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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Minot Public Library cancels in-person children's events for 2021

The Minot Public Library has cancelled its in-person children’s programs for the remainder of 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The final in-person children’s event will be the Halloween Puppet Show on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Fire damages home in SE Minot

A fire damaged a home in southeast Minot early Tuesday morning.

The Minot Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 1301 1st Street SE at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found smoke coming from a window of the residence...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Combatting human trafficking

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A friendly competition between members of the Minot Police Department resulted in a significant contribution to a state organization that combats human trafficking.

The department put together 51 Bravery Backpacks for the 31:8 Project, which works with man...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2021

'Something we don't see that often'

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The Minot Fire Department doesn’t deal with hazardous chemical incidents on a routine basis. But the firefighters still regularly train to respond to a wide variety of potential hazardous scenarios.

In mid-October, the department spent three days conductin...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Airport welcomes U.S. border changes

The United States recently announced it would reopen its land borders to fully vaccinated travelers coming from Mexico and Canada for non-essential purposes. The change takes effect Nov. 8.

It was welcome news to Minot International Airport Director Jennif...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

FD training at zoo offers unique challenges

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On one hand, the Minot Fire Department’s recent training exercise at the Roosevelt Park Zoo could be considered a structure fire. On the other hand, the zoo provides unique challenges that could include working around dangerous animals.

Battalion Chief Jas...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

City of Minot to host drive-through vaccination clinic on Sunday

The Minot Fire Department will host a drive-through vaccination clinic on Sunday, Oct. 10, for both COVID-19 and flu shots.

Sanford Health will conduct the clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 1, located at 2111 10th Street SW. No appointment or p...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

'In a positive way, this is very gritty city'

John Zakian (white shirt) has been involved in several projects that included aspects of affordable housing, including the Blu on Broadway project.

Although he has worked his last day as an employee of the City of Minot, John Zakian isn’t quite d...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

City landfill switches to winter hours on Oct. 11

The City of Minot landfill will begin winter hours on Oct. 11.

During winter hours, the landfill will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Household Hazardous Waste drop off site at the landfill will also be closed beginning on Monday,...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Fire displaces 7 residents in SE Minot

A fire in a four-unit apartment complex on Soo Street displaced seven residents on Wednesday evening.

The Minot Fire Department responded to 804 Soo Street at 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday for a bedroom that was on fire. The first arriving firefighters found flam...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Work expands on Burdick, and in Burdick/Broadway intersection

Work will begin Monday on the mill and overlay phase of an ongoing project on Burdick Expressway East between South Broadway and the Burdick Viaduct.

Traffic will remain head-to-head on the two south lanes of Burdick Expressway East while crews remove the ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Council opts to issue 4 more liquor licenses

The Minot City Council approved a process to move forward with issuing four additional liquor licenses, but not without significant debate.

Council members discussed at length how to best issue the four additional licenses, which would bring the city&r...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 22, 2021

City Hall retaining wall project moves forward

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It’s been a long time coming, but a project to replace the retaining wall near City Hall and the Minot Police Department is one step closer to reality.

The project will be advertised for bids this week. City Engineer Lance Meyer anticipates the project’s c...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Class 6 rating will further reduce flood insurance premiums in 2022

Minot’s Class 6 rating with the Community Rating System will take effect in 2022, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The Class 6 rating means residents who are required to have flood insurance will receive a 20 percent discount...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 8, 2021

City hires firm to help recruit retail businesses

The City of Minot has taken another step toward creating new retail opportunities in the community.

The City Council agreed to a one-year contract with The Retail Coach, with the potential for two additional contract years. The Retail Coach focuses on iden...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Construction to impact vehicle, pedestrian traffic on Burdick

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Installation of accessible pedestrian ramps and a mill and overlay project will impact vehicle and pedestrian traffic on a long stretch of Burdick Expressway beginning this week.

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 7, the outside east/west lane of Burdick Expressway w...

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