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Wolf Pup Daycare celebrates its grand opening in Watford City

Wolf Pup Daycare celebrates its grand opening in Watford City

New daycare quickly filling to its capacity of 190 children

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Legislators get a taste of the oil boom

Petroleum Council to host two-day legislative tour of oil-impacted counties

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County produces bulk of state’s oil and gas

McKenzie County produces bulk of state’s oil and gas

County produced 41.6 percent of state’s gas, 32.5 percent of state’s oil

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

School braces for record enrollment

School braces for record enrollment

Watford City schools expect to see over 1,300 students on opening day

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

City approves hiring construction manager for new Events Center

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Highway 85 opens to four-lane traffic

Highway 85 opens to four-lane traffic

State to invest $2.7 billion during current biennium to support oil, gas region

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford grows by 1,131 acres

Council approves record annexations

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Ribfest draws record crowd

Ribfest draws record crowd

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Are you ready for some ribs?

Are you ready for some ribs?

Thousands of pounds of ribs to be prepared during Friday’s Ribfest

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare in Watford City received a $50,000 donation from Hess Corporation last week, bringing the total donation amount to roughly $1.2 million for the daycare project.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

ONEOK to build new gas plant in McKenzie County

Demicks Lake plant will process 200 million cubic feet per day

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Schools get $3.8 million

School districts in Watford City and Alexander, which are being impacted by increased enrollment due to the energy boom in western North Dakota, will be sharing in $3,809,700 in grants from the Board of University and School Lands.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Lawmakers to visit state’s oil patch

Petroleum Council sponsors a two-day tour through the Bakken to open up the eyes of North Dakota lawmakers

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

As earth moving equipment was already at work shaping the ground, school and city officials on Monday, July 21, officially broke ground on a new $50 million, 600-student capacity, high school to serve Watford City’s growing student numbers.

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Study: McKenzie County needs 120-bed jail facility

Commissioners explore options to house prisoners

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford to Alexander to be completed by fall

Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford to Alexander to be completed by fall

Bypasses of Watford City and Alexander on schedule for fall completion

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Multi-story buildings coming to Main Street

Multi-story buildings coming to Main Street

New York developers plan to invest $65 million in city

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Another big month for oil production

Another big month for oil production

McKenzie County leads North Dakota in oil and gas production

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford City, McKenzie County taxable sales increase over 30 percent in first quarter

City, county economy off to fast start in 2014

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Burglar kicks in door of Watford home to steal purse

Family awakened by sounds of crashing door

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »