News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

FD training at zoo offers unique challenges

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On one hand, the Minot Fire Department’s recent training exercise at the Roosevelt Park Zoo could be considered a structure fire. On the other hand, the zoo provides unique challenges that could include working around dangerous animals.

Battalion Chief Jas...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

City of Minot to host drive-through vaccination clinic on Sunday

The Minot Fire Department will host a drive-through vaccination clinic on Sunday, Oct. 10, for both COVID-19 and flu shots.

Sanford Health will conduct the clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 1, located at 2111 10th Street SW. No appointment or p...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

'In a positive way, this is very gritty city'

John Zakian (white shirt) has been involved in several projects that included aspects of affordable housing, including the Blu on Broadway project.

Although he has worked his last day as an employee of the City of Minot, John Zakian isn’t quite d...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

City landfill switches to winter hours on Oct. 11

The City of Minot landfill will begin winter hours on Oct. 11.

During winter hours, the landfill will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Household Hazardous Waste drop off site at the landfill will also be closed beginning on Monday,...

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City of Minot News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Fire displaces 7 residents in SE Minot

A fire in a four-unit apartment complex on Soo Street displaced seven residents on Wednesday evening.

The Minot Fire Department responded to 804 Soo Street at 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday for a bedroom that was on fire. The first arriving firefighters found flam...

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

Work expands on Burdick, and in Burdick/Broadway intersection

Work will begin Monday on the mill and overlay phase of an ongoing project on Burdick Expressway East between South Broadway and the Burdick Viaduct.

Traffic will remain head-to-head on the two south lanes of Burdick Expressway East while crews remove the ...

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

Explosion, fire damage home in SW Minot

An explosion caused a residential house fire in southwest Minot early Monday morning.

The Minot Fire Department was dispatched to a reported explosion at 1200 2nd Avenue SW at 1:35 a.m. Firefighters were informed that the house was heavily involved with fi...

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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

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 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: 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