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Larsen’s Service Drug celebrates 60 years of business

On Nov. 20, 1952, John O. Larsen opened the doors of Larsen Service Drug, and now 60 years later, the business is still serving the people of Watford City and McKenzie County.

Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)read more »

Healthcare system shows operating loss

While the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems saw a record number of patients at its clinic and emergency room during the past year, the system saw a decline in its operating revenues in 2011.

Posted 11/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Looking for bread

Grocery stores scramble to find new bread source

Posted 11/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Tour of Homes to benefit Wellness Center

Nine homes and businesses included in tour

Posted 11/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Pioneer Museum hosts Pieces of the Prairie

Food and wine sampling, book signing and more planned for Friday

Posted 11/21/12 (Wed)read more »

Watford City residents to see jump in water, sewer rates

Commercial customers will see biggest increases

Posted 11/14/12 (Wed)read more »

Going big on Teddy

20-foot, 8-ton bust of 26th president is newest addition to Roosevelt Inn

Posted 11/14/12 (Wed)read more »

City’s budget to keep taxpayers’ costs the same

Watford City City Council approves $11.4 million budget

Posted 11/14/12 (Wed)read more »

Post Office customers frustrated

Long lines, slow service along with proposed reduction in hours at some area post offices causing concerns

Posted 11/07/12 (Wed)read more »

Voting for the first time

Turning 18 is a rite of passage for every American teenager, but even more so if it is an election year.

Posted 11/07/12 (Wed)read more »

Highway Patrol has it hands full

Patrol shifting workforce to oil country

Posted 11/07/12 (Wed)read more »

DOT begins talks on four-laning of U.S. 85

While the four-laning of the heavily traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Williston could still be several years in the future, the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has begun the process of upgrading the highway.

Posted 10/31/12 (Wed)read more »

Overwhelmed and understaffed

Watford City Post Office struggles with ever increasing volume of mail, loss of postmaster

Posted 10/31/12 (Wed)read more »

Voters head to the polls

McKenzie County voters will be joining the rest of the nation on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to cast their vote for the president of the United States.

Posted 10/31/12 (Wed)read more »

Bakken is booming

While state rig count down, McKenzie County drilling activity increasing

Posted 10/24/12 (Wed)read more »

Healthcare System to host annual Women’s Day

Every year the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS) Women’s Day Event focuses on the mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health of one of the community’s and society’s biggest contributors, women.

Posted 10/24/12 (Wed)read more »

Postal Service to cut hours for small offices

Post Offices in Alexander, Arnegard, Cartwright and Mandaree could see their retail hours cut in half

Posted 10/23/12 (Tue)read more »

Deadly at any speed

Northwest North Dakota leads state in number of traffic fatalities

Posted 10/17/12 (Wed)read more »

County zoning plan almost done

The McKenzie County Planning Board is in the final stages of putting together a comprehensive plan and land use ordinance for McKenzie County.

Posted 10/17/12 (Wed)read more »

City says “OK” to unlimited off-sale licenses

While no one can say for sure how many off-sale liquor licenses will be issued in Watford City in the future, the Watford City City Council decided last Monday night that only having one off-sale license was not enough.

Posted 10/10/12 (Wed)read more »