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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Fire Department to honor graduates, announce promotions

The Minot Fire Department will hold a ceremony Friday to honor six recent graduates from the recruit academy and seven firefighters who have completed their probationary period.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the ceremony, which is schedule...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Mobile home, shed destroyed by fire in NW Minot

The Minot Fire Department responded Monday to North Star Trailer Court, 2101 3rd St. NW #615, for a report of a mobile home on fire.

Fire units arriving on scene found a mobile home and adjacent shed on fire. Crews extinguished flames on the outside of the...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

'We're trying to help keep your animal safe'

To Bobby Roberts and Mary Lovro, there’s no such thing as “just an animal,” and that belief serves them well in their job as the City of Minot’s animal control officers.

“If it’s ‘just a...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Fire Department to begin fire hydrant testing program

The City of Minot Fire Department will begin its annual fire hydrant quality assurance program on May 28, with hydrant testing scheduled for Tuesday mornings.

This year, the program consists of inspecting and flowing fire hydrants west of Broadway and sout...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City making progress on blighted properties

Evidence of continued recovery from the 2011 flood is becoming more apparent throughout the valley. The City of Minot has begun demolition of six more blighted homes as part of a federally funded effort to restore neighborhoods impacted by the City&rs...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

'From Point A to Point B'

Stephen Joersz has been the City of Minot's traffic engineer since October 2018.

Stephen Joersz has a simple goal as the City of Minot’s traffic engineer:

“My goal is to get people from Point A to Point B in the safest and most efficient manner,” said Joers...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Rosehill Memorial Park full of history

The St. Leo’s sections contain many of the cemetery’s oldest markers.

Rosehill Memorial Park is a quiet, serene location in southeast Minot. It’s also full of history.

And if you want to know something about Rosehill Memorial P...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Automated collection system working well

It’s been nearly two years since the City of Minot introduced automated garbage collection to the community.

Jason Sorenson, assistant director of Public Works, said the new system has exceeded the City’s expectations in a number of way...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

City crews begin street sweeping schedule

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

The crews spent two weeks sweeping major roadways such as Burdick Expressway and Broadway, as well as islan...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Council approves Minot's first roundabout

Minot will soon be getting its first roundabout.

Members of the Minot City Council approved on April 1 a reconstruction plan for a portion of 31st Avenue Southeast that includes a roundabout at the intersection of 31st Avenue Southeast and 13th Street Sout...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Minot FD responsibilities don't end when flames are out

The recent fire at the site of Trinity Health’s new hospital complex in southwest Minot is a perfect example of the Minot Fire Department’s extensive ongoing responsibilities after a fire is extinguished.

In this incident, personnel fro...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

City updates capital improvement plan

The Minot City Council approved a new, comprehensive capital improvement plan at its April 4 meeting.

City Engineer Lance Meyer, who presented the plan to council members in March, said as many as 800 hours of work went into creating the detailed document....

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

City adopting changes to liquor license renewals

The Minot City Council adopted changes on first reading to the city’s ordinances relating to alcoholic beverage sales license holders.

One major change will be the license period. Licenses have been issued on a fiscal year basis, running from Jul...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

City of Minot yard waste collection sites are open

The City of Minot’s 10 yard waste collection sites are now open for the season.

The City’s yard waste collection sites are for City of Minot garbage collection patrons only and are not to be used by non-residents or by commercial hauler...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Mechanics keep City equipment running despite cold weather

Donnie Ortmann is one of the City's mechanics who keeps a wide variety of equipment maintained and running.

No one will be happier when warm weather finally returns than Rick Duncan, Donnie Ortmann, Joe Cutaiar, Chris Willoughby, and Jerry Johnson.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

HUD approves Minot using NDR funds to relocate City Hall

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved the City of Minot to move forward with relocating City Hall with the help of National Disaster Resilience funds.

“This project was part of Minot’s original action plan approve...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

New HUD income guidelines mean more Minot residents could be eligible

The Department of Housing and Urban Development released its updated guidelines for low and moderate income programs, meaning more Minot residents will be eligible for assistance through the federal agency.

HUD updates its LMI eligibility guidelines every ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Landfill is a busy place, even in winter

After it's dumped, trash is compacted with specialized equipment.

The City of Minot landfill is a busy place, even during the cold winter months.

There are approximately 250 trucks a day coming into the landfill, no matter what the temperature, according to...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

United Airlines adding third daily flight between Minot, Denver

United Airlines has added a third daily round trip flight between Minot International Airport and Denver International Airport, boosting the number of daily seats available by 50 percent.

The new flight will begin June 6, but is already available for reser...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mayor delivers message of 'Focus Forward'

Focus Forward.

That was Mayor Shaun Sipma’s message for the 2019 State of the City.

Following a crowded open house where members of the public mingled and sought information from City of Minot department leaders, Sipma discussed a wide variety of ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Committee on Addiction names board members

The Minot Mayor’s Committee on Addiction has named seven directors to the board of a new recovery organization. The search for an executive director continues.

Scott Burlingame, Andrew Schultz, Sarah Bachmeier, Carolyn Engh, Mary Bauer, Kevin Per...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Driver/operators play key role in Minot FD

Senior Firefighter Travis Elich (above) and Senior Firefighter Shane Gilliss (below) are two of the certified driver/operators with the Minot Fire Department. They're responsible for getting the crew and vehicle to the scene of an incident safely, and are...

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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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NDR Updates
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: May 9, 2019

Minot's first Town Hall of 2019 successful

The City of Minot’s first Town Hall meeting of 2019 was a success.

The event, held May 8 at Perkett Elementary School, drew a good-sized crowd of interested and engaged residents.

They heard three presentations, including one from City Manager Tom...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Council approves Minot's first roundabout

Minot will soon be getting its first roundabout.

Members of the Minot City Council approved on April 1 a reconstruction plan for a portion of 31st Avenue Southeast that includes a roundabout at the intersection of 31st Avenue Southeast and 13th Street Sout...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Shooting investigation

On April 20th at 11:32 PM, Officers responded to the 1500 block of Terrace Drive for a report of gunshots. At 12:15 AM (April 21st), while officers were on scene investigating the first report, there was a second report of shots being fired in the 2200 bl...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Armed Robbery arrest

On 04/07/19 at approximately 4:17 AM, Minot Central Dispatch received a report of an armed robbery at Loaf N Jug on 4th Ave NW in Minot. Dispatch gave officers a description of the vehicle that the suspect was driving. An officer noticed a vehicle matchin...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Child Neglect Arrest

On February 5th at about 5:30 PM officers were dispatched to Marketplace Foods, 1930 South Broadway for a male and female who were intoxicated.  They were walking through the store eating food as they shopped. When they got to the front of the st...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Death investigation

On 1/8/19 at 6:26 AM, police and medical personnel responded to the parking lot of the City of Minot Public Works for a report of an unresponsive male. Upon arrival it was determined the subject was deceased. The incident is currently under investigation ...

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