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Visit Minot proposes expanded heritage center role in plan to seek EDA grant

Visit Minot is pursuing a federal grant for a wide-ranging project that would include an expansion and renovation of the Scandinavian Heritage Center. The Minot City Council got on board Monday, approving a letter of support for Visit Minot’s request to the U.S. Economic Development ...

City council approves 2022 budget

The Minot City Council gave final approval to a $175 million budget for 2022 Monday. The estimated tax increase over this year’s budget is less than half a mill, or $1.80 per $100,000 of residential property. The budget also includes increases to sewer fees. The average residential user ...

Minot AFB B-52s, airmen return from historic deployment

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE - Six B-52H Stratofortress aircraft and approximately 300 personnel assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, this month, ending a six-month deployment supporting U.S. Central Command mission requirements. The aircraft and personnel formed ...

Ward County creates task force

A task force will be helping the Ward County Commission develop a process to potentially help spend $6.57 million in American Rescue Act dollars. The county commission appointed a task force Tuesday after hearing from representatives of Moore Engineering about infrastructure needs in rural ...

Fire causes major damage to mobile home in southeast Minot

A porch fire caused major damage to a mobile home in southeast Minot on Monday evening, according to information provided by the City of Minot. The Minot Fire Department was called to 625 15th St. SE No. 44 for a porch fire that caused serious damage to the structure after the flames spread ...

Donel Green sentenced to 4 ½ years for intent to deliver oxycodone in New Town

Donel A’Layell Green, 28, Detroit, Mich., was sentenced on Monday to 4 ½ years in federal prison, with credit for time served, for intent to distribute oxycodone in the New Town area between March and July 2019. According to court documents, Green and his co-defendant, Amber Emilia Ruiz, ...