STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Crowd wowed as new Williston rec center opens
WILLISTON, N.D. More than 2,500 people checked out the new Williston Area Recreation Center on Friday during the first two hours it was open, from families with small children to oilfield workers st... Posted on 3/28/14 at 8:26 PM
NDAD INSIGHT NDAD's busy free assistive equipment loan program re-stocked
February was a busy month for the Grand Forks portion of NDADs free short-term equipment loan program.
Even though February is the years shortest month, the program provided 95 pieces of assistive eq... Posted on 3/25/14 at 12:37 PM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What?
You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daun... Posted on 3/4/13 at 1:42 PM
MEANDERINGS OF A ZEALOUS MOM Smoke and Mirrors
The worst part of living in the Bakken are the complaints about it.
I get rubbed the wrong way when I hear people say things like, I cried all day the very first day I came! or I cry almost EVERY day... Posted on 12/13/12 at 12:58 PM
STAFF BLOG FRESH MOJO First trip to Williston
On Saturday I traveled to Williston from Dickinson for the first time since moving back here in late June. Guess I thought I was prepared, considering all the warnings I got. A few rocks from passing ... Posted on 8/27/12 at 1:27 PM
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Three years ago, Carmel Schwab sold 134 homes in the heart of the Bakken — in just one year.
After relocating to Williston in 2010 to help run Aberdeen, S.D.-based Centennial Homes’ first location in North Dakota oil country, she proved she had the muscle to be a tour de force in the housing market.
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Emily Gathje is used to working in a man’s world.
The St. Charles, Minn., native served with the U.S. Marine Corps for more than eight years before coming to North Dakota’s Oil Patch to work as an airport operations manager at Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Everyone in this town seems to have a story. From a hotel receptionist from Kenya to a pre-med major from Georgia working on an oil rig, Williston has a bit of everything, and everybody.
In the shadow of N.D.’s oil boom, Williston residents struggle to keep their homes
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Phyllis Larson has a small sign hanging in her apartment kitchen. It reads, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.”
WILLISTON, N.D. – Shirley Trogstad’s new home is her former junior high study hall room.
The Williston woman is one of the first tenants of Lutheran Social Services Legacy Living at Central Place, the historic junior high school that was recently renovated into affordable senior apartments.
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