Williston District 1 weighs options after school bond vote fails a second time

With property taxes heavy on the pocketbook more and more school districts across the state are stuck carrying the burden. The most recent example is from Williston where a second failed bond approval vote will require the district to figure out what to do with high school class sizes they don’t have room for. Few

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Crude-by-rail bill passes Washington House but with big change

The state of Washington’s legislature has been contemplating a bill that would require all oil delivered to the state’s refineries to be shipped with a vapor pressure below 9 psi. It’s a big deal for North Dakota oil producers because a lot of our oil goes west, and we don’t require vapor pressure to be

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The robots are marching, and they can pull a truck, too

While this story is not exclusive to Minot, it helps remind us that we’re not immune to the march of technology. And this company — Boston Dynamics — has been the subject of past publishing here on The Minot Voice.  If you go back and watch those old videos, you’ll get a sense of how

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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library sees legislation after bill shuffling, funding rewrite

After a session of politicking, it looks like the legislature and the Governor are inching toward a solution that would see dollars — to be used for operation — delivered to the Teddy Rooosevelt Library project. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the story.

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Amended resolution would have committee study uses of Legacy Fund earnings

While nothing is set in law yet, the legislature appears headed toward taking time to study how to best use Legacy Fund earnings. The uses of this already-large ($5.6 billion) and still-growing pile of money are sure to be a legislative topic far into the future. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the details

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Cord cutters take note — Prairie Public signal is back

The options for cable cord cutters are growing, but for one staple of broadcast television in the Minot region — Prairie Public — the signal has been suffering because of a hardware issue. As of recently, that’s changed. Read the Facebook post below direct from the source if you’re looking to add an over-the-air option.

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It’s iMagicon Season in Minot!

Now on year five, iMagicon has grown steadily into North Dakota’s and the region’s premier ‘con’. Want to know what that means and what you’ll find there? Watch the episode of #GoodTalk Minot below.

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City Council Agenda, April 15, 2019

The City of Minot’s City Council will meet Monday, April 15th, 5:30 P.M. at Minot City Hall to consider the following agenda. City Council meetings are open to the public or can be live-streamed on Facebook or Youtube through the City of Minot pages. 1. ROLL CALL 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. PERSONAL APPEARANCES 4.

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