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Search continues for apparent suicide victim

Nearly one week after the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Dept. received notification that a man was possibly going to commit suicide in the Badlands south of Watford City, law enforcement officials are no closer to finding a body.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed)read more »

City, county sales dip slightly

Tough winter blamed for slowdown of sales in the state’s oil patch

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed)read more »

Johnson resigns as county State’s Attorney

Johnson resigns as county State’s Attorney

Dennis Johnson, McKenzie County’s State’s Attorney, has tendered his resignation from that position effective Sept. 1.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed)read more »

Tons of trash

Tons of trash

McKenzie County Landfill one of the state’s busiest

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed)read more »

A female cop in a man’s world

A female cop in a man’s world

Monnens finds police work gruelling, but very rewarding

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed)read more »

County is No. 1 in oil, gas production

State predicts oil activity will increase in coming months

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed)read more »

Keene firemen named 2013 Emergency Responders of the Year

Keene firemen named 2013 Emergency Responders of the Year

Two Keene volunteer firemen honored for work

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed)read more »

City residents want overpass on bypass

City residents want overpass on bypass

Residents concerned that proposed intersection will not handle traffic safely.

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed)read more »

Schmidt, Jacobson appointed as NW District judges

Robin Schmidt of Watford City has been appointed by North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple to serve as a newly created district court judge in Watford City.

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed)read more »

Liebels end 43-year ownership of Jack & Jill

Liebels end 43-year ownership of Jack & Jill

After 43 years with the Liebel family, Liebel’s Jack & Jill has switched hands.

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed)read more »

Commission takes no action on man camp moratorium

Former commissioner asks for six-month moratorium on man camps

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed)read more »

It’s County Fair time

Demolition Derby, NDRA Rodeo highlight this year’s grandstand shows

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

State has $9.6 million for oil patch law enforcement

Grant makes money available for law enforcement for equipment and housing, but not for new officers

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

New daycare gets $500,000 Roughrider Fund grant

Construction of the new Wolf Pup Daycare will begin within the next 30 days following the Watford City City Council’s approval of a $500,000 Roughrider Fund grant.

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

No regrets

No regrets

Rankin retires as county sheriff

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Making Clara’s wish come true

Making Clara’s wish come true

Clara Wisness, like most everyone her age, dreams of playing on a sandy beach to her heart’s content.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Arnegard’s 4th to kick off Centennial party

It’s been a year of work in preparation for the upcoming celebration of Arnegard’s Centennial, and yet, it took 100 years of perspiration and hard work to come to the present.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Mayor: $10 million won’t go far in meeting city’s needs

Watford City gets only $10 million in Oil Impact Grants to meet $195 million in infrastructure improvements

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

School enrollment projected to swell

School enrollment projected to swell

With projected enrollment of 1,600, School District looks at the need for a new school building

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »

School fails AYP

When it comes to getting passing grades in the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) as part of the Leave No Child Behind Act, the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 didn’t do very well.

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »