News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2021

3rd St NE/5th Ave NE intersection to have 4-way stop Monday evening

A temporary four-way stop will be in place at the intersection of 3rd Street NE and 5th Avenue NE on the evening of Monday, Sept. 27, while the signals at that intersection are shut down for work. The four-way stop will be in place around 6 p.m., and work...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Council opts to issue 4 more liquor licenses

The Minot City Council approved a process to move forward with issuing four additional liquor licenses, but not without significant debate.

Council members discussed at length how to best issue the four additional licenses, which would bring the city&r...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 22, 2021

City Hall retaining wall project moves forward

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It’s been a long time coming, but a project to replace the retaining wall near City Hall and the Minot Police Department is one step closer to reality.

The project will be advertised for bids this week. City Engineer Lance Meyer anticipates the project’s c...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Fire causes major damage to mobile home in SE Minot

A porch fire caused major damage to a mobile home in southeast Minot on Monday evening.

The Minot Fire Department was called to 625 15th St. SE #44 for a porch fire that caused serious damage to the structure after the flames spread up an exterior wall and...

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

Construction begins on stretch of Valley Street

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Starting today, traffic on a stretch of Valley Street will be reduced to head-to-head as contractors begin work on a concrete panel replacement and concrete rehabilitation project. Eastbound traffic will be moved into the center lane. Access to Valley Str...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Early morning duplex fire displaces 5 Minot residents

A fire at a duplex in southeast Minot early Friday morning displaced five residents.

The Minot Fire Department responded to 1015 36th Street SE at 2:23 a.m. Friday for a report of a room and contents fire. After arriving on scene, firefighters quickly knoc...

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

Traffic reduced to head-to-head on stretch of Burdick beginning Friday

Beginning Friday morning, vehicle traffic will be head-to-head on Burdick Expressway between South Broadway and the Burdick viaduct. No left turns will be permitted between First Street SW and the Burdick viaduct.

Both eastbound lanes will be closed to veh...

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

Class 6 rating will further reduce flood insurance premiums in 2022

Minot’s Class 6 rating with the Community Rating System will take effect in 2022, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The Class 6 rating means residents who are required to have flood insurance will receive a 20 percent discount...

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

City hires firm to help recruit retail businesses

The City of Minot has taken another step toward creating new retail opportunities in the community.

The City Council agreed to a one-year contract with The Retail Coach, with the potential for two additional contract years. The Retail Coach focuses on iden...

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

Council OKs 2022 budget on first reading

Members of the Minot City Council approved on first reading a 2022 budget of approximately $175.271 million at their Sept. 7 meeting.

The approved 2022 budget, which calls for a 121.69 mill levy, includes new positions of two dispatchers, one plumbing insp...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Construction to impact vehicle, pedestrian traffic on Burdick

Burdick lane closure

Installation of accessible pedestrian ramps and a mill and overlay project will impact vehicle and pedestrian traffic on a long stretch of Burdick Expressway beginning this week.

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 7, the outside east/west lane of Burdick Expressway w...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: September 2, 2021

City Manager recommends Eckman as new airport director

City Manager Harold Stewart is asking the City Council to support his recommended hiring of Jennifer Eckman as the new director at the Minot International Airport after a nationwide search process.

The City Council will consider Stewart’s recommendation at...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Fire causes smoke damage to Marketplace Foods

A small fire caused minor smoke damage to Marketplace Foods early Sunday evening.

Minot Fire Department crews were called to Marketplace Foods at 2211 16th St. NW at 7:30 p.m. Initial reports indicated flames and smoke were visible in one of the store&...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Fire damages home, garage in NW Minot

Fire caused damage to a home in northwest Minot on Thursday evening, including heavy damage to the attached garage.

Minot Fire Department crews were called to 425 15th St. NW at 8:25 p.m. for fire coming from an attached garage. The first crews on scene fo...

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

City improving traffic signal timing

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The City of Minot continues to make changes to its traffic signal network to improve traffic flow throughout the community.

Traffic Engineer Stephen Joersz and others in the traffic department have been reprogramming the timing of signals at several inters...

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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