City needs $197 million to meet growth needs
Lack of funds will limit how quickly Watford City will be able to provide service to a growing population
Watford to get district judgeship
Supreme Courts places new district judgeship in Watford City
Heavy spring rains have contractors playing catch-up to meet deadlines
Developer works to solve Arnegard’s lagoon problems
Arnegard is partnering with a private company to deal with its sewage waste water problem.
Golf course looks to expand to 18 holes
County’s taxable sales up nearly 56%
Watford City’s taxable sales top $185 million in 2012
DOT pushes safety message as road work begins
Four-laning of U.S. 85 west of Watford City, construction of new bypass of city to begin this summer
District says farewell to teachers
Seven teachers, with over 200 combined years of service, have retired from the McKenzie County Public School District.
County officials say more state money needed
Oil-impacted counties didn't fare as well as expected in North Dakota Legislature
PSC approves new gas plant near Watford
ONEOK to build third 100 mmcfd natural gas processing plant in county
Postal Service: Is mail service getting better?
Postal authorities to hold listening session in Watford on May 31 to discuss postal patrons’ concerns with mail service
Arnegard readies for its Centennial
City to observe 100th birthday July 5-7
Oil, gas production sets record
State energy officials anticipate 200 rigs to be drilling by summer
Courthouse to undergo expansion
Construction on 14,000-square foot addition, remodeling to begin by fall
After long delay, spring seeding now underway
This year’s late snow and cold temperatures have area producers going all out to get their spring seed in.
$40 million provided for Western Area Water Supply projects
Ribfest returns to Watford
Teams sought for Aug. 9 event
City feels short-changed by Legislature
Not enough funding provided for small oil-impacted communities
Report says over 7.4 billion barrels of oil recoverable in Williston Basin
Commission imposes Burn Ban for county
Because of abnormally dry conditions this spring, the McKenzie County Commissioners have issued a countywide Burn Ban.
Power companies reach agreement on service areas
MDU, McKenzie Electric to provide electric service to new growth areas
City Hall to undergo remodeling
City remodels City Hall to make room for more employees
Legislature to provide funds to complete water projects in McKenzie County
More judges needed in NW Judicial District
In the Northwest Judicial District (NWJD), only two judges preside over an ever-increasing caseload in the rapidly-growing McKenzie, Williams and Divide counties.
DOT moving forward with U.S. 85 plans
Four-laning of highway, bypass of Watford City to begin this summer
More time for students
School District adds extra class period to each day
County leads state in oil production
McKenzie County leads state in production of natural gas
City, county leaders devastated by Senate cuts
Hope is that $417 million for oil-impacted ambulances, law enforcement, city and county will be restored
Spring not here yet!
Storm dumps upward of 14” of snow across portions of McKenzie County
Costly road work
County to spend $30 million to fix County Road 16