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Old and outdated playground equipment is now a thing of the past for Tobacco Gardens Resort.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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »