Following the 2011 Flood Minot was forced to discover how resilient it could be. Weeks of fending off rising waters ended with the Souris River breaching the banks of the levee system in June of 2011. When water receded recovery began for the City of Minot and its citizens. Now, five years later, the resilience of the Magic City has shown through. The process of recovery continues through many programs from flood control to establishing a stronger and more vibrant community.