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'McKenzie County School Bus' Facebook page shares bus route information with parents

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Holm family donates land for new elementary school and recreation areas

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By February, Home of Economy hopes to open a new store in Watford City. The store will be located in the space currently occupied by Alco in Watford City’s South Park Plaza.

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First phase of Fox Hills Golf Course expansion project could cost $4 million

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Area firefighters battled fire for two days before extinguishing blaze

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State property tax relief helps lessen some of 2014 tax bite

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McKenzie County accounted for nearly 18 percent of the state’s 130-plus highway fatalities in 2014

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New apartment complexes scheduled to break ground in 2015

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Schwartzenberger assumes duties as McKenzie County’s new sheriff

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Illegal immigrants try to ditch $6,000 worth of methamphetamines

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50 percent of Roughrider Fund to be used to help construct facility

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Becker honored as the 2014 “Heart of Gold” recipient

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Generous gift and a ‘virtual’ tour of the new facility makes for another historical night in the making

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This year was a big year for McKenzie County in terms of developments.

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A special Christmas present came early this year for the McKenzie County Public School No. 1 in the form of a $10 million construction loan from the Bank of North Dakota for the construction of the district’s new high school.

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Commissioners appoint Svihovec as acting treasurer following surprise resignation

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McKenzie County still setting oil, gas production records

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When McKenzie County Sheriff John Fulwider takes off his badge at the end of December, it will mark the end of a 37-year career in law enforcement, including 34 years serving the citizens of McKenzie County.

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With only two foster care families in county, majority of county’s foster care children are being placed out of county

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A Watford City man was arrested on Nov. 25, on multiple drug-related charges following a search of his trailer at the Coyote Charlies RV Park.

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Parade of Lights kicks off Watford's holiday season

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Residents asked to help fill the needs of others this Christmas season

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This past year’s accomplishments and the optimistic future of the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS) were the highlights of this year’s 2014 Report to the Community luncheon and meeting that took place Friday, Nov. 21.

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Watford City kicks off holiday festivities

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Skarda, Best will officially join the county commission in December

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Immediate goal is to find a temporary building for Mobile Free Thrift Center

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Existing school too small to meet new student growth

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November 18, 2014

Drilling activity slows

Drilling begins shift to the “Heart of the Bakken”

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With the holidays fast approaching, the local Watford City Post Office is feeling the pressure of trying to adequately meet the needs of their customers with an insufficient amount of staffing and an enormous amount of mail volume.

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