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Saltwater, a byproduct of oil and gas production that is up to 30 times saltier than seawater, leaked into the soil from an underground pipeline near Mandaree, N.D.

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The McKenzie County School District No. 1 and JLG Architects are looking to close the design and development stages of the new Watford City High School on Tuesday, July 22.

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Family awakened by sounds of crashing door

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City, county economy off to fast start in 2014

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Highway Patrol troopers train McKenzie County deputies and Watford City police officers for Active Threat Response

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North Dakota mineral owners who have their minerals tied up in non-paying wells were the winners in a recent North Dakota Supreme Court ruling.

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Commissioners begin process of looking to build a new jail facility

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“Lasso Some Fun” is the theme of McKenzie County Fair

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Watford City to build new $59 million healthcare facility

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Kindel replaces Elliot as city's mayor

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Watford City and New Town banks part of merger

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Daylong festivities to end with fireworks

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Ground-breaking ceremony planned for $59 million new medical complex

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North Dakota now producing over one million barrels of oil per day

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June 24, 2014

Let the party begin

Watford ready for its 100th anniversary

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In spite of growth in population, county's juror pool remains small

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Schwartzenberger, Skarda are the top vote-getters in McKenzie County races for sheriff, county commission

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The final piece of the financial package for Wolf Pup Village, a new 190-child daycare facility that will open in Watford City was formally announced last week.

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Big cuts coming to school as prices come in $6 million over budget

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City's centennial to run from June 26 through 29

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ConocoPhillips to locate regional headquarters in new development

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Watford invests $10 million in two new water towers

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New terminal building, parking apron expansion planned

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More than a week after a tornado takes away their home, the Spencers talk about what is next for them

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Watford City voters to decide fate of city sales tax, county voters asked to narrow the slate of candidates running for sheriff, county commission

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It was a bad day for drug users and a very good day for the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Department

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Lt. Gov. says more emergency shelters needed

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Freak thunderstorm dumps softball-size hail, heavy rains across area from Arnegard to Watford City

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New healthcare facility dependent upon passage of city sales tax

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Farmers making progress in finishing seeding

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