Fair ready to shine after cleanup
McKenzie County Fair to open July 7 with carnival, rodeos, demo derby
New site for Watford post office chosen
New facility to offer twice as much space as is in current location
Deputy acquited of reckless endangerment charges
Judge grants acquittal under Rule 29 owing to lack of state evidence Bateman struck motorcycle with vehicle
Severe weather makes ‘wild’ night
Two tornadoes, funnel clouds, ping pong ball size hail sweeps across county
Arnegard’s July 4th celebration will be smaller
Parade, luncheon, fireworks, tractor pull set for July 4, other events left in question due to lack of volunteers
Two paths available for current mayor if voters send business leaders to Bismarck
New city ordinance limits fireworks within Watford City
Fireworks may be sold, shot within Watford City city limits June 29 to July 5
State’s oil production takes big hit
Drilling remains solid in McKenzie County, no rigs running in Williams County
Concerts to offer variety of music for Homefest
Contention, Jessie Veeder, Outlaw Sippin’ bring rock, country, even rap music to Watford City’s Main Street
City okays $1 million for golf course expansion
City Council agrees to provide $1 million for Phase 1 of 18-hole Fox Hills Golf Course expansion project
Watford City man sentenced to 18 years for sex abuse
A Watford City man convicted of sexually abusing two girls over a nine-year span has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Road construction season starts
NDDOT plans to begin 15 road improvement projects in McKenzie County
Homefest 2016 just around the corner
Up to 1,500 people expected for annual event
Primary election set for Tuesday
Seats for city, school offices to be decided, county, statewide candidates move forward to Nov. General Election
Paleontology display goes to visitor center
Flora, fauna from millions of years ago find new home at Long X Visitor Center
Johnson receives ‘Light of Justice’ award
Watford City Attorney Dennis Johnson received the prestigious ‘Light of Justice’ award from the North Dakota Association of Justice.
Voters to fill city, school seats in June election
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.
Alexander museum to house Link exhibit
Arthur Link was a McKenzie County home-town boy.
Zubke family still seeking closure
Grassy Butte soldier went MIA during Vietnam War in March of 1971
Oil production continues its downward slide
McKenzie County’s production of oil and gas still on upward trend
Dental clinic under new ownership
Dr. Monty Bulzomi purchases Maisey Dental, renames as Legendary Smiles
City has no money for golf course expansion project
After eight years of planning and design work, Fox Hills Golf Course will remain nine-hole course for now
Enrollment growth will determine if school moves forward with the building of second elementary school
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.
Residents cry foul over bad gas smell
The smell of leaking H2S from oil wells in the Keene area has residents concerned for their safety.
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
City moves forward with WAWSA baseline agreement
City agrees to forego approximately $800,000 in lost water sales revenue to help WAWSA meet bond payments
Coming together for a good cause
Picnic in the Parking Lot raises $8,500 for Bakken Oil Rush Ministry
Recycling project to start in Watford
Pilot program will start with collection of cardboard boxes, office paper
Woman charged with Reckless Endangerment
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.