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2,000 barrels of oil, 1,200 barrels of ‘other’ fluids in fire near Alexander

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The second shooting incident since the beginning of March, took place over the weekend in the 100 block of Lincoln Street in Watford City.

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The Watford City Police Department recently welcomed a new and much-needed addition to its department, a K-9 unit to fight Watford City’s crime.

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McKenzie County had 24 fatalities, 360 people injured in traffic crashes in 2014

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Second phase expansion planned to meet a city population of 15,000

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Scott to address the future of oil and gas industry in the Bakken

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McKenzie County is currently producing 37 percent of state’s oil, 45 percent of state’s natural gas

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School Board looks at options to meet next fall’s growing student population

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Roughrider Stables & Training Facility offers riding, training, and boarding services

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New study shows district enrollment to top 3,900 students by 2024

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New mail route will service 800 Watford City postal customers

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McKenzie County Public Library launches new Library 2 Go program

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Watford City issues 511 building permits totalling more than $242 million in 2014

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Colorado man charged with possession of explosives, terrorizing, and reckless endangerment

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McKenzie County judicial system sees similar caseload to Stark County

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NDDOT begins safety review on four-lane portion of U.S. Highway 85 Corridor

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January 27, 2015

Packing in the garbage

County landfill sees usage jump from 20 tons to 300 tons per day in two years

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McKenzie County will be less impacted by prices than other parts of the Bakken

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January 20, 2015

Growing to meet more crime

Watford City sees 35 percent increase in DUI-related citations in past year

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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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Becker honored as the 2014 “Heart of Gold” recipient

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