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August 19, 2016

Public invited to Harvey Mackay Presentation Aug. 31 in Williston

Williston Economic Development

The public is invited to hear Harvey Mackay speak on Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. at the WEST conference.
Williston Economic Development and Cardon Global have teamed up to bring the New York Times best-selling author Harvey Mackay to Williston for the WEST conference. Mackay is  scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Williston Hotel and Conference Center. The presentation is free and open to the public. Attendees will receive the Harvey Mackay Network Builder (while supplies last). Mackay has authored some of the best-selling business books in publishing history with more than 10 million copies sold worldwide. To register for the Williston Economic Summit and Trade Show visit the investinthewest.net website.
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Babe Ruth World Series attendance expected to top 50,000; Jack Morris speaks to Players, Fans

Williston Herald

Jack Morris talks about his career during a news conference in Williston.
Babe Ruth World Series officials expect attendance to hit about 50,000 for the eight-day tournament. The World Series started on Saturday, Aug. 13 with ten teams from across the US. The teams and fans were treated to a special banquet on Friday night featuring former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris. The Williston Herald's Jeffrey Giuliani was there...
Jack Morris knows a thing or two about winning. He led Major League Baseball's American League in wins twice in an illustrious career that spanned 18 years. And if that wasn't enough, he has four World Series titles to his name to prove it. Morris, a Babe Ruth League alumnus, was the guest speaker at the Aug. 12 Banquet of Champions at Williston State College, ushering in the beginning of the 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series. Read More 

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Heitkamp brings Radio Show to Williston

Williston Economic Development
Babe Ruth officials from Arkansas, New Jersey and Williston relax before they went on the air with Joel Heitkamp this morning in Williston. The Babe Ruth leadership included James Wagoner of Arkansas; Steve Slocum of Williston; Connie Ness, KFGO; Larry Grondahl, Williston Babe Ruth; Steve Tellefsen, CEO & President of the International Babe Ruth Board of Directors and Joel Heitkamp, KFGO.
The radio show News & Views with Joel Heitkamp was in Williston this week. The talk show radio personality delivered his show live from Ardean Aafedt Stadium on Thursday and the Williston Center for Community Development on Friday. Babe Ruth officials, civic and tourism leaders and elected officials shared information about the World Series, economic development, the new airport, regional activities and much more! You can listen to Heitkamp's program weekdays from 9-11 a.m. on 660 KEYZ Radio.  News & Views with Joel Heitkamp in Williston
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Tioga Resident starts Italian Catering Business

Tioga Tribune

Bino Michael Bonner has started a new home business that features homemade Italian food.
When Bino Michael Bonner talks about his cooking, there's an earnest passion in his tone. Bonner is the mastermind behind Binadios Pasta & Sauces in Tioga. It's a fledgling business he runs when he's not working for Hess. Right now, the business is in the marketing phase, but he said he's drummed up some interest in his home-cooked, organic, authentic Italian food. "I know so many people who started really good businesses in their basement," he said. For orders or information, reach Bonner at 718-757-5408. Read More

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New Photography Studio opens in Sidney

Roundup

A new photography business has opened in Sidney. Amber Breuker held a grand opening recently for Amber Renee Photography.
Amber Renee Photography held their grand opening on Friday, Aug. 12. Photographer Amber Breuker began photographing her kids just for fun in Billings, MT, and eventually branched out doing family shoots; her specialty is wedding photography and graduation pictures. Breuker, who has a BA in education and worked as a first grade teacher, decided to pursue her passion for photography, as the career was more conducive to staying home with her three young girls, Alyssa, Madelyn and Eleanor. Read More
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Dale Brown to help dedicate New Basketball Courts in Minot

Minot Daily News

Retired Hall of Fame basketball coach Dale Brown has returned to his hometown off Minot this weekend .
Renowned former Louisiana State University Tigers basketball coach Dale Brown will attend several events this weekend in his hometown of Minot. There will be a social, dinner and silent auction tonight and tomorrow the public is invited to a ceremony to dedicate the Dale Brown Basketball Courts at Minot's Hammond Park at 11:30 a.m. Read More


 
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Connecting Communities BBQ Aug. 23 in Crosby

Williston Economic Development

 

The third Connecting Communities BBQ of the summer will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Swimming Pool Park in Crosby. Burgers, hot dogs and drinks will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at no charge. The BBQ is put on by Williston civic and business leaders to show their appreciation of Crosby residents. Williston State College, Cherry Creek Radio and CHI St. Alexius will have members of their organizations on hand to answer questions and distribute materials and giveaways. MDU officials will be doing the grilling while members of the Williston Regional Economic Development Corporation will serve as hosts of the event. Celebrate with old and new friends during the Connecting Communities BBQ on Tuesday in Crosby! Williston residents seeking free roundtrip transportation can board the WSC bus at 9 a.m. on the college campus. Call Ann Kvande for more details at 701-577-8110.

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US Highway 2 Meeting Aug. 25 in Williston

Minot Daily News

A public input meeting to discuss proposed improvements to U.S. Highway 2, north of Williston, will be held Thursday, Aug. 25, from 5-7 p.m. in Room 2 at the Williston Area Recreation Center, in Williston. The meeting will use an open house format with a formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. Read More
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GNDC President to present at Eggs and Issues Aug. 30

News Release

Andy Peterson, President and CEO of Greater North Dakota Chamber, will be the featured speaker at the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce's Eggs and Issues event on Aug. 30. The forum will be held at 8 a.m. at the Grand Williston Hotel and Conference Center. Admittance will be free to Chamber members and Williston Economic Summit and Trade Show attendees. Event flyer

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Leadership Williston Applications due Aug. 31

News Release
The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Williston program is now accepting applications for 2016-17. Leadership Williston is a unique and unforgettable experience, designed for long-time residents and newcomers alike. Leadership Williston program is a chance to get more involved and informed about the ins and outs of our community. Leadership Williston Application     Leadership Williston 2016-17 Schedule

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Chamber Community Connections Expo Sept. 24

News Release

The Williston Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Community Connections Expo, Saturday Sept. 24th from 9am - 4pm at the National Guard Armory. There is no cost to attend or participate. The Expo was created to bring awareness and engagement to non-profit groups and charity organizations of our community. The Chamber's Programs and Services committee felt there was need for the Expo to encourage support and recognize non-profit charity organizations and clubs because they enrich our community by supporting the needs that make a big difference in people's lives. Read More

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