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Williston updating comprehensive plan due to rapid growth

Williston updating comprehensive plan due to rapid growth

WILLISTON, N.D. — Officials are updating a comprehensive plan for Williston that is just a few years old, saying the original plan did not take into account the rapid growth that the oil patch hub has experienced.

January 19, 2015 9:54 am Related Loading…

Williston to shut down man camps for new fire sprinkler systems

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston City Commission voted this week to close the doors on two man camps for not having proper fire sprinkler systems installed.

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Oil boom attracts reality show to Williston

Oil boom attracts reality show to Williston

BISMARCK, N.D. — Filling rooms hasn’t been hard for the Missouri Flats Inn in Williston since oil production started booming in the western part of the state.

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No one hurt in oil tanks fire south of Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. — No one was hurt when eight oil storage tanks near an Enbridge facility south of Williston caught fire.

January 02, 2015 9:51 amLoading…
Federal charges in Williston human trafficking case

Federal charges in Williston human trafficking case

BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal court records unsealed this week show that a Williston sex trafficking case involved more victims and a longer timeframe than previously known.

December 23, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…
Oil patch towns may get chance to catch up with housing, infrastructure demands

Oil patch towns may get chance to catch up with housing, infrastructure demands

BISMARCK, N.D. — As oil drilling is forecast to see a downturn in the Bakken in 2015, the mayor of Watford City concedes people want to know what will happen in one of the fastest-growing towns in the oil patch.

December 22, 2014 9:55 amLoading…

Bakken job climate is getting tougher

WILLISTON, N.D. -- People seeking work in North Dakota oil country are finding a different climate from two years ago.

December 21, 2014 10:30 amLoading…

Pair charged after fleeing North Dakota undercover drug buy

WILLISTON, N.D. — Two Washington residents have been charged with multiple felonies in western North Dakota after attempting to outrun authorities following an undercover drug buy.

December 17, 2014 9:54 amLoading…

1 dead, 2 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 85

ALEXANDER, N.D. — A three-vehicle crash in the western North Dakota oil patch has killed a Wisconsin man and injured two other people from out of state.

December 10, 2014 2:03 pmLoading…
Williston strip clubs lose liquor license for 60 days

Williston strip clubs lose liquor license for 60 days

WILLISTON, N.D. — Williston’s city commissioners have unanimously approved suspending the liquor licenses of two downtown strip clubs after increasing calls to the two businesses and violations of liquor laws.

December 10, 2014 12:51 pmLoading…

25-year-old faces charges in weekend stabbing in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. — Prosecutors have filed attempted murder and drug charges against a Washington state man after a weekend stabbing at a Williston hotel.

December 10, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Trial of man accused in Williston rancher’s death to start Tuesday

Trial of man accused in Williston rancher’s death to start Tuesday

WILLISTON, N.D. — The trial for a man charged with murder in the shooting death of a Williston rancher is set to begin Tuesday in the Ward County Courthouse in Minot.

December 07, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Williston man continues to provide for homeless

WILLISTON, N.D. — Norm Haase is struggling uphill.

December 07, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Williston man facing more than 40 felonies getting new attorney

WILLISTON, N.D. — A Williston man facing more than 40 felony charges is getting a new attorney.

December 03, 2014 10:50 amLoading…

Energy briefs

FBI to open ND office

December 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Williston sells wastewater to oil company for use in fracturing

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston City Commission approved a contract for the city’s wastewater to be sold to Oasis Petroleum for use as hydraulic fracturing water.

November 30, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Faces of the boom: At 72, man having fun working in Bakken

Faces of the boom: At 72, man having fun working in Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Seventy-two-year-old Clint Perry was seeking adventure and a bit of hope when he moved to western North Dakota in August.

November 28, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Williston group has major plans for downtown

Williston group has major plans for downtown

WILLISTON, N.D. — With an influx of new stores, the growing Williston Downtowners Association has big plans.

November 19, 2014 11:58 amLoading…

Woman ‘sick of getting beat up’ gets ‘pimp’ arrested

WILLISTON, N.D. — A 31-year-old man has been arrested for promoting prostitution after a woman at a Williston hotel told police he would assault her when she didn’t make at least $1,000 a night working for him.

November 18, 2014 4:11 pmLoading…

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