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Another big month for oil production

McKenzie County leads North Dakota in oil and gas production

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue)read more »

Spill dumps one million gallons of saltwater near Mandaree

Saltwater, a byproduct of oil and gas production that is up to 30 times saltier than seawater, leaked into the soil from an underground pipeline near Mandaree, N.D.

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground-breaking planned for new school

The McKenzie County School District No. 1 and JLG Architects are looking to close the design and development stages of the new Watford City High School on Tuesday, July 22.

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Burglar kicks in door of Watford home to steal purse

Family awakened by sounds of crashing door

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford City, McKenzie County taxable sales increase over 30 percent in first quarter

City, county economy off to fast start in 2014

Posted 7/15/14 (Tue)read more »

Law enforcement officers get rapid intervention training

Highway Patrol troopers train McKenzie County deputies and Watford City police officers for Active Threat Response

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

Supreme Court ruling says unproductive well can end oil lease

North Dakota mineral owners who have their minerals tied up in non-paying wells were the winners in a recent North Dakota Supreme Court ruling.

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

County jail re-opens after remodeling

Commissioners begin process of looking to build a new jail facility

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

County holds 55th annual fair this week

“Lasso Some Fun” is the theme of McKenzie County Fair

Posted 7/08/14 (Tue)read more »

Ground broken for new healthcare facility

Watford City to build new $59 million healthcare facility

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

Kindel assumes duties as Arnegard Mayor

Kindel replaces Elliot as city's mayor

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

McKenzie County Bank to merge with Cornerstone Bank

Watford City and New Town banks part of merger

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

Arnegard welcomes the public to celebrate the Fourth of July

Daylong festivities to end with fireworks

Posted 7/01/14 (Tue)read more »

ONEOK donates $1 million to new healthcare complex

Ground-breaking ceremony planned for $59 million new medical complex

Posted 6/24/14 (Tue)read more »

State reaches oil milestone

North Dakota now producing over one million barrels of oil per day

Posted 6/24/14 (Tue)read more »

Let the party begin

Watford ready for its 100th anniversary

Posted 6/24/14 (Tue)read more »

Juror shortage worries court

In spite of growth in population, county's juror pool remains small

Posted 6/24/14 (Tue)read more »

Watford City voters say yes to city sales tax

Schwartzenberger, Skarda are the top vote-getters in McKenzie County races for sheriff, county commission

Posted 6/17/14 (Tue)read more »

Daycare receives $2 million USDA loan

The final piece of the financial package for Wolf Pup Village, a new 190-child daycare facility that will open in Watford City was formally announced last week.

Posted 6/17/14 (Tue)read more »

School board faces tough choices on new high school

Big cuts coming to school as prices come in $6 million over budget

Posted 6/17/14 (Tue)read more »