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Ready to roll
January 31, 2017

Ready to roll

County purchases two Track N Go kits

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Dodgeball for the heart
January 31, 2017

Dodgeball for the heart

High school students raise over $1,000 for American Heart Assoc.

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Ice fishing heats up Lake Sakakawea

Wintry pastime adds another element to Tobacco Gardens

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What Trump means for N.D. oil

New president reopens doors for Dakota Access, Keystone XL pipelines

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Inappropriate email leads to Walgren’s suspension

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Watford projected to grow to population of 9,700

Study highlights challenges for city poised for most growth in the Bakken

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24 local companies already send 2,000 workers to Williston for training, new site brings lots of opportunities

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Getting ready for flooding
January 24, 2017

Getting ready for flooding

Area volunteers help fill over 3,600 sandbags

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Investigation nears end two years after $29,000 found throughout office

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Water, sewer pose issues but new residents like city’s vibes

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Senate bill seeks to affirm state minerals

State would only claim minerals under historic Missouri channel

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Citizens cite safety, aesthetics in petition to NDIC

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Deputies use taser, bean bag gun before arresting suspect

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Curling sweeps Watford City
January 24, 2017

Curling sweeps Watford City

New sport begins at McKenzie County Multi-Purpose Building for first time

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Sheriff’s attorney motions to dismiss case

Attorney calls prosecution’s case against sheriff ‘selective,’ ‘vindictive’

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Oil production holds steady
January 17, 2017

Oil production holds steady

County’s 3,622 active wells produced 12.2 million barrels of oil in November

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McKenzie County has until Jan. 31 to respond to feds’ motion to dismiss

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An Alexander frame of mind
January 17, 2017

An Alexander frame of mind

New residents attracted by school as city ponders housing shortage

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Homegrown entrepreneurs
January 17, 2017

Homegrown entrepreneurs

Couple has tried their hand at long list of businesses

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City, county sales drop 24 percent in third quarter of 2016

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Memorial to honor over 1,500 local soldiers

Research for names covers many sources as project readies

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Learning to ice skate when they start walking

Children as young as 12 months learning to skate

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Winter weather takes its toll

Flooding potential too soon to tell, county orders new snow equipment

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Couple survives winter blizzard in ‘Christmas miracle’

Pregnant with twins and stuck in snowdrifts, Zurchers try to walk home

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January 10, 2017

Sheriff fires Schmitz

Bureau of Criminal Investigation contacted about items in vehicle

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Sheriff’s removal hearing to continue to early April

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Sheriff’s assistant claims personal harm from rumor of affair

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