WILLISTON

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary In North Dakota To Open Tuesday

Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway

BISMARCK, N.D. — The fourth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open Tuesday in Bismarck. Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway. You must have a registry identification card to enter the dispensary. Over 900 cards have been issued to qualifying patients by the North Dakota Department of Health. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo,…

Ethics Commission Includes Former Mayor, Retired Judge And Others

The commission will oversee the conduct of legislators, statewide officials, candidates and lobbyists

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Senate leaders have chosen the panel for North Dakota’s voter-approved ethics commission. The panel members include former Williston mayor Ward Koeser, retired judge Ronald Goodman of Oakes and retired brigadier general David Anderson of Bismarck. Cynthia Lindquist of Devils Lake served as president of the community college in Fort Totten and Paul…

Driver Held in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Williston

The man who died lived across the street from the suspect.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ A driver has been arrested after striking and killing a pedestrian and injuring two others, then fleeing from the scene of the crash in Williston. Police say 42-year-old Steven Rademacher is being held on a possible murder charge and other counts related to Monday night’s crash. The two people who were hurt were treated for non-life…

Charges Upgraded Against Mother in Infant Death

Hannah McMillin is due in court on Wednesday.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ The 18-year-old mother of an infant who died at a Willison hotel in late April is now facing a murder charge. Hannah McMillin was originally charged with felony child abuse in the death of her 1-month-old son. KEYZ reports McMillin was arrested along with her husband, Tank McMillin, after police were called to the Sheraton Hotel…

Police: Dogs Bite 2 Juveniles, 2 Adults in Williston

Officers were called on a report that the dogs had bitten four people.

WILLISTON, N.D.  – Police in Williston say a group of dogs bit two adults and two juveniles at a school. Officers were called Monday to Rickard Elementary School on a report that the dogs had bitten four people. The Williston Police Department and animal control officers investigated. A suspect from Williston was charged with failing to register as a kennel,…

Shots Fired Inside Williston Restaurant

The shooting was reported shortly after 2 p.m. at Outlaws Bar & Grill.

WILLISTON, N.D. (KFGO/KEYZ) – Police are looking for a gunman who reportedly opened fire inside a restaurant Friday afternoon in Williston. The shooting was reported shortly after 2 p.m. at Outlaws Bar & Grill. There was no immediate information about injuries. Police are telling Williston residents to avoid the area around the restaurant and to shelter in place until the…

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Selected In North Dakota

The companies were chosen by a review panel.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota’s Health Department has selected companies to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Grand Forks and Williston. The companies were chosen by a review panel. They’ll now be invited to move forward with the registration process. It’s the latest development in the state’s ongoing efforts to set up a system for medical marijuana, which voters approved…

North Dakota Deer Gun Season Begins At Noon On Friday

The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season

Deer hunters are getting ready for the opening of the North Dakota deer gun season on Friday at noon. The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season. North Dakota Game And Fish Department modestly increased licenses but was conservative enough that hunters will likely have a successful season. Anecdotal data and field reports suggest deer…

Former Law Officer Convicted Of Corrupting Teenage Boy

Bryton Dahl served as a Williston police officer and a McKenzie County Sheriff's deputy.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) – A former northwestern North Dakota law officer accused of having sex with a teenage boy has been convicted of felony corruption or solicitation of a minor. Bryton Dahl served as a Williston police officer and a McKenzie County Sheriff’s deputy. He was charged in August 2017 and convicted at trial last week. Dahl was accused of…