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Tickets for annual Boots & Bling Gala going fast

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For the first time in the agency’s history, deputies have a K-9 available to assist in their law enforcement efforts to better serve the community

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Barrett Pharmacy’s magic formula takes nation by storm

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$27 million bond for new high school passes with 90 percent voter approval

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Twenty individuals were arrested in Watford City last week as part of a two-day operation involving agents from the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, together with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

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Improvements designed to handle larger aircraft

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McKenzie County Healthcare System adds staff to meet growint healthcare needs

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Wellen steps down as Watford City Chief of Police, Walgren begins April 1

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Roughrider Fund Committee grants $50,000 to university for initial set-up

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Radioactive oilfield waste regulations to be drafted and released in June

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March 4, 2014

Too close for comfort

Bullet fired from gun range strikes Taylor Ag office

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Lack of state monitoring of filter socks draws concerns from locals

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School patrons asked to pass $27 million bond issue to meet student growth

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State officials investigate two trailers piled with hundreds of used oilwell filter socks

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Film to be premiered Feb. 27 on Prairie Public

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Final public forum on new high school planned for Feb. 26

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Democratic leaders are calling on Governor Dalrymple to hold a special legislative session to address infrastructure and other needs facing oil counties and communities

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State’s oil, gas production down for the first time since January of 2012

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February 18, 2014

Growing to meet the demand

Assembly of God adds 26,000-square foot addition to meet increased growth

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Whiting Oil & Gas contractors work to clean up oil mist south of Watford

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Absentee voters already weighing in before March 11 bond issue vote

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$12.5 million loan is first step of financing package

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The Watford City City Council hashed out details over a land bargain for one of the two new water towers at the Feb. 3, meeting.

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Wolf Run Village will be the 2014 NDHFA Housing Production Award recipient

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McKenzie County sees less than seven percent of oil and gas revenue being sent to state returned for local use

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Propane becomes scarce as industry corn drying grows to get Ethanol gas

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Property owners in the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 will be asked to pay a smaller portion of a new school building than originally estimated. During a special school board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, the board set the new bond levy at $27 million versus the $31.5 million levy that had been approved a week earlier.

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January 28, 2014

Yes there is a Santa

QEP’s $515,000 HIF donation saves Arnegard’s housing project

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A five-time convicted felon, James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, remains in custody at the Burleigh County Detention Center in North Dakota on a firearms charge.

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Saddle Up Western Wear opens new location in South Park Plaza

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