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City schedules clean-up weeks

The City of Minot has finalized the schedules for its yearly spring and fall clean-up weeks and household hazardous waste (HHW) and e-waste collection events. The spring clean-up week is set for May 6-10, with the HHW/e-waste collection scheduled for May 10-11 at Public Works, 1025 31st St ...

Community meetings focus on strategic planning

Community members are invited to attend a series of public meetings next week to help the Minot City Council create a strategic plan for the city. The meetings will be held in the former Minot City Council chambers in the former City Hall, located at 515 2nd Ave. SW. The schedule includes ...

Minot AFB contributes to local economy

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – During the past fiscal year 2023, the annual expenditures for construction, services and procurement of materials, equipment and supplies at Minot Air Force Base totaled $84.2 million. That amount is part of the $621.6 million the base contributed to the local economy ...

Giraffes pave way for zoo changes

With bids approved, the Minot Park District and the Roosevelt Park Zoo are preparing for their next big project, the African Plains Building. A large, climate-controlled space for the giraffes and zoo guests to enjoy during winter months has been a dream for more than 20 years and will soon ...

New trim, targets: Minot Rifle and Pistol Club making changes

The Minot Rifle and Pistol Club has some changes happening this year, including the new trim that was just finished, new metal targets, new classes and loose plans for a larger storage building for the outdoor range. On the lower portion of the club’s indoor range building, the material was ...

New Belcourt recovery facility in construction

BELCOURT – A new facility that will enhance addiction recovery services available on the Turtle Mountain Reservation is expected to open by this fall. Completion of the two-year construction project will enable more people seeking treatment to obtain it close to home. “Science has shown ...