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Board okays $140,000 for new elementary school design

Enrollment growth will determine if school moves forward with the building of second elementary school

Posted 5/17/16 (Tue)read more »

County: State needs better monitoring of radioactive waste

County: State needs better monitoring of radioactive waste

McKenzie County officials aren’t happy with the way that the North Dakota Dept. of Health is monitoring the landfills in the state that are accepting radioactive waste.

Posted 5/17/16 (Tue)read more »

Residents cry foul over bad gas smell

Residents cry foul over bad gas smell

The smell of leaking H2S from oil wells in the Keene area has residents concerned for their safety.

Posted 5/17/16 (Tue)read more »

Alexander museum at risk of closing down

Alexander museum at risk of closing down

Lewis & Clark Trail Museum faces hard times with aging building and lack of people willing to serve on board

Posted 5/10/16 (Tue)read more »

City moves forward with WAWSA baseline agreement

City agrees to forego approximately $800,000 in lost water sales revenue to help WAWSA meet bond payments

Posted 5/10/16 (Tue)read more »

Coming together for a good cause

Coming together for a good cause

Picnic in the Parking Lot raises $8,500 for Bakken Oil Rush Ministry

Posted 5/03/16 (Tue)read more »

Recycling project to start in Watford

Recycling project to start in Watford

Pilot program will start with collection of cardboard boxes, office paper

Posted 5/03/16 (Tue)read more »

Woman charged with Reckless Endangerment

A 28-year-old Alexander woman was arrested and charged with a handful of offenses following an incident with her ex-boyfriend early Thursday morning, April 21.

Posted 5/03/16 (Tue)read more »

Protesting more radioactive waste

Protesting more radioactive waste

County residents fear proposal to increase radioactive material standards at solid waste disposal site north of Alexander would harm lives, water supplies

Posted 4/26/16 (Tue)read more »

County wants funds held in escrow by defunct man camp

County wants funds held in escrow by defunct man camp

Commissioners want to make sure they have funds needed to clean up site

Posted 4/26/16 (Tue)read more »

Oil production leveling off

Oil production leveling off

After several months of decline, North Dakota’s oil production has started to level off

Posted 4/26/16 (Tue)read more »

Farmers get an early jump on spring seeding

Farmers get an early jump on spring seeding

Low wheat prices have farmers planting other crops

Posted 4/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Prairie Rose Gala to raise funds for nature park project

Posted 4/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Taxable sales plummet in 2015

Watford City, McKenzie County’s taxable sales down 27 percent from 2014 to 2015

Posted 4/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Growing to meet a bigger congregation

Growing to meet a bigger congregation

Mormons to build 16,000-square foot meetinghouse

Posted 4/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Burgum names Sanford as running mate

Burgum names Sanford as running mate

Brent Sanford, Watford City’s mayor, has been selected by Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum as his lieutenant governor running mate in North Dakota’s June 14 Primary Election.

Posted 4/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Putting value of care above volume of care

McKenzie County Healthcare System joins pilot program to provide better, more cost-effective care to Medicare patients

Posted 4/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Gearing up for kindergarten

Elementary program designed to help reduce student, parent anxiety

Posted 4/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Filing deadline looms for local elections

Candidates for city, county and school positions have until April 11 to file necessary paperwork

Posted 4/05/16 (Tue)read more »

Keene man sentenced to five years for possession of child pornography

Posted 4/05/16 (Tue)read more »