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Center opens to rave reviews

Center opens to rave reviews

New wellness center sees jump in membership

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed)read more »

Residents want U.S. 85 bypass west of Alexander

Residents want U.S. 85 bypass west of Alexander

Route of U.S. 85 around Alexander to become part of four-lane highway from Williston to Watford City

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed)read more »

Making Watford a better place

Roughrider Fund is pouring millions of dollars into community projects

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed)read more »

Developer pitches new high school option to school board

While the McKenzie County Public School District may be a few years away from deciding whether or not its growing student numbers will require the district to build a new high school, one developer thinks his company has the perfect solution.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed)read more »

It’s a gusher

New well north of Watford City producing 5,000 barrels of oil, 12 million cubic feet of gas a day

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Outgrowing its space

Outgrowing its space

Much needed remodeling project to add more jail and office space at County Law Enforcement Center

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Legislation could help hospitals reduce bad debt charges

House Bill 1433 is proposing to send the state’s tobacco tax to the North Dakota Department of Health, and for $20 million of that money to be set aside as grants to help pay the bad debts of oil-impacted hospitals

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Council approves preliminary plat for new subdivision in northwest corner of city

Watford City's City Council approves preliminary subdivision map for a new residential area that could provide apartments, townhomes and single family homes for 502 people in the northwest corner of the city.

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Wellness Center ready to open

Wellness Center ready to open

Connie Wold Wellness Center to offer access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Wolf Run ready for the next step

Oil companies donate $300,000 toward Wolf Pup Daycare project

Posted 2/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Bills look at putting more money into oil patch cities, counties

Three bills are being introduced in the 63rd Legislative Session that could greatly change the formula of oil and gas production taxes that are returned to impacted western North Dakota counties.

Posted 2/06/13 (Wed)read more »

Embracing technology

Embracing technology

W.C.H.S. Geography class replaces textbooks with iPads

Posted 2/06/13 (Wed)read more »

WAWSA seeks more money to finish project

The Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA) was created as a result of the last North Dakota Legislative Assembly and has made tremendous progress since then.

Posted 2/06/13 (Wed)read more »

Gas outage affects 1,000 area residents

Natural gas service to Watford City and Arnegard was lost when a natural gas transmission line about 2½ miles east of Alexander was struck by a contractor who was working in the area on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 26.

Posted 1/30/13 (Wed)read more »

A building boom coming

A building boom coming

New housing, retail coming to Watford City in 2013

Posted 1/30/13 (Wed)read more »

Joy Dental Design opens office in Watford City

Joy Dental Design opens office in Watford City

Hazen dentist expands operations to Watford City

Posted 1/30/13 (Wed)read more »

School Board struggles to determine future enrollment

Need for new high school in Watford City to be based on increased growth

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed)read more »

It’s almost time to work out

It’s almost time to work out

New Connie Wold Wellness Center nears completion

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed)read more »

Herfindahl resigns as city police chief

There has been a changing of the guard at the Watford City Police Department following the surprise resignation of Slade Herfindahl as the chief of police and the appointment of Jesse Wellen as the city’s new police chief.

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed)read more »

Study: Decades of oil development ahead

Study: Decades of oil development ahead

McKenzie County could have 8,636 wells by 2025

Posted 1/23/13 (Wed)read more »