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Williston Mayor Ward Koeser is excited about what the community will look like in a few years after the city has caught up with the rapid growth spurred by the oil boom. ÒI see a light at the end of this tunnel, and itÕs a pretty nice light," Koeser said.

'Strength and stability'; Williston's longtime mayor deals with city's growth all the while dealing with his health challenges

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WILLISTON -- Two years ago, Williston Mayor Ward Koeser was ready to step down after 16 years and let someone younger take the office.

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But supporters who saw the beginnings of North Dakota's oil boom -- with Williston as its epicenter -- convinced him to run again.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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