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Driver dies in motorcycle crash near Williston
WILLISTON — The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle died early Wednesday, Sept. 19, after a single-vehicle crash.
Williston cross country on track with huge goals in 2018
Williston cross country coach Shane Wahlstrom had high expectations for the 2018 campaign. In fact, he says the Coyotes had their eyes set on a top-three finish in the Western Dakota Association, and a top-five finish at state. So far, Wahlstrom feels his runners are right on schedule with those lof
Motorcyclist killed in Williams County crash
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 26-year-old man has died in a motorcycle crash in Williams County.The patrol says the man was traveling south on Highway 85 near Williston when his bike left the road near a curve and overturned in a ditch about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.The W
North Dakota redesign of social services would shift administration costs to service
A state proposal to regionalize social services is still at the concept stage, says the director of Health and Human Services, Chris Jones.It was developed through the work of multiple committees, one for children and family services, one for economic assistance and eligibility and one for administr
Man accused of being on drugs during plea hearing
Prosecutors are seeking to vacate a plea deal approved last week after the man who pleaded guilty was accused of being on drugs during the hearing.Dustin Pitman, 34, of Williston, was charged Tuesday with ingesting a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor. Pitman pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to r
St. Ignatius woman's remains found in North Dakota
The remains of a St. Ignatius woman who went missing nearly a year ago have been found in western North Dakota.Darlene Billie, a 55-year-old member of the Choctaw Tribe who lived on the Flathead Indian Reservation, had last been seen in October 2017 near the Montana-North Dakota state line. Billie’s
Regionalization of social services prompts concerns
The current Northwest Human Service Center is under regional management through a director who is based in Minot, but travels to Williston on a regular basis. Montgomery said that change was part of a different regionalization effort a while back, and not one that he feels led to better service for
Williston State College hits enrollment record
Williston State College has a record 1,124 students registered for the fall semester, according to numbers released Tuesday.That is an increase of 2.4 percent over last fall. The number of total credit hours is up 5.5 percent.John Miller, president of Williston State College, credited several things
State’s first West Nile death is in northwestern North Dakota
Mosquitos like these, seen here in a July 26 file photo, can carry the West Nile virus, which in some cases can be deadly. However, the area most likely to have high concentrations of mosquitoes cannot be sprayed since it is public land.Renée Jean • Williston Herald
North Dakota's longtime Mr. Basketball dies at 76
However, there's little doubt that Hanson, who died Monday, Spet. 17, at age 76, has become North Dakota's Mr. Basketball. As a player, coach and publisher of The Hoopster, he lovingly invested six decades in the sport.
Rhode Island Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in North Dakota
Melinda Bulgin, of Providence, Rhode Island, was found guilty on September 14, 2018, by a federal jury on all 15 counts of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud or Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud, and Conspiracy to Commit International Money Laundering, in connection with her participation in a transna
North Dakota Sending Medical Teams To Hurricane Relief - KVRR Local News
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota’s Health Department is sending two medical response teams to Raleigh, North Carolina, this week to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Sales continue to rise in second quarter
A report released by North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger Monday shows taxable sales and purchases for April, May and June were close to $5.15 billion, a 9.46 percent increase from the same months in 2017. That is $1 billion more than the first quarter, which showed taxable sales and pu
North Dakota cops help bus tables to benefit Special Olympic...
Officers will be helping bus tables for tips.All the money they make will be donated.WDAY News spoke with an Applebee's manager Ryan Scheevel who says this event helps a lot of different groups."We do get more business because people want to help generate for the Special Olympics, so it shows them t
Winner winner, chicken dinner: City hosting barbecue, beam signing on Thursday
The City of Williston will be showing its appreciation for farmers this week by serving up some familiar fare.The city, in conjunction with Cherry Creek Radio, are holding an Ag Appreciation Barbecue on Thursday in the Downtown Market lot, formerly the Hedderich's lot. The free feed will feature the
Candidate forums set for next week
Both forums will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Williams County Commission boardroom in the Williams County Administrative Building. The candidates for state senator and state representative for District 1 will answer questions on Monday. Candidates for the Williams County Commission seats
New flight to give travelers more options
United airlines announced Friday that they will be adding an additional flight from Williston to Denver beginning on Jan. 7, 2019. This will be the carrier's fourth flight connecting Williston to Denver, and will arrive at 10:50 a.m. and depart for Denver at 12:15 p.m.
District 1, District 8 OK joint online survey
The two public school districts that serve Williston met again Monday to discuss collaboration to deal with increasing enrollment.The boards for Williston Public School District No. 1 and Williams County Public School District No. 8 spoke at length about an online survey to get public input through
North Dakota Is Producing As Much Oil As The Entire Country Of Venezuela
While Venezuela continues to falter under its socialist regime, North Dakota continues its historic rise in crude oil production. The sparsely populated midwestern state churned out 1.27 million barrels a day in July,accordingto data reported by Bloomberg. This is approximately the same level of pro
Williston’s offense stalls against Minot in 42-6 loss
As was the case last week, the Williston Coyotes got off to a competitive start. However, their opponent eventually prevailed.