Minot city leaders to hold first 'State of the City' Thursday

MINOT, N.D. - The city of Minot will hold its inaugural ‘State of the City’ address Thursday afternoon.

Members of the Minot community are encouraged to attend the event at Magic City Campus.

There will be a social and informational hour at 4:15 p.m., followed by speeches from Mayor Chuck Barney and other officials starting at 5 p.m.

The theme of the speech is "Past, Present and Future." City leaders are expected to talk about the current state of the city and the vision for the future, and the mayor will also announce the winner of his city-wide writing competition.

We will have coverage tonight at 5, 6 and 10.