Today in Minot | Feb 2, 2024

Today is Friday, February 2nd. The sun will rise on the 44th day of winter, and the 33rd day of the year at 8:12 AM. We will see 9 hours 34 minutes of daylight before it sets at 5:46 PM.

Currently we have fog and chilly conditions. The temperature is 33 degrees. The wind is 9 mph out of the Southeast. With wind and humidity factored, it feels like 25 degrees. Today, we are expecting broken clouds and cool temperatures. The temperature will reach a high of 41°F with winds 15 mph out of the Southeast.

On This Day

On this day in 1877, the first Groundhog Day was celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with the emergence of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog who predicts the weather. The tradition has since become a beloved annual event, drawing thousands of visitors to the small town.

Born & Died: James Joyce, (Born, 1882) Irish novelist and poet known for his influential works such as “Ulysses”, Ayn Rand, (Born, 1905) Russian-American writer and philosopher, author of “Atlas Shrugged”, Farrah Fawcett, (Born, 1947) American actress and artist, known for her role in “Charlie’s Angels”, Shakira, (Born, 1977) Colombian singer-songwriter and philanthropist, known for hits like “Hips Don’t Lie”, Brent Spiner, (Born, 1949) American actor, best known for his portrayal of Data in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, Ina Garten, (Born, 1948) American author and television host, known for her cooking show “Barefoot Contessa”

Today is: Bubble Gum Day,National Wear Red Day,National Heavenly Hash Day,National Groundhog Day,National Tater Tot Day

Upcoming Fun

Valentine’s Day Dinner @OTV | Wednesday, February 14th, It Was Her Idea @BlueRider | Thursday, February 15th, Community Rocks: 2024 @CommunityRocks | Saturday, February 17th

Today’s Happenings!

Faculty X: 2024 @NorthwestArtsCenter

Faculty X: 2024

Truck Stop Lunch Specials @SchatzCrossroads

Truck Stop Lunch Specials

Prime Rib Night(s)! BigDogSaloon

Prime Rib Night(s)!

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa) @OTV

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa)

Flow and Pop by Katie B. Vasbinder TaubeMuseum

Flow and Pop by Katie B. Vasbinder

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule) @CitzensAlley

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule)

The Sketch Book Project @NorthwestArtsCenter

The Sketch Book Project

This Week’s Lunch Specials! BigDogSaloon

This Week’s Lunch Specials!

Happy Hour with a View! @1685

Happy Hour with a View!

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature) @OTV

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature)

Freaky Friday! @BudgetMusic

Freaky Friday!

It’s Brie-Licious Week! (Soups too) @PrairieSkyBreads

It’s Brie-Licious Week! (Soups too)

Truck Stop Soups (Weekly Features) @SchatzCrossroads

Truck Stop Soups (Weekly Features)

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