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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
Saving lives in the air: Sanford AirMed in Dickinson helps save lives with the use of a plane
Grass fire burns 10 acres near Dickinson
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nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
April 18, 2017
Williams County picks next sheriff
WILLISTON, N.D. — Following a round of public recommendations, Capt. Verlan Kvande received a standing ovation after the Williams County Commission...
April 18, 2017 - 4:41pm
March 21, 2017
Northwest ND county clarifies crew camp ordinance
WILLISTON, N.D.—Notices will be going out next week from Williams County in the far northwest part of North Dakota telling crew camp operators who don't comply with county ordinances that they have 90 days to return their properties to compliance or cease operation and return...
March 21, 2017 - 9:56pm
January 25, 2017
ND township official put on probation for pointing gun at men in fight over cattle
WILLISTON, N.D.—A far northwest North Dakota township official has been sentenced to probation for pointing a gun at a man last year in...
January 25, 2017 - 8:44pm
December 6, 2016
3-year-old stable after being shot in the head
A 3-year-old Williams County boy is in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the head on Monday afternoon. Authorities say the shooting appears to be accidental and self-inflicted, although a number of questions remain. “It’s most likely going to be a tragic accident,...
December 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
September 14, 2016
Arrest made in Williston double homicide
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Williston police have arrested the alleged gunman in a double shooting that left two men dead in Williston four months ago....
News/crime and courts
September 14, 2016 - 11:24am
August 20, 2016
Discovered body believed to be missing motorcyclist
WILLISTON, N.D.—The body of a man found in Montana on Friday afternoon is believed to be that of a Williams County motorcyclist reported...
August 20, 2016 - 4:28pm
July 5, 2016
Search for ND father of three turns up nothing yet
WILLISTON -- Although there’s been no trace of a Williams County man who disappeared more than a week ago while on a motorcycle ride, the search...
July 5, 2016 - 9:49pm
July 1, 2016
Major search underway near Williston for man who left home on motorcycle
WILLISTON -- Efforts to find a Williams County man who’s been missing for nearly a week intensified Friday, when a Minnesota-based search and rescue group arrived in Williston to help. Volunteers, coordinated by United Legacy, fanned out across rural areas west of Williston that...
July 1, 2016 - 6:35pm
June 29, 2016
Trucking company appeals illegal dumping fine
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Wednesday suspended a $950,000 fine against a trucking company accused of illegal dumping after the company filed an appeal in district court. Commissioners also ordered Black Hills Trucking to post a $45,000 bond, the amount...
June 29, 2016 - 11:28pm
June 19, 2016
Western North Dakota in the midst of a wind boom
While the oil boom in North Dakota may be over, the recent wind boom could be here to stay. In the past decade, there have been more than 400...
June 19, 2016 - 12:55am
June 9, 2016
North Dakota wages down for first time in a decade
BISMARCK -- The average annual wage in North Dakota fell for the first time in a decade and the total annual wage fell for the first time since, at least, 1990. Largely due to the drop in average wages in North Dakota’s oil counties, the total annual wage decreased 2 percent statewide...
June 9, 2016 - 7:28pm
May 18, 2016
Police seize 230 small explosives
WILLISTON — A cache of explosives was seized by federal agents from a house in a Williams County home last week, authorities say. Tyler Porter, 35, is accused of stealing about 230 small explosives known as shaped charges used in the oil field to finish wells, and storing them...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2016 - 9:20pm
April 20, 2016
N.D. regulators stick with $950,000 fine for saltwater dumping, expect appeal to district court
BISMARCK – A trucking company fined $950,000 for dumping saltwater on a gravel road in Williams County is expected to appeal the fine to district court after state regulators voted Wednesday to pursue the penalty, rejecting a judge’s recommendation to dismiss it. The state Industrial...
April 20, 2016 - 5:33pm
April 12, 2016
Williston crew camp operators seek help from courts to remain open
WILLISTON -- The largest provider of oilfield worker housing in the Bakken wants the courts to intervene in Williston’s decision to close all...
April 12, 2016 - 4:15pm
April 9, 2016
Williams County Commissioners support upping limits by 10 mph
WILLISTON — Traffic volume on Williams County roads, keeping pace with the energy industry, has slowed in recent months, and officials took steps Tuesday to allow remaining cars and trucks to speed up in the northwest North Dakota Oil Patch. County commissioners unanimously greenlighted...
April 9, 2016 - 9:45pm