Alex McCann Johnson

Helping Build Williston for Seven Decades: Williston Home and Lumber is a Quality Business for Williston Building

By Alex McCann Johnson / May 18, 2023

Since 1946, Williston Home and Lumber has been a reliable presence in the community, serving as a customer-owned lumber-hardware home center. With a commitment to meeting customer needs and providing top-notch products and services, they have established themselves as a trusted business to their loyal customers. At Williston Home and Lumber, their priority is to […]

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Art On The Street

By Alex McCann Johnson / May 11, 2023

Onesti Krieger is a name that is synonymous with the thriving art community in Williston, North Dakota. She has been making waves with her latest venture, Art On The Street, an event that promises to bring together the community and foster creativity. The event will be held on 4th Street West between Main St. and […]

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72 Years of Serving Williston with Quality Appliances and Televisions

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 27, 2023

Established in 1951, Ekblad’s has been a part of the Williston community for an impressive 72 years. This family-owned business has its roots in the very foundation of the city, having evolved alongside the progress of technology and the growth of the local population. With a legacy that spans generations, Ekblad’s continues to thrive by […]

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Williston Strong 5k Walk/Run

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 27, 2023

The Williston Run Club is proud to present the Williston Strong 5K Walk/Run, an uplifting event designed to support the families of the children tragically affected by the accidents on April 3, 2023. Scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at Spring Lake Park in Williston, North Dakota, the event invites residents and visitors to join together […]

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One Strange Night is All You Need

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 20, 2023

Thad Case & Gio Johnson on the set of One Strange Night during rehearsal. Get ready for a night of laughter and surprises with One Strange Night, directed by Jim Ryen and sponsored by the WSC Foundation. This hilarious play will be performed April 20-24  and is sure to have you entertained. The play follows […]

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A New Generation of Quilters

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 20, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on many aspects of our lives, including our ability to volunteer and give back to the community. However, the First Lutheran Church in Williston, North Dakota, has turned this challenging situation into an opportunity to expand its outreach and engage more young people in quilting for charity. […]

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Creative Elements Provides Creative Styles

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 20, 2023

Located in the heart of Williston, North Dakota, Creative Elements Salon and Day Spa is the place to go for all your beauty needs. Established in 2005, the salon has been a go-to spot for locals and visitors alike for over 16 years. The salon is now owned and operated by Shandi Jeannotte, who has […]

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Can You Hear the Sound of Band Day Coming?

By Alex McCann Johnson / April 13, 2023

Band Day has been a long-standing tradition in Williston, North Dakota, dating back to 1932. The entire day celebrates the community’s love for music and brings marching bands, vendors, and the community together for a day of entertainment and fun. This year, Band Day 2023 promises to be another exciting event, with the 188th Army […]

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Celebrating Local Excellence With Pride Of Dakota

By Alex McCann Johnson / March 30, 2023

Pride of Dakota is a program that brings together local entrepreneurs, farmers, ranchers, and artisans under one umbrella to showcase their products and services. This program aims to create a network of North Dakota businesses that can promote local goods and a sense of community. While it has a very diverse range of products, it […]

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First Book Signing for Piercing the Veil

By Alex McCann Johnson / March 23, 2023

For all of the local fantasy genre fans, this one’s for you! Steven A. Guglich’s fantasy book debut, Piercing the Veil: Book One of The Veil Saga, is set to release on March 31st, 2023. This masterpiece has taken nearly thirteen years to create, and its release is creating much excitement in the fantasy realm. […]

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The Right to Read with Your Local Library

By Alex McCann Johnson / March 9, 2023

The state of North Dakota is one of many where lawmakers are targeting local libraries for the contents within. Right now, library workers are in an uncomfortable position regarding how these bills are presented. Library workers are tasked with upholding the First Amendment, the freedom of speech, by providing information to the community in various […]

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Artists on Main: Bring More Vibrancy to Downtown Williston

By Alex McCann Johnson / March 2, 2023

To bring the arts into a community is to bring the essence of life, and Williston is seeking that creative aspect through the use of the downtown area. On Saturday, February 25, the Artist On Main workshop was held at the James Memorial Art Center. This was a unique opportunity to unite creative minds to […]

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