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McKenzie County is fastest growing county in nation

New census estimate says county’s population grew 18.3 percent in 2014

Posted 3/31/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford man threatens to kill two women

Inglis faces charges of felony terrorizing after being taken into custody following traffic stop

Posted 3/31/15 (Tue)read more »

Documentary drives issue of sex trafficking home

Documentary drives issue of sex trafficking home

Watford City forms task force to deal with sex trafficking

Posted 3/31/15 (Tue)read more »

Housing market in Watford holds steady

Housing market in Watford holds steady

With a tremendous amount of construction still going on and slated to begin, housing is starting to fill up

Posted 3/24/15 (Tue)read more »

Suspect arrested in drive-by shooting

Reddington charged with Criminal Attempted (Murder) and Reckless Endangerment

Posted 3/24/15 (Tue)read more »

County looks at combining auditor/treasurer positions

Commissioners to hold final public hearing on proposed merger on April 7

Posted 3/24/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production falls with lower oil prices

Oil production falls with lower oil prices

Rig count falls from 160 rigs in December to 111 in March

Posted 3/17/15 (Tue)read more »

Preschool in jeopardy

Preschool in jeopardy

Unless new board members can be found, First Lutheran Preschool and After School programs at risk of closing

Posted 3/17/15 (Tue)read more »

Pedersens open state’s largest veterinary clinic

Pedersens open state’s largest veterinary clinic

Watford City Vet Clinic opens in new 32,000-square foot facility

Posted 3/17/15 (Tue)read more »

Economist: Saudi Arabia is to blame for low oil prices

Economist says oil prices could rebound in 2015

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue)read more »

Tervita’s treatment plant goes up in flames

Tervita’s treatment plant goes up in flames

2,000 barrels of oil, 1,200 barrels of ‘other’ fluids in fire near Alexander

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue)read more »

Police investigate drive-by shooting

The second shooting incident since the beginning of March, took place over the weekend in the 100 block of Lincoln Street in Watford City.

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford City welcomes new K-9 unit to its police force

Watford City welcomes new K-9 unit to its police force

The Watford City Police Department recently welcomed a new and much-needed addition to its department, a K-9 unit to fight Watford City’s crime.

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue)read more »

U.S. Highway 85 is the deadliest highway in state

McKenzie County had 24 fatalities, 360 people injured in traffic crashes in 2014

Posted 2/24/15 (Tue)read more »

Construction underway on city’s new $20 million wastewater treatment facility

Construction underway on city’s new $20 million wastewater treatment facility

Second phase expansion planned to meet a city population of 15,000

Posted 2/24/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil, gas economist to speak at EDC, Chamber meeting

Scott to address the future of oil and gas industry in the Bakken

Posted 2/24/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production up as rig count falls

McKenzie County is currently producing 37 percent of state’s oil, 45 percent of state’s natural gas

Posted 2/17/15 (Tue)read more »

Final cost for new high school is $52.2 million

Final cost for new high school is $52.2 million

School Board looks at options to meet next fall’s growing student population

Posted 2/17/15 (Tue)read more »

New indoor arena and equestrian training center opens in Watford City

New indoor arena and equestrian training center opens in Watford City

Roughrider Stables & Training Facility offers riding, training, and boarding services

Posted 2/17/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford City’s student numbers expected to double in 10 years

Watford City’s student numbers expected to double in 10 years

New study shows district enrollment to top 3,900 students by 2024

Posted 2/10/15 (Tue)read more »