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20 teams get Ribfest cooking

Friday’s Best of the West Ribfest will feature over six tons of ribs, plus entertainment for the entire family

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Construction of new healthcare facility begins

With approval of $58 million USDA loan, MCHS to begin construction of new hospital, clinic, nursing home

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Illegal 2015 meeting created waste program upping accepted waste levels

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Safety is main concern for four-laning U.S. 85

Residents express concerns for national park and environment

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State loans Arnegard $380K for lagoons

Loan part of $3.4 million project to better city’s wastewater treatment

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County weighs new 911 dispatch

Schwartzenberger wants to bring dispatch service back to Sheriff’s Office

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Cuddly creatures from ’90s games now wildly popular in mobile app

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Agencies sign agreements for sexual assault services

McKenzie County team collaborates to aid victims of domestic violence, sexual assault

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Sanford wins Emergency Responder of the Year

Annual appreciation dinner brings together the who’s who of emergency responders in McKenzie County.

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‘Bouncing along bottom,’ oil production sees resistance

DMR says state has hit bottom, daily production likely to drop below 1 million barrels by year’s end.

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Support of the police is strong throughout Watford City

Community relations show approval of law enforcement.

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Locals rally around law enforcement

Sunday event brought out support of ‘Back the Blue’

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VIP tickets give people access to all of the ribs, plus many more perks

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Capturing aslice of McKenzie County

Pulitzer winning photojournalist to present past project on Philippine Revolution at Boulder Ridge Community Center

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McKenzie County’s sales drop over 50 percent in first quarter of 2016

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Fire guts Watford City restaurant

Early morning fire destroys TJ’s Pizza

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Fair ready to shine after cleanup

McKenzie County Fair to open July 7 with carnival, rodeos, demo derby

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New site for Watford post office chosen

New facility to offer twice as much space as is in current location

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Judge grants acquittal under Rule 29 owing to lack of state evidence Bateman struck motorcycle with vehicle

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Severe weather makes ‘wild’ night

Two tornadoes, funnel clouds, ping pong ball size hail sweeps across county

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Parade, luncheon, fireworks, tractor pull set for July 4, other events left in question due to lack of volunteers

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Primary advances Burgum, Sanford to November election for governor

Two paths available for current mayor if voters send business leaders to Bismarck

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Fireworks may be sold, shot within Watford City city limits June 29 to July 5

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State’s oil production takes big hit

Drilling remains solid in McKenzie County, no rigs running in Williams County

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Contention, Jessie Veeder, Outlaw Sippin’ bring rock, country, even rap music to Watford City’s Main Street

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City Council agrees to provide $1 million for Phase 1 of 18-hole Fox Hills Golf Course expansion project

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A Watford City man convicted of sexually abusing two girls over a nine-year span has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

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NDDOT plans to begin 15 road improvement projects in McKenzie County

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Up to 1,500 people expected for annual event

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Seats for city, school offices to be decided, county, statewide candidates move forward to Nov. General Election

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