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New high school to be open in January of 2016

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Watford City-based singer/songwriter and Nashville recording artist Jessie Veeder kicked off the celebration of the release of her fourth original studio album Northern Lights.

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56-year-old man arrested on two counts, including felony

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What started out as a dream two years ago to have an Events Center in Watford City that would fill the indoor recreation and convention needs of this rapidly growing community is becoming a reality.

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Dale Garmann was not yet 17 years old when the Korean War began on June 25, 1950. And he was just barely 18 years old when he chose to enlist into the U.S. Army.

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State expects to see surge in production in June

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McKenzie County’s taxable sales show 39.44 percent growth from 2013

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Grant clears the way for healthcare system to break ground for new replacement facility

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Scheme bilked $62 million from 980 investors from 66 countries

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Task force formed to look at state’s new statewide online assessment tests

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Norfleet faces two felony charges

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From building new roads to landfill expansion, McKenzie County plans to spend millions on improvements

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Suspects took undisclosed amount of cash from the bar’s register and safe

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Watford City residents need to be extra cautious when handing over their credit/debit cards for payment of services because a rash of credit/debit cards’ information has recently been stolen in the local area, affecting a large amount of victims in recent days.

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Watford City’s Youth Soccer Program sees growth from 88 kids two years ago to record-breaking 220 this year

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Passage of HB1377 will provide city, county with funding from state Strategic Investment and Improvements Fund

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Svihovec appointed to lead combined departments

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City to use $32 million in surge funding to build roads

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Businesses asked to monitor for illegal dumping

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North Dakota sees two consecutive months of lower oil production

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A Watford City woman owes her life to the quick actions of bystanders, local law enforcement, and emergency responders who came to her aid during a moment of life or death.

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High winds fans flames across 3,000 acres in north McKenzie County

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McKenzie County’s taxable sales top $100 million

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Helena Chemical Company purchases Taylor Ag

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Bids for two major county road projects come in lower than expected

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Last year, local volunteers picked up over 8,000 tons of trash in just one day

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Victim suffered bruising across her body and broken orbital bone

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McKenzie County Healthcare System faces tough choice of either raising more funds or cutting project size

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As a result of the oil boom, properties around Watford City, both commercial and residential, continue to see their values increase.

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Chalk up another major accident on the deadliest stretch of highway in North Dakota.

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