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Falling in love with the pen: California journalist sets out to document life in the Bakken

December 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kathleen J. Bryan
Forum News Service
WILLISTON â€” It was in her senior year of college that Blaire Briody fell in love.
The 30-year-old native Californian had wanted to be a writer since she was a child, but it wasn’t until she too…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Falling in love with the pen: California journalist sets out to document life in the Bakken

December 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kathleen J. Bryan
Forum News Service
WILLISTON â€” It was in her senior year of college that Blaire Briody fell in love.
The 30-year-old native Californian had wanted to be a writer since she was a child, but it wasn’t until she too…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston man found guilty in shooting death of rancher

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — Jurors took less than three hours Wednesday to find a man guilty in the shooting death of Williston rancher Jack Sjol.
Ryan Lee Stensaker, 35, of Williston had sat stone-faced throughout much of the five-day trial, but on Wednesday evening…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston man found guilty in shooting death of rancher

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — Jurors took less than three hours Wednesday to find a man guilty in the shooting death of Williston rancher Jack Sjol.
Ryan Lee Stensaker, 35, of Williston had sat stone-faced throughout much of the five-day trial, but on Wednesday evening…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston woman wanted in shooting

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a woman wanted for her role in a shooting last week.
Brandy Mae Barkie, 34, is the suspect in a shooting that took place at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, Dec….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Customers get free electricity for 3 months

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative had a great year, and it’s customers will be rewarded.
Customers are getting free electricity or $286.08 off their bills, said Jessica Martin, a communications manager with MWEC.
The cooperati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Customers get free electricity for 3 months

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative had a great year, and it’s customers will be rewarded.
Customers are getting free electricity or $286.08 off their bills, said Jessica Martin, a communications manager with MWEC.
The cooperati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rancher murder trial begins: Detective say Stensaker might have had company in Williston man’s killing

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — The lead detective on the case of the murdered Williston rancher said on Wednesday it’s possible more than one person was present at the time of the shooting.
During her testimony on the first day of trial for a man charged with 58-year-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston strip clubs lose liquor license for 60 days

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — 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.

The suspension, dished out at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

400 barrels of oil spilled at well site 1 mile north of Williston

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A 400-barrel oil spill at a well site near Williston has been contained and recovered, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported a failed valve at the M. Macklin 15-22 1H about 1 mile north …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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