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Watford’s taxable sales continue solid growth

In spite of slowdown in oil patch, Watford City sees a 10 percent growth in taxable sales in the first quarter of 2015

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

It’s Fair time

McKenzie County Fair opens July 9

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

Arnegard to host 4th of July Celebration

City to host “old-time” celebration with parade, barbecue, games and fireworks

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

It’s going to be a summer of road detours

Multiple major construction projects slated for city, county and state roads this summer

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

Traffic stop turns into drug bust

Two Watford City men arrested in bust

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

County pledges $2 million for new healthcare facility

Construction on new replacement facility begins this week

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Homefest music to fill Main Street

Free concert, street dance, Long X Art Show on tap for Homefest 2015

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production drops in April

Oil production drops in April

County continues to lead state in oil, gas production

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford City gears up for Homefest weekend

Concerts and street dances to feature Kat Perkins and Jessie Veeder & Outlaw Sippin’

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Officer fires on fleeing vehicle

On May 31, McKenzie County Sheriff’s Deputy Corporal Travis Bateman was nearly struck by a vehicle, resulting in Bateman defensively firing four shots at the vehicle’s tires.

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Recycling oilfield waste

Nuverra to open state’s first oilfield waste recycling site

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Bringing law enforcement together

Bringing law enforcement together

Ground broken for $57 million, 129-bed combined law enforcement center

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

City struggles to end temporary housing units

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford tapped for second district judge

Supreme Court says increased caseload warrants second judge

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

Work on 4th Avenue begins

Work on 4th Avenue begins

NDDOT to widen roadway from Tourist Park to Highway 23 Bypass

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »

Masonic Lodge pledges $1 million to new hospital

Masonic Lodge pledges $1 million to new hospital

The Fort Union Masonic Lodge, a fraternal organization with approximately 40 members and almost 90 years of history in Watford City, has made it single largest donation to a local cause when it pledged $1 million to the McKenzie County Healthcare System, Inc.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »

New high school reaches halfway point

New high school reaches halfway point

New high school to be open in January of 2016

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford musician releases new album

Watford City-based singer/songwriter and Nashville recording artist Jessie Veeder kicked off the celebration of the release of her fourth original studio album Northern Lights.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »

Police thwart possible kidnapping

56-year-old man arrested on two counts, including felony

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »

City breaks ground on $83 million Events Center

City breaks ground on $83 million Events Center

What started out as a dream two years ago to have an Events Center in Watford City that would fill the indoor recreation and convention needs of this rapidly growing community is becoming a reality.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »