Thursday, August 6 — A great day to head downtown in Minot!

Starting at about 5:00, Main Street in downtown Minot will be taken over by artists, food trucks, bounce houses, and fire throwers. It’s the first Thursday of the month and that means fun on the streets. Among those participating and organizing various activities are: Creative Night Out – bringing the arts and artists together on

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The North American ‘Amazon’ You’ve Never Heard Of—And Why It’s In Peril

Conservationists are sounding the alarm on enormous declines in bird populations — a loss of nearly 3 billion since the 1970s — and the key to turning the tide is an area as vital to North American as the Amazon is to South America. And it’s right here in North Dakota. It’s the prairie pothole

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North Portal border crossing selected as one of five for Alaska-bound travellers

Travelers looking to transit through Canada on their way between the U.S. mainland and Alaska have few border crossings to choose from, but the North Portal crossing NW of Minot is one of them. The Estevan Mercury has the full story on what’s required if you plan on driving to Alaska anytime soon.

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NCAA Cancels Division II Fall Sports Championships

Correction: An earlier version of this story referenced Minot State sports seasons. What has been canceled are the NCAA Championships. Many questions remain for how individual conferences will respond to the situation. Minot State is a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The fall NCAA championships for Minot State University Men’s and Women’s athletics

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Public Comment on Minot Joining the Dakota Access Amicus Brief

Government — at the local, state, and federal levels — works best when those making decisions on issues hear from those who are impacted. And at a Special City Council meeting today,  the City of Minot through possible action of the Council may weigh in and speak up the ladder — into the federal court

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Cognizant donates 37-Acre North Minot Campus to Minot Public Schools, School District intends to repurpose as 9-12 High School

Minot Public Schools has announced the acquisition of 37-acres in North Minot from Cognizant. The plan is to repurpose the buildings and campus for a second high school. The School District’s full news release follows below. — Official News Release, Minot Public Schools — Minot Public School District #1, in conjunction with Cognizant, is thrilled

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City Council Agenda, April 20, 2020

Minot’s City Council will tackle a short agenda with big items on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Among the issues headed for a decision: the downtown gathering space and a new City Hall. The full agenda can be viewed below. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the meeting will be closed to

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Minot, Here’s your COVID-19 Response Grade

If you carry around a smart phone, chances are high that it’s tracking more about you than you realize. Most of the time that fact creeps us out, and rightly so. Our attitude towards these practices is probably shaped by the fact that historically this data has been used to sell things to us and

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