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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Fire heavily damages home in SE Minot

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

Minot Fire Department units responded to 4600 16th Avenue SE at approximately 9:30 a.m. today. The first firefighters on the scene found heavy smoke coming from the structure, and mad...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 24, 2023

City lawsuit with 16th Crossing dismissed

The City of Minot’s lawsuit with 16th Crossing, owned by Nathan Smith, has been dismissed by agreement of both parties.

Smith, along with new owner Stonehaven, LLC, and a new development company, Meritage Communities, are planning a substantial m...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 20, 2023

State of the City scheduled for Feb. 9

The sixth annual State of the City event will be held Feb. 9 at The Depot in downtown Minot.

The lunch portion of the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Mayor Tom Ross’ State of the City address will begin shortly after noon. The entire event is open...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 19, 2023

'There are no quality concerns'

Minot WTP 2022

There is no quality issue with water from the Minot Water Treatment Plant, despite a letter sent to the public discussing a failed water test in November.

Mark Paddock, Water Treatment Plant Superintendent, said Minot’s water is safe to drink, an...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Recycling program continues to move forward

Minot’s curbside recycling program took another step forward after decisions by the Minot City Council on Jan. 17.

Council members approved a plan that allows City sanitation customers a one-time chance to opt out of recycling after a free trial ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 17, 2023

SW water tower project earns award

The City of Minot’s southwest elevated water storage tank project has earned an award from the North Dakota Ready Mix & Concrete Products Association.

The $4 million project earned the Gold Star Winner award in the Governmental Category. The ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 5, 2023

DeGroot earns Master Code Professional certification

Gage Degroot

City of Minot Senior Inspector Gage DeGroot has earned the Master Code Professional certification, putting him in elite company in North Dakota.

As part of the process, DeGroot passed 17 different International Code Council certification exams, including 1...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Huettl earns Certified Floodplain Manager designation

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Assistant City Engineer Emily Huettl has earned the Certified Floodplain Manager designation from the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

In earning the credential, Huettl joins 48 other individuals in North Dakota, including City Engineer Lance Meye...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Airport operations team always ready for winter weather

Alex Choi 2022

Everyone knows it’s going to snow at some point at the Minot International Airport. When it does, Alex Choi and the rest of his operations team are ready.

The snow removal equipment building at the airport contains a wide variety of equipment for...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: December 7, 2022

'We'll be here until it's done'

Broken gate valve

When a gate valve under Burdick Expressway West that was installed in the 1940s failed in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, City crews began the arduous task of replacing the valve – while it was 16 degrees below zero.

Crews began working around...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: November 30, 2022

City buses prepared for cold weather

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Minot’s transit buses are operating normally during the recent snap of cold weather, thanks to preventive maintenance by the City’s mechanics.

“We make sure we’re ready for cold weather by servicing the air brake systems and fuel filters, and our mechanics...

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