Top Reasons to Live in Minot, ND
- The Magic City! Minot was dubbed the Magic City because of its unprecedented growth during the construction of the Great Northern Railroad. Magic is still happening in this rapidly expanding town. While the oil boom injected new life into the town, the city's economic growth strategy is rooted in its shipping, retail and agricultural sectors. Minot is proud to host the Minot Air Force base and Norsk Hostfest, the largest Scandinavian-American festival on the continent, at Scandinavian Heritage Park.