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City ups cost of building permits

Call it a sign of the times. It is getting more and more costly for everyone to provide services in western North Dakota.

Posted 3/28/12 (Wed)read more »

First Lutheran Church Choir to perform Easter Cantata

First Lutheran Church Choir to perform Easter Cantata

Easter Cantata to be performed on Sunday, April 1

Posted 3/28/12 (Wed)read more »

Local elections drawing few candidates

April 13 is deadline to file for city, county, school openings

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Truck damages Long X Bridge

Truck damages Long X Bridge

The Long X Bridge, 16 miles south of Watford City, was temporarily closed Sunday afternoon after a semi hauling a trailer and carrying an excavator repeatedly struck overhead beams of the bridge before finally breaking one of the beams from the bridge structure.

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed)read more »

School board looks at building options

With the number of students attending McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 still on the rise and showing no sign of slowing up in the near future, the district school board is moving as fast as it can to come up with more classroom space.

Posted 3/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Mail carrier logs over a million miles

Mail carrier logs over a million miles

Knutson wears out 10 vehicles in 36-year career of delivering mail

Posted 3/14/12 (Wed)read more »

County to spend $17.3 million to fix road

The McKenzie County Commissioners have just approved an award of $17.3 million to make badly needed repairs to County Road 10.

Posted 3/14/12 (Wed)read more »

City Council approves new housing developments

New homes, apartments and a new truck stop will soon be going up in Watford City.

Posted 3/14/12 (Wed)read more »

Planning for new Watford

Planning for new Watford

The last time that Watford City looked to its future it was a little over 10 years ago. At that time Watford City was a very different community than it is today.

Posted 3/07/12 (Wed)read more »

Alexander residents prefer 85 bypass to go west of city

Alexander residents prefer 85 bypass to go west of city

“Go West,” was almost the unanimous consensus of the nearly 75 Alexander residents who attended the first public meeting on a proposed U.S. Highway 85 bypass or truck reliever route around the community.

Posted 3/07/12 (Wed)read more »

Allen shares his passion for basketball and life

Allen shares his passion for basketball and life

Have you ever met someone and automatically thought, “This is a truly amazing person?”

Posted 3/07/12 (Wed)read more »

Group welcomes new moms to Watford

MOPS group helps new families connect to a new community

Posted 2/29/12 (Wed)read more »

Library bustling with activity

Library bustling with activity

Libraries aren’t just for quiet research and studying anymore, at least not in McKenzie County.

Posted 2/29/12 (Wed)read more »

Proposed High Prairie Pipeline will move 150,000 barrels of crude

It’s ‘open season’ right now for a Colorado company seeking shipping commitments from oil producers.

Posted 2/29/12 (Wed)read more »

School okays girls fast pitch softball

When the call goes out to “play ball” this spring, it won’t just be the boys that will be picking up their bats and balls at Watford City High School.

Posted 2/22/12 (Wed)read more »

Wellness Center still running toward finish line

Wellness Center still running toward finish line

The Healthy Hearts Wellness Center has recently received a face-lift.

Posted 2/22/12 (Wed)read more »

School closer to finalizing expansion plans

Students in McKenzie County are having to sit a little bit closer together than they were before.

Posted 2/22/12 (Wed)read more »

Proposed truck reliever route draws criticism

Proposed truck reliever route draws criticism

Residents along 24th Ave. SW say truck route would destroy neighborhood

Posted 2/15/12 (Wed)read more »

Bakken keeps rock’n

State’s oil and gas industry sets new production records

Posted 2/15/12 (Wed)read more »

County zoning board to begin work

County appoints members to new zoning board

Posted 2/15/12 (Wed)read more »