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The Public Works Director will retire on Sept. 1 after 17 years of service, officials say

Minot, N.D. – According to the statement, Dan Jonasson submitted his letter to City Manager Harold Stewart on March 17. Dan Jonasson released the following statement:  “I appreciate the 17 years of employment with the City of Minot. It has been anything but boring and…

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The City of Bismarck’s Assessing Division has mailed notices to certain property owners with a 2023 real estate valuation increase

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, North Dakota Century Code requires that notices of increases be mailed to property owners with a property value increase of $3,000 and 10% or more of the prior year’s assessed value. City officials also announced that the North Dakota…

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Minot’s fifth fire station is scheduled to be open later this year and it will improve the Fire Department’s response times and coverage areas, officials say

Minot, N.D. – According to the statement, Fire Department officials and other personnel have created new coverage districts to accommodate Fire Station 5, located in northwest Minot along Fourth Avenue NW. The Fire Department, Aleesha Erickson in the Engineering Department, and members of the Assessor’s Office…

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The City of Minot has scheduled its largest chip seal project ever and will use a roadway resurfacing process for the first time

Minot, N.D. – According to the statement, the first pass over a roadway lays down a layer that helps fill ruts and even out the roadway. Then a second pass adds a final protective layer. According to the city officials, microsurfacing will be used in…

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Floodplain management activities implemented by the City of Bismarck are increasing a discount available on flood insurance premiums for most flood insurance policies issued or renewed after April 1, 2023

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, this is for properties within the city limits and the Extraterritorial Zone of Bismarck. City officials also said that individuals who have existing flood insurance premiums or plan to purchase flood insurance should contact their insurance provider…

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Governor Burgum has signed legislation allowing tribal nations to enter into agreements with the State of North Dakota to share revenue from alcohol taxes on tribal lands, resolving a longstanding issue

Bismarck, NORTH DAKOTA – According to the state officials, under Senate Bill 2377, each of the five tribal nations in North Dakota will have the opportunity to enter into an agreement with the state to impose a single tax on alcoholic beverages sold at the…

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The proposed 2023 spring load restriction map is currently being developed and will be placed on the City website prior to City of Bismarck load restrictions being put into effect

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, they are looking at placing spring load restrictions on City of Bismarck streets and alleys. As the temperatures continue to rise, spring load restrictions could be put into effect within the next couple of weeks. Contractors/truckers should…

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The oil and gas industry in North Dakota remains a powerhouse for the state’s economy, accounting for more than $42.6 billion in gross business volume, officials said

Bismarck, N.D. –  According to the state officials, the oil and gas industry is also accounting for nearly 50,000 jobs and $3.8 billion in state and local tax revenues in 2021. This data is according to two studies highlighted by Gov. Doug Burgum, researchers from North…

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