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Posted on: April 15, 2019

City offices closed Friday in observance of Good Friday holiday

City of Minot offices will be closed Friday, April 19, in observance of the Good Friday holiday, including City Hall, Public Works, and the Engineering Department.

City transit buses will run their regular schedules on Friday.

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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

Minot PD schedules Citizens Academy for May 7-28

Participants in the Minot Police Department's Citizens Academy have an opportunity to see first-hand some of the equipment used by the Police Department, including the department's robot.

Senior Officer Aaron Moss is thankful for the support the Minot Poli...

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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 25, 2019

Minot fire, police departments investigating fire at emergency homeless shelter

The Minot Fire Department and the Minot Police Department are investigating the cause and origin of a suspicious fire that caused the temporary evacuation of several residents from an emergency homeless shelter.

The Fire Department responded at 4:11 p.m. o...

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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.

The five...

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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: March 5, 2019

Minot Fire Department seeking help to keep hydrants clear

Removing the snow from around hydrants like this one could take firefighters several minutes, costing them precious time in an emergency situation. 

The Minot Fire Department is asking residents and business owners to help keep hydrants clear of s...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

HUD releases funds for Minot's downtown gathering place project

The City of Minot can proceed with the downtown gathering place after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development accepted the project’s environmental review.

In approving the review, HUD sent an approval of Request for Release of Funds ...

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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 25, 2019

City moves forward with next step for Gathering Place project

The City of Minot today sent the completed Finding of No Significant Impact environmental review to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as the next step in moving forward with the downtown gathering space project.

If HUD accepts the City&a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

City's efforts to eliminate spot blight in the valley reach early milestone

In January, the City of Minot purchased two blighted valley properties in the continued effort to ensure the long-term stability and resilience of neighborhoods impacted by the 2011 Mouse River flood. The purchase of homes through the Spot Blight Program ...

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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: January 10, 2019

Rec Dept., Park District merger moving forward

The Minot City Council on Jan. 7 voted to direct City staff to move forward with a proposed merger between the City’s Recreation Department and the Minot Park District.

Under the proposal, the Minot Park District would take control of the Recreat...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mayor's Committee on Addiction making changes in 2019

The Mayor’s Committee on Addiction is making some big changes for 2019.

The committee, formed in 2017 under former Minot Mayor Chuck Barney, is seeking to hire an executive director who will report to the Recovery Organization Inc. board of direc...

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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: 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 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: 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: February 6, 2019

Mayor delivers positive message in State of the City

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: 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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