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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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Watford City Police Foundation raises over $10,000 to help make holiday special to 20 area families

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Board hires Construction Engineers as Construction Manager At Risk for possible new elementary school

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O’Connor honored as 2015 “Heart of Gold” recipient for work with food pantry

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Three Sheriff’s Office employees facing charges from misdemeanor charges to a felony charge

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Oil producers continue belt-tightening as state’s oil prices hit seven-year low

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The majority of McKenzie County residents and commercial businesses will not see much of a change in their county taxes this year.

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With the addition of 20,000 gallons of sludge containing live micro-organisms and biology, Watford City’s new Mechanical Wastewater Treatment Plant was turned on Thursday, Dec. 3.

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December 8, 2015

A time for sharing

Watford City Eagles Auxiliary hosts 3rd annual ‘Giving Tree Project’

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Arnegard Fire Dept., Wilmington Lutheran Church donate fire truck

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WAWSA industrial water sales decline by up to 75 percent in last six months

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The Watford City Police Department will be spreading some holiday cheer for area children this Christmas season.

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New smartphone app allows for anonymous tips to local law enforcement

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