WILLISTON

Williston Police Make an Arrest in Early Morning Homicide

Police are still investigating the shooting

  WILLISTON, ND — Police in Williston arrested a man after he attempted to flee the scene of an early morning homicide. Officers say 43-year-old Vance Neset was shot just before 3.a.m and was pronounced dead in a hospital. After the 27-year-old shooting suspect got away, police warned the public of an armed and dangerous man. He was captured later…

Fire Investigators Release Preliminary Findings on Fire in Williston

the fire chief says it's highly unlikely they will ever be able to narrow down an exact cause of the fire due to the extensive damage

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — Fire investigators have pinpointed the origin of Monday’s blaze that gutted an historic building in Williston. They believe the fire started by “accidental ignition” near a dental office on the second floor of the former Hedderich’s department…

Former Hedderich Department Store in Williston Goes Up in Flames

Nearby businesses were evacuated as a precaution

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — A piece of Williston’s downtown history has gone up in flames. Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the former Hedderich department store. It most recently served as an antiques shop and museum on…

Paddlefish Fishing Seasons Kicks Off..But How Long Will it Last?

The paddlefish season doesn't always last the entire month that it's scheduled

WILLISTON, ND — The paddlefish season begins. It’s scheduled to continue through the end of the month, but it doesn’t always make it that far. Before you travel or maybe if you’re just staying local, there are a few things officials want you to consider. “Paddlefish snagging season opens today,” said Doug Leier, a biologist with the North Dakota Game…

ND Oil Patch Cities See Drop in Population

The exodus of people is largely due to fewer job opportunities, as the state's energy sector continues to try and rebound from an oil price slump

  DICKINSON, N.D. — The population is dropping in at least two oil patch cities in North Dakota. The number of people living in Dickinson and Williston dropped about three percent last year. The exodus of people is largely due to fewer job opportunities, as the state’s energy sector continues to try and rebound from an oil price slump. The…