Williston Economic Development - Williston Economic Development (WED) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have announced the nominees and winners that will be honored at the annual awards banquet on Friday, May 7, 2021 at The Eleven Restaurant and Lounge. This is the first awards banquet to be held since 2019. WED Executive Director said it is good to be back. Read More
Williston ranks Third in Wallethub's
Best Small Cities to Start a Business
Wallethub - To determine the best small cities to start a business, WalletHub compared the business-friendliness of more than 1,300 small-sized cities. The City of Williston ranked third behind St. George, UT and Cedar City, UT. Read More
Ebel Building celebrates Ribbon Cutting in Williston
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce - Congratulations to the Ebel Building on their ribbon cutting on April 9. The Ebel Building will host 1 Million Cups on May 5. The community is invited to learn more about the boutique shopping center and Arnie's Powersports and Cycle. 1 Million Cups is held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month.
First International Bank to celebrate
Grand Opening May 12 in Alexander
McKenzie County Job Development Authority - Alexander has a brand new building in its downtown. First International Bank & Trust built a new building featuring expanded office space, drive up window service and an Interactive Teller Machine. The bank will be holding a grand opening on May 12, which includes an open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m.
Jerry's Services celebrates 50th Anniversary
Williston Herald - Since 1971, Jerry’s Services has been serving Williston and the surrounding area. On April 9, the company celebrated 50 years as a family-owned part of the community. Dozens gathered in the shop for their 50th anniversary customer appreciation lunch, shaking hands with the generations of family who brought the company to life, and have helped keep it community-driven for the last five decades. Read More
KXNet.com - There are many ways to teach our youth about the many career opportunities offered here in our state, but one Watford City program is promoting the work industry in a fun, creative way. For the second year now, McKenzie County Skills Initiative has held its T4 event. “Tools, trades, torque and technology,” Energy Education Coordinator Kent Ellis said. Read MoreMcKenzie County Farmer: T4 Job Fair held in Watford City
Petroleum Conference to address Regulatory Environment May 12 in Bismarck
News Release - Make sure to join us on Wednesday, May 12, at 1 p.m. for our session on Navigating the Regulatory Environment. We have a first-class group of speakers who will provide some insight on what we can expect to see from federal and state regulators. We will also hear from state and regional trade associations and how they plan to engage in this regulatory environment under the new administration. Williston Basin Petroleum Conference
Upcoming Williston Events
The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Davidson Park. More information
Williston City Commission
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in John Kautzman Chamber Room at City Hall. Masks are strongly recommended.
Paddlefish Season Opener
The season is scheduled to run through May 21.
1 Million Cups Williston
Learn about starting or expanding a business at 1MC Williston. The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Ebel Building. The presenters will be from the Ebel Building and Arnie's Powersports and Cycle.
Williston Economic Development Summit
The one-day seminar will begin at 8 a.m. at Eleven Restaurant and Lounge. It will feature panel discussions on housing, UAS, Downtown Williston and much more! Registration
WED/SBDC Awards Banquet
Attend the event or watch the livestream. More details to be announced.
More details to be announced.
Williston City Commission
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the John Kautzman Chamber Room at City Hall. Masks are strongly recommended.
Williston Public Works Outreach Day
The event is free and open to all ages from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Williston Public Works located at 1121 5th