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Oliver Skinningsrud: ‘It was a privilege to know him’

BERTHOLD – Oliver “Ole” Skinningsrud of Berthold changed the oil in his 1929 Model A Roadster pickup and greased it a bit. Then on Monday, he took a drive in the pickup to Berthold where he was invited for coffee and pie. “It run l

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

City of Minot to raise building permit fees

Building permit fees in Minot will be going up in January. The Minot City Council voted Monday to adjust fees to better cover operational costs of the building inspection department. Residential building permit fees haven’t changed since 1994. &ldqu

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Remembering Peter Fonda

BERTHOLD – Oliver “Ole” Skinningsrud of Berthold changed the oil in his 1929 Model A Roadster pickup and greased it a bit. Then on Monday, he took a drive in the pickup to Berthold where he was invited for coffee and pie. “It run l

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Classes starting next week at MSU

Things are looking up at Minot State University after it had to tighten its belt in previous years, President Steve Shirley said during a convocation address on Wednesday. “As challenging as the 2017-2019 biennial budget was, we have emerged and are

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Former Minot hotels seek zoning compliance

Two former hotels face zoning compliance issues as they seek a market niche. The City of Minot is working with The Vegas and the Guest Lodge on North Broadway on the issues, said Derek Hackett, public information officer for the city. “We do know th

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Trinity radiation therapist receives Beekley Medical Empower Award

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Garden yields fresh vegetables for Lord’s Cupboard food pantry

It’s a first year project yielding some terrific results. Cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, beets and radishes are among the abundant vegetables being harvested at several raised gardens located near Velva. The fresh produce is taken to the Lord’s

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Another sales tax vote?

Ward County voters may be asked next June to extend the county’s half percent sales tax. The Ward County Commission agreed Tuesday to begin work on a ballot measure to present to primary election voters that would extend the sales tax, which sunsets

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Jim Hill teacher Kristi Reinke tries to keep geography interesting

Minot Public Schools teacher of the year Kristi Reinke is always trying to make things new. “I definitely am not a do the same thing over and over again (teacher),” said Reinke, who teaches seventh-grade world geography at Jim Hill Middle Scho

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT

Minot City Council approves roofs for parking ramps

A roof and drainage system at Minot’s two downtown parking ramps isn’t going to be near as expensive as anticipated, but it still is estimated to cost taxpayers $946,125. The Minot City Council on Monday accepted the bid of Rolac Contracting f

Source: CP Minot Local news feed | 23 Aug 2019 | 1:23 am CDT