Minot Area Community Calendar

Ward County Polling Locations

Ballots must be postmarked by 11/2 or drop them off at one of seven drop boxes by 5:00 pm on 11/2.

Drop Boxes include:

The Ward County Public Library Drop Box (225 3rd St SE, Minot)

Kenmare City Hall (5 3rd St NE, Kenmare)

Surrey City Hall (100 Pleasant Ave S, Surrey)

Ryder City Hall (260 N Main St, Ryder)

Makoti Senior Center (240 Main St N, Makoti)

Burlington City Hall (225 N Wallace St, Burlington)

Berthold City Hall (105 Main St N, Berthold)

Early voting is another great way to beat the lines at the polls!

Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30th and Monday November 2nd 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location: Ward County Administration Building in Rooms 105, 106, and 108. This is down the hall from the library!

Vote in person on November 3rd from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm at the following locations:

Minot Auditorium - 420 3rd Ave SW, Minot

ND State Fair Center - 2005 E Burdick Expy, Minot

Kenmare City Hall - 5 3rd St NE, Kenmare

Ryder City Hall, 260 N Main St, Ryder

Berthold City Hall, 105 Main St N, Berthold

You will need a valid form of identification: A North Dakota Driver's License, Non-driver's North Dakota ID, Tribal Government issued ID, Long term care identification certificate. Proof of new address is required if different than ID (e.g. utility bill, passport, phone bill)

Trunk -R- Treat and Halloween Events

October 16, 17, 23, 24, 30th- Sawyer Boosters Small Town Terror Haunted House proceeds to benefit Belle's Sake-start time 7pm.

October 28, 29, 30, 31st- Haunted Hills at 52 Pines Details Here

10/29 - High Air Ground, Minot 5:00p - 7:00p (Trunk-R-Treat)

10/30 & 10/31 - Haunted Car Wash, Fastlane Carwash Details Here

10/31 - Cornerstone Church Minot, 1000 3rd Street NE (Drive Thru) 4:00p-6:00p (Trunk-R-Treat)

10/31 - Minot First Church Of The Nazarene 2500 West Central Ave, Minot 6:00p - 8:00p (Trunk-R-Treat)

10/31 - First Lutheran Church Minot, 120 5th Ave NW, Minot 2:00p - 4:00p (Trunk-R-Treat)


2nd Story will be selling tickets for a cash calendar fundraiser. Covid-19 forced 2nd Story to cancel their April fundraising efforts. There will be one raffle drawing each day during December and the winner has the chance to win between $70 and $225. Tickets cost $30 and to purchase your ticket contact Greg or Katrina at 701-838-0912.


The Minot Sneaker & Street wear club will be hosting a sneaker expo from Noon to 4 on October 31st, location the Grand Hotel, this is a place to buy, sell & trade plus check out the vintage and collectibles.


Thursday November 5th, the MHS Playmakers presents "Clue" the stay at home version! Virtual Showtime is 7:30! to get the link head to the MHS Playmakers Facebook Page or grab it HERE


Soap Dispenser Take & Make November 5th -- 9:00-5:00 Minot Public Library. Calling youth 11-18! Reserve a kit by calling 852-1045 and you can make your own personalized soap dispenser, complete with soap!  Wash up and stay safe!  Pick up is 9:00-5:00 on Thursday. We will deliver kits curbside to your car! Supplies are limited.


Holly Tea Light Take & Make, December 3rd --9:00-5:00 Minot Public Library. Calling youth 11-18! Reserve a kit by calling 852-1045 and you can make your own personalized holiday centerpiece!  Pick up is 9:00-5:00 on Thursday. We will deliver kits curbside to your car! Supplies are limited.


COVID-19 Testing by Appointment

First District Health Unit is now taking appointments for COVID-19 testing at the Minot office for people who don’t have symptoms and have not previously tested positive (unless a negative test is required by the employer). Available appointment times vary; please call (701) 852-1376 to set up a testing time.  Cloth face coverings are required.  People with COVID-19 symptoms and those who require a negative test for surgery should contact their health care provider to be tested, or call Trinity Health at (701) 857-7817. 


Hurting from separation or divorce? You don't have to go through it alone. Divorce Care Groups can help you face the challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Divorce Care Groups meet once a week for thirteen weeks, providing insight from experts, an opportunity to talk about the challenges, and people who sincerely care about you. The first meeting is Monday, September 14th at 7 pm. For more information visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/westminot, our website at www.westminot.com, or call us at (701) 839-1407. Social distancing guidelines will be observed. Masks are welcomed, but not required.


Every Saturday from 10:00 am to Noon bakery and deli items will be available on a first come first serve basis at the Faith Food Bank, an outreach project to help those in our community. The Faith Food Bank is hosted by Faith Lutheran Church, location of the food bank is inside the church located at 234 14th Avenue Southeast.


"Life's Healing Choices" will meet every Friday evening at 6:30 at First Baptist Church in Minot. For more information call 701-852-4533.


Faith Lutheran Church is excited to announce a new outreach project to help people in our community...Faith Food Bank. Every Saturday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, there will be bakery and deli items available for distribution at Faith Lutheran Church. Items will be available on a first come, first serve basis.