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Gifts for New College Grads About to Enter the Workforce

By Community Shopper / May 25, 2023

The day a student graduates from college is a momentous occasion. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics indicates that more than two million students earned bachelor’s degrees at the conclusion of the 2019-20 school year, the most recent year such information was available. As another graduation season rounds into form, millions more hard […]

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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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The State of the City Address 2023

By Rachel Venture / May 11, 2023

The State of the City address is an important part of informing the taxpayers of Williston about where their money goes. The 2023 State of the City got off to a successful start with thank you’s to Mitch Melberg for his visual display and Mayor Klug greeting attendees and citizens watching at home. Shawn Wenko […]

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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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Williston Concert Association Announces It’s Early Membership Drive for the 2023-2024 Season!!!

By Falon Justice / April 20, 2023

Williston Concert Association announces its Early Membership drive for the 2023-2024 season!!! Bonus Concert “Beginnings: Tribute to the Music of Chicago” will be held for new members on May 1, 2023. Beginnings is an NYC-based 7-piece band dedicated to playing the great music of the band Chicago. Grounded on a rock-solid rhythm section, headlined by […]

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11th Annual Home & Garden Show

By Falon Justice / April 13, 2023

This weekend the Western Area Builders Association will be holding its 11th annual Home and Garden Show at the Raymond Family Community Center here in Williston. This yearly event showcases local businesses in the construction and home improvement industry. If you’re in the market for new siding, gutters, roofing, or home remodeling, this is the […]

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Home Comforts has Expanded

By Rachel Venture / April 13, 2023

Williston small business seems to be thriving this spring. With the promise of warmer weather Home Comforts has opened the doors of their new location for a soft opening at 1404 2nd Ave. West which was formerly the Kum and Go. Beverly and Dale Salman and their children who also happen to work professional construction, […]

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2023 Spring Tree and Garden Workshop

By Falon Justice / April 6, 2023

The North Dakota State University Extension Office – Williams County and the City of Williston Forestry Department are holding the 2023 Spring Tree and Garden Workshop Saturday, April 15th. I had the opportunity to chat with Kelly Leo (the NDSU Extension-Williams County Agent) about the details of the upcoming workshop. Numerous experts and gurus will […]

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Strong Women, Strong Connections

By Rachel Venture / March 30, 2023

The Bakken is a test of every strength we have as humans. We all know the Bakken is a 24 hour industry that never sleeps and whether it’s negative 30 degree wind chills or scorching 100 degree summer days, the Bakken shows us who we really are and what we are capable of. Women of […]

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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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WSC Welding Department Raffles Off Trailers

By Community Shopper / March 30, 2023

WILLISTON, N.D. -In a continued effort to raise funds for the Welding department, WSC student  welders have again built two trailers, a 10-foot & 12-foot trailer, to be raffled off Monday May 1, 2023. This annual welding raffle has been a success year-after-year, helping to raise funds for the WSC welding  Program. Last year, two […]

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Chamber, County, and WRED Partner to Host Third Legislative Forum

By Community Shopper / March 30, 2023

Williston, N.D. – The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, Williams County, and Western Region Economic Development are once again partnering to host a Legislative Forum on Saturday, April 1, 2023, in the Williams County Commission Room. The 68th Legislative Assembly began in January and these forums have served as a way for the legislators to […]

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