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Main Street to be filled with ribs, street vendors, antique cars and games on Aug. 7

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Over 350 mountain bikers set to compete in Maah Daah Hey 100

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North Dakota produced over one million barrels of oil daily during April

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Postal Service hopes to open new 7,000- square foot replacement facility in 2016

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Landfill received 66,400 tons of municipal waste in 2013

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With over 680 elementary students pre-enrolled, school district expands number of modular classrooms

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Blanchard faced four felony charges

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During the month of May, McKenzie County produced 13,243,028 barrels of oil and 22,330,958 MCF of natural gas, which represents 35.6 and 44.3 percent, respectively, of the state’s production totals.

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McKenzie County quickly on its way to filing 2,240 cases by the end of 2015

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Final preparations are being made for the 7th Annual Bakken Rocks CookFest, which this year will be held in Alexander on July 14.

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Building permits top $79.6 million during the first six months of 2015

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In spite of slowdown in oil patch, Watford City sees a 10 percent growth in taxable sales in the first quarter of 2015

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July 7, 2015

It’s Fair time

McKenzie County Fair opens July 9

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City to host “old-time” celebration with parade, barbecue, games and fireworks

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Multiple major construction projects slated for city, county and state roads this summer

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Two Watford City men arrested in bust

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Construction on new replacement facility begins this week

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Free concert, street dance, Long X Art Show on tap for Homefest 2015

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County continues to lead state in oil, gas production

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On May 31, McKenzie County Sheriff’s Deputy Corporal Travis Bateman was nearly struck by a vehicle, resulting in Bateman defensively firing four shots at the vehicle’s tires.

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