February 12, 2021
Dear Williston Wire Readers,

Our offices will be closed on Monday, February 15,
in observance of Presidents' Day. The federal holiday is held
the third Monday in February to honor all presidents.

Happy Presidents' Day!
Shawn, Ann, Barb and Brenda
News and Views broadcasts from
Center for Development

Williston Economic Development - News and Views with Joel Heitkamp was broadcast live from the Williston Center for Development on February 9. Heitkamp interviewed a number of city leaders and officials about the development of Williston Square, the Housing Incentive Fund, Williston Economic Development's 21 in 2021, the new Williston Public School District 007 and much more! Pictured is WED's Executive Director Shawn Wenko (left) and Heitkamp (right).
Hospitality Economic Resiliency Grant
open to Qualifying Restaurants

News Release - The North Dakota Department of Commerce has announced that the Hospitality Economic Resiliency Grant (HERG) application window is now open and restaurants that have not previously applied for the grant are highly encouraged to apply through Feb. 25. Read More
Williston Herald announces 20 Under 40 Honorees

Williston Herald - The Williston Herald has announced the 2021 20 Under 40 honorees: Gabriel Black, Stacie Bondy, Richard Bothe, Angela Ekblad, Jennifer Evanson, Jessica George, Lucas Gjovig, Jeramy Hansen, Lindsey Johnson, Alex Johnson, Thomas Kalil, Andrew Kuester, Dr. Austin McCoy, Mitch Melberg, John Melby, Skye Olsen, Ashley Oyloe, Casey Spitzer, Whitney Stephenson and Sarah Williams. Read More
Creedence Energy Services to test
Green Technology in Enhanced Oil Recovery

Minot Daily News - With cost pressures limiting the ability to invest in new wells, oil companies are looking for new ways to get the most from existing wells. Creedence Energy Services, located in Williston and Minot, has partnered with a green technology firm to test a plant-based product’s ability to enhance production in North Dakota’s oil fields. Read More
New Owners take over Arnie's Motorcycle Sales

Williston Herald - Anyone who grew up in Williston might have fond memories of trips to Arnie’s, seeing snowmobiles and dirt bikes and the brilliantly coloured wall of neon helmets. Since 1969, Arnie’s has been a staple of the motorsports community in Williston and now, new owners want to keep that memory going into the future. Austin and Melissa Ellingson have bought Arnie’s and are making it their own. Read More
Golfweek ranks Links of North Dakota
No. 1 in State, No. 35 in US

Golfweek - Golfweek ranks courses by compiling the average ratings – on a points basis of 1 to 10 – of its more than 750 raters to create several industry-leading lists of courses. The Links of North Dakota – is No. 1 on that list in North Dakota and No. 35 among the top 100 Best Courses You Can Play in the United States. Read More
Williston Salon holds Prom Dress Drive

KXNet - One Williston business is hoping to make prom extra special for students this year. Now until the end of February, T-N-T Hair Design is asking for people to donate new or lightly used prom dresses. Gowns can be dropped off at the salon between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. Read More
MonDak Animal Rescue hosts Online Auction

Williston Herald - Valentine’s Day is coming up, and MonDak Animal Rescue is hosting an online auction to help find some last minute gift ideas and help out a great cause. “All Fur Love” is one of the shelter’s largest annual fundraisers, providing thousands of dollars to help for the continued care of Mondak’s critters.  Read More Online Auction
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