News Flash

Posted on: August 18, 2022

Council focuses on recycling details

The City of Minot’s curbside recycling program has been in the works for years. It’s edging closer to becoming reality.

The program is on track to begin in July 2023, according to Assistant Public Works Director Jason Sorenson. Construc...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 18, 2022

2023 budget discussion continues

The proposed budget for 2023 was a topic of great discussion at the Aug. 15 City Council meeting.

Council President Paul Pitner delivered his budget recommendation, which included removing two of the 23 proposed new employees: a drug task force officer and...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 16, 2022

3 downtown intersections to become 4-way stops

Central Campus intersection

Three intersections will become four-way stops instead of two-way stops under changes endorsed by the Minot City Council.

The changes would be made at the intersections of Main Street South/1st Avenue South, Main Street South/3rd Avenue South, and 1st Stre...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2022

City planning new bus terminal

Renaissance parking structure

Riders on Minot’s transit bus system could soon be using a new terminal.

The City of Minot’s proposed 2023 budget includes funds to construct a terminal facility in a portion of the Renaissance parking structure in downtown Minot. Curre...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Railway Avenue to close Aug. 2

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Railway Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 4th Street NE to 27th Street NE starting Aug. 2. Through traffic on Railway Avenue will be detoured south to Burdick Expressway, while local traffic will utilize 6th Avenue NE to access residential nei...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Council gets first look at 2023 proposed budget

The proposed 2023 City budget would rise approximately 4% under a budget presented on Aug. 4 by City Manager Harold Stewart.

The proposed 2023 budget is $182.365 million, compared to $175.271 million in 2022. The budget was presented at the City Council&am...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 21, 2022

'I just went in'

Scott Allen with truck

First responders are essentially always on duty – even when they’re on vacation. Scott Allen of the Minot Fire Department found that out firsthand on a recent trip to California.

Allen is originally from Jacksonville, Fla. He and his wife chose to remain i...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Streyle appointed to temporary Council seat

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Roscoe Streyle has been appointed as the newest member of the Minot City Council.

Streyle was chosen on July 18 from a list of 13 people who applied for the temporary position, which will serve on the Council until the Nov. 8 election. He was supported by ...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Road diet starts July 13 on section of 16th St NW

Road diet? Lane reconfiguration? Road lifestyle change? Whatever name it goes by, it’s starting tomorrow on 16th St NW between 4th Ave NW and 2nd Ave SW.

Early on the morning of July 13, crews will set up traffic control, then get to work crack sealing and...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Not your average mill-and-overlay project

Uneven road

Jesse Berg knows every mill-and-overlay project is different. But the project on 16th Street SW and 37th Avenue SW is on a whole new level.

“If you’ve driven 16th Street SW and 37th Avenue SW prior to this project, you know exactly how it’s been,” Berg sai...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Street sealing crews begin 2022 work

Chip sealing 2022

Dandelions aren’t the only thing popping up around Minot these days.

Residents might notice “No Parking” signs, giving neighborhood residents a heads-up that street sealing crews will be coming soon.

“If you see toile...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 29, 2022

City seeking applicants for temporary City Council vacancy

The City of Minot is seeking applicants to fill a temporary vacancy on the City Council until a special election is held in November.

At its June 28 meeting, the Council agreed to consider applicants to fill the opening on a short-term basis until a specia...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 30, 2022

New equipment helps crews inspect gate valves

Gate valve machine

A new piece of equipment is helping the City of Minot’s water/sewer department conduct preventative maintenance on 7,500 gate valves.

The $89,000 piece of equipment, which sits on its own trailer, also has a pressure washing nozzle and a 200-gall...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Airline travelers will need REAL ID by May 2023

REAL ID sample

Airline travelers at the Minot International Airport will soon need to show a driver’s license or identification card with a yellow star on it, indicating that it is a REAL ID-compliant credential.

The new REAL IDs will be required starting May 3...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Safe Routes to School project begins Monday

Safe routes to school Edison

A Safe Routes to School sidewalk project will begin Monday in southwest Minot.

The project will construct new sidewalks on 17th Avenue SW between 16th Street SW and Edison Elementary School. Work will begin on Monday, with 16th Avenue SW closed at the inte...

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City of Minot News Flash