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That’s entertainment! - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Taylor Locke arrived in Williston looking for a shot at a better life. Three-and-a-half weeks later, his face was bruised, cut and there was hardly a square inch of his skin that smattered with mostly his own blood. He'd found exactly what he ...
Record number of bikers turn out for Fire & Iron X, Gene Lindsey - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — The 10th annual Fire & Iron motorcycle run celebrated much more than just hitting a round number of longevity, it also set the mark for the biggest such event Williston has ever seen, according to club president, Mike Walters. Just before ...
Fishing Wildlife Refuges to be opened to sport fishing - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a final rule that will allow for sport fishing for the first time in four wildlife refuges across North Dakota. In efforts to enhance the economy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director, Dan Ashe ...
Learn all about the role of water in fracking - Williston Herald
In the Bakken, meteoric growth produced many instant challenges. Among them, how to bring water not just to the industrial sector that demanded it, but to the 70,000-plus people who flooded into the area to work. That challenge is one still being met by ...
Coyotes drop opener - Williston Herald
DEVILS LAKE — Despite outgaining Devils Lake, winning the turnover battle and having a first-and-goal opportunity in the game's closing minutes, the Williston Coyotes lost 13-9 in their regular season opener Friday night. "We ran the ball OK, we threw ...
The new kid on the wheat block - Williston Herald
GRENORA — There’s a new kid on the block, and it’s causing some excitement for the durum growers out there. The wheat variety is called Joppa, and it’s a yet another success story coming out of the NDSU breeding program. Wade Fischer, of Grenora ...
Chipping away at a mysterious glass bead disease - Williston Herald
FORT UNION — Hidden in a vault at Fort Union lies one of the world’s largest Native American bead collections, a resource so special it is attracting national researchers to the fort for a conservation science project that could help save bead ...
Grandest fort and the grandest history MonDak - Williston Herald
Fort Union was known as the grandest fort on the Upper Missouri, and was the most important fur trading post in the region from 1828 to 1867 — longer than any other such post on the frontier. It was built exactly where Lewis and Clark suggested, near ...
Fairview man arrested for murder - Williston Herald
Cody Johnston of Fairview, has been arrested for the 2013 murder of Nicole Waller. He is being held in the Richland County Justice Center. Waller has been missing since Feb. 2013 and is presumed dead. Johnston was arrested at 4:18 p.m. Monday at a fueling ...
PUBLISHER'S DESK: Our ‘Sunshine Laws’ have no teeth - Williston Herald
In the case of North Dakota’s open records and open meetings laws, that’s the current situation. Earlier this week I spoke with the Attorney General’s office about the subject and hung up the phone with a churning stomach, and that’s never good.
Coyotes kick off season tonight - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Year two of the Andy Mock project launches tonight in Devils Lake as the Williston Coyotes open the regular season on the road. For Devils Lake, its their first season under a new head coach, and its the one team Williston managed to defeat ...
Baseball Tour covers five states, six games and more - Williston Herald
KERKHOVEN, Minn. — If there was a particular theme song that popped into the heads of those making the 2015 Baseball Tour, a couple that come to mind would be a toss-up between “On the Road Again,” or “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” You see, this ...
Purity Oilfield Services gives over $22,000 - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — Many companies in the oil industry have disregarded the uncertain economic climate and have remained undeterred when giving back to the community. Over $22,000 in sizable donations from Purity Oilfield Services was split between the local 4-H ...
Fugitive found hiding out in Williston - Williston Herald
WILLISTON — A fugitive who walked walked away from custody in the Missouri River Correctional Center in Bismarck in June has been found hiding out in a Williston basement, according to Williston police. Ernesto Bovier DiFabio, 39, had pleaded guilty in ...
Williston becoming a hub for sports-music mashups - Williston Herald
It sure seems as though Brandon Foos has found the winning formula: Give the people of Williston some top-notch Mixed Martial Arts action, and cut it with a big-name act from the early 90s. The promoter is following up Memorial Day weekend’s superlative ...