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Ward County Commissioners Clarify TIF Participation

MINOT — Ward County commissioners clarified a motion regarding their participation in the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for the Big M building downtown in a special commission meeting Friday afternoon. Commissioner Howard “Bucky” Anderson made a motion at the regular commission meeting earlier in the week to grant EPIC an…
May 20, 2022

Walls to Tumble Down

MINOT — It’s not the Biblical Jericho, but the walls are about to come tumbling down. Renovation has begun to remove and replace the old rock retaining wall that has long existed on two sides of Minot Police headquarters and is shared with the City Auditorium. Rocks have tumbled from…
May 19, 2022

MSU Names Summer Theatre Stage after Josh Duhamel

MINOT — Minot State University announced Thursday afternoon that it is naming the Summer Theatre stage after alumnus Josh Duhamel. "We are excited to announce the MSU Summer Theatre amphitheater stage will be known as Josh Duhamel Stage. Josh is proud of his Minot State roots, a proud Minot native,…
May 19, 2022

Hoeven Secures Commitment from Space Force Leadership to Continue Advancing Satellite Mission at GFAFB

SDA, LEO Mission to Become Part of Space Force in October WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Hoeven, R-N.D., a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, this week secured a commitment from U.S. Space Force Chief John Raymond to continue advancing the Space Development Agency’s (SDA) Space Networking Center at…
May 18, 2022

Minot Air Force Base Helicopter Replacement, Nuclear Modernization Programs on Track

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a hearing of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven, R-ND, confirmed with Air Force leaders that modernization efforts are on track for nuclear forces based at the Minot Air Force Base. Hoeven outlined the importance of modernization efforts in ensuring the U.S.…
May 18, 2022

Ward County Commissioners Find Another Way

Funding of Big M Building Project Passes MINOT — Ward County Commissioners talked at length regarding the proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for financing the county’s portion, totaling 17% of the total Big M project, at the regular commissioners' meeting Tuesday. This was the final hurdle to the TIF proposal…
May 17, 2022

Several Vacancies on Local Ballots

It takes a special kind of person to run for office. Running for office requires an interest in and understanding of local government, time to fill the position and the will to deal with the hassle of the campaign process. It's definitely not for everyone. That's why it's not unusual…
May 17, 2022

Toss That Junk Out

MINOT — Those old items that have been taking up room in your garage or in a corner of your basement can be tossed curbside this week. That's right, and the City of Minot will haul it away. On Monday piles of unwanted items could be seen stacked in front…
May 16, 2022

Horse & Culture Lovers Unite

MINOT — The North Dakota Horse Expo is an educational event featuring everything equine. Lectures, live demonstrations, shopping, youth events, wagon rides, clinics, “Equi-ganza!” and door prizes! The ND Horse Expo is hosted by the non-profit volunteer group, the North Dakota Equine Association, at the State Fair Center in Minot…
May 13, 2022

Man Arrested at Airport for Criminal Trespass

MINOT — Minot Police say an early morning flight Friday had to be cancelled after a man entered a secured part of the airport. They say they first responded to the Minot International Airport at 12:16 a.m. for a report of a man being upset about missing his flight. While…
May 13, 2022
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