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Foreman pleads guilty to sex abuse

Watford City man faces three more charges of sexual abuse of a child

Posted 3/01/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford airport has $5 million impact on local economy

Watford airport has $5 million impact on local economy

Economic impact of Watford City’s Municipal Airport has greatly increased over the past five years.

Posted 3/01/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford City celebrates opening of new school

Watford City celebrates opening of new school

New $53 million high school welcomes students to first day of classes

Posted 2/23/16 (Tue)read more »

Oil prices won’t rebound until 2017

Oil prices won’t rebound until 2017

North Dakota’s oil, gas production continue on a downward slide

Posted 2/23/16 (Tue)read more »

A pilot’s worst nightmare

A pilot’s worst nightmare

Watford City pilot makes emergency landing on I-94

Posted 2/23/16 (Tue)read more »

Hospital to offer surgery services

Hospital to offer surgery services

McKenzie County Healthcare System partners with UND Medical School to develop surgical program

Posted 2/16/16 (Tue)read more »

Traffic fatalities still high on U.S. 85

Traffic fatalities still high on U.S. 85

Even after four-laning, 19 motorists died in vehicle accidents in 2015

Posted 2/16/16 (Tue)read more »

County looks to have new land use plan by June

To continue on in their strategy of executing a new comprehensive plan for McKenzie County’s future development, the county is taking the next step forward by hosting a set of public meetings on Feb. 23 and 24.

Posted 2/16/16 (Tue)read more »

New high school set to open

New high school set to open

District to hold Open House for 167,000-square foot, $53 million school on Monday, Feb. 15

Posted 2/09/16 (Tue)read more »

CornerStone Bank to build new bank in Watford City

Bank to open in new location in summer of 2017

Posted 2/09/16 (Tue)read more »

County’s first baby arrives by ambulance

County’s first baby arrives by ambulance

On the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 20, Traci Cole and her significant other, Jimmy Royster, did not think they would almost be delivering their new baby boy in the parking lot of a truck stop, let alone the back of an ambulance. But that is exactly what happened.

Posted 2/02/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s Main Street welcomes new businesses

Watford’s Main Street welcomes new businesses

Five new businesses bring more retail, dining experiences

Posted 2/02/16 (Tue)read more »

Students handle being stranded 20 hours

Students handle being stranded 20 hours

Watford teens were part of March for Life in Washington, D.C. when East Coast blizzard hit

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue)read more »

Busy year for law enforcement

Despite the oil and gas slowdown in 2015, McKenzie County law enforcement officers stayed busier than ever.

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue)read more »

Fuchs arrested in Montana

A man wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in McKenzie County was apprehended early Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, in Roosevelt County, Mont.

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue)read more »

State’s oil industry running on empty

State’s oil industry running on empty

North Dakota’s oil production rises with fewer rigs drilling

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Elementary school students anxious to leave portables

Elementary school students anxious to leave portables

Watford fourth and fifth-graders ready to move into Middle School classrooms

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Granting a dying father’s last wish

Granting a dying father’s last wish

Frye walks his daughter down the wedding aisle

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Study: Watford City student numbers expected to top 3,000

School district will see 10 percent growth in students for next 10 years

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Lucky to be alive

Lucky to be alive

Minnesota man survives 17 hours in cold after breaking leg while hunting pheasants

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue)read more »