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City sees building permits top $97 million in eight months

The rush to build puts Watford City on record pace

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

Old Settlers’ Day brings old-fashioned fun to Alexander

Parade, barbecue, street dance among weekend’s events

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue)read more »

School braces for record enrollment

Watford City schools expect to see over 1,300 students on opening day

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County produces bulk of state’s oil and gas

County produced 41.6 percent of state’s gas, 32.5 percent of state’s oil

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Legislators get a taste of the oil boom

Petroleum Council to host two-day legislative tour of oil-impacted counties

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Wolf Pup Daycare celebrates its grand opening in Watford City

New daycare quickly filling to its capacity of 190 children

Posted 8/19/14 (Tue)read more »

Highway 85 opens to four-lane traffic

State to invest $2.7 billion during current biennium to support oil, gas region

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford grows by 1,131 acres

Council approves record annexations

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

City approves hiring construction manager for new Events Center

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

Ribfest draws record crowd

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue)read more »

ONEOK to build new gas plant in McKenzie County

Demicks Lake plant will process 200 million cubic feet per day

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Are you ready for some ribs?

Thousands of pounds of ribs to be prepared during Friday’s Ribfest

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Schools get $3.8 million

School districts in Watford City and Alexander, which are being impacted by increased enrollment due to the energy boom in western North Dakota, will be sharing in $3,809,700 in grants from the Board of University and School Lands.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Wolf Pup Daycare receives $50,000 from Hess Corporation

Wolf Pup Daycare in Watford City received a $50,000 donation from Hess Corporation last week, bringing the total donation amount to roughly $1.2 million for the daycare project.

Posted 8/05/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new $50 million high school

As earth moving equipment was already at work shaping the ground, school and city officials on Monday, July 21, officially broke ground on a new $50 million, 600-student capacity, high school to serve Watford City’s growing student numbers.

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Lawmakers to visit state’s oil patch

Petroleum Council sponsors a two-day tour through the Bakken to open up the eyes of North Dakota lawmakers

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Study: McKenzie County needs 120-bed jail facility

Commissioners explore options to house prisoners

Posted 7/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Four-laning of Highway 85 from Watford to Alexander to be completed by fall

Bypasses of Watford City and Alexander on schedule for fall completion

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Multi-story buildings coming to Main Street

New York developers plan to invest $65 million in city

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Another big month for oil production

McKenzie County leads North Dakota in oil and gas production

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »