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City, RTC agree on purchase of land for water tower

The Watford City City Council hashed out details over a land bargain for one of the two new water towers at the Feb. 3, meeting.

Posted 2/11/14 (Tue)read more »

BND approves loan for new healthcare facility

$12.5 million loan is first step of financing package

Posted 2/11/14 (Tue)read more »

Gas shortage effects more than half of U.S.

Gas shortage effects more than half of U.S.

Propane becomes scarce as industry corn drying grows to get Ethanol gas

Posted 2/04/14 (Tue)read more »

Wanting a bigger slice of the oil revenue pie

Wanting a bigger slice of the oil revenue pie

McKenzie County sees less than seven percent of oil and gas revenue being sent to state returned for local use

Posted 2/04/14 (Tue)read more »

School board lowers new school bond to $27 million

School board lowers new school bond to $27 million

Property owners in the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 will be asked to pay a smaller portion of a new school building than originally estimated. During a special school board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, the board set the new bond levy at $27 million versus the $31.5 million levy that had been approved a week earlier.

Posted 1/28/14 (Tue)read more »

Yes there is a Santa

Yes there is a Santa

QEP’s $515,000 HIF donation saves Arnegard’s housing project

Posted 1/28/14 (Tue)read more »

Henrikson remains in custody; bond pending

A five-time convicted felon, James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, remains in custody at the Burleigh County Detention Center in North Dakota on a firearms charge.

Posted 1/28/14 (Tue)read more »

Saddle Up is newest addition to South Park

Saddle Up is newest addition to South Park

Saddle Up Western Wear opens new location in South Park Plaza

Posted 1/28/14 (Tue)read more »

County leads the state in traffic fatalities two years in a row

24 die in 22 fatal crashes on McKenzie County roads in 2013

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

School to ask voters to approve building bond

At the Monday, Jan. 13 McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 school board meeting, the board approved moving forward with a $31.5 million dollar bond for the new high school in the Fox Hills development.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

Rodenbiker sworn in as state’s attorney

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

Watford man arrested on firearm charges

Henrikson is a person of interest in Washington murder

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

Landfill adapts to more growth

Landfill adapts to more growth

The McKenzie County Landfill is one of the five largest landfills in North Dakota

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

Action trumps talk as Watford City continues growth in 2014

Action trumps talk as Watford City continues growth in 2014

City to see construction boom in 2014

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

Police chief wants to return to street

Wellen asks city to find new police chief

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

Filling backpacks with food

Filling backpacks with food

Food Pantry’s new BackPack Program helps meet hungry children’s needs

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

School struggles to meet needs of “homeless” students

25 percent of district’s students classified as “homeless” due to living conditions

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

County hires full-time state’s attorney

Jacob Rodenbiker hired as McKenzie County’ first-ever, full-time state’s attorney.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

More retail coming to South Park Plaza

More retail coming to South Park Plaza

New retail businesses to open in 2014

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon)read more »

Meeting the holiday rush

Meeting the holiday rush

Post Office makes changes to meet needs of area’s growing population

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon)read more »