Just Another Day In The Oil Patch

If you go to the Williston Herald website and click on “News” today, here is a partial list of what you will find. Just another day in the oil patch. Uffda.

Local News

Trenton woman dies of carbon monoxide poisoning
The name of a 49-year-old woman who died in Trenton Sunday has been released.

Parshall man dies in rollover
Police have released the name of a driver killed at 6:38 p.m. on Sunday east of Williston.

Williston pedestrian hit while crossing West Dakota Parkway
A pedestrian was struck by a pickup Monday.

2 people die in weekend car accidents
Two people were killed in car accidents this weekend, one a Williston resident.

3 hurt in McKenzie County rollover
Three people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident in McKenzie County early Tuesday morning.

Texas driver killed in weekend accident
A vehicle traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 2 about six miles southeast of Tioga rolled Sunday, killing the driver, Matthew McQueen, 24, Texas. McQueen lost control of the Freightliner truck due to icy conditions and was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. He wasn’t wearing a seat belt. McQueen and passenger Cody Lambert, 21, were both transported to Tioga Hospital.

Williston business owner arrested on drug charges
Two men, one the co-owner of a downtown Williston business, were arrested by narcotics officers on drug charges.

New man camp, Burke Lodge, opens Thursday
More than 100 new temporary housing beds will become available this week.

Bear Paw Lodge opens: Man camp features 590-beds, dining hall
The Bear Paw Lodge is now open for business.

County P&Z recommends denial for man camp
The Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend denial of a proposed man camp in Judson Township on Thursday evening.

County meets on new man camp guidelines
A county ad-hoc committee held its first meeting Tuesday to begin work on improved temporary housing guidelines in preparation for when, or if, a moratorium on such housing is lifted.

County P&Z to work on overhaul of zoning ordinance
The Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of beginning a review and rewriting the county’s zoning ordinance on Thursday evening.

County P&Z recommends denial of father-son requests
Williams County Planning and Zoning voted to recommend denial of requests from both a father and son on Thursday evening.

County Commission denies zone change for proposed subdivision
The Williams County Commission voted to deny a zone change for a proposed subdivision in Springbrook Township on Thursday morning.

County: Water project builders broke roads, didnt file permits
The Williams County Commission voted to have the company overseeing a new regional water project repair a stretch of road damaged during recent work.

County P&Z OKs refinery
After tabling the matter on two earlier occasions, the Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend approval of a proposed diesel refinery west of Trenton during its meeting Thursday evening.

City building permits top $275 million for year
The Williston Building Department reported strong permitting numbers in October, continuing to add on to an already record year.

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