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Even after four-laning, 19 motorists died in vehicle accidents in 2015

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To continue on in their strategy of executing a new comprehensive plan for McKenzie County’s future development, the county is taking the next step forward by hosting a set of public meetings on Feb. 23 and 24.

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February 9, 2016

New high school set to open

District to hold Open House for 167,000-square foot, $53 million school on Monday, Feb. 15

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Bank to open in new location in summer of 2017

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On the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 20, Traci Cole and her significant other, Jimmy Royster, did not think they would almost be delivering their new baby boy in the parking lot of a truck stop, let alone the back of an ambulance. But that is exactly what happened.

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Five new businesses bring more retail, dining experiences

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Watford teens were part of March for Life in Washington, D.C. when East Coast blizzard hit

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Despite the oil and gas slowdown in 2015, McKenzie County law enforcement officers stayed busier than ever.

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January 26, 2016

Fuchs arrested in Montana

A man wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in McKenzie County was apprehended early Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, in Roosevelt County, Mont.

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North Dakota’s oil production rises with fewer rigs drilling

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Watford fourth and fifth-graders ready to move into Middle School classrooms

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Frye walks his daughter down the wedding aisle

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School district will see 10 percent growth in students for next 10 years

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Lucky to be alive
January 12, 2016

Lucky to be alive

Minnesota man survives 17 hours in cold after breaking leg while hunting pheasants

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City, county taxable sales drop 37 percent from last year

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Compressor station explosion raises concerns

Explosion leads to apprehension and worry over pipeline and compressor station placement in both county and city

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Watford’s building boom slows

Residential building permits drop by almost 600 percent from 2014 to 2015

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Burgerrito’s has 4th best burger in state

For most people who have tried a fresh-grilled burger at Watford City’s Burgerrito’s, it will come as no surprise that the little, hole-in-a-wall, burger joint was ranked as the 4th best burger joint in North Dakota.

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Watford City has seen huge changes in the past several years as the oil industry drove the community to a record population estimated at more than 7,000.

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On Monday, Dec. 21, a joint law enforcement operation led to the arrest of Lance Foreman of Watford City for sexual abuse of a child.

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