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Jack & Jill’s new owner to host customer appreciation

Jack & Jill’s new owner to host customer appreciation

New owners committed to customers, community

Posted 8/28/13 (Wed)read more »

Ground broken for new vet clinic

Watford City Veterinary Clinic to open new 30,000 sq. feet clinc by spring of 2014

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed)read more »

District braces for record enrollment

District braces for record enrollment

Watford City school administrators anticipate over 980 students on first day

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed)read more »

County leads ND in oil, gas production

As North Dakota continues to set new all-time oil and gas production numbers, McKenzie County remains the driving force in the increased numbers.

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed)read more »

Council commits funds for new healthcare facility

City’s Roughrider Fund tapped for $500,000 to help in building new facility

Posted 8/21/13 (Wed)read more »

Ground broken for new daycare

Ground broken for new daycare

Watford City has made a name for itself across North Dakota as being a community that, in spite of seemingly insurmountable challenges and roadblocks, has always been able to find a way to get things accomplished.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed)read more »

Ribfest a huge success

Ribfest a huge success

5,000 pounds of ribs consumed in three hours

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed)read more »

City sees shift in types of crimes

DUIs, accidents, assualts top city police force's calls

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed)read more »

Council takes no action on using Roughrider Fund to improve healthcare

The decision by the Watford City City Council as to whether or not it wants to commit $100,000 a month of the city’s one-cent sales tax proceeds for the next 40 years to help build a new replacement hospital and clinic for the McKenzie County Healthcare System, as well as completely renovate the Good Shepherd Home was tabled last Monday night.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed)read more »

Are you ready for Ribfest?

Twenty teams to compete for Best of the West Ribfest crown

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed)read more »

Wolf Run Apartments now home to its first residents

Wolf Run Apartments now home to its first residents

Apartments home to school, city and county employees

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed)read more »

Sheriff ends search for Hillsboro man

Sheriff ends search for Hillsboro man

After scouring the rugged Badlands south of Watford City for two weeks for a Hillsboro man who reportedly told family members that he intended to commit suicide, the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Dept. has called off future search efforts.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed)read more »

Tobacco Gardens gets new playground equipment

Tobacco Gardens gets new playground equipment

Old and outdated playground equipment is now a thing of the past for Tobacco Gardens Resort.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed)read more »

Bieber to guide growing Alexander school

Bieber to guide growing Alexander school

Leslie Bieber hired as new superintendent for Alexander school district

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed)read more »

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 »

School ends year with $370,000 deficit

Meeting the needs of an ever growing student population put the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 in the red to the tune of $370,000 for the past school year.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed)read more »

New retail, dining coming to Watford

Tractor Supply, Happy Joe’s Pizza, Taco John’s among the new businesses expected to open by November

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 »