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Post Office plans for more delivery routes in Watford City

In-town delivery and new routes proposed to help deal with congestion at the Watford City Post Office.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed)read more »

Board narrows new high school sites to two

The possible sites for a new high school to meet Watford City’s growing student numbers has been narrowed from four to two.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed)read more »

City moves forward with plans for mechanical wastewater treatment

New facility will result in increased sewer rates

Posted 10/23/13 (Wed)read more »

Soggy roads hurt well completions

Heavy rains force county to enforce load limits

Posted 10/23/13 (Wed)read more »

State sets new record for oil production

State sets new record for oil production

McKenzie County leads state in oil and natural gas production

Posted 10/23/13 (Wed)read more »

Rush is on to fill South Park Plaza

Rush is on to fill South Park Plaza

The opening of Cash Wise grocery store, Cash Wise Liquor, and Alco was only the beginning for the South Park Plaza development.

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed)read more »

Rains force county to close roads to truck traffic

McKenzie County Commissioners enforce a load restriction on county roads until the rains stop

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed)read more »

Shuffling of businesses

Shuffling of businesses

Taylor Ag and S & S Motors move to new locations

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed)read more »

FBI agent shot during drug bust

A Minot-based FBI agent was shot, but not seriously injured, while executing a search warrant east of Watford City.

Posted 10/16/13 (Wed)read more »

School okays mill hike to fund $13 million budget

Mill levy will generate an additional $2.8 million for district

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed)read more »

Watford City in the running for $500,000 grant

Watford City EDC is one of 30 finalists for Bush Foundation grant

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed)read more »

City, county sales up in second quarter of 2013

Watford’s sales climb to $51 million as state’s sales slow

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed)read more »

Courthouse offices to move to fairgrounds

Courthouse offices to move to fairgrounds

Courthouse renovations forces offices to relocate

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed)read more »

PSC to hear QEP proposal to unitize wells in county

Proposal affecting 40 square miles would be the first in the Bakken and the largest unitized field in the county

Posted 10/02/13 (Wed)read more »

Body of missing man may have been found

Hunters find body of man missing since July

Posted 10/02/13 (Wed)read more »

More ambulance coverage needed

Study: Two McKenzie County areas lacking adequate ambulance service

Posted 10/02/13 (Wed)read more »

Ground broken for bypass around Watford City

Ground broken for bypass around Watford City

There is now a light at the end of the tunnel,” stated Brent Sanford, Watford City mayor, at the groundbreaking of the first phase of the U.S. Highway 85 bypass around Watford City. “Our cries have been heard and our needs are being met. This project will mean a huge release in pressure for this community.”

Posted 10/02/13 (Wed)read more »

Three Forks study targets McKenzie County wells

Three Forks study targets McKenzie County wells

State study seeks to determine why county oil wells are showing initial producing of 5,000 barrels per day

Posted 9/25/13 (Wed)read more »

Healthcare system adds new medical providers

Healthcare system adds new medical providers

A long season of lost providers and financial struggle may be nearing an end for McKenzie County Healthcare Systems.

Posted 9/25/13 (Wed)read more »

Wild Bison Travel Center opens near Alexander

Wild Bison Travel Center opens near Alexander

On Aug. 1, the Wild Bison Travel Center opened southwest of Alexander.

Posted 9/25/13 (Wed)read more »