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WSC hoops will have athleticism in front court - Williston Herald
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series looking at the Williston State College’s men’s basketball team in depth. In today’s game of basketball a dominant big man to patrol the middle of the paint is becoming a mystical creature.
Company faces fine for delays - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Main Street, the central spine of downtown, has been broken for more than four months. The $10.7 million construction project was paid with federal, state and city funding, with a completion scheduled for Nov. 1. But due to a late start and ...
Louise V. Dokken - Williston Herald
Louise V. Dokken, 86 a longtime Ray resident, most recently residing at the Arbor House in Williston, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Williston. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 3, at the Ray Lutheran ...
Measure 7: Open up pharmacy market - Williston Herald
Going to the pharmacy in Williston can be an afternoon-long adventure. Measure 7 aims to open up the pharmacy market by repealing a section of the North Dakota Century Code that requires a pharmacy to be operated by a licensed pharmacist. We urge a strong ...
Argument leads to resignations - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Two Williams County department heads have resigned following a “loud” argument in the county’s emergency services office the morning of Oct. 10. Mike Hallesy, the director of emergency services and 911 coordination, and Scott Boyer, the ...
Vote Adducci for change - Williston Herald
For a long time, we’ve desperately needed more state funding in Williston for roads, schools and law enforcement. The Williston Herald wrote in an editorial on March 2, 2014, “In the Williston area, we are represented by four representatives and two ...
Protecting the public-private bond - Williston Herald
The view from the front porch—an almost sacred view for homeowners. It can tilt a buyer into choosing a home. Some like the neighborhood, others the open prairie, but nobody likes when the view goes south for whatever reason it does. At Tuesday’s city ...
New city building ordinance OK’d - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — In its latest crackdown on contractors sidestepping rules, the Williston Building Department has passed its sharply increased fines for violators that continue to blow off local authorities. Building Director Bill Tracy said the penalties ...
Burning money - Williston Herald
Editor’s note: The full-length version of this story appears in the October edition of Talkin’ the Bakken, available on newsstands now. TIOGA — From inside his house, Jerol Gohrick and neighbors can glimpse a slower life in western North Dakota.
Williams County at risk for crop condition ‘scab’ - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Producers preparing for next year’s planting season should stay on the lookout for Fusarium Head Blight, commonly called scab. “It’s sort of hit and miss here, but you’re seeing it more in the north central region,” said Chet Hill ...
GMOs result in record beet harvest - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has resulted in a record sugar beet harvest in the area this year. “In some aspects it was a record breaker,” said Russ Fullmer, of Sidney Sugars. Producers averaged 30.4 tons of sugar beets ...
Murder charge filed - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — A California man has been charged with the murder of 25-year-old Dean Niederklopfer outside the entrance to a downtown strip club in August, according to court documents. Kyle Siler, a 29-year-old former bouncer at Whispers strip club, was ...
Fight over pole goes to city - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Former Park District board member Larry Grondahl has asked the city of Williston to get a 79x27 foot steel pole removed from his boulevard. The towering pole was dropped in front of Grondahl's property to support Montana-Dakota Utility’s ...
New era of WSC hoops to begin - Williston Herald
A new era of Williston State College men’s basketball begins Friday night. Under the direction of first year head coach Cory Fehringer, the Tetons will host the University of Jamestown JV at The Well at 8 p.m. The Tetons have 15 players on the roster ...
Brown to enter college basketball hall of fame - Williston Herald
With college basketball season about to unfold across the country, talk will soon gravitate toward former players and coaches who have made the game great. One such coach at the top of that list is North Dakota native Dale Brown, who was selected to be ...