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School board lowers new school bond to $27 million

School board lowers new school bond to $27 million

Property owners in the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 will be asked to pay a smaller portion of a new school building than originally estimated. During a special school board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, the board set the new bond levy at $27 million versus the $31.5 million levy that had been approved a week earlier.

Posted 1/28/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford man arrested on firearm charges

Henrikson is a person of interest in Washington murder

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

Rodenbiker sworn in as state’s attorney

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

School to ask voters to approve building bond

At the Monday, Jan. 13 McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 school board meeting, the board approved moving forward with a $31.5 million dollar bond for the new high school in the Fox Hills development.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

County leads the state in traffic fatalities two years in a row

24 die in 22 fatal crashes on McKenzie County roads in 2013

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed)read more »

Landfill adapts to more growth

Landfill adapts to more growth

The McKenzie County Landfill is one of the five largest landfills in North Dakota

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

Police chief wants to return to street

Wellen asks city to find new police chief

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

Action trumps talk as Watford City continues growth in 2014

Action trumps talk as Watford City continues growth in 2014

City to see construction boom in 2014

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed)read more »

School struggles to meet needs of “homeless” students

25 percent of district’s students classified as “homeless” due to living conditions

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

Filling backpacks with food

Filling backpacks with food

Food Pantry’s new BackPack Program helps meet hungry children’s needs

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

County hires full-time state’s attorney

Jacob Rodenbiker hired as McKenzie County’ first-ever, full-time state’s attorney.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed)read more »

More retail coming to South Park Plaza

More retail coming to South Park Plaza

New retail businesses to open in 2014

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon)read more »

Meeting the holiday rush

Meeting the holiday rush

Post Office makes changes to meet needs of area’s growing population

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon)read more »

Tax bite will be smaller for many

State’s property relief taxes brings 12 percent savings

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon)read more »

A busy year of building

A busy year of building

As oil activity presses forward, residential and commercial development in Watford City continues to go vertical.

Posted 12/24/13 (Tue)read more »

Putting others first earns Lundin the “Heart of Gold”

Putting others first earns Lundin the “Heart of Gold”

Humble. That is the word most used to describe the McKenzie County Farmer’s 2013 Heart of Gold recipient, Susie Lundin.

Posted 12/24/13 (Tue)read more »

Police Dept. growing to meet increased crime

This year has brought many changes to the Watford City Police Department.

Posted 12/24/13 (Tue)read more »

Developers will see increase in permit fees

Watford City city council approves hike in building permit fees

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed)read more »

Zubke to run for District 39 House of Representatives

Zubke seeks to fill seat vacated by Drovdal

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed)read more »

Another month, another record

Another month, another record

McKenzie County leads the state in oil and gas production for fifth straight month

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed)read more »