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El-Dweek becomes county’s second judge

History was made on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, when Daniel El-Dweek officially became the second district judge to serve in North Dakota’s Northwest Judicial District,

Posted 10/06/15 (Tue)read more »

Henrikson pleads guilty to murder for hire

Former Watford City man faced 11 charges including murder for hire, murder conspiracy and solicitation and heroin dealing

Posted 9/29/15 (Tue)read more »

School Board okays $16.5 million budget

Board approves 14.24 percent General Fund levy increase

Posted 9/29/15 (Tue)read more »

University of Mary looks to build presence in Watford

Goal is to offer adult programs, undergraduate and graduate degrees to students from Watford City campus

Posted 9/29/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil, gas production holds steady

McKenzie County continues to lead North Dakota in oil, gas production

Posted 9/22/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford Police arrest man with homemade bomb

A routine traffic stop by Dylan Bostic, a Watford City Police Department detective, on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 12, turned out to be anything but routine.

Posted 9/22/15 (Tue)read more »

County leads state in motor vehicle fatalities

Excessive speed, driving impaired, distracted drivers and lack of seat belt use combine for deadly accidents

Posted 9/22/15 (Tue)read more »

City, county not seeing much of a slowdown

Watford City has seen its population grow 88 percent from 2010 to 2013

Posted 9/15/15 (Tue)read more »

Another year of record enrollment

Posted 9/15/15 (Tue)read more »

County is home to the world’s largest compactor

Landfill takes delivery of 62-ton trash compactor

Posted 9/15/15 (Tue)read more »

Deputy injured in wreck with semi

Cloud life-flighted to St. Alexius Hospital

Posted 9/08/15 (Tue)read more »

Deputy faces charges of giving false information

Schmitz charged with two misdemeanors

Posted 9/08/15 (Tue)read more »

County looks at lower Preliminary Budget

Of $170 million in budget requests, nearly $101.9 million going to roads and bridges

Posted 9/08/15 (Tue)read more »

Work on 4th Ave. project 25 percent complete

Work concentrates on storm water drain system, Cherry Creek Bridge and pedestrian underpass

Posted 9/08/15 (Tue)read more »

City rushes to wrap up street projects

Watford City motorists will soon see less detour signs and can finally start to look forward to a fall season with less roadwork.

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue)read more »

Alexander to celebrate Old Settlers’ Day

Chili Cook-off, parade, barbecue, street dance among weekend’s events

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue)read more »

City schools going to early-release days

Watford City schools to hold early-release day every other Wednesday

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue)read more »

Foss honored with ESGR Patriot Award

National Guard honors principal elementary school with two awards

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue)read more »

Alexander breaks ground on school expansion project

$15 million expansion to add 42,000 square feet to existing school

Posted 8/25/15 (Tue)read more »

High school, Events Center construction on schedule

School to open in January of 2016, Events Center about 20 percent finished

Posted 8/25/15 (Tue)read more »