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Williston, North Dakota is located in Williams County. Zip codes in Williston, ND include 58802, and 58801. The median home price in Williston is $299,900. More Williston information.

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11 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

Trailer for Documentary the Overnighters

THE OVERNIGHTERS premiered at Sundance, and has since become one of the most widely-acclaimed documentary features of the year.

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16 hrs ago | Washington Times

Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

In the past week, two developers and two architects placed designs for convention centers at the feet of Williston City Commissioners.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

BNSF train derails in N.D. on Canada border, prompts evacuation

WILLISTON, N.D. - A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people who live near the site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Journal

Neighbors' protest influences county zoning board

The Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny the conditional use permit request for a controversial landfill that was planned in Pleasant Valley Township.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Minot Daily News

Larry Fulton

NEW TOWN Larry Fulton went to be with His Higher Power on Aug. 20, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

36 felonies? Williston ND gal's felonies got her arrested for... everything

How many felonies can fit onto one booking sheet? A woman from Williston, located approximately 18 miles from the Montana-North Dakota border, was arrested and charged with 36 separate counts for her suspected involvement in a combination of home invasions and assaults.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

North Dakota regulator outlines rail safety plan

This Dec. 30, 2013 file photo shows a fireball going up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. On Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak outlined details of a state-run rail safety program she proposed in late June to bolster federal oversight.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Minot Daily News

Berthold man in tractor injured by semi-truck

A 63-year-old Berthold man was injured when the tractor he was driving was hit by a semi-trailer nine miles west of Berthold on Tuesday afternoon.

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Minot Daily News

Saltwater release contained near Williston

WILLISTON The release of 12,600 gallons of saltwater was contained and recovered at a saltwater disposal well about 15 miles east of Williston.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Journal

Cost of construction isn't covered by affordable rents

Today, her situation is much better. She lives in an apartment she can afford, operated by Lutheran Social Services.

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Minot Daily News

Josephine Bratlien

She was born Sept. 17, 1930, to Thorval and Ovedia Pederson, in Temple. She married Albert Bratlien on Sept.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

$150 million convention center eyed for North Dakota oil patch

A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group Inc said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, North Dakota, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Minot Daily News

Small town boom

The drive to the town of Epping, past the bobbing oil wells and towering drilling rigs that dot the prairie, is one of the few journeys in western North Dakota's oil patch today where travelers, at times, can have the road to themselves.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Man charged in Williston airport bomb scare

In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, a Minot, N.D., police department bomb squad unit arrives at Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, N.D. A Texas man is under arrest after a suspicious device in his possession forced the closure of Williston's airport for several hours.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Man charged in Williston airport bomb scare

In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, a Minot, N.D., police department bomb squad unit arrives at Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, N.D. A Texas man is under arrest after a suspicious device in his possession forced the closure of Williston's airport for several hours.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

July sets new record boardings at North Dakota boa...

The State Aeronautics Commission says there were 111,058 boardings in the month, an increase of 8,757 passengers from July 2013.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Minot Daily News

Freedom of expression or disorderly conduct?

What's the dividing line between freedom of expression and disorderly conduct? Should a graphic sign on a truck be enough to get you charged in a city court? How about waving signs and shouting at a busy intersection? Earlier this week, the pastor of a Wisconsin anti abortion group was arrested by Williston police for disorderly conduct.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, N.D.

For millions of Americans, it probably does not seem possible that our economy has grown for that long.

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CBS Local

Jury Convicts Michigan Man Of Murdering Friend In North Dakota

A jury has found a Michigan man guilty of stabbing his friend to death at an oilfield crew camp in North Dakota.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Consumer spending rises, fueled by new oil money

A man demonstrates how an oil sample is taken at a drilling rig site outside of Williston, N.D. North Dakota has boomed in large part because of a breakthrough drilling technique, known as hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking,' that has unlocked vast oil and gas reserves.

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