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Cold, Blustery Day Doesn't Dampen Spirits at XWA Groundbreaking Ceremony

The first few shovels of dirt were turned during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Williston Basin International Airport. About 200 people attended the event on a cold and blustery fall day. The XWA project has been in the works since 2011, so the...

 

Retail Summit to feature Buxton, Chamber, WED Leaders Sept 29 in Williston

It’s been one year since Williston Economic Development and the Williston Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered with a Texas firm to help drive Williston’s retail and tourism sectors. The collaboration with Buxton has enabled the two groups...

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    June 1, 2016

Williston Seeks Artistic Input For New Veterans Memorial

The Williston Military Affairs Committee is seeking public input on a new memorial to honor veterans from the Global War on Terrorism. The monument would be placed at Memorial Plaza located in Riverview Cemetery on 9th Avenue West in Williston. Memor...

 

Clean Williston Week April 23-30

Williston Mayor Howard Klug has declared Clean Williston Week April 23-30, 2016. The Williston City Commission at its April 12 meeting approved the declaration. Clean Williston Week is part of the “I Williston Keep Williston Clean! Will You?...

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    April 6, 2016

Williston Center Grand Opening April 6

The Williston Center for Development will celebrate its grand opening on Wed., April 6 from 4-6 p.m. The event will begin with a ribbon cutting and short program at 4 p.m. followed by light refreshments and tours. The City of Williston purchased...

 

Star Fund Supports 15 Community Enhancement / Marketing Projects

The Williston City Commission has approved grant requests totaling $50,000 for 15 nonprofit projects in the Williston region. The commission approved the funding requests at its meeting on Tue., Feb. 9, 2016. Each year, the Williston STAR Fund board...

 

Stony Creek Rail Yard Receives First 100-Unit Train

BNSF delivered the first 100 Railcar Unit Train of Sand to the Red River Stony Creek Rail Yard in Williston in December. The delivery marks a turning point for Red River's operations and allows them...

 

Williston Fire Department to Receive $3 Million in Equipment & Vehicles

Proceeds from the voter-approved Public Safety Sales Tax are going to help purchase $3 million in new equipment and vehicles for the Williston Fire Department. The Williston City Commission recently approved a Williston Fire Department request to...

 

Director of Williston Public Works Competes in World's Toughest Mudder Competition

As the director of Williston Public Works, Dave Tuan runs an organization that deals with a fair amount of mud and muck, but it's when he's off the clock that he really gets his hands dirty. Tuan rece...

 

The City Of Williston Is Taking Steps To Attract New Retailers To Its Community

Williston Economic Development and the Williston Convention and Visitor Bureau are collaborating with Buxton to identify the people who shop and dine in Williston and what new retailers would best serve them. Buxton representatives were in Williston...

 

Dalrymple, Williston-area Officials Celebrate Bypass Completion

Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined state and local officials to celebrate the completion of the third and final phase of Williston’s permanent truck reliever route. The 13-mile-long bypass is designed to divert regional truck traffic around the...

 

Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign Oct.17

The Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Harmon Park. The initiative is important to Mayor Howard Klug and the Economic Development as it creates pride in our community and brings people...

 

Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign Oct.17

The Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Harmon Park. The initiative is important to Mayor Howard Klug and the Economic Development as it creates pride in our community and brings people...

 

Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign Oct.17

The Fall Clean Up Williston Campaign will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Harmon Park. The initiative is important to Mayor Howard Klug and the Economic Development as it creates pride in our community and brings people...

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    July 1, 2015

State, Local Officials Dedicate New Overpass/Underpass in Williston

BISMARCK, N.D. – State and local officials today celebrated the completion of the US Highway 2 Overpass/ 18th Street Underpass in Williston and opened the new roadway to traffic for the first time....

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    June 10, 2015

A Longtime Williston Business Has Announced It Is Building The City's First Rail Served Industrial Park

Red River Supply has released its Stony Creek Rail Yard Master Plan. The 180-acre site is located in southeast Williston with immediate access to rail and road transportation. The development is...

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    June 10, 2015

Economic Development To Promote Enhanced Bakken Supply Chain Initiative In Denver

Williston Economic Development will take the next step in promoting its Enhanced Bakken Supply Chain Initiative in Colorado this month. WED Executive Director Shawn Wenko will facilitate the discussions with Bakken stakeholders June 18 and 19....

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    April 8, 2015

Clean Williston Day Planned April 25

Williston will celebrate springtime with a City-wide cleanup and barbeque on Saturday, April 25. Clean Williston Day is held every spring and fall to bring people together for a common cause that...

 
 By Barbara Peterson    News    April 1, 2015

Williston Honors Winners Of "Mayor For A Day" Essay Contest

Two Williston third graders have been recognized for their "If I were Mayor for a Day" essays. Ja'Waya Cason and Baylee Brouilette received first and second place respectively in the contest. They...

 

New Parking Rules to roll out May 1 in Downtown Williston

The City of Williston is about to make some major changes to the way people park in Downtown Williston. Beginning May 1 there will be time limits on the streets and in the parking lots, fines for violators and weekday enforcement; there will not be,...

 

Hess GM, MDU VP Of Business Development To Address Mondak Energy Alliance Feb. 12 In Williston

The MonDak Energy Alliance is pleased to announce the general manager of Hess Corporation (Hess) North Dakota and the executive vice president of business development at MDU Resources Group, Inc. will headline its February meeting. Hess GM Stephen...

 

Williston Regional Economic Development Corp Seeks Interest In Board Positions

The Williston Regional Economic Development Corporation is seeking interest in three board openings. WREDC is Williston’s leading advocate for sustainable growth and development. The WREDC has a maximum of 23 positions. “The WREDC is made up of...

 

Deadline for Community Enhancement Grant Applications is Dec. 15

The deadline for Williston STAR Fund Community Enhancement Grants is drawing near. Williston Economic Development must receive the applications by Monday, December 15, 2014. The Community Enhancement Grant is supported by the STAR Fund. It is designe...

 

Williston Regional Economic Development Corp Seeks Interest In Board Positions

The Williston Regional Economic Development Corporation is seeking interest in three board openings. WREDC is Williston’s leading advocate for sustainable growth and development. The WREDC has a maximum of 23 positions. “The WREDC is made up of...

 

Williston Planning and Zoning Department

The city of Williston is seeking public input on preliminary parking strategies for Downtown Williston. The public is invited to attend the meeting on Wednesday, November 5th, at 6:15 p.m., at the Williston Community Library. Preliminary reports and...

 

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