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State nears flaring goals - Williston Herald
North Dakota is close to meeting its first target for reducing the amount of flared natural gas, the U.S. Energy Department said Monday. “The first target of 26 percent flared is set for fourth-quarter 2014, with continued decreases in flaring reaching ...
Diana Engen - Williston Herald
Diana Engen, 69, of Williston, formerly of the Girard Community, southwest of Sidney, Mont., died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Williston. Friends may sign the on-line register and give their condolences at www.fulkersons.com.
Trinity Christian falls in 3 - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — The bus may not of showed up on time, but the Burke County Titans were ready when the whistle blew. The Titans beat the Trinity Christen Crusaders in three straight matches Monday night, 25-15, 25-13, 25-20. The Crusaders started the game off ...
McKenzie Co. seeks help finding missing woman - Williston Herald
The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office is seeking help locating a 48-year-old woman. Sandra (Sandy) Leist has not had any contact with family members since early Sunday morning, in which her location was unknown. The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office is also ...
Fighting dirty when desperate - Williston Herald
Sometimes when there is a fight, one side will fight dirty, particularly if they are desperate and losing the fight. Such is the case with the opponents of Measure One. Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions in our country, which ...
Why I'm voting against Measure 5 - Williston Herald
While Measure 5 sounds like a good idea, I don’t like that it permanently diverts $5 billion for conservation. I certainly support conservation, but I don’t think it’s the highest priority in our state. After all, we can do a lot with $5 billion.
Is Measure 8 necessary? - Williston Herald
ND Ballot Measure 8, which will establish a state law to require all public schools to start after Labor Day, sounds harmless and amenable on the surface. I have yet to find any compelling considerations with regard to positive educational delivery impacts ...
Knife River approved for CUP extension - Williston Herald
The Williams County Commission voted to extend a temporary housing conditional use permit for construction company Knife River to continue housing employees in eight mobile homes and 20 RVs at yesterday’s meeting. “To be honest with you, we’re in a ...
Ebola treatment possible in ND - Williston Herald
GRAND FORKS — As worldwide concern over the Ebola virus continues to mount, a Grand Forks company that specializes in antibody technology may potentially help fight the disease. Researchers from Avianax and the University of North Dakota are meeting with ...
Watford City sales and purchases jump 30 percent - Williston Herald
WATFORD CITY — Watford City celebrated its centennial this year. For the first 100 years using the term “city” was somewhat a stretch. But today, with an abundance of growth, the term is fitting. According to the Watford City Centennial book, the ...
‘Phenomenal’ signs ahead - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — “I think what you’ll find is we need to operate like a successful business,” said Michael Sizemore, Williams County’s former Building Department head and the current leader of the newly created Project Development Department.
Wenko to lead EDC - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Williston Economic Development is under new leadership. Shawn Wenko, of Williston, has been named the office's new executive director effective Wednesday. He replaces longtime executive director Tom Rolfstad, who spent about 25 years leading ...
Ling’s lives life in the ‘patch’ - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — CNN’s Lisa Ling said when she came to Williston, she was prepared to be cat-called due to the influx of men working in the oilfields of western North Dakota. But what the award-winning journalist and author found was more women than she ...
Breaking news can be a vicious cycle - Williston Herald
Wednesday and Thursday were a brutal reminder of what the news cycle can do to a staff. I awoke from a 10-minute nap—my first in months, mind you—around 7 p.m. Wednesday night to a phone call from a reporter about a note left at the Williston Herald ...
Volleyball: Lady Tetons fall at home to NDSCS in 3 - Williston Herald
Momentum can be a funny thing in sports. It often means the difference between winning and losing. Such was the case for the Williston State College volleyball team, who dropped a three-game set to North Dakota State College of Science in Mon-Dak ...