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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Air quality deemed safe in Minot following large fire

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Officials from the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday that they have found no issues with the air quality in the area of a fire at Earth Recycling Inc. in northwest Minot. The department continues to monitor the air and other environmental impa...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Minot Fire Department conducting air quality tests near fire scene

The City of Minot Fire Department, in conjunction with the First District Health Unit and the North Dakota Department of Health, is conducting tests and monitoring the air quality in an area around the U.S. Highway 83 bypass, near the scene of an ongoing ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Fire Department begins fire hydrant testing program

The City of Minot Fire Department began its annual fire hydrant quality assurance program on May 16, with hydrant testing taking place Tuesday mornings through October.

“Most fire hydrants do not get used on a regular basis,” said Minot Fire Department...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Construction begins on Burdick Expressway, traffic to be impacted

Burdick Lane Closure

Traffic will be impacted traveling both east and west on East Burdick Expressway between 9th and 15th street beginning May 16. Crews are set to begin the reconstruction of Burdick on Tuesday the 16th, reducing the major thoroughfare to head-to-head traffi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

City of Minot names John Zakian as NDR Program Manager

The City of Minot has hired John Zakian as its National Disaster Resilience Program Manager. He will oversee Minot’s $74.3 million NDR program and all of its associated projects, plans, and activities. Zakian begins his duties June 1.

“We&a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

#Throwback Thursday

By David Lehner

Many people have heard about the wild times in the early days of Minot. I will attempt to give you some information that I have compiled from stories as told to me. Some stories from the people who lived during the later years of what becam...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Minot leading the way among NDR funding recipients

The City of Minot has quickly become a leader among the entities that received funding in 2016 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s National Disaster Resilience Competition.

As one of 13 locations nationwide to receive funding from ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Major construction projects under way in Minot

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The 2017 construction season is under way, with a number of projects in progress around the City of Minot. There are also many other projects that will begin in the coming weeks. Motorists are reminded to use caution when driving through construction zone...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Legislature approves $193 million for flood protection projects within Minot city limits

The City of Minot’s flood protection efforts received a significant funding boost this week, as the North Dakota Legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation providing $193 million for flood control projects within the city.

“It’s incredible...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

City temporarily changes two bus routes due to construction

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The City of Minot has made temporary changes to two city transit bus routes due to road construction, according to Brian Horinka, City of Minot Superintendent of Vehicle Maintenance/Transit.

West Route: Beginning April 20, due to construction on 2nd Ave. S...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

City of Minot’s yard waste collection sites are now open

2017 Compost sites

The City of Minot’s 10-yard waste collection sites are now open for the season. Yard waste will no longer be collected curbside on your normal pickup day.

The City’s collection sites are located at:

-27th Ave. & 7th St. NW

-15th Ave. & 2nd St...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Crews cleaning city streets, filling potholes

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

On Monday, the city’s sweeping crews began working for two weeks from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. sweeping snow ro...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

City employees reunite trapped dog with grateful owner

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A Minot resident was reunited with her lost and trapped dog on Tuesday thanks to the efforts of two City of Minot employees.

“The owner told me that to some people, it might be just a dog,” said Minot City Street Department employee Mar...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

City of Minot Housing Assessment: Lower valuations lead to more selection in 2017

Citizens in Minot now have more housing options under the $200,000 level than last year, according to information from Minot City Assessor Kevin Ternes.

In March 2017, there were 136 properties with assessed values under $200,000 within the city limits, up...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Minot Flood Control Efforts Net Savings for Property Owners

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City of Minot property owners in potential flood hazard areas are now receiving a ten percent discount on federal insurance premiums through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s insurance program.

The reduction comes after the City partnered wit...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

May City Council: SB2013 could bring $5.9 million to Minot

The City of Minot would receive an estimated $5.9 million over the next biennium through oil and gas hub city funding after the passage of Senate Bill 2013 at the 2017 North Dakota Legislature.

At the May 1 City Council meeting, City of Minot special assis...

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