Menards to open Williston, Jamestown Stores in Summer 2015
Williston Economic Development
|Pictured from left to right: Menards in Williston will be one of the company's largest sites. Terry Metzler and Howard Klug tour the 188,000 square foot facility. Construction on the large showroom is well underway. Williston Economic Development|
Construction on the newest big-box store in Williston is nearing completion. Menards, a Wisconsin-based home improvement franchise, is located in the Sand Creek Town Centre. Granite Peak Development's Terry Metzler gave Williston Mayor Howard Klug and Williston Economic Development staff a tour today. A firm opening date has not been announced but Klug has been told mid to late May at the earliest. Watch the Williston Wire for more details.
Taxable Sales and Purchases up Significantly 4Q; Williston led ND with $1 Billion
Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, that North Dakota's taxable sales and purchases for the fourth quarter of 2014 had a noticeable increase. Taxable sales and purchases for October, November and December of 2014 were $7.901 billion, a 16.7% increase over those months in 2013. "It is remarkable that we continue to see growth on this level," stated Rauschenberger. "Such strong growth is all the more remarkable when you consider that oil prices had already begun a significant decline during the fourth quarter of 2014." Read More Taxable Sales and Purchases 4Q Report Industry Graph 4Q Total Taxable Sales and Purchases Graph