Community Beat

Hometown Healing concert joins the community with music

By Erica Kingston / September 14, 2023

Fans enjoying Clay Walker at the Hometown Healing Charity Concert. Concert goers spread down the sidewalk of the Williston ARC as they purchased tickets and filed into the facility on Saturday night.  The basketball courts  had been transformed into an auditorium complete with suspended video walls and a stage for CHI Williston Foundation’s first ever […]

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Art Fest celebrates everyday heroes

By Rachel Venture / September 7, 2023

Some say that not all heroes wear capes, but at this year’s Art Fest that might be appropriate attire anyway. It’s that wonderful time of year for the James Memorial Art Center’s annual Art Fest and the theme of the year is “Celebrating Everyday Heroes.” Art has a special place in the hearts of the […]

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Donate blood at Safari Trampoline Park

By Alex McCann Johnson / August 31, 2023

Safari Trampoline Park, a place of fun and excitement, will temporarily transform into a haven of hope on Sept. 1. Teaming up with the nationally recognized blood donation organization, Vitalant, the trampoline park beckons the community to be a part of a mission larger than themselves by saving lives. Blood donation is a gift like […]

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Mindy’s Murals Beautifies Winterton Suites

By Rachel Venture / August 24, 2023

Theodore Roosevelt has always accredited his determination to be President of the United States to his time spent in the rugged cattle wilderness of the North Dakota badlands. North Dakota has inspired many other artists and writers to create some of their greatest works. The tough terrain, cold winters and work-filled summers have given rise […]

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History Awaits at Williston Basin Airshow

By Falon Justice / August 18, 2023

Today was a good, good day! As most of you know, the Williston Basin International Airport and Overland Aviation will host the Williston Basin Airshow tomorrow, Saturday, August 19th, at the airport. I was lucky to snag a quick ride on B-25 “Miss Mitchell” with my media friends this afternoon. It was a bit warm, […]

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Williston Community Library Nominated for National Honor

By Alex McCann Johnson / August 17, 2023

The town of Williston should be abuzz with excitement, as the Williston Community Library has been nominated for the distinguished 2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. This nomination, put forth by Senator John Hoeven, honors libraries and museums that have made significant contributions to their communities, regardless of the size of community that […]

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Sip, Give, Go Is Making an Impact in Williston

By Alex McCann Johnson / August 3, 2023

Sip, Give, Go is the brilliant execution of a food drive orchestrated by the First Lutheran Church in Williston. This heartwarming initiative is all about coming together as a community and collecting non-perishable food items to stock the local food banks. The driving force behind this effort is to ensure that the food bank shelves […]

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North Dakota Chokecherry Festival Introduces New Sponsor Recognition Program

By Community Shopper / July 20, 2023

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 14, 2023   For more information contact: Sabrina Ramey, Communications Coordinator Williston Convention and Visitors Bureau Office: 701-774-9041 Cell: 701-609-6259 The Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau along with the North Dakota Chokecherry Festival Committee is excited to announce the dates of August 11-12, 2023 for this year’s event and […]

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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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It’s Time For The Bash!

By Alex McCann Johnson / July 6, 2023

Get ready to mark your calendars for the highly anticipated Grenora Bash, a family-friendly event set to take place on Saturday, July 15, 2023. The Grenora Community Club has organized a day filled with activities and entertainment to bring the community together in a celebration of summer. The highlight of the event is the all-day […]

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Bringing the Pride Lands To Life In Lion King Jr.

By Alex McCann Johnson / July 6, 2023

In the heart of Williston, North Dakota, a theatrical spectacle awaits audiences at the Old Armory Theatre. This summer, the YES (Youth Education on Stage) summer program, now in its 38th season, is set to present Lion King Jr. on July 25, 26, and 27 at 7 p.m. The person leading the production is someone […]

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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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