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Building boom underway

Building boom underway

Watford issues over $86.8 million in building permits in first nine months of 2012

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

City says “OK” to unlimited off-sale licenses

While no one can say for sure how many off-sale liquor licenses will be issued in Watford City in the future, the Watford City City Council decided last Monday night that only having one off-sale license was not enough.

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

McKenzie County leads state in taxable sales increase

Watford’s taxable sales top $49.9 million in second quarter

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

Area fire, ambulance, and police departments receive over $1 million in Oil Impact funds

McKenzie County’s emergency responders, fire departments and law enforcement agencies have received over $1 million in the latest round of Oil Impact Funding grants.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

Firemen push safety during Fire Prevention Week

Firemen push safety during Fire Prevention Week

Department to give away 100 smoke detectors

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

Rash of break-ins has area residents on edge

Rash of break-ins has area residents on edge

In the past two weeks, McKenzie County has seen a surge of crime involving the break-in of three county homes and a body that was found near Power Fuels under suspicious circumstances.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

County’s population projected to triple

A newly-released study says that McKenzie County’s population could triple in the next 15 years. And that projected growth only fuels the need for more housing.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

City’s newest hotel holds grand opening

City’s newest hotel holds grand opening

The Watford Hotel offers 77 guest rooms

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Nowhere to put the prisoners

Full jails force local law enforcement officers, courts to consider other options

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

One week after tragic accident, Johnson Corners Christian Academy finalizes plans to reopen school

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Grass fire sparks burn ban in county

A huge grass fire in the Grassy Butte area has prompted McKenzie County to initiate another county-wide burn ban.

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Petersen joins healthcare system

Petersen joins healthcare system

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS) recently welcomed Tucker Petersen as its new clinic manager and MCHS chief operating officer.

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

School board adopts $9.95 million budget

Board approves $9,870,000 in bonds for elementary school construction

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Ground broken for new LSS affordable housing project

Ground broken for new LSS affordable housing project

Lutheran Social Services to build 124 apartment units in Watford City

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Semi crashes into Johnson Corners school

Semi crashes into Johnson Corners school

Several students suffer minor injuries after two-vehicle accident on ND 73 sends truck crashing into school

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Buffalo Hills offers country living at an affordable price

Buffalo Hills offers country living at an affordable price

Residents flocking to buy homes in new subdivision

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Not perfect, but acceptable

Not perfect, but acceptable

Finding a way to keep the proposed truck reliever/bypass routes of U.S. Highway 85 and North Dakota Highway 23 as close to Watford City as possible, but still get the truck traffic away from the community, isn’t going to be easy.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »

County considers $93 million budget

Proposed 2013 county budget almost double from last year

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »

City looks to up the number of off-sale liquor licenses

The City of Watford City is looking at changing two of its ordinances that govern the location of off-sale liquor establishments, as well as the number of off-sale licenses it will make available in the community.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »

Watford home to state’s first indoor RV Park

Watford home to state’s first indoor RV Park

Unique development to provide year-round living comfort for people living in RVs

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »