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Mayor’s race helps fuel turnout in Williston

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Voter turnout was steady Tuesday in Williston as residents turned out to the polls to elect a new mayor.

Three candidates were seeking to be mayor of the rapidly growing boomtown with Mayor Ward Koeser planning to retire after 20 yea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tornado raises camper prepardness concerns

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Stella Schlosser and her family of five didn’t have a plan for seeking shelter from a tornado in their RV near Watford City.
On Monday night, they didn’t have time to plan when her husband Kevin’s cellphone flashed a tornado w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘She’s still here:’ 15-year-old recovering from gunshot wound to face

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — As the muted light of a cloudy day filtered into her hospital room, 15-year-old Page Stearns sat cross-legged on a couch, ready to go home. She was looking forward to returning, as much as possible, to a regular life — something she hasnâ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Alcohol saturation results in 24 DUI arrests, many other citations

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – A recent North Dakota Highway Patrol alcohol saturation effort in Williams and McKenzie counties resulted in 24 arrests for driving under the influence, the patrol said Monday.

Troopers held the enforcement effort May 1-11.

It als…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teen girl in Williams County shot by 12-year-old boy

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A teenage girl is in the hospital after being shot by a boy on U.S. Highway 2 near Williston early Friday.

A 12-year-old boy shot the 15-year-old girl while they were in a vehicle shortly before 1 a.m. Friday, the Williams County Sher…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teen girl in Williams County shot by 12-year-old boy

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A teenage girl is in the hospital after being shot by a boy on U.S. Highway 2 near Williston early Friday.

A 12-year-old boy shot the 15-year-old girl while they were in a vehicle shortly before 1 a.m. Friday, the Williams County Sher…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williams County investigating armed robbery

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

EPPING, N.D. – The Williams County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred about 4 p.m. Thursday near Epping.

Sgt. Detective Caleb Fry said the suspects were driving a black Ford F-150 pickup. Fry did not r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion.
Presenting during Wednesday’s North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties at the Dickinson…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion.
Presenting during Wednesday’s North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties at the Dickinson…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 dead, 1 injured in crash near Williston

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Two men died and a third was seriously injured early Sunday when the pickup they were in failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a dump truck west of here, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

A Ford F-150 pickup driven by M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com