Category: Press Releases

Williams County Sheriff’s Office apprehends male on murder, terrorizing charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2022 For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Williston, N.D., (June 21, 2022) – The Williams County Sheriff’s Office received a call on June 19, 2022, regarding an incident involving a shooting in rural Williams County. Upon arrival on the scene, Deputies found that Leslie Anne … Continued

Williams County Parks launches online reservations for campsites at Blacktail Dam; Kota Ray Dam and Epping/Springbrook Dam coming soon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2022 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Williams County Parks launches online reservations for campsites at Blacktail Dam; Kota Ray Dam and Epping/Springbrook Dam coming soon   Williston, N.D., (June 15, 2022) – Following the release of an online reservation system … Continued

Williams County Parks launches online reservations for Little Egypt campground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2022 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Williams County Parks launches online reservations for Little Egypt campground Williston, N.D., (May 20, 2022) – In response to feedback from the public and the Williams County Park Board, the Williams County Parks Department … Continued

Williams County Parks Department announces 2022 Summer Concert Series lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2022   For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4557 (office) lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Williams County Parks Department announces 2022 Summer Concert Series lineup The Williams County Parks Department has released the list of dates for the 2022 Summer Concert Series, adding more dates and more bands … Continued

Williams County Commissioners Declare Winter Storm Emergency

UPDATE 5/3/2022: The Williams County Board of County Commissioners have extended the emergency declaration beyond its initial seven day period until further notice. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2022 For more information, contact: Mike Smith Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Phone: 701-577-7707 (office) mikesm@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners Declare Winter Storm Emergency Williams County has declared a … Continued

Emergency Management Opens Temporary Shelter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2022 For more information, contact: Caleb Fry Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Public Information Officer Phone: 701-577-7700 Calebf@co.williams.nd.us Emergency Management Opens Temporary Shelter Williams County/Williston Emergency Management is opening a temporary shelter for individuals/families without power at their residence due to the April 23rd Blizzard. Beginning at 6:00pm on April 25, … Continued

Candidates for County Elected Positions Finalized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2022 For more information, contact: Williams County Communications Department Phone: 701-577-4500 communications@co.williams.nd.us Candidates for County Elected Positions Finalized Williston, N.D., (April 11, 2022) – Williams County Auditor Beth Innis released a list of candidates who filed petitions to have their names placed on the ballot for County elected offices in … Continued

Williams County Commissioners declare 2022 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2022 For more information, contact: Mike Smith Williams County/Williston Emergency Management Phone: 701-577-7707 (office) mikesm@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners declare 2022 Fire Emergency and set Burn Ban The Williams County Burn Ban is in effect beginning April 5, 2022, through December 1, 2022, when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger Rating … Continued

Sheriff’s Office arrests adult male for possession of child pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2022   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office arrests adult male for possession of child pornography   Williston, N.D., (January 24, 2022) – On January 5, 2022, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office began investigating 50-year-old Thomas Stidd of Williston for possessing child pornography. … Continued

Sheriff’s Office responds to suspicious individual

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2022   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office responds to suspicious individual   Williston, N.D., (January 10, 2022) – On January 9, 2022, at approximately 10:49 pm, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lukenbill Estates in Missouri Ridge Township, Williams County for … Continued

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