The public is invited to attend the grand opening and dedication of theWilliston Fire Department's Fire Station 2 and Training Tower on Monday, November 28, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. The two facilities are located at 610 58th Street West.
Fire station 2 is Williston's first substation which was built to better serve and protect the growing community. The 4,000 square foot training facility is able to provide all types of training exercises for the 50-plus full-time and 30-plus volunteer firefighters in Williston. A second substation is under construction at the corner of 37th Street West and 32nd Avenue West near the new Williston High School.Mattress Firm is coming to Williston.
Watford City's Gene Veeder to retire:
After a quarter-century in local economic development, Gene Veeder says he's seen the best and worst of times in Watford City. From the empty storefronts and loss of retail in the early 1990s to the surge of the late 2000s' oil boom, the retiring executive director of McKenzie County's job development authority said what he learned early on helped him in his later years. "You build up your community in the good times because there will be times when you just have to keep struggling to keep things going but a lot of our initiative started when things were pretty tough around here," Veeder said.Anchor Ingredients Co., LLC, will buy Culbertson Pulse facility.
Village Inn coming to Minot.
Minot residents are anticipating the mid-December grand opening of Village Inn, located at 3816 S. Broadway Street. Known for serving handcrafted burgers, decadent desserts and festive salads, the family friendly establishment plans to create 100 full and part-time employment opportunities before opening its doors. Along with adding new jobs to the Magic City, Village Inn is delighted to serve a fresh and exciting menu to Minot residents.