The Ward County Highway Department will start mowing the ditches around the Minot area on June15th. Additional ditch mowing extending out into the county will start around July 6th. Adjacent landowners who plan to mow ditches for hay should cut before the county mows these areas. There will be no exceptions to leaving sections for haying. A map of the mowing areas is located below.Please note that in areas were there are construction projects scheduled, mowing be be completed as a part of the project, prior to the time indicated on the website.