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State’s oil production takes big hit

Drilling remains solid in McKenzie County, no rigs running in Williams County

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Contention, Jessie Veeder, Outlaw Sippin’ bring rock, country, even rap music to Watford City’s Main Street

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City Council agrees to provide $1 million for Phase 1 of 18-hole Fox Hills Golf Course expansion project

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A Watford City man convicted of sexually abusing two girls over a nine-year span has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

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NDDOT plans to begin 15 road improvement projects in McKenzie County

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Up to 1,500 people expected for annual event

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Seats for city, school offices to be decided, county, statewide candidates move forward to Nov. General Election

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Flora, fauna from millions of years ago find new home at Long X Visitor Center

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Watford City Attorney Dennis Johnson received the prestigious ‘Light of Justice’ award from the North Dakota Association of Justice.

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McKenzie County voters will be asked to decide on who they want to serve on their city councils, park boards, and school boards in the June 14 election.

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Arthur Link was a McKenzie County home-town boy.

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Grassy Butte soldier went MIA during Vietnam War in March of 1971

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McKenzie County’s production of oil and gas still on upward trend

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Dr. Monty Bulzomi purchases Maisey Dental, renames as Legendary Smiles

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After eight years of planning and design work, Fox Hills Golf Course will remain nine-hole course for now

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Enrollment growth will determine if school moves forward with the building of second elementary school

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McKenzie County officials aren’t happy with the way that the North Dakota Dept. of Health is monitoring the landfills in the state that are accepting radioactive waste.

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The smell of leaking H2S from oil wells in the Keene area has residents concerned for their safety.

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Alexander museum at risk of closing down

Lewis & Clark Trail Museum faces hard times with aging building and lack of people willing to serve on board

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City agrees to forego approximately $800,000 in lost water sales revenue to help WAWSA meet bond payments

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Picnic in the Parking Lot raises $8,500 for Bakken Oil Rush Ministry

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Pilot program will start with collection of cardboard boxes, office paper

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A 28-year-old Alexander woman was arrested and charged with a handful of offenses following an incident with her ex-boyfriend early Thursday morning, April 21.

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County residents fear proposal to increase radioactive material standards at solid waste disposal site north of Alexander would harm lives, water supplies

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Commissioners want to make sure they have funds needed to clean up site

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After several months of decline, North Dakota’s oil production has started to level off

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Low wheat prices have farmers planting other crops

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Watford City, McKenzie County’s taxable sales down 27 percent from 2014 to 2015

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Mormons to build 16,000-square foot meetinghouse

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