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Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
Cabin or hold? Tech ban latest step in bomb detection battle
As Trump targets environmental rules, companies say they don't cost much
British-born UK parliament attacker had been investigated over extremism concerns
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Midgets' honor: Dickinson High’s Moody, Meidinger named to Class A all-state teams
DSU women finish No. 22 in final basketball poll
Blue Hawk baseball swept by Minot
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Port: Governor Burgum is undecided on constitutional carry legislation
Port: #NoDAPL movement’s supposed environmentalists literally trying to cause pipeline leaks
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port's Notebook: Nepotism and an insidious assault on political dissent
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Robert Edward "Bob" Hanson
Edwin "Ed" V Novotny
Herbert H. Gatzke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
April 5, 2016
Williams County commissioners support upping county speed 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 5, 2016 - 5:50pm
April 4, 2016
North Dakota's rig count falls to 29
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota’s drilling rig count fell to 29 over the weekend, the lowest since October 2005, said the Department of Mineral Resources. The number of rigs operating in North Dakota was back to 30 on Monday, but one was scheduled to “stack” or be idle after...
April 4, 2016 - 5:10pm
March 30, 2016
Man who died in camper fire went back in to rescue his dog
WILLISTON — Instead of rushing to safety, the man who died last week in a Williams County camper fire headed to the back of the burning structure to try to rescue a pet before being overcome by smoke and fumes, authorities said Tuesday. Phillip Unnerstall Jr. was trying to grab...
March 30, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 21, 2016
Woman wanted for Kentucky financial crimes arrested in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – A woman wanted by Kentucky law enforcement for financial crimes has been arrested in Williston. The Williams County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
March 21, 2016 - 2:33pm
March 18, 2016
Williams County Commissioners reaffirm plans for $20 million new jail
WILLISTON — Williams County commissioners and department heads decided to go ahead with a jail expansion after sorting out numbers and weighing needs against costs during a special meeting on Friday morning. The project would expand the jail from 132 beds to 240 beds, and likely...
March 18, 2016 - 7:16pm
March 15, 2016
Williston area to get its own special operations unit
WILLISTON — Williams County will soon have its own specially trained group of law enforcement officers armed with the skills and resources to respond to a number of different emergencies. The sheriff’s office is forming a 20-member special operations and response team, designed...
March 15, 2016 - 8:54pm
March 13, 2016
Port: Williston's ban on 'man camps' is shameful
MINOT, N.D. -- Imagine the market for motor vehicles in a certain town. Customers have a variety of vehicle needs, so different sorts of businesses...
March 13, 2016 - 12:05am
February 19, 2016
Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms, Bowman and Williams counties approached by Virginia energy firm
BOWMAN -- Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals....
February 19, 2016 - 8:18pm
February 6, 2016
Sex trafficking victim says police ‘failed me’
WILLISTON, N.D – A sex trafficking survivor who reached out for help while in Williston in late 2014 says she was too terrified to testify...
February 6, 2016 - 8:41pm
January 19, 2016
Resistant marestail rears up in eastern Montana fields
WILLISTON -- Neighboring eastern Montana has its first verified case of glyphosate-resistant Conyza Canadensis, more commonly known as horseweed or marestail. While Williams County Extension Agent Danielle Steinhoff said resistant marestail has not yet been identified in Williams...
News/Nation and World
January 19, 2016 - 8:57pm
January 18, 2016
Back in North Dakota to testify for prosecution in murder trial, Williston man yearns to return to Thailand
WILLISTON, N.D. — When Bruce Sesseman left Williston in 2013, he thought it was for good. Plagued by stress and nightmares after witnessing...
January 18, 2016 - 6:00am
January 11, 2016
Farmer says pipeline company must ‘do something better’ after second spill
WILLISTON – The same man affected a year ago by the state’s largest pipeline spill discovered Monday that land he rents is now the site of...
January 11, 2016 - 8:13pm
ND Industrial Commission votes to seize 800 barrels of ‘illegal oil’
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Monday to seize 800 barrels of illegally produced oil in what Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said is believed to be a first for the regulatory panel. The commission denied an application by Denver-based...
January 11, 2016 - 3:50pm
December 31, 2015
Williams County objects to lowering fine for state’s largest brine spill
WILLISTON, N.D. -- While state officials have signaled they will likely back-track on a record $2.4 million fine for the state’s largest brine spill in history, county officials are saying not so fast. Williams County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure opposing lower fines...
December 31, 2015 - 10:22am
December 30, 2015
Northwest ND power company selected for power grid
WILLISTON -- A northwest North Dakota power company has just taken a big leap that positions it to to make a bigger mark on the nation’s energy map. Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative, on the eve of celebrating its 25th anniversary, was recently welcomed as the newest member...
December 30, 2015 - 8:00am