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Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare in Watford City received a $50,000 donation from Hess Corporation last week, bringing the total donation amount to roughly $1.2 million for the daycare project.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Study: McKenzie County needs 120-bed jail facility

Commissioners explore options to house prisoners

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Lawmakers to visit state’s oil patch

Petroleum Council sponsors a two-day tour through the Bakken to open up the eyes of North Dakota lawmakers

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

As earth moving equipment was already at work shaping the ground, school and city officials on Monday, July 21, officially broke ground on a new $50 million, 600-student capacity, high school to serve Watford City’s growing student numbers.

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Multi-story buildings coming to Main Street

Multi-story buildings coming to Main Street

New York developers plan to invest $65 million in city

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford to Alexander to be completed by fall

Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford to Alexander to be completed by fall

Bypasses of Watford City and Alexander on schedule for fall completion

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Another big month for oil production

Another big month for oil production

McKenzie County leads North Dakota in oil and gas production

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford City, McKenzie County taxable sales increase over 30 percent in first quarter

City, county economy off to fast start in 2014

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Burglar kicks in door of Watford home to steal purse

Family awakened by sounds of crashing door

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground-breaking planned for new school

The McKenzie County School District No. 1 and JLG Architects are looking to close the design and development stages of the new Watford City High School on Tuesday, July 22.

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Spill dumps one million gallons of saltwater near Mandaree

Spill dumps one million gallons of saltwater near Mandaree

Saltwater, a byproduct of oil and gas production that is up to 30 times saltier than seawater, leaked into the soil from an underground pipeline near Mandaree, N.D.

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Law enforcement officers get rapid intervention training

Law enforcement officers get rapid intervention training

Highway Patrol troopers train McKenzie County deputies and Watford City police officers for Active Threat Response

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

Supreme Court ruling says unproductive well can end oil lease

North Dakota mineral owners who have their minerals tied up in non-paying wells were the winners in a recent North Dakota Supreme Court ruling.

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

County jail re-opens after remodeling

County jail re-opens after remodeling

Commissioners begin process of looking to build a new jail facility

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

County holds 55th annual fair this week

“Lasso Some Fun” is the theme of McKenzie County Fair

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

Arnegard welcomes the public to celebrate the Fourth of July

Daylong festivities to end with fireworks

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County Bank to merge with Cornerstone Bank

Watford City and New Town banks part of merger

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

Kindel assumes duties as Arnegard Mayor

Kindel assumes duties as Arnegard Mayor

Kindel replaces Elliot as city's mayor

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new healthcare facility

Ground broken for new healthcare facility

Watford City to build new $59 million healthcare facility

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

ONEOK donates $1 million to new healthcare complex

Ground-breaking ceremony planned for $59 million new medical complex

Posted 6/24/14 (Tue)read more »