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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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Internal investigation into missing 2014 monies close to end

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Humvees’ purchase draws dispute

County commissioners, sheriff at odds over purchasing process

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History to come alive during Heritage Park’s 18th annua event featuring machinery demonstrations this Saturday

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Over $8,000 missing in collected fees, state’s attorney, county commission waits for sheriff’s investigation

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Sneak preview planned for new Rough Rider Center

Sneak preview planned for new Rough Rider Center

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Watford City’s mayor won’t resign before Nov. 8 election

Sanford weighing his options if elected as state’s lieutenant governor

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Advanced TENORM levels found in landfill

IHD landfill near Alexander blames ‘faulty generator certifications’

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Two investigations underway, one pending in complaints brought by former county planners, school district librarian

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Rocking Watford City
August 30, 2016

Rocking Watford City

One woman’s hidden, painted rocks spread positive message through city

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Alexander man leaves company housing drunk after throwing knife into kitchen cabinet

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Three-day event to conclude on Saturday with parade, barbecue, craft show, games and street dance

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Another enrollment record
August 23, 2016

Another enrollment record

McKenzie County School District No. 1 schools greet a record 1,448 students

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State’s Attorney to return to Fargo for Assistant U.S. Attorney position

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County continues 911 talks

Call volume, out-of-state cell phones, non-emergency calls pose questions for county dispatch

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August 16, 2016

Mold strikes courthouse

Leak from abandoned conduit responsible for mold on interior sheetrock

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Gas up while oil production drops 2 percent in June

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Charges stem from June fire that destroyed Watford City restaurant

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Watford schools poised to see record enrollment

With anticipated enrollment above 325 students, high school could begin two-year transition to Class A sports

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