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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Not perfect, but acceptable

Not perfect, but acceptable

Finding a way to keep the proposed truck reliever/bypass routes of U.S. Highway 85 and North Dakota Highway 23 as close to Watford City as possible, but still get the truck traffic away from the community, isn’t going to be easy.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)read more »

County considers $93 million budget

Proposed 2013 county budget almost double from last year

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 »

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 »

Schools debut healthier meals

Schools debut healthier meals

New school meals will have less calories and sodium

Posted 9/05/12 (Wed)read more »

NDRA Championship Rodeo Finals rides into Watford City

State's top cowboys, cowgirls to compete in Watford City Friday and Saturday

Posted 9/05/12 (Wed)read more »

Filling a community need

Filling a community need

Lutheran Church offers After-School program

Posted 9/05/12 (Wed)read more »

First day of class brings more students to schools

First day of class brings more students to schools

As expected, enrollment numbers are up and area schools are growing.

Posted 8/29/12 (Wed)read more »

Explosion injures two at oil well site

An explosion at an oil well site located north of Arnegard severely burned two men

Posted 8/29/12 (Wed)read more »