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ND boosts hotel room availability in recent years

hotel room

WILLISTON, N.D. (A.P) — A tourism industry organization in North Dakota says the state’s hotel availability is excellent with an inventory of more than 25,000 hotel rooms. The Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota says the state added 6,552 hotel rooms between 2010 and 2013. Much of that growth has been seen in the state’s oil patch. Related: Williston’s hotel rooms ...

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Williston woman killed in rollover

highway

Keri Lee Thorson, 37, died after her vehicle rolled over near Williston, where she lived, last Thursday night, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol report. Thorson was driving her 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe southbound on County Road 9 and failed to negotiate a right curve at 8:40 p.m. Her vehicle entered an east ditch and began to overturn. Related: Williston traffic ...

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Basin Business

Hundereds Help Clean up Williston Williston Economic Development More than 400 volunteers helped clean up Williston on Saturday, May 3.  The helpers picked up trash and collected used tires, scrap metal, TV’s and monitors.  Volunteers were treated to free t-shirts from the Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau and a BBQ courtesy of Secure Energy Services.   Sakura Japanese Steak House opens in Williston ...

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Man dies on well site, apparently from H2S: 20-year-old found dead over open cover of crude tank

By Katherine Lymn, The Dickinson Press WILLISTON — A 20-year-old man died earlier this week at a well site 5 miles south of Williston. Zachary Buckles, of Glasgow, Mont., was found unresponsive at the site and died sometime between late Sunday night and about 5 a.m. Monday, OSHA area director Eric Brooks said. The state medical examiner found no obvious signs ...

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Man dies on rig site south of Williston

oil rig

By Katherine Lymn, The Dickinson Press WILLISTON — A 20-year-old man died earlier this week at a rig site 5 miles south of Williston. Zachary Buckles was found unresponsive at the site sometime between Sunday night and about 5 a.m. Monday, OSHA area director Eric Brooks said. Buckles was apparently performing tank gauging operations at the time of his death. He ...

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Petraeus visits N.D.’s ‘energy revolution’

By Amy Dalrymple , INForum Oil Patch Dispatch WILLISTON – Retired four-star general and former CIA Director David Petraeus toured the Oil Patch on Tuesday and met with local officials at a private event in Williston. Petraeus, hosted by North Dakota State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt, also was expected to attend an event in Bismarck for North Dakota military members. Petraeus has a ...

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