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Women in Leadership Expo, in its fourth year, returns to Williston

Williston area women have a chance to develop their leadership and business skills as they learn from local and regional females in the business community. Now in its fourth year, Women in Leadership is an expo for local women to connect and develop professionally Sept. 28 at TrainND. Topics at this

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Free tuition helps Williston college hit record enrollment again

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Enrollment at Williston State College has hit a record for the fourth straight semester, primarily because of the expanding free tuition the school offers. The school's census total, which was released Tuesday, was 1,098 registered students. That translates to a nearly 6 percent i

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:00:36

Miller inaugurated as Williston State College president

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - John Miller is officially on the job as the leader of Williston State College. Miller was formally inaugurated as the two-year school's fourth president on Friday. The state Board of Higher Education appointed Miller to the post in June. He had been serving as acting president

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 12:41:00

New Miss North Dakota named

Lizzie Jensen, 23, of Fargo has been named Miss North Dakota 2017, according to an announcement from Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization Inc. She was previously Miss West Fargo. Jensen assumes the role of Miss North Dakota 2017 following Cara Mund's coronation as Miss America 2018. Jensen is

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:30:00

Fate of coffee kiosks could depend on survey

The Coffee Post is a beverage kiosk, but its owner Gretchen Johnson would quibble with anyone calling it temporary. It's in a temporary type of structure, one that could be mobile if it but had an axle and wheels, but she has owned the Coffee Post for 15 years, and presently employs 15 people at the

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

This 'can-do' support drive benefits the Salvation Army

Hunger doesn't ever seem to go away, and for organizations like the Salvation Army, which feeds hundreds every month, there is an unceasing need for more. When Lauren Loveless, the president of the MOMS Club of Williston, heard this summer that the Salvation Army's food pantry needed help restocking

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Dickinson 6th best place to live in the U.S., Time Magazine says

DICKINSON, N.D. - If you've noticed a skip in the step of Dickinson residents lately, it is no longer a secret. People from across the country are starting to take notice of the quality of life in Dickinson, according to Time Magazine. On Monday, Sept. 18 Time's Money Magazine released a report of t

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-19 13:29:18

'Things they need to do their job better': Oil and gas products displayed

North Dakota's vapor pressure standards have posed new challenges to the oil and gas industry, and a number of inventors have been working on solutions. Among the latest of these is Patrick Young, founder of Patloc Safety Systems. He has designed an extended life fire tube, which he will present at

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 02:21:00

Not going away: Red River Valley companies still have stake in Bakken business

There was a time when 38 percent of JLG's Architects' work came out of Williston, CEO and President Lonnie Laffen said. The Grand Forks business was so busy that it had to buy a company plane, which was cheaper and more efficient than driving every day from Minot, the closest city that had available

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:50:34

Event this weekend will help fight breast cancer - and with style

Dr. Theresa Hegge, a plastic surgeon with CHI St. Alexius Williston, has organized a fashion show to help raise awareness about the women's health services available in town.Submitted photo It's a different kind of walk - a catwalk. A few years ago, CHI St. Alexius Williston sponsored a 5K run and w

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

ND teen reported missing, found seriously hurt hours later after ATV crashes

WILLISTON, N.D. -- A teenager, who was reported missing late Sunday night, was found by a friend a few hours later seriously injured near Williston after his ATV crashed. Austin Mortenson, 19, of Williston, was riding his 2012 Polaris Razor when it left a roadway about eight miles northwest of Willi

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2017-09-18 20:17:04

After years of boom, Oil Patch cities paying off growth debt

WATFORD CITY, N.D.-The North Dakota oil boom turned black gold into green for public and private interests over its high-flying run. But now, leaders in Oil Patch cities that invested hundreds of millions of dollars to cope with the crush of boom activity are focused on answering questions about how

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-18 11:04:00

After the oil boom, how does North Dakota move on?

Imagine your city's population growing from 1,744 resident to nearly 7,500 in one year. That was reality for Watford City during the oil boom years, but the city was likely serving 10,000 to 15,000 people who lived in the area, said Brent Sanford, North Dakota's lieutenant governor and the city's oi

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:15:21

62-year-old semi driver dies in crash near New England

A 62-year-old semi driver died in a vehicle crash Monday morning near New England,. North Dakota Highway Patrol said the man, who is from Houston, has not yet been identified pending notification of next of kin. The man was driving 2010 International Semi westbound on Highway 21, en route to Watford

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Nevada secretary of state to speak at Laughlin event

LAUGHLIN - The Laughlin Republican Women's Club is holding a barbecue today to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day and the event will include guest speaker Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske. The barbecue will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the American Legion Richard Springston Post 60, 15

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 08:36:00

City voices disapproval of roundabouts

BULLHEAD CITY - The Bullhead City Council - and most speakers at its meeting Tuesday night - wanted to send a message to state transportation officials considering roundabouts at several locations along Highway 95: Find another solution. The council voted 7-0 to adopt a resolution voicing opposition

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Bullhead City to host bunco fundraiser for Meals on Wheels

Bullhead City will host a Halloween Bunco night next month to raise funds for the Bullhead City Meals on Wheels program, which serves meals to seniors in need. The city will partner with the Meals on Wheels program for the fundraiser, which will include food and beverages for purchase as well as a r

AZBUSINESSDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 20:12:58

A Night at the Copacabana

Mark O'Toole learned a long time ago if he wanted to survive as an entertainer in the crazy business of show business, being versatile was the key. But versatility only takes a person so far, if the talent isn't there. That's something O'Toole has never had to worry about-he has the vocal ability to

LAUGHLINENTERTAINER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Roddin' on the River

The largest and one of the most established car shows in the area takes place for the 26th year in a row in the South Parking Lot of the Riverside Resort on Thurs-Sun, Sept 21-24. That show would be the River Cruizers' "Roddin' on the River" Charity Classic Car Show, which sees about 400 cars on dis

LAUGHLINENTERTAINER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Council to voice opposition to roundabouts

BULLHEAD CITY - Last month, at a workshop conducted by the Arizona Department of Transportation to outline its State Route 95 traffic study, Bullhead City Council members expressed reservations about the use of roundabouts to alleviate traffic congestion. Tonight, the council is expected to adopt a

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:01:00