News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Fire Department responds to Minot hotel fire

A fire suppression system contained a small fire until the Minot Fire Department arrived on scene early Friday morning at the Comfort Inn and Suites in south Minot.

The Minot Fire Department was dispatched to an alarm at 7:07 a.m. at the hotel, located at ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Asphalt recycler gives City options

The City of Minot is getting into the asphalt business. Well, sort of.

The City Council approved the purchase of a KMT2 asphalt recycler, which will allow City’s street department to produce its own hot mix asphalt for small projects – ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 11, 2021

City makes changes to rapid COVID-19 test schedule

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The City of Minot has changed the times and days of the COVID-19 rapid testing taking place at Fire Station #1 in southwest Minot.

Testing will now be done only on Mondays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. t...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Fire damages home in NE Minot; 1 person injured

A home in northeast Minot was damaged and one person was transported to a local hospital after a fire Friday morning.

Minot Fire Department crews were called to 111 Mulberry Loop NE at 9:43 a.m. for reports of a fire on the upper floor. Crews found no sign...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Fire Department assists after truck crashes into Hyatt House

The Minot Fire Department responded to the scene Wednesday afternoon when a propane transport truck crashed into the Hyatt House in northwest Minot, causing significant damage to the vehicle and the building.

A propane transport truck veered off the Highwa...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Are you on Minot's 'freeze up' list?

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Every year, a select list of residents receives a special notice from the City of Minot – but it’s not exactly a list anyone wants to join.

Each winter, the City sends the letter to remind those residents to run their water regularly to...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City Council continues face covering policy within buildings

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Members of Minot's City Council voted to continue mask requirements within city buildings with a few exceptions.

In an unanimous decision, council members decided to continue to require the public to wear masks within city facilities unless a phys...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Mayor lifts citywide mask mandate effective Friday

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Minot Mayor Shaun Sipma, through executive order, has lifted the citywide mask mandate, effective at 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 29.

Sipma’s decision coincides with Gov. Doug Burgum’s announcement that he has moved the entire state to the low risk category base...

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

City sets dates for 2021 cleanup events

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It's early in 2021, but the City of Minot's Public Works Department has already established a schedule for this year's cleanup weeks and household hazardous waste collection events. Mark your calendars now!

Spring Cleanup Week: M...

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

League of Cities sponsors If I Were Mayor essay contest

Each spring, the North Dakota League of Cities sponsors a statewide If I Were Mayor essay contest for third- and seventh-grade students. The contest encourages young people to think about public service and future community leadership. Essays must address...

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

Firefighters assist in delivery of baby

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The first call of their shift on Jan. 9 turned out to be an interesting and unusual one for Capt. Casey Meadows and other members of the Minot Fire Department. In a good way.

They didn’t respond to the scene of a heartbreaking fire, or a tragic accident. I...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Minot Public Library adds hours beginning Jan. 18

As Ward County has moved to the “Moderate Risk” level for COVID-19 Smart Restart health metrics, the Minot Public Library is excited to announce an increase in hours. Starting Jan. 18, the Library will be open to the public Monday thro...

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

Minot FD, PD begin getting COVID vaccinations

Andrew Tancabel and Kyle Schill were among the first Minot Fire Department firefighters to be vaccinated against the coronavirus during the week of Jan. 4.

Members of the Minot Police Department and the Minot Fire Department have begun receiving vaccinatio...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Minot donating rare bus to Wisconsin museum

The City of Minot owns four 1977 AM General Metropolitan transit buses - the only four known to still be in operational condition.

To longtime Minot residents, the green/white/blue City of Minot transit buses were a familiar sight in our community for more...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Minot joins wastewater study

Samples are taken four times a week from two different sewage lift stations in Minot and sent to the State as part of a study analyzing wastewater for coronavirus.

The City of Minot has joined a coronavirus-related wastewater study being conducted by the N...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City to begin using brine to help with snow removal

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The City's new brine facility can store up to 10,000 gallons of solution.

It’s a learning process.

That’s how City of Minot Street Superintendent Kevin Braaten describes using the City’s new brine facility, which will help crews pre-treat streets to enhance...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Council directs Mayor to issue citywide Mask Mandate

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Mayor Shaun Sipma signed a declaration for a citywide mask mandate, effective immediately, after the City Council directed the mayor’s action Monday night by a 5-2 vote.

 

The mandate requires anyone within the City of Minot city limits t...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Firefighters reflect on their journey to Oregon

Capt. Casey Meadows             Senior FF John Hanson         Senior FF Jason West         Senior FF Will DeCoteau

Capt. Casey Mea...

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City of Minot News Flash