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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Minot Public Library awarded grant for 3D printer

The Minot Public Library was awarded a $4,300 Community Grant from Best Buy to bring 3D printing to library patrons. The grant will pay for a 3D printer, a scanner, a laptop computer, and training for staff members and members of the community.

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Council prioritizes 3 sites for downtown gathering space

The Minot City Council approved a technical review committee’s prioritization of three sites for a downtown gathering space.

The Council, at its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 8, approved the committee’s recommendation of Site 2, locat...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Water Treatment Plant expansion to begin this spring

A $26 million expansion project that will essentially double the daily capacity at Minot’s Water Treatment Plant is set to begin this spring.

The project is part of the Northwest Area Water Supply Project, which will provide clean drinking water ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Candidate packets available for Minot's June 12 election

Candidates for City of Minot elected offices can pick up information packets at the City Finance Director’s office located in City Hall.

Candidates must gather signatures and mailing addresses of 300 qualified electors from within city limits by ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

City's outdoor skating rinks are now open

Originally scheduled to open Dec. 15, warm weather delayed efforts to flood and freeze the rinks. The rinks are open from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The rinks are closed o...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Minot Fire Department offers tips to help prevent water lines from freezing

The current cold weather is causing water lines in residential and business buildings in the City of Minot to freeze and rupture. Frozen water lines can create multiple issues that can be costly to repair. The Minot Fire Department is providing these tips...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Minot's inaugural State of the City event set for Feb. 8

The first-ever City of Minot State of the City event is now set for 2018.

The inaugural event to highlight previous City activities and discuss Minot’s future is scheduled for Feb. 8, 2018, at the Arvel Graving Theater at Magic City Campus.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

US Army Corps of Engineers Issues Key Permits for Mouse River Flood Protection

The first three phases of flood protection have been given the green light from the Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction. The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20 that the US Army Corps of Engineers has issued a Record of D...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Minot Mayor issues writing challenge to Minot 5th graders

Minot Mayor Chuck Barney wants Minot’s youth to be part of Minot’s inaugural State of the City event in early 2018.

In fact, the mayor has issued a writing challenge to all Minot fifth-graders.

“We want to hear from the youth o...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Council approves selection criteria for Downtown Gathering Space

The Minot City Council has approved criteria to help select a final site for the Downtown Gathering Space project.

The Downtown Gathering Technical Review Committee hosted a public input meeting on Dec. 5, with another public meeting scheduled for Dec. 18 ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Minot hosts legislators to discuss HUB City funding

Minot hosted members of the North Dakota Legislature’s Energy Development and Transmission Committee on Nov. 29-30 as part of the committee’s tour of North Dakota cities to discuss “HUB City” funding, oil-impacted d...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Council awards bids for 3 phases of flood control project

The Minot City Council, at its Dec. 4 regular meeting, awarded bids for the first three phases of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan.

The second bidding process for first phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan, which includes f...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

City offers help with holiday trash

The City of Minot will offer free dumping at the City Landfill between Dec. 27 and Jan. 6 to help Minot residents dispose of household waste that could accumulate during the holidays.

City of Minot Sanitation Superintendent John Reynolds said residents can...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Residents make Build Minot campaign successful

Build Minot started in January with a relatively simple goal: Encourage people to share their ideas on how to make Minot a stronger community.

The results of the five-month community engagement project developed by Randi Monley, Library Associate at the Mi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

City studies options for downtown gathering space

The City of Minot is seeking public input on potential sites for a downtown gathering space.

Robert Davis, planning director and chief resilience officer for the City of Minot, said that after a lengthy study of 40 blocks in the downtown area, three sites ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Minot to host legislators to discuss hub city funding formula

Members of the North Dakota Legislature’s Energy Development and Transmission Committee will visit Minot in late November as part of the committee’s tour of North Dakota cities to discuss “HUB City” funding, oil-imp...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

City makes minor updates to snow removal plan

The City of Minot won’t be significantly altering its snow removal plan after conducting a review of its snow removal policies following the 2016-17 winter, although the Public Works Department will be working to improve communication with the p...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

New seating installed in Minot Municipal Auditorium

The Minot Municipal Auditorium underwent a major facelift with the installation of new seating in the arena’s upper level.

 The new blue seats replace both the old wooden seats and the metal, multi-colored bench-style seating that made u...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Coffee group takes pride in caring for Minot signs

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Pick a weekday, around 9 a.m., and you’ll find a group of retirees gathered around a few tables in the Dakota Square food court, enjoying a cup of coffee, telling stories, and solving the world’s problems.

But eight or nine days of the year, you’ll find th...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Legislature approves $193 million for flood protection projects within Minot city limits

The City of Minot’s flood protection efforts received a significant funding boost this week, as the North Dakota Legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation providing $193 million for flood control projects within the city.

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Crews cleaning city streets, filling potholes

Crews from the City of Minot have begun the task of cleaning dirt and other debris that accumulated on city streets during the winter months.

On Monday, the city’s sweeping crews began working for two weeks from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. sweeping snow ro...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Working to build a resilient neighborhood

Over the past several weeks, several milestones have been met in the Single-Family Affordable Housing Program including an RFP for available lots, draft plan book, gap financing criteria and an executed cost-saving agreement.

Over the past several weeks, several milestones have been met in the Single-Family Affordable Housing Program including an RFP for available lots, draft plan book, gap financing criteria and executed sub-recipient agreement.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Public gets first look at downtown gathering space concept

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The first preliminary conceptual renderings of what a new gathering space in downtown Minot could look like have been released to the public. City Manager Tom Barry presented the renderings Monday night at the City Council’s regular June meeting.

The first preliminary conceptual renderings of what a new gathering space in downtown Minot could look like have been released to the public.

City Manager Tom Barry presented the renderings Monday night at the City Council’s regular June meeting....

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Developers sought for multi-family housing units

At its June 5 meeting, the Minot City Council approved a plan to call for proposals to create more affordable multi-family housing units.

The City of Minot continues to move forward with efforts to bring more multi-family affordable housing to Minot utilizing funds from the National Disaster Resilience Competition.

At its June 5 meeting, the Minot City Council approved a plan to call for pro...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Water Treatment Plant expansion to begin this spring

A $26 million expansion project that will essentially double the daily capacity at Minot’s Water Treatment Plant is set to begin this spring.

The project is part of the Northwest Area Water Supply Project, which will provide clean drinking water ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

#Throwback Thursday

There have been many rumors about tunnels under “High Third,” Minot’s Red Light District. One hears rumors about bars and clubs that had escape tunnels in the basement for quick evacuation in case of a raid by the police.

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Minot hosts legislators to discuss HUB City funding

Minot hosted members of the North Dakota Legislature’s Energy Development and Transmission Committee on Nov. 29-30 as part of the committee’s tour of North Dakota cities to discuss “HUB City” funding, oil-impacted d...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

#Throwback Thursday

Pop Shaw’s Garage

As reported earlier, the original area of illicit activity was on 1st Street SW (Reishus Avenue), south of Central Avenue. This area also the future home of Harry’s Tire Service, known back then as Pop Shaw’s...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Burglary

On January 4, 2018 at 1:37 AM the Minot Police and Fire Departments responded to 122 South Main St. for a report of smoke in the building. Upon arrival police officers determined that the business (Gourmet Chef) had been broken into. The investigation sho...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Theft of Property (Shoplifting)

On January 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM officers responded to Hobby Lobby for a report of a male shoplifter. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the store employees who reported that a male had attempted to flee the store with a cart. The cart had been filled wi...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Dog reunited with family

On Friday, December 22, 2017 at about 12:00 PM (noon) Animal Control Officer Tanya Mendelsohn will reunite a dog recovered in Minot, to the owner who lives in Williston, ND. This will take place at Minot PD. So here’s the story behind the story....

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