Erica Kingston

Community Garden Project Near Completion

By Erica Kingston / July 13, 2023

On a little piece of land on the corner of East Dakota Parkway and East Highland Drive in Williston, garden boxes have been built and filled, water hydrants are in place and the landscaping is shaping up. The only item left to complete this project: local gardeners. Over the course of four years, the Williston […]

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Sandstrom Headed to National High School Finals Rodeo

By Erica Kingston / July 6, 2023

Sidney competes in the Reined Cow Horse event on her horse, Benny. Photo Credit: Craig Maley A single pickup and horse trailer were parked at the Ray Rodeo Arena on a late mid-week morning. Three pups rested in the shade of the truck while Sidney Sandstrom and her horse Benny worked in the dusty, warm […]

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Firework Safety Tips and Burn Restrictions

By Erica Kingston / June 29, 2023

The Fourth of July is upon us as the burgers and brats are prepared, coolers filled and fireworks purchased for a weekend of celebration. Fireworks are a tradition stemming from America’s very first Independence Day. As exciting as they are to set off and watch, safety must be in the forefront to ensure a safe and […]

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Burke County Fair Hosts Free Main Event

By Erica Kingston / June 22, 2023

The small town of Flaxton, N.D., is gearing up for a fun-filled weekend as their annual county fair line-up kicks off this week. The Burke County fair board has been hard at work planning this year’s fair that starts on Thursday and runs through the weekend. The main events of bull riding and live music […]

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Hospital Auxiliary to Host 29th Annual Garden Party

By Erica Kingston / June 1, 2023

It takes many hands to provide good care. At CHI St. Alexius Health in Williston, the hospital Auxiliary is one of those facets that is continually pursuing the well-being of patients. On June 3, the hospital Auxiliary will be hosting the 29th annual Garden Party fundraiser at First Lutheran Church to raise funds for new […]

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Take A Moment on Memorial Day

By Erica Kingston / May 25, 2023

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” – Harry S. Truman Longer and warmer days are fast approaching.  As school is letting out,  the upcoming three-day weekend signals the shift from […]

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Dirty Dough & Soda Shack: A Delicious Duo

By Erica Kingston / May 11, 2023

Patrons spilled out of the doorway and onto the sidewalks this past Friday and Saturday, trying to get a taste of Williston’s newest businesses. Dirty Dough and the second location of Soda Shack are under one roof and had a successful Grand Opening weekend. Photo Credit: Soda Shack Facebook Page “We are so grateful for […]

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