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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Williston Church Honors Dads On Saturday

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Life Church Assembly of God in Williston will honor fathers on Saturday with a special Father’s Day event. The event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday will feature free food, games for kids and displays of antique cars, motorcycles and tractors. It’s geared for fathers living with their families in the…
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Williston Lifts Mandatory Water Restrictions

WILLISTON, N.D. – Mandatory water restrictions for Williams and McKenzie counties have been lifted, officials announced today. The water quality of the Missouri River in Williston has improved, which has allowed the Williston Regional Water Treatment Plant to increase its capacity. However, there is more rain in the forecast and construction on the water treatment…
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Miss North Dakota Pageant Organizers Make Adjustments To Deal With Oil Boom

WILLISTON, N.D. – As the young women wearing crowns filed into Wildcat Pizza here, every head turned. A table full of women – let alone pageant contestants – is a rare sight in this male-dominated oil boom town, enough to prompt guys to get out their camera phones. “It just made lunch so much better,”…
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Watford City To House New Judge

BISMARCK — Watford City will be home to a new judgeship aimed at addressing the increase in court filings in growing Oil Patch communities, the North Dakota Supreme Court decided Tuesday. State legislators created two new judgeships for the Northwest Judicial District, with one chambered in Williston and the other location to be determined. Watford…
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