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Williams County to add more polling locations; sending out applications for mail-in ballots

WILLIAMS COUNTY, N.D. (KUMV) - Voters in Williams County will have more options to cast their ballots in the upcoming general election. In addition to the Williston ARC, county commissioners approved polling places to be set up at the Grenora City Hall, Wildrose Fire Hall, and Ray City Hall going forward. The polling location in Tioga is being moved from the community center to city hall.
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Williams County officials discuss second amendment sanctuary proclamation

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - Williams County officials and a group looking to make the county a second amendment sanctuary met Wednesday to discuss passage of a resolution. The Sons of Liberty is pushing commissioners to sign a proclamation that would consider any federal acts, laws, and executive orders that infringe on gun rights illegal in Williams County. The resolution also includes allowing the sheriff to arrest federal agents that violate state law. Commissioner Barry Ramberg, a member of the Sons, said the resolution is similar to what has passed in other counties.
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Williams County Commissioners approve 2023 preliminary budget

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - Williams County Commissioners voted to approve the 2023 preliminary budget this week. The budget total comes out to nearly $120 million, with the biggest increases coming from staffing, road projects, and community development projects such as funding for part of Williston High School’s CTE facility. The amount the county will levy is expected to slightly increase from $11.3 million this year to $11.7 million.
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Libby, MT man found guilty in child sex crimes case

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) – A Williams County jury convicted a Libby, Montana, man Thursday on 45 felony counts of promoting a sexual performance by a minor and possessing prohibited materials. Drew Noble faced 81 felony charges after authorities said they found hidden camera videos of a teen in a...
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Williams County Commission to form committee on becoming a second amendment sanctuary

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - The Williams County Board of Commissioners is looking into becoming a second amendment sanctuary. The decision comes following a request by a group known as the Sons of Liberty, wanting commissioners to sign a proclamation that they say would protect gun rights from federal or state overreach. The Sons of Liberty is a non-profit organization with a goal of protecting constitutional rights as well as increasing public awareness of what is going on in government.
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