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Gift Ideas for High School Graduates

By Community Shopper / May 25, 2023

The class of 2023 soon will be donning their caps and gowns and receiving their diplomas. After commencement ceremonies, graduation parties will soon follow. For party guests, that means finding the right gifts for grads. Some high school graduates will continue their studies at colleges and universities. Others may pursue careers in various trades. Still, […]

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Dark Side Shares Artistry Beyond Tattoos

By Rachel Venture / May 18, 2023

My grandmother asked me when I got my first tattoo. “What are you going to do with that when you’re old and wrinkly?” to which I replied, “enjoy all the other old tattooed people.” Tattoos are fairly commonplace nowadays. In the expression of one’s life, goals or fandom, or the remembrance of those long gone, […]

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R U OK Event Helps Normalize Mental Health Discussions

By Community Shopper / May 18, 2023

ConnectUs and Deja Brew have partnered for five years to bring Williston to the “RUOK” event. Deja Brew provides coffee and other drinks as a connection where customers can “buy a drink, give a drink.” Customers can purchase their morning Cup of Joe or Sparkling Tea and receive A FREE drink to bring to a […]

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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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Train ND Workover

By Rachel Venture / May 4, 2023

It takes a special kind of ruggedness combined with intelligence to call the Bakken your home. The oilfields of the Bakken are an unforgiving workplace that can, at times, be very dangerous. Training and learning to do a job precisely is key to success in this environment. Although accidents have decreased significantly since the end […]

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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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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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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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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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Band Day Partners with WAVA for Annual Bird House Fundraiser

By Community Shopper / April 13, 2023

Williston, N.D. – Band Day 2023 will showcase student and community marching bands and parade entries. For a featured guest band, the committee is looking forward to welcoming the 188th Army Band of the North Dakota Army National Guard and the Denver Broncos Stampede, drumline for the NFL Denver Broncos. This year, Williston Convention & […]

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WAVA April Art Show Dedicated to Linda Beard

By Community Shopper / April 6, 2023

Williston Area Visual Artists (WAVA) invites you to join us for an artist’s reception April 13, 2023 from 7-8:30 pm at the James Memorial Art Center. WAVA is proud to dedicate the WAVA April Art Show to Linda Beard, our departed dear friend and member of our club.  As a club, our mission is to […]

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Polar Plunge in Williston for Special Olympics North Dakota

By Community Shopper / March 30, 2023

WILLISTON, N.D. – The Williston Police Department invites the public to be “freezin’ for a reason” at this year’s Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics North Dakota! The Polar Plunge takes place Saturday, April 1 at the Upper Missouri Valley Fairgrounds in Williston. Registration starts at 30 minutes before your plunge time. The plunge […]

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