Slain Williston Man’s Family See No Connections To Suspects

WILLISTON, N.D. – Family members of Williston man Jack Sjol are still searching for answers after prosecutors here charged five additional people in connection with the 58-year-old rancher’s death. “We don’t understand why Jack would have any connection with these people,” daughter-in-law Christy Sjol said Tuesday after court appearances of three defendants. Court records filed…
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Larry The Cable Guy’s Williston Episode Airs Wednesday

WILLISTON, N.D. — The History Channel will air its Williston episode of “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy” at 8 p.m. central on Wednesday. The comedian visited the Williston area in August 2012 for his show that focuses on stories around the country. The preview of the episode shows Larry helping construct the…
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Faces Of The Boom: Second Wind Leads To Blue Hair, Unretirement And New Friends

WILLISTON, N.D. – Californian Marvin Smith got a second wind at 70 and decided to move to North Dakota to chase one more oil boom. Smith knew his days as a derrickhand were long behind him, but he thought he was still healthy enough to work in the oilfield. He got a reality check when…
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Four More Arrests Made In Death Of Williston Rancher; Fifth Suspect Being Sought

WILLISTON, N.D. – Authorities have made four additional arrests and are have issued a warrant for a fifth suspect in connection with the shooting death of Williston rancher Jack Sjol. Jeremy Weyrauch, 31, and Ronald Gibbons, 27, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, Class AA felonies.  Weyrauch is being held in the…
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Faces Of The Boom: Pastor’s Street Ministry Helps Newcomers To ND

WILLISTON, N.D. – The Rev. Larry Duffy is bringing his ministry to the streets of Williston. Duffy, an ordained minister who is originally from Ontario, Canada, relocated to Williston and uses his van to bring free sandwiches, coffee and spiritual guidance to people in need. “I drive around town and when I see people who…
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