Latest Williston News

Power slowly coming back for North Dakotans after blizzard

Apr. 28, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota utility said Thursday that it has restored power to more than half of the 19,000 households knocked offline by a devastating weekend blizzard. Many of those who remained in the dark were making do with generators, like Carla Jean Falcon-Grile and...

Roosevelt library CEO: Funding on track despite backpedal

Apr. 26, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — The planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in western North Dakota won't get all the money initially promised from a Walmart heir but officials say they surpassed its $100 million private fundraising goal anyway. Rob and Melani Walton had pledged $50...

North Dakota-based healthcare billing services group hacked

Apr. 25, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal investigators say a cyber attack on a North Dakota-based company that provides software and billing services for doctors and healthcare professionals affected more than a half-million customers. Adaptive Health Integrations of Williston was the target of...

Blizzard warnings issued for North Dakota, South Dakota

Apr. 23, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Spring was put on hold in parts of the Dakotas Saturday as blizzard warnings were posted for the two states, which could result in the second strong storm to hit western North Dakota this month. The National Weather Service reported “significant” ice...

Airline passenger traffic makes significant gains from 2021

Mar. 07, 2022 12:37 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Airline passenger traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports improved significantly in January compared to the same month last year, but still remain below pre-pandemic levels. According to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, 73,117 passengers...

Williston woman sentenced to life for death of infant son

Feb. 27, 2022 12:58 PM EST

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston woman has been sentenced to life in prison for smothering her 1-month-old son at a Williston hotel nearly three years ago. Hannah McMillin was charged with murder in the April 2019 death. She entered an Alford plea which states that she doesn't...