Category: County News

5/21/2024 – 9AM (CST) Oliver Township Road Re-Open

Effective Tuesday – 9AM (CST) – 5/21/2024 – Oliver Township is reopening 121st Ave NW from 66th ST NW, North 2 miles to 68th ST NW. The repairs have been completed and travel is now allowed on the road.

Frost Law Restrictions Update – 5/13/2024 – 7AM (CST) Lifted

Effective Monday – 7am (CST), 5/13/2024 – Williams County will be lifting the frost restrictions for all county and township gravel and chip seal roads going back to non-frost law restrictions of “By legal weight” unless otherwise posted. Please refer to the weight restriction map at our website, williamsnd.com, for regular county & township road … Continued

Restriction Update – 5/10/2024 – 9AM

Effective 9AM (CST), 5/10/2024 – The 20,000lbs GVW Weight Restriction will be lifted for all Williams County Township gravel and chip seal roads and will go back to following Williams County normal posted “Frost” restrictions. Williamsnd.com – County Weight Frost Law restriction map. Missouri Ridge Township roads will remain at the 12,000lbs GVW until further … Continued

Jennifer May, RN of the Williams County Correctional Center receives the Civilian Employee of the Year award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This press release has been issued by The American Jail Association for immediate release. For more information, contact: Detective Daniel Ward Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Jennifer May, RN of the Williams County Correctional Center receives the Civilian Employee of the Year award WILLISTON, N.D. (May 7, 2024): The American … Continued

Restriction Update – 1:00PM (CST) – 5/9/2024

Effective 1:00pm (CST) today, 5/9/24 – ONLY Williams County gravel and chip seal roads will go back to “frost” restrictions.  All township gravel and chip seal roads will remain at the 20,000 LBS GVW weight restriction until further notice. Missouri Ridge Township roads will remain at the 12,500 LBS GVW until further notice.     … Continued

Local Entities Promote Mental Health Awareness Month through CredibleMind

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2024 For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman, Williams County Community Engagement Coordinator 701-577-4547 lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us   Local Entities Promote Mental Health Awareness Month through CredibleMind WILLISTON, N.D. (May 1, 2024): In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Upper Missouri District Health Unit (UMDHU) and Williams County will be promoting virtual … Continued

Missouri Ridge Township Road Closures – 4/22/2024

Effective immediately –5/16/24 –  Missouri Ridge Township is reopening the roads listed below.  The roads are restricted to the 3-ton, 60,000 LBS GVW restriction. 56TH St NW – East 2 miles from 140th Ave NW to 138th Ave NW. 139th Ave NW – South 1 mile from 57th ST NW to 56th ST NW. 138th … Continued

Renewal of vector control fee for City of Williston residents up for vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2024 For more information, contact: Williams County Communications Department communications@co.williams.nd.us Renewal of vector control fee for City of Williston residents up for vote Williston, N.D., (April 10, 2024) – On the June 11 Primary Election ballot the Williams County Vector Control District #1 Board will be asking City of Williston … Continued

Williams County Commissioners seek to extend County Sales Tax

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2024 (UPDATED April 8, 2024) For more information, contact: Lindsey Harriman Williams County Communications 701-577-4547 lindseyh@co.williams.nd.us Williams County Commissioners seek to extend County Sales Tax WILLISTON, N.D. (February 7, 2024): During the February 6, 2024, regular Williams County Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners unanimously agreed to place a ballot measure … Continued

Williams County Parks Department announces 2024 Summer Concert Series lineup

Click to download photo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2024  For more information, contact:   Haylee Redfield  Williams County Communications Department  Phone: 701-577-4547 (office) hayleer@co.williams.nd.us  Williams County Parks Department announces 2024 Summer Concert Series lineup  Williston, N.D., (March 7, 2024) – The Williams County Parks Department is excited to announce the 2024 Summer Concert Series! Each … Continued

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