February 19, 2021
Dear Williston Wire Readers,

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Shawn, Ann, Barb and Brenda
Kvande earns Certified Business Advisor Certification

Williston Economic Development - Williston Economic Development (WED) is pleased to announce Ann Kvande, Program Development Coordinator, has achieved certification in Kent State University’s (KSU) Certified Business Advisor® (CBA) program. Read More
Peterson receives Chamber Connector Award

News Release - The City of Williston would like to congratulate Barb Peterson of Williston Economic Development (WED) for receiving the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Chamber Connector Award! Read More
Rapid COVID-19 Testing February 22 in Williston

News Release - The next community BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen screening will be held Monday, February 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This walk-in testing event is open to the general public, aged 18 and older, that are asymptomatic (showing no signs and symptoms of COVID-19) and will be held in the former Sloulin Airport hangar at 408 Airport Road. Read More
Pilots invited to UAS Public Meeting
February 23 in Williston

News Release - Join Vantis for a community discussion - we'd like to learn from pilots in Western North Dakota about typical flight activity, share our plans, and answer any questions. We're seeking community feedback to make the implementation of Vantis as seamless as possible. The meeting will be held February 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Overland Aviation Hangar. Read More
Williston Municipal Court Clerk's Office moves to Temporary Location beginning February 26

News Release - Effective Friday, February 26, the Williston Municipal Court Clerk’s office will be housed in the former City of Williston Public Works location, the Gene Emery Building, at 809 5th Street East. Read More
WABA Casino Night February 26

News Release - The Western Area Builders Association (WABA) will hold its annual Casino Night February 26 from 6-10 p.m. at Four Points by Sheraton. WABA is a professional trade association in partnership with and chartered by the North Dakota Association of Builders and the National Association of Home Builders.
Red Barn Liquor opens in Watford City

McKenzie County Farmer -  If 400 different varieties of liquor sounds like your type of a good time, then Red Barn Liquor, located on the eastern edge of Watford City, is just the place for you. Red Barn Liquor is the third liquor store to make its way to Watford City. The owners are Brad Sanford and Nick Polivka. For the full story, subscribe to the McKenzie County Farmer
Powers Lake, Bowman Projects receive
Main Street Tourism Grants

Minot Daily News - The restoration of the historic Hygge Hotel in Powers Lake and the expansion of the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum paleontology program in Bowman are recipients of 2021 Main Street Tourism Expansion grants. The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced the seven grant recipients on Thursday. Read More
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