Back on July 16, the City of Minot threw itself a birthday party. You may not have known we just turned 130. It was a great event for many reasons, but perhaps most significantly for the way it made city officials and services public and accessible in a non-traditional setting. And shortly after that celebration, there’s news out of Grand Forks that they’re attempting similar events. It’s a sign that Minot and the City are moving on a good arc. Check out the story of the pop-up city hall concept in the Grand Forks Herald.