fortunes also rise and fall with the price of oil. It’s a cycle that’s led community leaders and business owners alike if there aren’t better ways to build a sustainable livelihood and economy. Sound familiar? As a solution, Carlsbad is turning towards hospitality and tourism, and another familiar theme here on […]

Summary by: Josh Wolsky

Learn, News: : Minnesota baker’s clever twist on chocolate chip cookie recipe goes viral   source: Star Tribune  

When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, many might contend that ‘love’ is an important ingredient. But a baker in Minnesota would take exception to the statement. In her case, it’s anger and aggression that’s required to put the dough in its proper place.

Summary by: Josh Wolsky

Tax & Spend or Borrow & Spend? Or Reject the Premise?

Commentary: : Tax & Spend or Borrow & Spend? Or Reject the Premise?

I am very possibly of the minority when it comes to public opinion, but nonetheless in the mainstream with the opinions of the majority of credible economists. If there are tax reductions by Congress, it will in all probability stimulate the economy at least over the short term. A tax decrease would also be popular because taxes in and of themselves are inherently unpopular. That said, tax decreases […]

Commentary: : Why North Dakotans should welcome diversity   source: Grand Forks Herald  

A couple months back, the Forum editorial staff took aim at the idea of diversity within our culture. The final paragraph, sums on a set of strong arguments. “Easy to overlook, these are reminders that we should celebrate our increasing ethnic and social diversity, not seek to wind back the clock and pretend that we don’t live in a world with increasing global connections, with a society that […]

Summary by: Josh Wolsky