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Conference room named in honor of fallen police officer

Conference room named in honor of fallen police officer

Keith Braddock, a 16½-year veteran of Watford City Police Department, was slain in line of duty 20 years ago

Posted 3/29/16 (Tue)read more »

Deputy pleads not guilty to Reckless Endangerment

Cpl. Travis Bateman was accused of purposefully hitting a speeding motorcyclist with his patrol vehicle following a high speed pursuit

Posted 3/29/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford City teen charged following weekend shooting

A Watford City teen, Colton DeFoe, has been charged with two counts of Reckless Endangerment and one count of Criminal Mischief following a shooting at Tobacco Gardens

Posted 3/29/16 (Tue)read more »

County imposes fire ban

County imposes fire ban

Two grass fires on March 13 burn over 1,100 acres in McKenzie County

Posted 3/22/16 (Tue)read more »

County gets tough on water pipeline companies

Companies without Conditional Use Permits have until March 22 to come into compliance or face injunction, lawsuit or pipeline removal

Posted 3/22/16 (Tue)read more »

Park to see $670,000 expansion

Park District renames Nature Park, the Kent Pelton Nature Park

Posted 3/22/16 (Tue)read more »

Feeling the pinch of fewer city sales tax dollars

Roughrider Fund Committee puts a hold on future projects

Posted 3/15/16 (Tue)read more »

State’s oil production continues downward slide

State’s oil production continues downward slide

While oil prices started showing signs of a minor rebound in March, low oil prices in January continued to have a downward effect on the state’s oil production

Posted 3/15/16 (Tue)read more »

Bakken Oil Rush Ministry hanging on by a thread

Bakken Oil Rush Ministry hanging on by a thread

Without funding, ministry that has served over 1,100 families could close

Posted 3/15/16 (Tue)read more »

Radioactive waste landfill in county raises concerns

Indian Hills Disposal Solids Management LLC, an oilfield landfill located just north of Alexander, is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under new rules.

Posted 3/08/16 (Tue)read more »

County okays funding for northern bypass linking U.S. 85 to N.D. 1806

Construction of $29.9 million Phase II of roadway to begin this Spring

Posted 3/08/16 (Tue)read more »

Kinder Morgan gives $300,000 donation for construction of new hospital facility

Kinder Morgan gives $300,000 donation for construction of new hospital facility

Kinder Morgan contributed $300,000 to McKenzie County Healthcare Systems’ (MCHS) new medical campus

Posted 3/08/16 (Tue)read more »

Ness: U.S. oil in war with foreign producers

Ness: U.S. oil in war with foreign producers

It is pretty hard to sugarcoat the short-term outlook for the United State’s oil industry.

Posted 3/01/16 (Tue)read more »

Masons donate $325,000 to new hospital

Masons donate $325,000 to new hospital

Donation part of $1 million pledge by Ft. Union Lodge

Posted 3/01/16 (Tue)read more »

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 »