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Local schools promote drug prevention during Red Ribbon Week

By Erica Kingston / October 19, 2023

Each October schools across America take part in teaching the importance of a drug-free life by having students participate in drug prevention activities through resources provided by the National Family Partnership’s Red Ribbon Campaign. This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-31 and local schools have partnered with their community  police departments to join students […]

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Foreign exchange program creating cross-cultural experiences

By Erica Kingston / October 12, 2023

Every year in towns around the United States, families open their homes to high school students from other countries, expanding the student’s global experience while cultivating a cultural diversification for the host city. Education First High School Exchange Year has connected many students from Europe and Asia with families to stay with in the U.S. […]

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Spay-Ghetti and No Balls lunch raises funds for Mondak Animal Rescue

By Rachel Venture / October 5, 2023

In Williston, there is little to no prosecution of animal cruelty and neglect cases.  Because of this ongoing issue, Mondak Animal Rescue wants to make sure there are fewer animals around to be neglected and harmed by putting on a fundraiser event to cover costs of spaying and neutering. The Spay-Ghetti and No Balls lunch […]

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ARTini margarita fundraiser at the James

By Rachel Venture / September 28, 2023

The chill is in the air and autumn has arrived. But the cold weather won’t be a problem, as the James Memorial Art Center is heading south of the border for their annual ARTini fundraiser with this year’s theme of “Artini Goes to Margaritaville.” ARTini’s pop-up margarita bar is a  21-and-over, central American infused swinging […]

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Mixed media class to be taught by artist James Skinner 

By Rachel Venture / September 28, 2023

Image Source: James C. Skinner Facebook Art is a wonderful expression of self that sets humans apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. From the cave paintings of ancient human ancestors to the virtual reality based modern art of today, humans have been compelled to tell their stories and convey emotional connections to the […]

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Pheasants Forever improving local habitat for all wildlife

By Erica Kingston / September 21, 2023

As the mornings become crisp, the days shorten and warm layers are brought from the back of the closet to the front shelves. For many, that means long johns and camouflage to accompany wool socks and warm boots, as September holds the dates of many hunting opener days. Pheasants Forever is a non-profit wildlife habitat […]

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Williston’s Johnny Holm concert experience

By Alex McCann Johnson / September 14, 2023

Williston, N.D.,  isn’t just a city on the map. It’s a heartbeat, a pulse that throbs with community spirit, and that spirit is about to surge to new heights. On Sept. 23, the Cutting Field in Williston is not just a venue but a celebration and a memory in the making. This summer’s most anticipated […]

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Williston library hosts Tables of Contents fundraising event

By Erica Kingston / September 7, 2023

The Williston Community Library is continually gathering the community to expand imaginations through books and creativity. On Sept. 10, the public is invited to come into the library to view creatively displayed table scapes decorated by community members at the Library Foundation’s 22nd annual Tables of Contents fundraiser. Over 20 tables will be set up […]

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Sugar Bust Run raising funds for locals living with diabetes

By Erica Kingston / August 31, 2023

As a nurse and certified diabetes educator, Bronson was looking for a way to help those in the community living with diabetes by alleviating some of the costs of what can be a very expensive disease. Thus, the Sugar Bust Diabetes Run event was formed. On Sept. 9, the  second annual run will be hosted  […]

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Back to School BBQ

By Falon Justice / August 24, 2023

The first day of school has finally arrived, and the Williston Community Builders are super excited to invite you to their annual Back 2 School BBQ at Davidson Park! The fabulous American Legion Edgar M. Boyd Post 37 guys will be grilling up mouth-watering burgers and hotdogs for everyone to enjoy, with chips and water […]

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XWA Airshow takes to the sky Aug. 19

By Erica Kingston / August 17, 2023

The skies will come alive this weekend at the Williston Basin International Airport as performers show off their skills and aircrafts for the third annual Williston Airshow. For this family affair, breakfast, aircraft rides, displays, world-renowned air show performances and pyrotechnics can all be seen at XWA on Saturday. The morning will kick off at […]

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Little Mo Writers Workshop

By Falon Justice / July 27, 2023

Little Mo Writers workshop is a program that was initially initiated by Humanities North Dakota as a virtual workshop during the pandemic. They recognized that aspiring writers in underserved communities could benefit from extra inspiration and guidance, so they established this workshop to assist them. Humanities North Dakota is partnering with The James Memorial Art […]

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