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Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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April 5, 2016
Get ready to drive faster on Williams County roads
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 - 10:01pm
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...
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...
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