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County to hold public meeting on new land use plan

Public meeting to be held Jan. 3

Posted 12/31/12 (Mon)read more »

Oil well blowout capped

Oil well blowout capped

A Newfield Exploration Company oil well, located five miles west of Watford City, that spewed gas and oil, as well as other well fluids, more than 90 feet into the sky has finally been brought under control.

Posted 12/31/12 (Mon)read more »

Coborn’s acquires Mike’s Super Valu

Coborn’s acquires Mike’s Super Valu

Company to open new Cash Wise store in Watford City summer of 2013

Posted 12/31/12 (Mon)read more »

Oil industry still fueling a booming local economy

Watford's taxable sales top $49.9 million in third quarter

Posted 12/24/12 (Mon)read more »

City scrambles to flush lines of super chlorinated water

City scrambles to flush lines of super chlorinated water

Two million gallons of water dumped

Posted 12/24/12 (Mon)read more »

Going out of her way for others

Going out of her way for others

Hellandsaas earns the 2012 McKenzie County Farmer “Heart of Gold” award for work with others across county

Posted 12/24/12 (Mon)read more »

Already too small?

Already too small?

With growing student enrollments, School District No. 1 says new high school may be needed

Posted 12/19/12 (Wed)read more »

State shortchanges school in rapid enrollment funds

At a time when McKenzie County Public School District is experiencing the most rapid student enrollment in the district’s history and struggling to maintain a budget, the last thing that it needs to have happen is for some of its revenue stream to be short-circuited.

Posted 12/19/12 (Wed)read more »

City connects to new water source

City connects to new water source

WAWSA delivers Missouri River water to Watford City, McKenzie County

Posted 12/19/12 (Wed)read more »

First Lutheran Choir to present Christmas Cantata

First Lutheran Choir to present Christmas Cantata

The First Lutheran Church Choir is putting on its annual Christmas Cantata on Sunday, Dec. 16, again choosing to perform a work of gifted composer Pepper Choplin.

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed)read more »

60 years of oil, the celebration continues

Pioneer Museum to host celebration marking 60th anniversary of first oil well drilled in McKenzie County

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed)read more »

Area leaders push for state financial help

Legislative forum highlights area’s need for increased financial help to meet energy impacts

Posted 12/12/12 (Wed)read more »

Two new hotels going up in Watford

Two new hotels going up in Watford

Hotels to be part of major commercial development that will bring grocery store, restaurants and more to south edge of city

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed)read more »

Patten: The county has changed a lot

Patten: The county has changed a lot

As a McKenzie County Commissioner for the past 12 years, Dale Patten has seen the county undergo the most dramatic changes in the county’s history.

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed)read more »

Alexander to get a new motel

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed)read more »

Construction begins on 1,400-person crew camp in Arnegard

A full-service, 100 percent contained crew lodge with the capacity to house 1,400 people is being built in Arnegard.

Posted 12/05/12 (Wed)read more »

Larsen’s Service Drug celebrates 60 years of business

On Nov. 20, 1952, John O. Larsen opened the doors of Larsen Service Drug, and now 60 years later, the business is still serving the people of Watford City and McKenzie County.

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)read more »

Stores stocked for busy shopping season

Stores stocked for busy shopping season

Watford City merchants going all out meet needs of growing population

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)read more »

Oil production continues to break records

State's 7,798 producing wells produce 728,494 barrels of oil a day

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)read more »

’Tis the season for giving

’Tis the season for giving

Two Giving Trees will help brighten Christmas for the less fortunate in McKenzie County

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)read more »