This week, Walmart announced that it would no longer be selling ammunition for handguns at its stores across the United States. The company also issued a statement asking customers not to openly carry firearms in the store, even in states where it's legal to do so.
The Sidney community lost an important voice and friend earlier this month with the passing earlier this month of Kent “Maverick” Simonis, longtime radio host and a deeply involved member of the community. The Herald asked some of his friends and coworkers what Mav's loss meant to them.
Voters will weigh in on a number of positions Tuesday, including three Williams County Commission seats, state's attorney, sheriff and state legislative races. The Herald has profiled candidates in those races, as well as for U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is Tuesday, with primaries for state and county races and the general election for the city of Williston, Williston Public School District No. 1 and Williams County Public School District No. 8. Here is our coverage of the candidates up for election.