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Editorials

Visit Minot will continue having to rebuild after lull

Minot Daily News wishes Phyllis Burckhard, now former Visit Minot executive director well in the next phase of her career and in her continued efforts in other capacities in helping promote the city she loves and has served through her Visit Minot position for the past five years. In an exit ...

Potential county tax increase will draw public ire

There have probably been few years in which the possibility of a Ward County property tax increase of virtually any size would attract a great deal of attention – and not the good kind. Tax hikes are generally loathed on any occasion by most people, regardless of either their personal ...

Local leadership should have plans B and C for flood control projects

As a component of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project, it has been determined that the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad track needs to be raised from the Lowe’s Garden Center area to Broadway by as much as six feet. That, in turn, means that the historic Third Street bridge ...

Signs of progress at Earth Recycling are encouraging

Many in Minot, and even outside of town, likely remember the massive plume of smoke that rose from the city on May 18, 2017, the day Earth Recycling caught fire. Led by Minot’s rural fire department and with the assistance of other departments did an admirable job of containing the fire, ...

Get ready for State Fair

Are you ready for the North Dakota State Fair? Every summer, people from all over the state and farther away flock to Minot to take in livestock and arts and craft exhibits, contests, free stage performances, grandstand acts and, of course, fair food and carnival rides. Last year more than ...

‘Small step for man, a giant leap for mankind’

The walk on the moon by two U.S. astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, 50 years ago on July 20, 1969, marked the greatest adventure ever undertaken by mankind and fulfilled the dream of all past generations to reach the moon. The two astronauts’ moon walk while a third U.S. ...