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Deadly at any speed

Deadly at any speed

Northwest North Dakota leads state in number of traffic fatalities

Posted 10/17/12 (Wed)read more »

County adopts $95.8 million budget for 2013

County taxpayers on the hook for only $1.39 million of total county spending

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

Building boom underway

Building boom underway

Watford issues over $86.8 million in building permits in first nine months of 2012

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

City says “OK” to unlimited off-sale licenses

While no one can say for sure how many off-sale liquor licenses will be issued in Watford City in the future, the Watford City City Council decided last Monday night that only having one off-sale license was not enough.

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

McKenzie County leads state in taxable sales increase

Watford’s taxable sales top $49.9 million in second quarter

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »

Area fire, ambulance, and police departments receive over $1 million in Oil Impact funds

McKenzie County’s emergency responders, fire departments and law enforcement agencies have received over $1 million in the latest round of Oil Impact Funding grants.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

Firemen push safety during Fire Prevention Week

Firemen push safety during Fire Prevention Week

Department to give away 100 smoke detectors

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

Rash of break-ins has area residents on edge

Rash of break-ins has area residents on edge

In the past two weeks, McKenzie County has seen a surge of crime involving the break-in of three county homes and a body that was found near Power Fuels under suspicious circumstances.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

County’s population projected to triple

A newly-released study says that McKenzie County’s population could triple in the next 15 years. And that projected growth only fuels the need for more housing.

Posted 10/03/12 (Wed)read more »

City’s newest hotel holds grand opening

City’s newest hotel holds grand opening

The Watford Hotel offers 77 guest rooms

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Nowhere to put the prisoners

Full jails force local law enforcement officers, courts to consider other options

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

One week after tragic accident, Johnson Corners Christian Academy finalizes plans to reopen school

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Grass fire sparks burn ban in county

A huge grass fire in the Grassy Butte area has prompted McKenzie County to initiate another county-wide burn ban.

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Petersen joins healthcare system

Petersen joins healthcare system

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS) recently welcomed Tucker Petersen as its new clinic manager and MCHS chief operating officer.

Posted 9/26/12 (Wed)read more »

Buffalo Hills offers country living at an affordable price

Buffalo Hills offers country living at an affordable price

Residents flocking to buy homes in new subdivision

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Semi crashes into Johnson Corners school

Semi crashes into Johnson Corners school

Several students suffer minor injuries after two-vehicle accident on ND 73 sends truck crashing into school

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Ground broken for new LSS affordable housing project

Ground broken for new LSS affordable housing project

Lutheran Social Services to build 124 apartment units in Watford City

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

School board adopts $9.95 million budget

Board approves $9,870,000 in bonds for elementary school construction

Posted 9/19/12 (Wed)read more »

Watford home to state’s first indoor RV Park

Watford home to state’s first indoor RV Park

Unique development to provide year-round living comfort for people living in RVs

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »

City looks to up the number of off-sale liquor licenses

The City of Watford City is looking at changing two of its ordinances that govern the location of off-sale liquor establishments, as well as the number of off-sale licenses it will make available in the community.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »