Latest Minot micropolitan area Stories

2011-05-18 06:50:00

MINOT, N.D., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bakken shale play is moving at breakneck speed. Many have commented, "You can read all about it, but until you get here and see it, it's hard to comprehend it." The Bakken Investor Conference is your chance to experience it firsthand. Held in Minot, North Dakota June 13 - 15, 2011, the Bakken Investor Conference offers investors and companies the opportunity to connect in the Williston Basin and explore the Bakken during the field tour....

2011-04-07 07:00:00

DENVER, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Company DC Brands International, Inc. a publicly traded company under the ticker symbol (OTCBB:DCBR - News), is proud to announce that its HARD Nutrition Functional Water Systems are selling in the commissaries at the Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, and the Minot Air Force Base in Minot, North Dakota. Offutt Air Force Base is home of the "Fightin" 55th Wing, where each military branch is represented among the approximately 10,000...

2011-03-22 08:15:00

MINOT, N.D., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bakken Investor Conference is to be held in Minot, North Dakota, June 13 - 16, 2011. The Bakken Investor Conference, the only investor conference located in the Bakken play, offers the unique opportunity to experience firsthand the environment in the Williston Basin with a field tour day. Conference Schedule Monday, June 13, 2011 Arrival, Registration, and Reception Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Company Presentations Day...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

Avye Lorien, Lars Fulsan and Mayer Detrick combined "Ëœgreen' engineering experience to shift former bunker to home. Minot, ND (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Three recent engineering graduates from the University of North Dakota took a huge step forward in the practice of adaptive reuse this month, transforming a former nuclear weapons silo outside Minot into a sustainable home and workplace. The trio of Avye Lorien, Lars Fulsan and Mayer Detrick transformed the former top-secret site...

2010-10-06 05:18:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoTech, a leading technology provider in the Government and Financial and Media industries based in New York, New York with offices in Minot, North Dakota, announces the release of its new Mobile Research Library Access for iPad/iPhone software application to the financial industry. The newly released application fully leverages the benefits provided by the iPad/iPhone mobile computing platform including: - Provides a major competitive edge to users of...

2010-08-02 09:35:00

WESTHOPE, N.D., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurie Cunnington, President of Ward Williston Oil Company announced today that her company will sponsor the Golf for the Gulf Charity Open to raise funds for unemployed oil workers and fishermen in Louisiana. The Golf for the Gulf Charity Open will be held on August 11, 2010 at the Minot Country Club in Minot, North Dakota. Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Over 50 oil companies operating...

2010-05-04 06:35:00

PICKERING, Ontario, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Minot Mission" by Stephen Knight: In rural northern North Dakota, seventy miles south of the Canadian border, sits one of the largest nuclear missile sites in the United States-Minot Air Force Base. Home to six Strategic Air Command missile squadrons, Minot houses 300 ready-to-launch missiles with a combined payload of well over 1,000 nuclear warheads. What would happen if the "wrong" people say the Soviets infiltrated this nuclear missile...

2009-03-12 14:48:23

Authorities in North Dakota said a man called the Ward County Sheriff's Office to report a moose on his roof. Ward Nostdahl told a Sheriff's Office dispatcher that he spotted the moose near his Minot home at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday but it wandered toward his neighbor's house at about 1:15 p.m., KCJB-FM, Minot, reported Thursday. Nostdahl said the moose returned at about 2:40 p.m. and climbed up on his roof. The Sheriff's Office had no further reports of the moose following its climb, KCJB...

2008-10-10 15:00:34

The Fargo VA Medical Center has scheduled walk-in flu clinics for all eligible, enrolled veterans at the locations listed below. recommended for those 65 or older and those who have lung, heart, metabolic and weakened immune systems. Bismarck VA Clinic Oct. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Nov. 4, 5, 10, 12, 18 and 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Minot VA Clinic Starting Wednesday, every Wednesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., all patients must call ahead (701-727-9800) for an...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'