Williston, ND

Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Ward County

Ward County, ND (KEYZ) A Plentywood, Montana man was killed Sunday, August 7, 2022 after being struck by a car seven miles south of Minot in Ward County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports 36-year-old Ryne Darvis was walking in the middle of the left lane of U.S. Highway 83 around 10:10 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 58-year-old Yvonne Wollemann from Watford City.
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Coy Hepper Memorial Invitational, Watford City, Aug. 12

The Coy Hepper Memorial Invitational is set for Friday, Aug. 12 at the McKenzie County Fairgrounds, Watford City. The event will feature the area's top stock, top riders, and a Calcutta. The Calcutta starts at 5 p.m. CT followed by the rodeo at 6 p.m .; adult admission is $15 and admission for kids is $5.
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200-Light Drone Show To Take To The Skies Aug. 14 In Williston

Williston, ND – The City of Williston's first ever drone show will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14 at dusk. The drone show will be held in conjunction with the 14-year-old Babe Ruth World Series (BRWS) at Aafedt Stadium. "Our partnership with the Babe Ruth World Series shows how...

Pedestrian killed in Highway 83 crash

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - North Dakota state troopers say a 36-year-old man from Missoula, MT was hit and killed by a car late Sunday night. Troopers are investigating the crash on Highway 83, about 7 miles south of Minot, where a Watford City driver came up on a pedestrian in the middle of the left lane. It happened at about 10:10 p.m. Troopers say the driver could not avoid striking the man and no charges are being considered.

Sorenson Hopes To End 2022 Season With A Win

Thirteen-year-old Matthew Sorenson, Williston, has been racing his No. 110 slingshot car for the past two seasons. This year, he has high hopes of winning the Slingshot Track Champion title at the Williston Basin Speedway. "This year I would like to win track champion and I am in second for...

Williston to Vegas: Sun Country to provide direct flights starting September 8

WILLISTON, N.D. (KFYR) - People in northwest North Dakota will soon have an easier opportunity to fly south for the fall and winter. Making plans to visit Las Vegas can be difficult in the Williston area, because the cheapest option forces you to drive at least two hours away to a different airport. That all changes next month, when Sun Country Airlines returns to provide a direct flight from the Williston Basin International Airport.

Williston Basin School District approves preliminary budget

WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - The Williston Basin School District approved their preliminary budget Monday. The figures, prepared by superintendent Richard Faidley and his administrative team, show a $70 million revenue budget, which he calls a conservative estimate, that will cover their expenses. The mill levy total this year is expected to be 82 mills, three less than last year. With the preliminary work done, Faidley says it’s now his goal to help make sure the district’s financials remain transparent to the community.

National Day Out

Watford City held their National Day Out event on Aug. 2 at the Kent Pelton Nature Park. The event is a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. First responders from across McKenzie County as well as North Dakota Game & Fish held fun events and iteractions with members of the community.

Thank You To Our "Dogs On The Deck" Sponsors

Dogs On the Deck was such a huge success this year. Every week was filled with amazing music, food, games, family, and friends. If you missed this year or last year you will not want to miss the 2023 season. So many changes this year, with having our vendors on site each week. The staff at the Long X Liquor Store, the Pioneer Museum, the Long X Arts Foundation, and the Long X Visitors Center enjoyed seeing all the faces come through our doors helping us give back to this amazing community.

Montana man killed in pedestrian-car crash near Minot on US 83

MINOT, N.D. (KXNET) — A Montana man was killed Sunday after being struck by a car seven miles south of Minot. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a 36-year-old Missoula man was apparently walking in the middle of the left lane of U.S. Highway 83 around 10:10 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 58-year-old Watford City woman.