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Strong gusts blow off roof, leads to power outage in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - Thousands of MDU customers are without power as of noon Wednesday in the Williston area due to an unexpected power outage. While there have been reports throughout town, the majority of those without power are north of 26th Street East and south of 42nd Street East.
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Highway 85 named ‘Highway Safety Corridor,’ project to begin in October

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A 70-mile stretch of highway will soon become a Highway Safety Corridor. The North Dakota Department of Transportation named Highway 85 from Belfield to Watford City as the safety corridor. Travelers will notice additional signs indicating reduced speed, no-passing zones, road conditions, and reminders to drive safely. The project also involves an increase in law enforcement. It’s expected to be in place in October.
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Williston Police, Minot bomb squad conduct vandalism investigation

(Williston, ND) -- Police in Williston have completed an investigation into a reported vandalism Monday morning. According to the department, at 8:44 a.m. Monday, the Williston Police Department responded to a reported vandalism in the 1000 block of 24th Street West. During the investigation, items of concern were located in a vacant hotel room. The department subsequently contacted the Minot Bomb Squad, who examined the items and found them to be 'not dangerous.' Part of the hotel building being investigated was evacuated as a precaution.
WILLISTON, ND
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Outsiders Bar & Grill Celebrates 10 Years Of Being In Business

This year marks 10 years of successful business for Watford City's Outsiders Bar & Grill. In 2012, Watford City natives Cary and Darlene Garmann opened the restaurant in hopes of it serving as a welcoming place for everyone to enjoy a meal. Ten years later, it still serves that same purpose.
WATFORD CITY, ND
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Martha's Place Ribbon Cutting

On Aug. 10 The Sidney Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture held a ribbon cutting for Martha's Place Hospice House. Martha Nugent, Richard Garcia, and Felix Aguilar invited a few friends, helpers, employees and co-workers to celebrate the beginning of Martha's Place Hospice, 14th St. SE. Felix Aguilar purchased the property now known as Martha's Place at auction and felt he should to do something with it to benefit the elderly in the area. He teamed up with Martha Nugent, who had a dream to build a hospice called Martha's Place for seven years, and her husband, Richard Garcia, owner of Thy Neighbor. Together with their board, they are bringing Martha's Place into existence.
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Child ID Held at Sidney Moose Aug. 13

As part of their annual Child ID, bake sale, and lunch event, the Women of the Moose had a donut eating contest between three of Sidney's finest. Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Will represented the Richland County Sheriff's Department, Firefighter Brandon Roth represented Sidney Volunteer Fire Department and Officer Travis Rosaaen represented Sidney Police Department.
SIDNEY, MT
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Babe Ruth World Series Day 4 Results

Day number Three for the 14 year old 2022 Babe Ruth World Series is in the books. Welcome to Williston. Enjoy your stay with us. You can click HERE listen for all the games on 660 KEYZ News Radio or download our free mobile app to keep up with the action.
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Feedback wanted to maintain Theodore Roosevelt National Park for the future

MEDORA, N.D. (KFYR) - National parks allow us to escape to nature. North Dakota has one in its backyard that national park staff want to maintain for years to come. “In the South Unit, where should we have the entrance station?” said Deputy Superintendent Maureen McGee-Ballinger. “Where should the visitor center be? Should we use the same visitor center we have now, should it be changed?”
WATFORD CITY, ND
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MT WFO GLASGOW Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

————— SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING. The National Weather Service in Glasgow has issued a. * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... East central Richland County in northeastern Montana... * Until 800 PM MDT. * At 656 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles northwest. of Sidney, moving...
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"Battle Of The Bands" Is Coming To Sidney Oct. 22

As the school year kicks off, community events, outside of school activities begin to dwindle. The Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is excited to bring in something for the adults, the “Battle of the Bands”. On Oct. 22, the Sidney Chamber is bringing “Battle of the...
SIDNEY, MT
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Watford City's Inn At Hunters Run Gets New Upgrade

The Inn at Hunters Run in Watford City held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 20 to celebrate its newly renovated space. The hotel upgraded its internet services and renovated public spaces, making them more functional for their guests. The renovations took place in Feb. 2021 and wrapped around the end of Feb. 2022.
WATFORD CITY, ND
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Williston’s first set of triplets celebrate 70th birthday

WILLISTON, N.D. (KFYR) - In 1952, Queen Elizabeth began her reign. The ‘Today Show’ premiered on NBC. Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong and Harry Truman were world leaders. But in Williston, there were three brand new babies making banner headlines. Seventy years later, Myron, Mike and Madelon are still...
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Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford City to Long X Bridge to start next spring

MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. (KUMV) - The process on four-laning Highway 85 from Watford City to the Long X Bridge continues, with construction expected to begin next year. Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Executive Director Cal Klewin provided the update to the Williston City Council on August 9, saying that the bidding process should start this fall. He added that they are in the beginning stages of designing for the next portion of the road from the Long X Bridge to Highway 200 near Grassy Butte. With the environmental study completed up to Belfield, Klewin says expanding the entire road is important for several reasons.
WATFORD CITY, ND
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Williams County names first County Administrator

(Williston, ND) -- A long-time Williams County employee has been named the county's first Administrator. Helen Askim was named the County Administrator at the Williams County Commission meeting Tuesday morning. Askim previously has been the county's Director of Human Resources, GIS and Communications. The County says the evolution of her...

Volleyball: Strong team culture developing for Williston State College

The Williston State Tetons have already formed a strong bond as a team ahead of their first game of the season, hoping to improve from last year’s 14-17 record. “Immediate impact was super strong. It’s a different mentality from this group. Everybody wants to be here, it’s very strong and they get along. It’s extremely […]
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WSC Associate Professor Participates in Fourth Great Cycle Challenge

WILLISTON, N.D. – Dr. Kyle Norris, Associate Professor of Music at Williston State College, is participating in his fourth Great Cycle Challenge this September. Great Cycle Challenge began in 2015, and after just 7 years, the event has grown to become one of the biggest cycling events in the United States. People of all ages, abilities, and from every state across the country set a personal riding goal and challenge themselves to pedal in the fight against kids’ cancer.
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