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State picks medical marijuana dispensary for Williston
HOFW, LLC (Harvest of Williston) was selected by the state, but will have to meet additional requirements before being officially registered.
Williston cross country continues to work during offseason
This past Sunday, a handful of Williston’s best cross country runners traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to participate in the Nike Heartland Regional. The participants travel from seven area states, which included Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Man accused of fleeing from police in stolen car
The Williston police received a report of a stolen vehicle around 6:05 p.m. Monday, according to an affidavit of probable cause. The owners said a 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup was stolen from near his home, and a witness told police he’d seen a man stumbling down the street near the truck, then get in
Bartender accused of providing heroin in fatal OD
Piper Bjornsen, 29, was charged Wednesday with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of heroin with intent to deliver and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, all class B felonies, as well as two class C felony counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was ordered hel
CHI ready to unveil birthing center
From January through October this year, 694 babies have been born at CHI. That’s an average of about 69 births per month, up slightly from 2017, when there were 790 births, or about 66 per month.
BP: Three-month weather outlook sticks with warmer than normal winter forecast
WILLISTON, N.D. -- It sure looks good on a map. The reality remains to be seen.The Climate Prediction Center issued its monthly long-range temperature and precipitation outlooks Thursday. It contains very little change from earlier forecasts that the Northern Plains and much of the United States, sh
Weeds in spotlight at MonDak Ag Research Summit
“When weeds are taxed in multiple directions, they are more susceptible to damage,” said weed ecologist Dr. Natalie West.
Busy roads predicted for Thanksgiving
On Tuesday, AAA announced that it projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 with 2.5 million more people taking to the nati
Baby it’s cold outside - James Memorial invites residents in from the cold
The Parade of Lights has been a tradition in Williston for many years, with dozens of floats parading down Main Street to their final destination at Harmon Park, where everyone's favorite North Pole resident, Santa Claus, does the honors of lighting up the park for the holidays. Taking place the day
Williston falls in West Regionals
Unfortunately, Williston was ousted in the tournament on Friday by the Jamestown Blue Jays 25-13, 25-16, 25-21.
New superintendent working to change how students learn and teachers teach
Jeffrey Thake, the superintendent of Williston Public School District No. 1, has a quotation he goes back to regularly to explain why it’s important to try new things in education.
Making spirits bright - City plans annual tree lighting ceremony set for Nov. 28
The annual holiday tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 28 at 26th Street and Second Avenue. Previously located downtown across from City Hall, the holiday tree was moved in 2014 to its current location at 26th and Second. This year's tree was donated by Williston native Preston Olson, who s
Winter sports: Coyote boys ready for swim and dive season
Williston Coyotes swim and dive coach Joseph Kemp, who also coaches the girls squad, says he anticipates about 15 athletes to come out for the winter boys team. While the number of girls who come out for the swim and dive team is greater than the participation number of the boys, Kemp is optimistic
Letters from World War I: newspapers print letters written by...
Newspapers in western North Dakota often printed these letters in their Soldiers’ Letters columns. The editor of the Slope County News at Amidon explained why: “These letters are written mostly within the sound of guns, with the scenes of this greatest of world tragedies right before the authors. T
Selflessly serving, at home and abroad - American Legion supports veterans, community
Dan Brown, post adjutant for the American Legion Edgar M. Boyd Post 37, said that the organization, which is run completely by volunteers, contributes around $75,000 each year to the Williston community, supporting a variety of different projects.
Matthew Johansen Grateful To Win Election, Promises Changes
Matthew Johansen unseated incumbent sheriff ofMcKenzie County, Gary Schwartzenberger, and did so by a wide margin. With 2,496 votes accounting for 60.89 percent of the votes cast, Johansen's win amounted to an electoral landslide. Johansen had previously served asMcKenzie County's interim sheriff.
Warmer temperatures this week to be followed by another cool-down
The weather is supposed to warm up some through the middle of the week, but even though the official start of winter is more than a month away, the cold isn’t going anywhere.
Rustlers Harrier finished in top 150 at National Meet: CWC Sports Recap from the weekend
Men’s Basketball:The Rustlers went 1 and 1 at their 2nd home classic in as many weekends. Central pounded Rexburg United Thursday 117 to 66 for their first win and first ever win for head coach Brad Schmit. The Rustlers would fall on Saturday to Snow College 102 to 79. Cold Shooting doomed the h
No bond for man convicted of corruption of a minor
Kevin Chapman, one of Dahl’s defense attorneys, told Johnson that Dahl was not a flight risk. He pointed to the fact Dahl has a home in Williston and is married.
Vantage Buys Williston Assets in $1.65B Deal
VEAC entered into definitive agreements with QEP Energy Company, a subsidiary of QEP Resources (QEP), to acquire all of QEP’s Williston Basin assets in North Dakota and Montana – which include the South Antelope and Fort Berthold leasehold and other mineral interests.