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New bypass to be completed by fall

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County Commissioner, Sheriff races draw a field of candidates

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McKenzie County continues to be state’s hot spot for oil and gas activity

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Facility would be built using portion of city sales tax, oil and gas funds

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Informant claims murder-for-hire was organized by Watford City man

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Industrial Commission's goal is to capture 90 to 95 percent of the natural gas

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Funds will help pay for nitial infrastructure work for a new high school and events center on the east side of Watford City.

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Candidates must file petition for office by April 7 deadline to get on ballot

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County State’s Attorney seeks more help to deal with 1,800 pending cases

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McKenzie County needs to pave 130 miles of roadway at cost of $195 million

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Committee seeks 1/2 percent increase in city sales tax

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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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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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