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W.C.H.S. students prepare for one-act play competition

Watford City to host Region IX drama competition

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Sheriff sues commissioners
October 25, 2016

Sheriff sues commissioners

Schwartzenberger files against commissioners’ ‘unlawful interference’

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Pit bull owners take on breed ban

Online petition circulates as owners rally

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State land board affirms state’s mineral ownership under Sakakawea

Attorney questions communication among state agencies about minerals

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Ybarra founds non-profit to aid in maintaining Maah Daah Hey

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Pipe Liner Diner denied restaurant permit

Diner feeding oilfield workers at Johnson Corners closes for the winter

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Commissioners to ask governor for sheriff’s removal

Schwartzenberger refuses to put Schmitz on administrative leave following commissioner’s motion

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Complainants say sheriff runs MCSO ‘like his own little Marine Corps’

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A badlands waterfall?
October 18, 2016

A badlands waterfall?

Noisy splash in TRNP wilderness could be state’s second waterfall

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Dunn County could edge McKenzie in productivity

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Watford’s sales down 38 percent in second quarter

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Most Watford City property owners will not see a tax increase this year

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Commission, sheriff tackle lack of trust at final budget review

$124.7M approved for 2017 county budget after sheriff’s budget reviewed

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Judge dismisses mineral rights case

Federal government found to be a necessary party among private, state claims over minerals under Lake Sakakawea

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Keene FD grows under Rolfsrud

Rural department sees more trucks, training

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Oil royalties tied up in alleged state land grab

No comments from state on where it owns minerals

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Autumn rains welcome to ag, bad for roads

Over 4” of rain falls in parts of county

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Building awareness, battling cancer

Breast cancer patient hopes examination reminders start larger advocacy

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Rough Rider Center opens
September 27, 2016

Rough Rider Center opens

Watford opens 269,000 square foot, $101 million center

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Commission reverses legal defense fund bill approval

County denies reimbursement funding for sheriff’s command staff

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Watford moving forward with installation of turning lanes

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Tax notices cause confusion among county taxpayers

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Production rises 0.2 percent in July

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Steady time for local housing
September 20, 2016

Steady time for local housing

Apartment prices adjusting after hitting bottom

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Deputy back at work
September 20, 2016

Deputy back at work

Year after accident, Cloud back as SRO at Alexander, East Fairview schools

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Humvees’ purchase draws dispute

County commissioners, sheriff at odds over purchasing process

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