News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2022

4th Avenue NE roadway impact begins Sept. 26

Phase MI-5 4th Avenue Detour

A temporary traffic bypass will be placed on 4th Avenue NE for eastbound and westbound traffic starting Monday, Sept. 26. The bypass will take traffic south of the current road onto a temporary roadway for a short stretch before returning to the original ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Drawing attention to pedestrians

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If you’ve driven through the intersection of East Central Avenue/1st St. SE, hopefully you’ve noticed some new white pavement markings.

The new painted bump-outs are designed to draw attention to pedestrians and protect them from vehicl...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 21, 2022

FD conducts high-rise training

Going up stairs

The Minot Fire Department doesn’t often get an opportunity to conduct high-rise training at a real-life location.

So when the chance to conduct this training was made available at Henry Towers, the FD took full advantage of the opportunity.

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 21, 2022

The view from command

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The Minot Fire Department’s recent high-rise training was an opportunity to practice operations the department doesn’t use often, but it’s still important to keep personnel properly trained.

For the department’s five...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Unraveling the ABCs of the ADA

The guidelines within the Americans with Disability Act regarding pedestrian accessible sidewalk ramps are lengthy, complicated, and often confusing.

As an engineer for the City of Minot, Jesse Hoffart likes to simplify the process by asking himself one qu...

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

Council repeals pit bull ban

The Minot City Council voted 4-3 at its Sept. 6 meeting to eliminate a ban on pit bulls within city limits that has been in place since 1987.

The change requires a second reading and final passage before it would take effect. Mayor Tom Ross, Carrie Evans, ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Fire damages NW Minot apartment

Fire damaged a residential apartment in northwest Minot on Tuesday evening, displacing two residents.

The Minot Fire Department responded to 827 10th Ave NW at 9:55 p.m. for a report of a kitchen fire. Fire units arrived on scene and made a quick knockdown...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 29, 2022

'What we do isn't random'

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Jesse Hoffart, PE, has a nice ring to it.

Hoffart, a civil engineer with the City’s Engineering Department, added those letters to his professional credentials in August after passing the Principles and Practice of Engineering exam.

“Yea...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Summer Reading program leads to local donations

Independence Inc

The Minot Public Library’s Summer Reading program is designed to promote the importance of reading during non-school months, but for the last two years, the program has also benefitted area non-profit organizations.

“The children were g...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Minot International Airport earns award for training

The Minot International Airport has earned a training excellence award from the American Association of Airport Executives.

The award certifies that Airport employees have completed training for airport-specific and continuing education programs using the ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2022

City planning new bus terminal

Renaissance parking structure

Riders on Minot’s transit bus system could soon be using a new terminal.

The City of Minot’s proposed 2023 budget includes funds to construct a terminal facility in a portion of the Renaissance parking structure in downtown Minot. Curre...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Railway Avenue to close Aug. 2

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Railway Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 4th Street NE to 27th Street NE starting Aug. 2. Through traffic on Railway Avenue will be detoured south to Burdick Expressway, while local traffic will utilize 6th Avenue NE to access residential nei...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Airline travelers will need REAL ID by May 2023

REAL ID sample

Airline travelers at the Minot International Airport will soon need to show a driver’s license or identification card with a yellow star on it, indicating that it is a REAL ID-compliant credential.

The new REAL IDs will be required starting May 3...

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City of Minot News Flash