Minot, ND Real Estate News

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Today's radio broadcast features Walter Piehl, Minot's most well known artist. Walter Piehl gives us some background history of his career as a professional artist and art teacher at Minot State University. We also talked about what Walter Piehl is doing today. To see Walter Piehl's website click HERE.  Minot Today is broadcast over the air every Friday by two Minot radio stations. You can listen in live on 106.9 FM at 12:10 (over the lunch hour) and on 1320 AM at 4:45 PM. Of course if you miss the over the air episodes you will find the podcast version right here. If you would like to hear every episode of Minot Real Estate Today you can go to our podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Great News! The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs will be returning to Corbett Field in the Spring of 2019. General Manager Darrell Handelsman returns to Minot Today to tell us some very exciting news for 2019. If you did not catch a Sabre Dogs game last year you really missed out but there will be MORE fun and entertainment at Corbett field this year for you to check out. Minot Today is broadcast over two radio stations every Friday. You can find it at 106.9 FM at 12:15 (Noonish) and again at 4:45 on 1320 AM. Of course I always post the broadcast as a Podcast here as well as my Podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
We took the second half of our Christmas lights tour this evening. Tonight we drove for an hour and a half around North Minot. There were some nice displays but I was a little disapointed that there were no traditional displays with JUST the nativity. Disney and Schults seemed to have made big headway into the Christmas lawn ornament world. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
I posted my entry into Carol Williams , December Challenge 2018: What Inspires You, early on. If you have not then go check it out HERE. Although you only get bonus points once I've posted several times about what inspires me. This is just one more....We had a wonderful worship service this morning. I appreciated the simple way the alter was decorated and the message about Mary's visit with Elizabeth before the birth of two of Earths most famous people of the Bible. To many people it's the same old story but it's very inspiring to me.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Tina's home! That always means one thing for sure, a one hour family drive around town. In the summer it means looking at new construction, in the winter we go check out the lights. Tonight we covered the South end of Minot. Only one home truely stood out above the rest. Not a Grizwald home but one done well! I threw in a couple others that were tastefully done but alas I once again did not have the proper camera along and just shot these with my phone.                 Let's start with #1. Here are a couple others. Hopefully we will do better tomorrow night. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Last night we made our annual pilgrimage through Oak Park for the Sertoma Club's light festival. There is a $5.00 charge per car and it is well worth it as there is about 40 displays to see.Night photography shot out of a moving car window is not the best but out of about 50 shots I got a few worth sharing with you.The 1st one was my favorite. It depicts Minot with the river and the railroad running through the heart of the community.This next one is elves building a home, we missed the one on the left operating a table saw (which was my favorite part of the display). 1st Western Bank snuck their logo into a couple of presents.The wonderful message of Peace was proclaimed.And at the end Santa thanks you for driving through. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Friday's radio broadcast of Minot Today features my mechanic, Ken Frederick, owner of Magic City Auto & Truck Repair, LLC. Ken has decades of auto repair service and recently (two years ago) opened his own shop. I hope you will listen in to his practical advice. Minot Today is broadcast over the air every Friday by two Minot radio stations. You can listen in live on 106.9 FM at 12:10 (over the lunch hour) and on 1320 AM at 4:45 PM. Of course if you miss the over the air episodes you will find the podcast version right here. If you would like to hear every episode of Minot Real Estate Today you can go to our podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Here are four more pictures Timmothy has taken of his guinea pig, Hershey. These can also be seen on his Timmothy Timm FaceBook page.I hope you like Timmothy's greetings. Timmothy is 17 years old and has been writing about two fictional guinea pigs (Titus & Philemon) for about 4 years now. He has one published book out and you can read about it on his website TimmothyTimm.com .
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
This afternoon we took advantage of the extremely warm temperatures (48 degrees above zero) and took a nice stroll through Minot's downtown. I had a two fold mission in mind. I wanted to show Carol and Tinmmothy the two locations I'm considering moving my business to and to also get some ideas for Christmas. There are several shops I should blog about but this post will focus on Oliver's Attic & their purses in particular.As the name implies, Oliver's Attic, this boutique requires some stair climbing but I hope I captured enough to make you want to brave the steps. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Tivoli Custom Homes is putting the final touches on the model home at 9 11th Ave NE, Minot ND. The detail carpentor will be staying in the home this whole week making the final "detail" touch ups to the home.This is a beautiful 3 bedroom home with a perfect location for just about anyone in Minot or stationed at the Minot Air Force Base. 1-1/2 blocks off of Broadway, 2 blocks from Minot State University, and easy walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and services. This home was built as the flagship model for Tivoli Custom Homes in Minot but now it's time to build a new model and let your family move in. You can tour this home nearly any weekday by calling the builder, Tivoli Custom Homes, at 208-863-7016.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Clear skies, no wind, and 30 degree temps sent many families to the Roosevelt Park Zoo today. The parking lot was full. Here are some shots from my walk this afternoon. Here is the perfect Christmas inflatable to have in front of the Zoo.The perfect Christmas Outfit to show off to the bears.Despite the heat wave I'm guessing Teddy was pretty cool in the saddle. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
I just had to ask the police officer: "And if this happened to you?"During my lunch hour yesterday I was at home at the table and I get a phone call from a certain delivery companyand they said they were just at my door, knocked, rang the bell, and no one answered so I could go to the FlubEx Office across town and get my package.That seemed strange being I was literally 10' from the door.So I drove to FlubEx Office and sure enough the package was there. They asked for some ID and I showed them my drivers license. Ah-Ha, no wonder I didn't hear the door, it wasn't my address on the package label BUT there was my name and cell phone number on the package. FlubEx wouldn't let me have the package or even open it up at their counter (BTW I was not expecting any kind of package either). Witho...
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
On the KHRT Radio broadcast of MINOT TODAY Bob Timm interviews Minot Mayor Shaun Sipma. Mayor Sipma and Bob visit about the landfill, flood control, a City Ombudsman and more in this fast paced 15 minute interview.  Minot Real Estate Today is broadcast over the air every Friday by two Minot radio stations. You can listen in live on 106.9 FM at 12:10 (over the lunch hour) and on 1320 AM at 4:45 PM. Of course if you miss the over the air episodes you will find the podcast version right here. If you would like to hear every episode of Minot Real Estate Today you can go to our podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
This afternoon I got a little tired of sitting around the house so we decided to go check out the new Woodland Trail that the Minot Park District completed this year. This area of town was hit hard by the 2011 flood and a lot of work has been going on with new highway bridges and dikes being constructed in the area. In general this was an area to avoid at all costs for several years but now the dikes have been completed as well as the highway bridges. While all that was going on the Park District was building and grooming trails nearby creating the Woodland Trail. It was a nice walk. There was way more trail then we were prepaired for so we only walked a fraction of it.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Quilting is rapidly becoming a hobby that many men are finding as a gret was to express their artistic abilities. Chelce Detert tells us about NEW product and NEW classes at Creative Dimensions and Quilting Academy in Minot ND. Quilting is an ART, a visual art, and because it is recognized as such more men then ever have gotten involved with quilting. Even one of Chelce's instructors is a young man from Minot. Check out Creative Dimensions & Quilting Academy today on line AND at there shop located on 16th Street NW and 4th Ave today.Minot Today is broadcast over the air every Friday by two minot radio stations. You can listen in live on 106.9 FM at 12:10 (over the lunch hour) and on 1320 AM at 4:45 PM. Of course if you miss the over the air episodes you will find the podcast version rig...
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Let's NOT let the desires of the few override the needs of the many.This is a call to action for any/all Minot residents that can attend the Tuesday November 27th City Council Meeting at 4:15 to please come and be vocal.The item to be discussed is the expansion of Minot's landfill. A very small and very vocal minority is calling for a new landfill and not to expand the current landfill... this would cost Minot tax payers greatly through increased garbage collection fees.The whining few defend their stand by saying the expansion will be the landfill within a mile of a new hospital being built on Minot's South East side. Whoop Dee Do! The people fighting this landfill expansion are selfish self centered people who only care about their own self interests. 
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Yesterday's on the air episode of Minot Today was my personal Thanksgiving eposode and the conclusion of two years of the radio program. NO I'm not going anywhere I will be back next Friday with the first episode of year three. My 3rd year anniversary show features the return of Darrell Handlesman the General Manager of the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs! If you remember the first visit with Darrell then you remember that it was without a doubt one of the most exciting and inspiring episodes we've broadcast.I am very Thankful for KHRT Radio for taking a chance with my radio show even though I had had no prior radio experience. I am thankful that the listeners didn't change the dial when I came on the air and infact called the station with their approval.Minot Today is broadcast over two radio...
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Who doesn't like FUN? You can find plenty of fun at Nature's Nook, Children's Toy's & Books up on North Hill in Minot at 1700 21st Ave NW, Suite B. This fun visit is with Deb Peery, co-owner with her husband Dave. Deb explains the uniqueness of their family friendly store.Minot Real Estate Today is broadcast over the air every Friday by two Minot radio stations. You can listen in live on 106.9 FM at 12:10 (over the lunch hour) and on 1320 AM at 4:45 PM. Of course if you miss the over the air episodes you will find the podcast version right here. If you would like to hear every episode of Minot Real Estate Today you can go to our podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Rianne Kuhn from www.VisitMinot.org returns to tell us about three really big events coming up in Minot. You may want to hold off on your Christmas Shopping until you hear what Rianne has to say. Minot Today is broadcast over two radio stations every Friday. You can find it at 106.9 FM at 12:15 (Noonish) and again at 4:45 on 1320 AM. Of course I always post the broadcast as a Podcast here as well as my Podcast site at Pod-O-Matic.
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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Barney would probably say "Comply with This!" My neighborhood has had to deal with a jerk who has strong political connections and he seems to continue to get away with what ever he wants regardless of who is elected to what.The property he owns is a commercial property surrounded by residential properties. There isn't a home owner who's land that boarders his that can't stand the crap he pulls off... yet he seems to be able to pull off what ever he wants.One person in the City I can count on is our Mayor, Shaun Sipma. Shaun is a good friend. He ran on reform and he has done a good job but he still has some tough cookies to deal with who still kowtow to jerks like our commercial neighbor.Check out this sidewalk.The freezing temps have killed off the weeds that were nearly knee high but ...
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