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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Early morning fire damages Minot business on Sunday

An early morning fire on Sunday damaged a Minot business on East Burdick Expressway.

Minot Fire Department crews were called to 2500 East Burdick Expressway at 4:23 a.m. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival fire crews encountered heavy fire in the r...

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

City crews cleaning up after overnight snowfall

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City of Minot crews are cleaning up the city’s first significant snowfall of this winter.

It’s been a long wait thanks to unseasonably warm weather, but crews headed out early Tuesday morning after snow fell overnight.

“We’re cleaning snow routes, around sc...

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

COVID-19 rapid screening adjusted hours week of January 18

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COVID-19 rapid BinaxNOW Screening will be extended in Minot and testing hours will change.

 

Following strong community participation, the City of Minot will extend its COVID-19 rapid screening efforts.

 

“It’s clear ther...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Old water tower in NE Minot demolished

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The unseasonably warm weather has been a boon to construction projects, including the demolition of an old City of Minot water tower in the northeast part of town.

The welded steel tower just south of the Minot International Airport was demolished in early...

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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 14, 2021

Early morning fire displaces three residents

The Minot Fire Department quickly extinguished a structure fire at 408 1st St. NW early Thursday morning.

Crews arrived on scene within two minutes of the 3:24 a.m. call and found fire showing from a second story window. Firefighters entered the structure ...

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

One person transported to hospital after Economy Hotel fire

The Minot Fire Department responded at 10:40 p.m. on Jan. 9 for reports of smoke and flames coming from a second-floor window at the Economy Hotel located at 225 22nd Ave NW.

Fire units arrived and quickly knocked down the fire and contained it to the room...

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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 24, 2020

Federal spending bill includes good news for Minot

The City of Minot received a couple of early Christmas presents recently, with news that a key component of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Control Project received federal authorization and the deadline for Minot’s National Disaster Resilience p...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Funds approved to design new landfill entrance, transfer station

The Minot City Council approved on Dec. 21 funds to design a new entrance to the City Landfill and design a transfer facility, including a necessary water line, that would be used for a potential curbside recycling program.

Council approved spending $565,2...

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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

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 ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Council supports appeal of FEMA flood maps

The Minot City Council on Oct. 19 approved an appeal of flood insurance risk maps created by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which would help reduce the number of structures in the 100-year flood plain.

In December 2019, FEMA submitted its final F...

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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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