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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Chip seal projects begin Aug. 2 in various Minot locations

The roads in yellow on this map will be part of this year's chip sealing projects.

After a planned break while the North Dakota State Fair was in town, a number of construction projects will kick into high gear starting Monday.

One of those projects involve...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Resilient Homebuyer Program celebrates 50th closing

Minot Mayor Shaun Sipma (left) presents a Mayor's Coin to Alex Gorze, the 50th participant to close on a home through the Resilient Homebuyer Program.

The City of Minot’s Resilient Homebuyer Program reached a milestone today by assisting...

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

Jury rules in favor of City in downtown parking structure lawsuit

A North Central District Court jury ruled in the City of Minot’s favor today in a dispute with Cypress Development, LLC involving a public-private partnership project that included the development, design, and construction of two downtown parkin...

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

Resilient Homebuyer program adds another $1.5 million

The success of the CDBG-NDR Resilient Homebuyer program, which provides financial aid to low-to-moderate income Minot households affected by the 2011 flood, has resulted in the continuation of the program with the addition of another $1.5 million after th...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Minot Public Library eliminates most fines

The Minot Public Library will no longer charge fines on items returned late, with the exception of items from the Tool Library.

This decision by the Minot Public Library Board is intended to remove obstacles that may prevent people from using the Library. ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 6, 2021

City of Minot inspection team's No. 1 duty is public safety

Bremer

The partial collapse of a condominium building recently in Surfside, Fla., has put building codes and inspections in the national spotlight. As of July 8, at least 60 people were killed in the collapse, with another 80 people missing.

The cause of the coll...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Transfer facility moves forward

The City of Minot took a significant step toward implementing a curbside recycling program at its July 6 meeting.

The Council approved the plans and specifications for a recycling transfer facility and a new entrance to the current City landfill, and autho...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Council OKs facade improvement program

A new program to help businesses improve their exterior facades was approved by the Minot City Council this week.

The program will provide public funds as part of a private/public partnership with building owners to improve exterior facades. The program is...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Goldader helps City improve CRS ranking

Christine gets mayor coin

She keeps a pretty low profile, but Christine Goldader has had a major impact on the lives of thousands of Minot residents.

As part of the City of Minot’s Engineering Department, Goldader has been one of the driving forces behind the effort to lower the co...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Museum welcomes Minot's donation of rare bus

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Brian Horinka recently said goodbye to an old friend.

Horinka, the City of Minot’s transit but shop superintendent, watched one of Minot’s four 1977 AM General Metropolitan transit buses drive away from the Public Works building for the...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 9, 2021

'Mayday, mayday, mayday'

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There are many words a firefighter never wants to hear when they’re on the scene of an incident. “Firefighter down” is near the top of that list.

But every member of the Minot Fire Department knows they could hear those words ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Repairs made to City water wells

Well 8 work

The City of Minot’s mandatory restriction on outdoor water usage in early June was necessary due to a combination of issues – including the ongoing drought and unseasonably hot temperatures.

The City uses 14 wells to provide raw water to the treatment plan...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: May 19, 2021

'I hope I leave a legacy of some kind'

Lonnie Sather

Lonnie Sather began his firefighting career nearly 30 years ago with a simple goal: To make a difference.

Mission accomplished.

Sather’s last day as assistant fire chief with the Minot Fire Department is May 23. He’s calling it a career after 29 years, 10 m...

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