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Watford City property owners to see increase in taxable values

With property values escalating in Watford City so are taxable valuations

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed)read more »

New Census numbers don’t tell us much

City, county officials say lag in data results in misleading numbers

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed)read more »

A most unexpected gift

A most unexpected gift

Holms donate $100,000 to ambulance service

Posted 3/27/13 (Wed)read more »

Mega-producers spark interest in Banks Field

McKenzie County wells that are producing nearly 5,000 barrels a day have industry excited

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Squeezing in one more classroom

With the number of projected students entering the Watford City Elementary School hitting the highest numbers in recent history, the McKenzie County School District No. 1 school board has decided that it has to try to squeeze one more classroom into a new addition that is scheduled to open this fall.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Rankin resigns as sheriff

Effective July 1, 2013, Ron Rankin will officially retire as McKenzie County Sheriff and bring to a close his long career in the field of law enforcement.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed)read more »

Fire destroys business

Fire destroys business

A structure fire at Steve’s Sprayfoam Insulation, located at the junction of 12th Street Southeast and 11th Avenue Southeast, caused quite a scene on the morning of Tuesday, March 12.

Posted 3/20/13 (Wed)read more »

City tells MDU, McKenzie Electric to work together

Electric utilities told to provide city with service area map

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Two Watford City teens killed, one injured in collision with semi

Two Watford City teenagers were killed and a third teenager was severely injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 1:04 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 west of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Council: Time is not right for golf course expansion

The plans for a nine-hole expansion of the Fox Hills Golf Course & Country Club in Watford City that would use a PILOT (payment in lieu of tax) program to pay for the expansion ran into some serious concerns from members of the Watford City City Council at last Monday’s city council meeting.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Math whiz kids

Math whiz kids

W.C.H.S. MathCounts team wins State championship

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed)read more »

Students get ready to move into new school

Students get ready to move into new school

Elementary students to be bussed to high school for lunch

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed)read more »

Christian Academy finishes remodeling

Christian Academy finishes remodeling

Five months after semi smashed into the school, students return to new classrooms

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed)read more »

Post Office hires more staff to improve service

Post Office hires more staff to improve service

Customers see improvement in service

Posted 3/06/13 (Wed)read more »

Oppidan breaks ground on $20 million development

Oppidan breaks ground on $20 million development

Cash Wise Grocery, Alco, chinese buffet to anchor new retail complex

Posted 3/06/13 (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 »

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 »

Center opens to rave reviews

Center opens to rave reviews

New wellness center sees jump in membership

Posted 2/27/13 (Wed)read more »

Filter socks are unwanted garbage

Filter socks are unwanted garbage

City uncovers oilfiled waste in dumpsters

Posted 2/27/13 (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 »