WILLISTON

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…

Williston Apartment Fire Under Investigation

An estimated 70 people lived in the building.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND (KEYZ) – Williston Firefighters remain at the scene of an apartment fire where dozens were made homeless. An estimated 70 people lived in the building. The first alarm went out around 2:45 a.m. Thursday. Flames were already through the roof of the three-story apartment building, and moving from…

Missing Williston Pair May Be In Fargo

If you have any information call Fargo Police dispatch, 701-451-7660.

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police believe a missing pair from Williston, ND may be in the Fargo Area. The Williston Police Department has reason to believe Miranda and Jaiden Wells are in the Fargo Area. Miranda Wells is 38 years old, has strawberry blonde hair and green eyes. Jaiden is 13, has shoulder length brown-red hair and blue eyes. If…