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The McKenzie County School District No. 1 is taking one step at a time toward going vertical with the new high school.

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The McKenzie County Farmer won the General Excellence award, as well as the Overall Design Excellence award, along with 28 other awards in advertising, writing and photography during the 128th Annual North Dakota Newspaper Convention in Bismarck.

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Watford City voters to decide on increasing, continuing city sales tax in June 10 election

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Roundabout is an option at junction of U.S. Highway 85 and Main Street

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Spring seeding off to a slow start

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Builders say more than 1,000 housing units will be available by the end of 2014

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Less than one year after the City of Arnegard and Arnegard Holdings approved an agreement that all city sewage would be piped south of town to the company’s man camp site for treatment and disposal, they have mutually decided to reverse the agreement.

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Nearly 3,000 new residents moved to McKenzie County in three years according to United States census results

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New bypass to be completed by fall

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County Commissioner, Sheriff races draw a field of candidates

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McKenzie County continues to be state’s hot spot for oil and gas activity

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Facility would be built using portion of city sales tax, oil and gas funds

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Informant claims murder-for-hire was organized by Watford City man

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Industrial Commission's goal is to capture 90 to 95 percent of the natural gas

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Funds will help pay for nitial infrastructure work for a new high school and events center on the east side of Watford City.

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Candidates must file petition for office by April 7 deadline to get on ballot

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County State’s Attorney seeks more help to deal with 1,800 pending cases

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McKenzie County needs to pave 130 miles of roadway at cost of $195 million

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Committee seeks 1/2 percent increase in city sales tax

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Tickets for annual Boots & Bling Gala going fast

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For the first time in the agency’s history, deputies have a K-9 available to assist in their law enforcement efforts to better serve the community

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Barrett Pharmacy’s magic formula takes nation by storm

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$27 million bond for new high school passes with 90 percent voter approval

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Twenty individuals were arrested in Watford City last week as part of a two-day operation involving agents from the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, together with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

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Improvements designed to handle larger aircraft

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McKenzie County Healthcare System adds staff to meet growint healthcare needs

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Wellen steps down as Watford City Chief of Police, Walgren begins April 1

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Roughrider Fund Committee grants $50,000 to university for initial set-up

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Radioactive oilfield waste regulations to be drafted and released in June

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