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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 »

Garmann earns Bronze Star, Purple Heart in Korean War

Garmann earns Bronze Star, Purple Heart in Korean War

Dale Garmann was not yet 17 years old when the Korean War began on June 25, 1950. And he was just barely 18 years old when he chose to enlist into the U.S. Army.

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production up in March

Oil production up in March

State expects to see surge in production in June

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s taxable sales top $283 million in 2014

McKenzie County’s taxable sales show 39.44 percent growth from 2013

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

City okays $9.5 million Roughrider grant for healthcare

City okays $9.5 million Roughrider grant for healthcare

Grant clears the way for healthcare system to break ground for new replacement facility

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Developers of man camps accused of running Ponzi scheme

Developers of man camps accused of running Ponzi scheme

Scheme bilked $62 million from 980 investors from 66 countries

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

‘Smarter Balanced’ testing has problems

‘Smarter Balanced’ testing has problems

Task force formed to look at state’s new statewide online assessment tests

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford man charged with attempting to strangle his wife

Norfleet faces two felony charges

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

County plans major rural water expansion

From building new roads to landfill expansion, McKenzie County plans to spend millions on improvements

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »

Police investigate American Legion Club burglary

Suspects took undisclosed amount of cash from the bar’s register and safe

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »