Fort Union Trading Post A Historical Hub of Trade and Peaceful Coexistence

By Community Shopper / April 27, 2023

By Eli Lund, Guest Writer Located 25.5 miles west of Williston, ND, the Fort Union Trading Post holds a special place in the history of the Upper Missouri River. Established in 1828, this trading post had a lengthy existence as a place of peaceable coexistence for almost 40 years, eventually closing its doors in 1867. […]

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End of the Rope: The Story of North Dakota’s Last Case of Frontier Justice

By JC LaBar / February 23, 2023

State’s Attorney J.S. Taylor, accused killer Charles Bannon, Williams County Deputy Sheriff Earl Gorden and Sheriff Charles Jacobson McKenzie County State’s Attorney Dennis Edward Johnson wrote the true story “End of the Rope,” a book about the disappearance of the Haven family and the vigilante lynching of Charles Bannon-the last lynching in North Dakota. Dennis […]

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