Today in Minot | Feb 8, 2024

Today is Thursday, February 8th. The sun will rise on the 50th day of winter, and the 39th day of the year at 8:03 AM. We will see 9 hours 52 minutes of daylight before it sets at 5:55 PM.

Currently we have low clouds and chilly conditions. The temperature is 30 degrees. The wind is 18 mph out of the Northwest. With wind and humidity factored, it feels like 18 degrees. Today, we are expecting light snow, overcast skies, and chilly temperatures. The temperature will reach a high of 31°F with winds 15 mph out of the Northwest. There is a 75-80% chance of precipitation.

On This Day

On this day in 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was executed for her involvement in a plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. Her death marked the end of a tumultuous chapter in British history, as the rivalry between the two queens had long been a source of political intrigue and conflict.

Born & Died: Jules Verne, (Born, 1828) French novelist known for his adventure and science fiction novels, James Dean, (Born, 1931) American actor known for his role in “Rebel Without a Cause”, Gary Coleman, (Born, 1968) American actor known for his role in “Diff’rent Strokes”, John Williams, (Born, 1932) American composer known for his iconic film scores, Seth Green, (Born, 1974) American actor and producer known for his work in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Robot Chicken”, Nick Nolte, (Born, 1941) American actor known for his roles in “48 Hrs.” and “The Prince of Tides”, Jack Lemmon, (Born, 1925) American actor known for his roles in “Some Like It Hot” and “The Apartment”, William Tecumseh Sherman, (Died, 1891) Union general during the American Civil War.

Today is: National Giving Hearts Day,National Iowa Day,National Boy Scouts Day,National Kite Flying Day

Upcoming Fun

Mindful Mornings – Singing Bowl Meditation TaubeMuseum | Saturday, February 24th, It Was Her Idea @BlueRider | Thursday, February 15th, Valentine’s Day Dinner @OTV | Wednesday, February 14th

Today’s Happenings!

The Sketch Book Project @NorthwestArtsCenter

The Sketch Book Project

Happy Hour with a View! @1685

Happy Hour with a View!

4 Year Anniversary Extravaganza! @PrairieSkyBreads

4 Year Anniversary Extravaganza!

This Week’s Lunch Specials! BigDogSaloon

This Week’s Lunch Specials!

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule) @CitzensAlley

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule)

Flow and Pop by Katie B. Vasbinder TaubeMuseum

Flow and Pop by Katie B. Vasbinder

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

Winter Sale (30%-50% Off)

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

Buy One Get One! (For Happy Hour)

Truck Stop Soups (Weekly Features) @SchatzCrossroads

Truck Stop Soups (Weekly Features)

Anyone for Meatballs? @BlueRider

Anyone for Meatballs?

Mite Night! @CitzensAlley

Mite Night!

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa) @OTV

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa)

Sourdough Tomato & Chicken Cordon Blue (Just some of our features) @PrairieSkyBreads

Sourdough Tomato & Chicken Cordon Blue (Just some of our features)

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature) @OTV

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature)

Truck Stop Lunch Specials @SchatzCrossroads

Truck Stop Lunch Specials

Vinyl Thursdays! @BudgetMusic

Vinyl Thursdays!

Custom Framing Sale @Artmain

Custom Framing Sale

Faculty X: 2024 @NorthwestArtsCenter

Faculty X: 2024

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