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‘Night at the Museum’

North Dakota native the late Murray Lawler flew C-47 transport planes in World War II. Lawler and his wife, Margaret, met and were married in England. He named his plane “The Duchess of Dakota.” The late Margaret Lawler was the first war bride

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Volunteers prepare for Minot Wreaths Across America event

About 30 volunteers from Minot Wreaths Across America placed 634 crosses in Rosehill Memorial Park in Minot on Saturday in preparation for this year’s event on Dec. 18. Volunteers included Minot High School Central Campus and Magic City Campus stude

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Parks committee seeks resolution of heritage center disagreement

A disagreement over tourism strategy is standing in the way of a plan to expand and remodel the Scandinavian Heritage Center. On Wednesday, the Minot Park Board invited the Scandinavian Heritage Association and Visit Minot to select representatives to a c

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Council deals with agendas, city seal, CTE

A new policy for meeting agendas, the acquisition of a career and technical center building and a new use for the city seal were topics before the Minot City Council Monday. The council had decided to update its policy for setting meeting agendas to ensur

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Minot firefighters train for hazardous materials response

A simulated gas leak from an overturned tanker had Minot firefighters practicing their skills in dealing with hazardous materials this week. Groups of 16 to 20 firefighters were in training in sessions held Monday through Wednesday at the former Ramstad s

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Carnegie Center to get upgrades

Minot’s historic Carnegie Center needs upgrades, and the Minot City Council has approved a $50,800 investment to get started. At its meeting Monday, the council approved on first reading a budget amendment that uses sales tax cash reserves to pay fo

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Loan fund outpaces expectations

Fourteen projects have benefitted in the past two years from a revolving loan fund started just over two years with money from Minot’s MAGIC Fund. Briselda Hernandez, assistant director at Souris Basin Planning Council, which manages the Business Ac

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Water commission grants requests

The North Dakota State Water Commission will waive its cost-share policy to maintain proposed state funding for a piece of Minot’s flood protection project that recently received a federal grant. The City of Minot was awarded $9.84 million through t

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Making habitats

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT

Mariam Wilson reaches for more educational goals

North Dakota Association for Lifelong Learning (NDALL) Adult Education Student of the Year Mariam Wilson speaks several languages but she spoke almost no English two years ago. “English is the hardest one I learned, “said Wilson, whose determi

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 22 Oct 2021 | 10:38 am CDT