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New daycare gets $500,000 Roughrider Fund grant

Construction of the new Wolf Pup Daycare will begin within the next 30 days following the Watford City City Council’s approval of a $500,000 Roughrider Fund grant.

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

State has $9.6 million for oil patch law enforcement

Grant makes money available for law enforcement for equipment and housing, but not for new officers

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

It’s County Fair time

Demolition Derby, NDRA Rodeo highlight this year’s grandstand shows

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed)read more »

Mayor: $10 million won’t go far in meeting city’s needs

Watford City gets only $10 million in Oil Impact Grants to meet $195 million in infrastructure improvements

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Arnegard’s 4th to kick off Centennial party

It’s been a year of work in preparation for the upcoming celebration of Arnegard’s Centennial, and yet, it took 100 years of perspiration and hard work to come to the present.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Making Clara’s wish come true

Making Clara’s wish come true

Clara Wisness, like most everyone her age, dreams of playing on a sandy beach to her heart’s content.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

No regrets

No regrets

Rankin retires as county sheriff

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed)read more »

Watford readies for busy Homefest

Art in the Park, concerts, dances will provide a weekend of fun

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »

A banner year of growth

A banner year of growth

McKenzie Electric sees 64 percent growth in operating revenues

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »

School fails AYP

When it comes to getting passing grades in the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) as part of the Leave No Child Behind Act, the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 didn’t do very well.

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »

School enrollment projected to swell

School enrollment projected to swell

With projected enrollment of 1,600, School District looks at the need for a new school building

Posted 6/26/13 (Wed)read more »

Oil, natural gas production sets new record

State to participate in $150 million study of Three Forks Formation in McKenzie County

Posted 6/19/13 (Wed)read more »

Damaged roads will cost county $50 million

Damaged roads will cost county $50 million

Heavy oilfield traffic on rain-soaked roads results in over 500 miles of county roads needing repair

Posted 6/19/13 (Wed)read more »

Powering up the oil patch

Powering up the oil patch

Basin Electric’s 45-megawatt power Lonesome Creek Station set to start producing electricity this summer

Posted 6/19/13 (Wed)read more »

Golf course expansion project receives a new breath of life

Golf course looks to expand to 18 holes

Posted 6/12/13 (Wed)read more »

Developer works to solve Arnegard’s lagoon problems

Developer works to solve Arnegard’s lagoon problems

Arnegard is partnering with a private company to deal with its sewage waste water problem.

Posted 6/12/13 (Wed)read more »

Bogged down

Bogged down

Heavy spring rains have contractors playing catch-up to meet deadlines

Posted 6/12/13 (Wed)read more »

Watford to get district judgeship

Supreme Courts places new district judgeship in Watford City

Posted 6/12/13 (Wed)read more »

City needs $197 million to meet growth needs

Lack of funds will limit how quickly Watford City will be able to provide service to a growing population

Posted 6/12/13 (Wed)read more »

County’s taxable sales up nearly 56%

Watford City’s taxable sales top $185 million in 2012

Posted 6/05/13 (Wed)read more »