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County leads state in oil, gas production

During the month of May, McKenzie County produced 13,243,028 barrels of oil and 22,330,958 MCF of natural gas, which represents 35.6 and 44.3 percent, respectively, of the state’s production totals.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue)read more »

Crime on the rise in county

McKenzie County quickly on its way to filing 2,240 cases by the end of 2015

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue)read more »

Alexander to host Bakken Rocks CookFest

Final preparations are being made for the 7th Annual Bakken Rocks CookFest, which this year will be held in Alexander on July 14.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

Building boom continues in Watford

Building boom continues in Watford

Building permits top $79.6 million during the first six months of 2015

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s taxable sales continue solid growth

In spite of slowdown in oil patch, Watford City sees a 10 percent growth in taxable sales in the first quarter of 2015

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

It’s Fair time

McKenzie County Fair opens July 9

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue)read more »

Arnegard to host 4th of July Celebration

City to host “old-time” celebration with parade, barbecue, games and fireworks

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

It’s going to be a summer of road detours

Multiple major construction projects slated for city, county and state roads this summer

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

Traffic stop turns into drug bust

Two Watford City men arrested in bust

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue)read more »

County pledges $2 million for new healthcare facility

Construction on new replacement facility begins this week

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Homefest music to fill Main Street

Free concert, street dance, Long X Art Show on tap for Homefest 2015

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production drops in April

Oil production drops in April

County continues to lead state in oil, gas production

Posted 6/23/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford City gears up for Homefest weekend

Concerts and street dances to feature Kat Perkins and Jessie Veeder & Outlaw Sippin’

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Officer fires on fleeing vehicle

On May 31, McKenzie County Sheriff’s Deputy Corporal Travis Bateman was nearly struck by a vehicle, resulting in Bateman defensively firing four shots at the vehicle’s tires.

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Recycling oilfield waste

Nuverra to open state’s first oilfield waste recycling site

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue)read more »

Bringing law enforcement together

Bringing law enforcement together

Ground broken for $57 million, 129-bed combined law enforcement center

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

City struggles to end temporary housing units

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford tapped for second district judge

Supreme Court says increased caseload warrants second judge

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue)read more »

Work on 4th Avenue begins

Work on 4th Avenue begins

NDDOT to widen roadway from Tourist Park to Highway 23 Bypass

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »

Masonic Lodge pledges $1 million to new hospital

Masonic Lodge pledges $1 million to new hospital

The Fort Union Masonic Lodge, a fraternal organization with approximately 40 members and almost 90 years of history in Watford City, has made it single largest donation to a local cause when it pledged $1 million to the McKenzie County Healthcare System, Inc.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »