City prods electric suppliers to reach service agreement
MDU, McKenzie Electric have until April 24 to create area service agreement
Foundation to funnel donations to school district
Watford City High School Alumni Scholarship Fund and the North Dakota Community Foundation to funnel donations to school district
County leads state in traffic fatalities
Nine people have died in vehicle accidents since beginning of the year
Watford third grader is city’s “Mayor for a Day”
Being the mayor of Watford City is not easy for many reasons. But perhaps the job would be easier without the constraints of adult life and adult rules.
Funding, roads top forum topics
Taking care of the immediate needs of the state, as well as providing additional state funding for oil-impacted counties in northwestern North Dakota are the two main issues facing the North Dakota Legislature this session.
Dealing with tons of trash
County landfill sees collections jump from 20 tons/day to 350 tons/day
Doing more with less
Use of pad wells allow oil companies to drill more wells with fewer rigs
Fire site closed due to possible contamination
State finds cyanide present at site
County zone plan approved
New zoning ordinances will become effective April 26
With property values escalating in Watford City so are taxable valuations
New Census numbers don’t tell us much
City, county officials say lag in data results in misleading numbers
A most unexpected gift
Holms donate $100,000 to ambulance service
Fire destroys business
A structure fire at Steve’s Sprayfoam Insulation, located at the junction of 12th Street Southeast and 11th Avenue Southeast, caused quite a scene on the morning of Tuesday, March 12.
Rankin resigns as sheriff
Effective July 1, 2013, Ron Rankin will officially retire as McKenzie County Sheriff and bring to a close his long career in the field of law enforcement.
Squeezing in one more classroom
With the number of projected students entering the Watford City Elementary School hitting the highest numbers in recent history, the McKenzie County School District No. 1 school board has decided that it has to try to squeeze one more classroom into a new addition that is scheduled to open this fall.
Mega-producers spark interest in Banks Field
McKenzie County wells that are producing nearly 5,000 barrels a day have industry excited
City tells MDU, McKenzie Electric to work together
Electric utilities told to provide city with service area map
Two Watford City teenagers were killed and a third teenager was severely injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 1:04 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 west of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85.
Council: Time is not right for golf course expansion
The plans for a nine-hole expansion of the Fox Hills Golf Course & Country Club in Watford City that would use a PILOT (payment in lieu of tax) program to pay for the expansion ran into some serious concerns from members of the Watford City City Council at last Monday’s city council meeting.
Math whiz kids
W.C.H.S. MathCounts team wins State championship
Oppidan breaks ground on $20 million development
Cash Wise Grocery, Alco, chinese buffet to anchor new retail complex
Post Office hires more staff to improve service
Customers see improvement in service
Christian Academy finishes remodeling
Five months after semi smashed into the school, students return to new classrooms
Students get ready to move into new school
Elementary students to be bussed to high school for lunch
Making Watford a better place
Roughrider Fund is pouring millions of dollars into community projects
Residents want U.S. 85 bypass west of Alexander
Route of U.S. 85 around Alexander to become part of four-lane highway from Williston to Watford City
Center opens to rave reviews
New wellness center sees jump in membership
Filter socks are unwanted garbage
City uncovers oilfiled waste in dumpsters
Developer pitches new high school option to school board
While the McKenzie County Public School District may be a few years away from deciding whether or not its growing student numbers will require the district to build a new high school, one developer thinks his company has the perfect solution.
It’s a gusher
New well north of Watford City producing 5,000 barrels of oil, 12 million cubic feet of gas a day