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Grantier resigns as county treasurer

Commissioners appoint Svihovec as acting treasurer following surprise resignation

Posted 12/16/14 (Tue)read more »

School gets $10 million BND loan for high school

A special Christmas present came early this year for the McKenzie County Public School No. 1 in the form of a $10 million construction loan from the Bank of North Dakota for the construction of the district’s new high school.

Posted 12/16/14 (Tue)read more »

City to see more new development in 2015

City to see more new development in 2015

This year was a big year for McKenzie County in terms of developments.

Posted 12/16/14 (Tue)read more »

State sees dip in oil production

McKenzie County still setting oil, gas production records

Posted 12/16/14 (Tue)read more »

Foster care homes lacking in McKenzie County

Foster care homes lacking in McKenzie County

With only two foster care families in county, majority of county’s foster care children are being placed out of county

Posted 12/09/14 (Tue)read more »

Fulwider retiring after 37 dedicated years of law enforcement service

Fulwider retiring after 37 dedicated years of law enforcement service

When McKenzie County Sheriff John Fulwider takes off his badge at the end of December, it will mark the end of a 37-year career in law enforcement, including 34 years serving the citizens of McKenzie County.

Posted 12/09/14 (Tue)read more »

County man arrested on multiple drug charges

A Watford City man was arrested on Nov. 25, on multiple drug-related charges following a search of his trailer at the Coyote Charlies RV Park.

Posted 12/09/14 (Tue)read more »

‘Giving Tree” offers a chance to help

Residents asked to help fill the needs of others this Christmas season

Posted 12/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Christmas season off to a fast start

Christmas season off to a fast start

Parade of Lights kicks off Watford's holiday season

Posted 12/02/14 (Tue)read more »

City, school to fund School Resource Officer

Posted 12/02/14 (Tue)read more »

Healthcare system looking forward to growth

This past year’s accomplishments and the optimistic future of the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS) were the highlights of this year’s 2014 Report to the Community luncheon and meeting that took place Friday, Nov. 21.

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue)read more »

Parade of Lights to start Christmas season

Watford City kicks off holiday festivities

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue)read more »

Bringing a new look to county commission

Bringing a new look to county commission

Skarda, Best will officially join the county commission in December

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue)read more »

Bakken Oil Rush Ministry running out of funds

Immediate goal is to find a temporary building for Mobile Free Thrift Center

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue)read more »

Drilling activity slows

Drilling activity slows

Drilling begins shift to the “Heart of the Bakken”

Posted 11/18/14 (Tue)read more »

Post Office is overwhelmed and understaffed leading into holidays

Post Office is overwhelmed and understaffed leading into holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, the local Watford City Post Office is feeling the pressure of trying to adequately meet the needs of their customers with an insufficient amount of staffing and an enormous amount of mail volume.

Posted 11/18/14 (Tue)read more »

Board looks to build second elementary school

Board looks to build second elementary school

Existing school too small to meet new student growth

Posted 11/18/14 (Tue)read more »

Voters elect first female county commissoners

Schwartzenberger elected sheriff; Skarda, Best to serve on McKenzie County Board of County Commissioners; Republicans head to State Legislature

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed)read more »

Woman arrested after shooting man in the face

Shooting incident results in four being arrested for involvement in drug ring

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed)read more »

Brother, sister charged with kidnapping their uncle

Niece had uncle sign over oil well rights, loan her and her family more than $20,000 before kidnapping him

Posted 11/12/14 (Wed)read more »