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Addressing a packed auditorium on Thursday afternoon, Williston Police Chief James Lokken admitted that previous speakers had managed to shake him.
Air quality in Williams County is among the worst in the state, according to the results of a report released this week by the American Lung Association.
The Ninth District U.S. Court has lifted its injunction against a project to make the Glendive Intake Diversion Dam more fish friendly, but has also warned that it will allow Defenders to file an amended complaint, which makes another injunction…
A major reconstruction project on U.S. Highway 2 is likely to start late next week, and the road will be closed between 11th Street West and 139th Avenue Northwest for much of the summer.
Science, technology, engineering and math careers are changing job markets, and schools are guiding students to explore these interests.
Editor’s note: A wide variety of businesses and organizations come together each year for agriculture, and a good many of them are represented each year in the MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show. We visited with a few of the…
It took a barrage of earnest letters offering love and understanding that pulled Abigail Hatfield from suicidal tendencies — and on Wednesday, she met many of those letters’ writers for the first time at Williston Trinity Christian School.
An injunction placed on a project to make the Glendive Intake Diversion Dam more fish friendly has been lifted, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a notice to proceed to its contractor on the $59 million project.
A one-of-a-kind partnership is about to begin on the Williston Research Extension Center’s farm this year. The partnership is with the Williams County Soil Conservation District, which will be constructing a new and larger facility to store tree seedlings and…
North Dakota will continue efforts to reclaim its legacy brine ponds and continue studies aimed at improving the safety of its gathering lines, all of which are aimed at eliminating existing salted lands and preventing new ones from appearing.
Hundreds of elm trees grown since Williston was first established have fallen victim to Dutch Elm Disease, and the city will take part in an North Dakota State University study to determine whether new species of trees can survive the…
A man convicted of sexually abusing an underage girl 12 years ago in Williston must remain committed to a sex offender treatment program at the state hospital in Jamestown, according to a recent decision by the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Following a round of public recommendations, Capt. Verlan Kvande received a standing ovation after the Williams County Commission unanimously appointed him as Sheriff Scott Busching’s successor on Tuesday.
Due to the illegal introduction of northern pike to Kettle Lake, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled chemical treatment of the lake to start this week, and the lake is not expected to have live fish until…
A decision from the U.S. Ninth District Court on whether to an injunction against a federal project proposed to improve fish passage at the Glendive Intake Diversion dam should stay or go was still pending Monday afternoon, with an April…
Charges have been dropped against a 24-year-old man accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage girl about two year ago, although prosecutors say new allegations are likely.
Williston police, along with the Northwest Narcotics Task Force, are looking into whether a series of heroin overdoses last week are related.
When Sen. Steven Daines, R-Mont., traveled to China last week, he took with him a special gift from northeastern Montana. That gift was four steaks from the ranch of Fred Wacker of Miles City, Montana, packed inside a cooler, hand-carried…
Two building and trades students at Williston High School have not only earned prestige by placing first in the state SkillsUSA competition but are moving on to represent North Dakota next month in the national competition next month.
The North Dakota Senate refused this week to concur on a heavily amended Oil Patch funding bill returned to them from the House. That will put Senate Bill 2013 into a House and Senate conference committee that is sure to…


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