Today in Minot | Feb 26, 2024

Today is Monday, February 26th. The sun will rise on the 68th day of winter, and the 57th day of the year at 7:32 AM. We will see 10 hours 52 minutes of daylight before it sets at 6:24 PM.

Currently we have passing clouds. Chilly. The temperature is 39 degrees. The wind is 10 mph out of the South. With wind and humidity factored, it feels like 32 degrees. Today, we are expecting light snow late with overcast skies and mild temperatures. The temperature will reach a high of 56°F with winds 15 mph out of the West. There is a 60% chance of rain.

On This Day

On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act of Congress establishing the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The breathtaking beauty and natural wonder of the Grand Canyon was officially preserved for future generations to enjoy.

On this day in 1993, a bomb exploded in the parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing six people and injuring over 1,000. The tragic event marked the first act of terrorism on U.S. soil by Islamic extremists and foreshadowed the events of 9/11.

Born & Died: Victor Hugo, (Born, 1802) French poet, novelist, and dramatist, Johnny Cash, (Born, 1932) American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, Levi Strauss, (Died, 1902) German-American businessman who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans, Fats Domino, (Born, 1928) American pianist and singer-songwriter, Jackie Gleason, (Died, 1987) American actor, comedian, and musician

Today is: National Pistachio Day,National Tell A Fairy Tale Day,National Set A Good Example Day,National Letter To An Elder Day

Upcoming Fun

Frosty Frolf Tournament @PolarisPark @MinotParks | Saturday, March 2nd, Chris Basden @BlueRider | Saturday, March 2nd, A Cry for Freedom @MinotSymphony | Saturday, March 16th

SavorMinot’s guest writer for today is Albus Dumbledore from the “Harry Potter” series. Read and grade the results here.

Today’s Happenings!

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa) @OTV

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa)

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature) @OTV

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature)

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule) @CitzensAlley

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule)

Mule Monday! @StarvingRooster

Mule Monday!

Monday Madness! (Take Out Specials) @NiteTrain

Monday Madness! (Take Out Specials)

Movie Madness Monday!!! @BudgetMusic

Movie Madness Monday!!!

Pulltab Happy Hour & Beat the Bartender! @BlueRider

Pulltab Happy Hour & Beat the Bartender!

Muffelatta Pizza (Our February Feature) @Arny’s

Muffelatta Pizza (Our February Feature)

Mojo Caribbean Pork (February Sandwich Feature) @MagicCityHoagies

Mojo Caribbean Pork (February Sandwich Feature)

Winter Sale (30%-50% Off) @Artmain

Winter Sale (30%-50% Off)

Custom Framing Sale @Artmain

Custom Framing Sale

Buy One Get One! (For Happy Hour) @Arny’s

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