Minot City Council Agenda, Monday, June 17, 2019

Minot’s City Council will meet for their second of two regular monthly meetings to consider the agenda below on Monday, June 17th at 5:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and can be attended at Minot City Hall or watched via Internet livestream through the City’s Facebook page here or Youtube Channel here.

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Little steps in the habitat restoration playbook

“We’re capable of destroying in minutes what it took mother nature eons to create.” In Minot, our loss of habitat is most acutely observed in the loss of our natural river channel and the stench of the — though natural — not flowing dead loops. What can be done about it? Nothing will come fast,

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Summer fun is blowing up in Brandon

Is the future of outdoor water recreation inflated? This year in Brandon, the answer is yes. Check out this story from the Brandon Sun (pictures included) that shows one neighboring city’s new approach to summer water recreation. Cover image credit goes to Tim Smith of the Brandon Sun.

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Journalist Ernie Pyle’s account of D-Day

Below you’ll find the introduction to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ernie Pyle’s account of what he experienced and wrote about in the days immediately after the Normandy landings. Continue reading at the Fargo Forum. NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 12, 1944 – Due to a last-minute alteration in the arrangements, I didn’t arrive on the beachhead until the

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Minot’s weekend of all weekends! Get out and enjoy it!

Starting Thursday, there’s more to do in Minot than you have time to get to. Here’s the rundown in no particular order: First Thursday — It’s a Creative Night Out with downtown businesses partnering with local artists that add to Minot’s atmosphere. The highlight — the performance of the Minot City Band will play on

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Clay target shooting competition growing in popularity with students

This spring, nearly 1,700 students from 63 North Dakota high school teams are participating in the clay target league, with more than 1,300 students from 50 high school teams are expected to participate in the season-ending state meet. In 2016, the total was more than 400 student athletes representing 23 high schools, with about 360

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When cities take over trash collection, they take heat — but it pays off, too

Do you appreciate the City of Minot’s standardized trash service? Or, do you think the city should stay out and let the private industry pick-up our weekly discharge? We’ve heard both sides of the argument in the recent past during discussions about landfill expansion. To see a different perspective, we only have to look to

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Ward County Commission Agenda, Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Ward County Commission will meet 9:00 am, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the Ward County Administration building to consider the following agenda. Approve Agenda Review and Approve the Minutes from the Regular Commission Meeting on May 21, 2019 Review and Approve the Regular Bills totaling $195,933.95 and Social Services Bills totaling $11,936.38 Leona Lochthowe-Facilities

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