WILLISTON — After an elderly tenant fell on the unfinished sidewalk, workers built two wooden ramps that lead to the west entrance of the 44-unit Lutheran Social Services Legacy Living senior apartments.
WILLISTON — A 28-year-old Marine combat veteran died Wednesday after an explosion at his workplace in the Williston area. Dustin Payne, of Hazel Green, Ala., worked as a welder for Nabors Completion and Production Services. Scott Overson, acting area director at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Bismarck office, said Nabors Completion and Production Services contacted his office Wednesday about the death.
WILLISTON — The city of Williston is struggling to afford an increased cost of subsidizing employee housing while finding ways to pay for projects without state assistance. On Tuesday, City Auditor John Kautzman said the funds needed to retain employees has increased and new options must be sought. “As long as we’re identified as the highest rent community in the state, this will continue,” Kautzman said. Retention bonuses increased from $643,000 to $1.2 million with the added employees last year, Commissioner Brad Bekkedahl said “And it’s just going to continue to grow unless the rents st