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By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 15
Just what does a Sheriff and the Sheriff's office do? My guest today is Ward County Sheriff Robert (Bob) Roed and he does a great job of filling us in. Had I heard this interview when I was a young man I just may have made being a Deputy or the Sheriff my career choice. Minot Today is broadcast o...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 20
Every city has different rules regarding what trees you can plant on your boulevard, after all it's technically it's "their" boulevard. Before you plant a tree you best check with the city forestry department to be sure you can plant a tree there at all. Usually the idea behind this is that they ...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 14
Here is a GREAT idea and a GREAT opportunity, Shredfest!I received the following postcard from AARP. The post card states that it is limited to two boxes but it doesn't say what size of boxes. I plan on bringing old banking records and if there is any room left I will bring some Real Estate recor...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 12
If you were to ask me who is Minot's most enterprising woman it would be an impossible task but Val Stadick would be right at the top of the list. Val started Main Street Books with some used books,a loan from her husband, and a lot of determination. Today Main Street books is one of the most pop...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 8
I'm passing this important message on for folks in the Minot Area.How wonderful would it be if we could defeat the hidous effects of Alzheimer's! I don't know anyone who hasn't been effected by Alzheimers striking a family member or friend. For me it was my Grandma Lydia.Help Us Paint the Town Pu...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 1
Welcome to an interview recorded a couple of days before TODAY'S commencement with MSU President Dr. Steven Shirley Ph. D. Every interview I have had with Dr. Shirley has been fun, light, and lively so I have no doubt you will enjoy this one as well. Welcome to Minot State University! Please expl...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 8
After putting it off for about 45 years I finally made it to Toastmasters.Minot Toastmasters 636 meets every Tuesday at the Grand International Hotel at 6:00 PM in The Board Room.My 17 year old son Timmothy and I attended together.The Toastmasters is much more than I expected. I knew it would be ...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 8
Hannah Williams Challenged us non-Realtors to explain how what we do effects/benefits homeowners and Real Estate Agents. In a nutshell no Real Estate transaction would be legally Valid without a Notary Public.Even long before, possibly as far back as two hundred years before, your Real Estate tra...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 18
Once in a while the weather guessers get it right. Thankfully they only got it partly right when they said we could/would have up to 6" of snow accumulation between yesterday and today. We have had rain and snow showers all day today but it didn't start accumulating until about 6:00 PM. Here is m...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 2
A few years ago I posted about one of our families favorites zoo exhibits, the Kirks Dik Dik.The exhibit has grown with one new baby born last week. These graceful little creatures are actually of the antilope family. I wrote a post about them a few years back and it said: When talking about BIG ...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 8
Okay, you've got just over two weeks to start gathering together all that stuff you never should have collected in the first place.Get it together and get rid of it at the Minot Public Works building on the East side of Minot, 1025 31st Street SE.I know I've got all this paint to get rid of as we...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 7
Stephanie Baze is the General Manager of the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center in Minot North Dakota and I learned a lot about my neighbor in this interview. I live about a half a mile from the Clarion and never knew it is the largest convention center in the State of North Dakota that is attache...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 18
The circus is coming to town. Every one, especially every child, should see the circus at least once. The Shrine Circus is all about children. It's all about bringing some fun and excitement into children's lives (children from 3 to 103 years old). The proceeds from the Shrine Circus also benefit...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 20
I knew the day was coming but it's still super disappointing to actually see the buildings of the Ward County Historical Society's Pioneer Village up on blocks and ready to move off of the premises.In my personal and not at all humble opinion this move is a bad move for everyone involved.1) The p...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 8
DISMALNobody likes to be the bearer of bad news but that one word, dismal, is the way to summarize the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce report labeled "Economy at a Glance" released this month (April 2019).No longer being part of the Minot MLS I could only judge by what I could see around me until ...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 22
Yesterday morning I interviewed Chad Vogel for my Minot Today radio broadcast (posted right here) and before going on the air Chad said he would like to get into blogging. Please welcome here to Active Rain!He has not had a chance to post yet but if you would "follow" him I'd consider it a person...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 0
Incredibly low interest rates and builders who have had two slow years in a row means this is the perfect time to build, renovate, or refi!Chad Vogel, Regional Manager, Sr. Mortgage Banker for Bremer Bank in Minot gives us the BIG picture about todays super low rates. Minot Today is broadcast ove...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 18
The entertainment line-up for North America's largest Scandinavian festival, The Norsk Hostfest, has been announced. This four day festival is a great party even if you are like me (no Scandinavian blood in me that I know of).Many of the people who attend also camp at the ND State Fairgrounds whe...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 16
Last night I attended the play HONEYMOON IN MINOT. This is/was the play produced by Dan Fagan whom I interviewed on Minot Today, my radio broadcast.I attended the third and final night. I believe all 3 nights were sell outs!It was very funny and had my 17 year old son laughing out loud many times...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 9
My friend Gene owns The Downtown Mall, a large collectibles shop that is packed full of treasures. He spends a lot of time in TX during the winters and I'm always excited to see what he brings back. Here are a few of the new treasures.  This little peddle car was Gene's favorite purchase. He also...

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