Faces Of The Boom: Dynamic Growth Lures Planner Back To N.D.

WILLISTON, N.D. – While working as a city planner in Los Angeles, Donald Kress kept fielding questions about his booming home state. So when he saw an advertisement for a city planner in Williston, Kress decided to go where the action is. “This is a very dynamic place if you’re a planner,” said Kress, a…
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Faces Of The Boom: UPS Driver Keeps His Cool During Holiday Rush In Booming City

WILLISTON, N.D. – For UPS driver Zack Reyes, every second counts. Delivering packages to a booming city with new addresses added daily is challenging any time of the year. During the holiday season, the Williston UPS sees so much volume it has to rent U-Haul and Budget moving trucks to handle the extra packages. “We…
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Successful Test Well Increases The Potential For The Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. – An oil well in McKenzie County is being called a “game-changer” for the Bakken. Continental Resources announced this month the first well to successfully produce oil deeper into the Three Forks zone of the Bakken oil system, a milestone that could mean there is more recoverable oil in North Dakota than originally…
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Loader Used To ‘dismantle The House,’ End New Town Standoff Without Injuries

NEW TOWN, N.D. — Law enforcement used a front-end loader to break into New Town home and end a standoff with an armed man this morning. New Town Police Chief Art Walgren said used the piece of heavy equipment shorlty before 10 a.m. to  “dismantle the house” to the end the standoff that lasted more…
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UPDATED: Nearby Barricade Situation Prompts New Town Schools Into Lockdown

NEW TOWN, N.D. – An armed man wanted on drugs charges has barricaded himself inside a New Town home, causing neighboring homes to be evacuated and heightened security at nearby schools. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven said the FBI is working with state and local law enforcement to peacefully resolve the situation involving a man wanted…
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