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Williston hospital continues to limit visitation due to flu

WILLISTON, N.D. - A local hospital in Williston is still limiting visitation due to a severe increase in reported influenza cases it has seen over the past two weeks. CHI St. Alexius Hospital in Williston is still implementing restrictions on visitors under the age of 18. Doctors saw 25 new influenz


Man accused of selling the fentanyl-laced heroin that caused a 2017 overdose death in Williston convicted in federal court

A man who sold the fentanyl-laced heroin that killed a Williston man in 2017 was convicted last week in federal court of three charges. Yancey Myers, 39, was convicted last week of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, distribution of a controlled substance and contr


1 killed, 1 injured in McKenzie County crash

WILLISTON, N.D. - The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the driver who died in a head-on collision between two pickup trucks in McKenzie County. Thirty-year-old Bryan Ray Walker, of Alexander, was killed and the driver of the other pickup was injured in the crash on a road west of Mandaree


How they voted: North Dakota House passes repeal of Sunday morning shopping ban

BISMARCK — A renewed effort to repeal North Dakota's ban on Sunday morning shopping cleared its first major hurdle Thursday, Jan. 17, as House lawmakers agreed to ditch what some called an outdated and unfair law.


Williston Band To Play in D.C.

Williston, ND - A group of North Dakota students will be helping to lead the celebration of the nation's independence in Washington, DC, this summer. The Williston High School Band will march in the National Independence Day Parade on July 4th.


Williston teachers receive scholarship to attend conference

WILLISTON, N.D. - You don't usually expect to walk into an elementary school and see 10-year-olds coding and programming robots, but its a a normal occurrence at Bakken Elementary School in Williston.


30-year-old man dies after head-on collision in western North Dakota

MANDAREE, N.D. -- A 30-year-old Alexander man has died from injuries suffered in a head-on collision early Thursday, Jan. 17, about 10 miles west of Mandaree. Bryan Ray Walker was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Bear Den Road at about 7 a.m. when it collided with another pickup that


State's Attorney's Office says no one listened to recording of jail calls

In a court filing Thursday, a prosecutor claimed no one in the Williams County State’s Attorney’s Office listened to calls between a jail inmate and his lawyer. The filing was in response to a request in the case of Bryton Dahl, a former police officer and substitute teacher convicted of having a se


TB Detected in North Dakota Cattle Herd

​State veterinarians are investigating a beef herd in eastern North Dakota. Bovine tuberculosis, better known as TB, has been identified in a beef herd in Sargent County. State Veterinarian Dr. Susan Keller says the State Board of Animal Health was notified in late 2018 that two beef cows had tested


Jason Zins of North Dakota Bucks & Bulls Talks Big Game Trophies

Jason Zins joined Gone Outdoors radio to talk about big game trophies and the social media site that he developed to honor trophies from North Dakota. Jason Zins is an official big game scorer for Pope & Young and Boone & Crocket, seeing and measuring many impressive animals that are harvested each


Swimming: Coyotes defeat Dickinson; focus on fundamentals

With their last meet being a home loss in a dual against Minot on Jan. 11, the Coyotes swim and dive team were back in the pool on Tuesday evening. This time around, Williston hit the road to compete in another dual against Dickinson. The Coyotes were able to come out on top as they recorded a 118-6


North Dakota begins issuing medical marijuana cards

BISMARCK - North Dakota has begun issuing medical marijuana cards to patients and caregivers, after nearly two years of work implementing a distribution system for the drug approved by voters in November 2016.


HOCKEY HEAVEN: Hockey Day North Dakota underway

The magnitude of what Jeff Romsdal helped create hit home Friday evening under the lights at University of Jamestown's Allen Field. The opening night of Hockey Day North Dakota was an emotional experience for the hockey fans who thrived in the minus 2 air temperature when the Jamestown High School g