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Helping put lives back together after the storm

Helping put lives back together after the storm

More than a week after a tornado takes away their home, the Spencers talk about what is next for them

Posted 6/03/14 (Tue)read more »

Tornado levels trailer park

Tornado levels trailer park

Freak thunderstorm dumps softball-size hail, heavy rains across area from Arnegard to Watford City

Posted 5/27/14 (Tue)read more »

City sales tax critical for new healthcare facility

City sales tax critical for new healthcare facility

New healthcare facility dependent upon passage of city sales tax

Posted 5/27/14 (Tue)read more »

Rains have farmers butting up against planting deadlines

Rains have farmers butting up against planting deadlines

Farmers making progress in finishing seeding

Posted 5/27/14 (Tue)read more »

Diede retires after 25 years as high school principal

Diede retires after 25 years as high school principal

Long-time principal retires from school district

Posted 5/27/14 (Tue)read more »

City’s quality of life could be affected by the June 10 election

City’s quality of life could be affected by the June 10 election

Posted 5/20/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County is at epicenter of boom

Bakken drilling activity expected to last a long, long time

Posted 5/20/14 (Tue)read more »

Two bypasses around city to be completed by fall

Two bypasses around city to be completed by fall

Ground broken for new Watford City Southeast Bypass

Posted 5/20/14 (Tue)read more »

Major city projects will end without city sales tax

Watford City Community Events Center may halt planning if Roughrider Fund receives no more city sales tax support

Posted 5/13/14 (Tue)read more »

City to purchase ladder truck for fire dept.

With taller buildings, apartment complexes, hotels and more people residing in Watford City than ever before.

Posted 5/13/14 (Tue)read more »

Area residents asked to join effort to “Pick Up The Patch”

This Saturday, anyone who calls McKenzie County the place where they live or work, is being asked to join in the third annual Pick Up The Patch clean-up event.

Posted 5/13/14 (Tue)read more »

State offers city $10 million to assist with roads

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is providing $10 million to assist Watford City pave reroute bypass

Posted 5/13/14 (Tue)read more »

Farmer wins General Excellence award in State Newspaper Contest

The McKenzie County Farmer won the General Excellence award, as well as the Overall Design Excellence award, along with 28 other awards in advertising, writing and photography during the 128th Annual North Dakota Newspaper Convention in Bismarck.

Posted 5/06/14 (Tue)read more »

New high school exterior design changes

The McKenzie County School District No. 1 is taking one step at a time toward going vertical with the new high school.

Posted 5/06/14 (Tue)read more »

Taco John’s helps fill need for fast food dining

Taco John’s helps fill need for fast food dining

On Thursday, May 1, after months of anticipation, the city’s first fast food restaurant with a drive-through, Taco John’s, opened its doors and its service counter to area residents.

Posted 5/06/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s sales top $197 million in 2013

McKenzie County’s taxable sales show 10.79 percent growth from 2012

Posted 5/06/14 (Tue)read more »

Roughrider Fund’s fate rests in voter’s hands

Roughrider Fund’s fate rests in voter’s hands

Watford City voters to decide on increasing, continuing city sales tax in June 10 election

Posted 4/29/14 (Tue)read more »

NDDOT looks to improve traffic flow at busy city intersection

NDDOT looks to improve traffic flow at busy city intersection

Roundabout is an option at junction of U.S. Highway 85 and Main Street

Posted 4/29/14 (Tue)read more »

Anxiously waiting the arrival of Spring

Anxiously waiting the arrival of Spring

Spring seeding off to a slow start

Posted 4/29/14 (Tue)read more »

RTC brings Fiber-to-the-Home project to Watford City

Posted 4/22/14 (Tue)read more »