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A melting pot of cultures

A melting pot of cultures

Children from 49 states, 20 foreign countries attending Watford Elementary

Posted 9/23/14 (Tue)read more »

Farmers rush to finish harvest

Farmers rush to finish harvest

About half of the crops in McKenzie County are still standing in the fields waiting to be harvested.

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue)read more »

Oil production sets new record

Oil production sets new record

North Dakota produces 1.10 billion barrels of oil per day in July

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue)read more »

School Board okays 12 percent mill levy increase

The McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 approved a 12 percent mill increase for school district patrons as it finalized a $14.8 million budget.

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue)read more »

City Council eyes $104 million budget

Watford City budgets $60 million for new Events Center

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue)read more »

County to spend $135 million of $192.6 million budget on roads and bridges

Proposed county budget up 96.8 percent

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue)read more »

Alexander School seeks $17.1 million bond for expansion

School district voters to decide fate of bond issue at Oct. 7 special election

Posted 9/09/14 (Tue)read more »

Beicegel Creek Road collapse could cost county $1 million in repair work

Beicegel Creek Road collapse could cost county $1 million in repair work

Wet weather is being blamed for slump damage on County Road 50

Posted 9/09/14 (Tue)read more »

Busting at the seams

Watford City sees school enrollment jump 27 percent

Posted 9/09/14 (Tue)read more »

City, county leaders push for bigger share of oil revenue

Oil patch region wants 60-40 split in state’s Gross Production Tax to meet needs

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Legislators tour state’s oil patch

Legislators tour state’s oil patch

Tour gives lawmakers a firsthand look at impacts in the oil patch

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Fourteen hospitalized following exposure to carbon monoxide

Fourteen hospitalized following exposure to carbon monoxide

A total of 14 people were hospitalized on Sunday, Aug. 31, in Watford City after two people passed out and many others were vomiting after being exposed to Carbon Monoxide at the Watford City Express Laundry Center.

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Record number of students enrolled in Watford City schools

McKenzie County School District No. 1 enrollment reaches 1,355 students

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Old Settlers’ Day brings old-fashioned fun to Alexander

Parade, barbecue, street dance among weekend’s events

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

City sees building permits top $97 million in eight months

City sees building permits top $97 million in eight months

The rush to build puts Watford City on record pace

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

Preparing for the unthinkable crisis

Preparing for the unthinkable crisis

School, law enforcement, emergency responders receive training for shooting at Watford City High School

Posted 8/26/14 (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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »