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Watford City EDC is one of 30 finalists for Bush Foundation grant

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Watford’s sales climb to $51 million as state’s sales slow

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Courthouse renovations forces offices to relocate

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There is now a light at the end of the tunnel,” stated Brent Sanford, Watford City mayor, at the groundbreaking of the first phase of the U.S. Highway 85 bypass around Watford City. “Our cries have been heard and our needs are being met. This project will mean a huge release in pressure for this community.”

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Study: Two McKenzie County areas lacking adequate ambulance service

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Hunters find body of man missing since July

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Proposal affecting 40 square miles would be the first in the Bakken and the largest unitized field in the county

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State study seeks to determine why county oil wells are showing initial producing of 5,000 barrels per day

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A long season of lost providers and financial struggle may be nearing an end for McKenzie County Healthcare Systems.

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On Aug. 1, the Wild Bison Travel Center opened southwest of Alexander.

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Additional mill levy will generate $4 million for school district

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County leads the state in oil, gas production

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On Sept. 13, 2013 at 1 p.m., Robin A. Schmidt officially became the newest district judge to serve in North Dakota’s Northwest Judicial District, with her court chambered in the McKenzie County Courthouse.

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Three Watford City housing projects eligible for Housing Incentive Funds

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Sen. Wyden says one size fits all policy won’t work in regulating oil and gas industry

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Public hearing on preliminary budget to be held at courthouse on Sept. 19

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September 11, 2013

NDRA Finals comes to town

Championship rodeo to be held this weekend

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September 4, 2013

Breaking the 1,000 barrier

Watford City’s schools quickly running out of room for more students

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Hunter’s Run will be city’s first Master Planned Community

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September 4, 2013

Farm Rescue aids in harvest

Friends, neighbors rally to help Hoffmann bring in his harvest

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Harvest begins across McKenzie County

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MCHS plans to break ground on new hospital, clinic in spring of 2014

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Annual event to start Aug. 29

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New owners committed to customers, community

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As North Dakota continues to set new all-time oil and gas production numbers, McKenzie County remains the driving force in the increased numbers.

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Watford City school administrators anticipate over 980 students on first day

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Watford City Veterinary Clinic to open new 30,000 sq. feet clinc by spring of 2014

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City’s Roughrider Fund tapped for $500,000 to help in building new facility

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The decision by the Watford City City Council as to whether or not it wants to commit $100,000 a month of the city’s one-cent sales tax proceeds for the next 40 years to help build a new replacement hospital and clinic for the McKenzie County Healthcare System, as well as completely renovate the Good Shepherd Home was tabled last Monday night.

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August 14, 2013

Ribfest a huge success

5,000 pounds of ribs consumed in three hours

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