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Woman pleas ‘no contest’ to taking money from school

According to court records, Torgerson is charged for taking cash boxes, cash, gift cards, check blanks and credit cards from Rau School sometime between July 28, 2015, and Aug. 5, 2015. She was working at the school as a custodian shortly prior to the items being reported missing.

SIDNEY HERALD - 2018-07-14 15:00:00

Tornado shows the need for safety steps

North Dakotans come together in a crisis and the aftermath of the tornado in Watford City is no exception.From first responders to the Red Cross to volunteers from across the state, help came quickly to those in the RV park. The most heartbreaking story was the death of an infant.Marisa Reber and Wi

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2018-07-15 06:00:00

Gaining experience: Theatre retreat gives students chance to express themselves

Getting a taste of the acting bug is what the Footlights and Greasepaint Youth Theatre Retreat is all about. Some of the young performers keep coming back year after year for the week-long event presented by director Arch Ellwein.Olivia Schoepp, Sidney, noted this is the fifth year that she is parti

SIDNEY HERALD - 2018-07-14 15:00:00

Federal grant helps move airport project towards completion

A $13.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will pay for the firefighting and snow removal equipment facility at the Williston Basin International Airport construction project, moving the project further along towards its goal of opening next fall.The construction was approved b

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2018-07-14 05:00:00

Williston bike lane pilot project

WILLISTON, N.D. -The pilot project to install bike lanes along Main Street between 6th and 11th Street has been in place for a couple of weeks, and Thursday night was the final night for the community to give feedback.


From the Mayor: Emergency warnings, plans can save lives

This week was a particularly difficult week for our broader community. Tuesday night’s storm brought Williston heavy rain and strong winds, but it brought our neighbors in Watford far worse. Having lived in Williston my entire life, it was hard not to think about what Williston would do in such a si

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2018-07-14 05:00:00

‘So loving and caring and kind’

Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, a Watford City native who was mayor of the city from 2010 to 2016, after surveying the damage at the RV park.

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2018-07-14 06:00:00

Woman accused of opening fraudulent accounts

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant accusing a woman of opening accounts in someone else’s name and charging nearly $1,400.Peggy Mosley has been charged with unauthorized use of personally identifying information, a class B felony. The warrant was issued Thursday and had not be


Williston woman steals, vandalizes truck

Over the weekend, police say the truck was spotted at a residence on 4th Avenue West and 4th Street West. The truck had damage to the exterior and interior, including drawings in black marker and the initials t.j.


Brine, oil spilled near Keene

The spill, which occurred Wednesday at the Pederson 1-10H well site, was located about 13 miles northwest of Keene.


Two Williston students intern for Sen. John Hoeven

Logan Longtin, Williston, is one of 12 interns for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. Longtin is interning in her Grand Forks office.


Man accused of threatening woman who had protection order out against him

A 26-year-old man is accused of threatening a woman who has a protection order out against him.Trevor Ferguson, of Grand Forks, was charged Thursday with terrorizing, a class C felony, and violation of a protection order, a class A misdemeanor.Ferguson was served with the protective order on June 11


28 injured, nine critically, after storm ravages RV park in western...

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An RV park in the western North Dakota city of Watford City sustained major damage during a storm early Tuesday morning, July 10, causing 28 injuries.


The Latest: RV residents didn't hear tornado warning sirens

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - The Latest on the tornado that ravaged a Watford City RV park, killing a week-old baby and injuring 28 people (all times local):


The Watford City tornado marks North Dakota's 11th deadly tornado...

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Watford City hospital responds to tornado victims days after opening

Nathan Garner, left, helps Andrew Anderson and Cade Holder push aside the roof of one of the mobile homes destroyed after an EF2 tornado hit the Prairie View RV Park in early morning hours Tuesday in Watford City. The trio are missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints and were h


Deadly EF-2 tornado rips through Prairie View RV Park in Watford City, North Dakota

Significant severe thunderstorms hit northwest and parts of central North Dakota late Monday, July 9 into Tuesday, July 10, 2018, producing an EF-2 tornado that ripped through the Prairie View RV Park in Watford City, McKenzie County. The storm was accompanied by strong winds and up to golf ball-siz


Gas plant that caught fire Sunday is running again

WILLISTON, N.D. -- A natural gas processing plant that was shut down due to a fire on Sunday morning, July 8, is already back in operation.


Airport gets more federal funding

Work to construct the airport has been ongoing, however, even through the winter months, to keep everything on schedule. Workers started pouring basement walls for the terminal building in February, and proceeded with steel and masonry work in March.


Govs' McDonald shuts down Williston

Klassen, Williston's right-hander, kept things close, allowing Bismarck only two earned runs in five-plus innings.