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McKenzie County veteran has no regrets in answering the call to service

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The possible sites for a new high school to meet Watford City’s growing student numbers has been narrowed from four to two.

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In-town delivery and new routes proposed to help deal with congestion at the Watford City Post Office.

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The ANOVA Family Health Center has found a permanent facility and is getting ready to celebrate its Grand Opening on Nov. 1, from 2 to 6 p.m.

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McKenzie County leads state in oil and natural gas production

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Heavy rains force county to enforce load limits

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New facility will result in increased sewer rates

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The opening of Cash Wise grocery store, Cash Wise Liquor, and Alco was only the beginning for the South Park Plaza development.

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McKenzie County Commissioners enforce a load restriction on county roads until the rains stop

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October 16, 2013

Shuffling of businesses

Taylor Ag and S & S Motors move to new locations

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A Minot-based FBI agent was shot, but not seriously injured, while executing a search warrant east of Watford City.

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Mill levy will generate an additional $2.8 million for district

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Watford City EDC is one of 30 finalists for Bush Foundation grant

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Watford’s sales climb to $51 million as state’s sales slow

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Courthouse renovations forces offices to relocate

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There is now a light at the end of the tunnel,” stated Brent Sanford, Watford City mayor, at the groundbreaking of the first phase of the U.S. Highway 85 bypass around Watford City. “Our cries have been heard and our needs are being met. This project will mean a huge release in pressure for this community.”

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Study: Two McKenzie County areas lacking adequate ambulance service

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Hunters find body of man missing since July

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Proposal affecting 40 square miles would be the first in the Bakken and the largest unitized field in the county

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State study seeks to determine why county oil wells are showing initial producing of 5,000 barrels per day

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A long season of lost providers and financial struggle may be nearing an end for McKenzie County Healthcare Systems.

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On Aug. 1, the Wild Bison Travel Center opened southwest of Alexander.

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Additional mill levy will generate $4 million for school district

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County leads the state in oil, gas production

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On Sept. 13, 2013 at 1 p.m., Robin A. Schmidt officially became the newest district judge to serve in North Dakota’s Northwest Judicial District, with her court chambered in the McKenzie County Courthouse.

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Three Watford City housing projects eligible for Housing Incentive Funds

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Sen. Wyden says one size fits all policy won’t work in regulating oil and gas industry

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Public hearing on preliminary budget to be held at courthouse on Sept. 19

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September 11, 2013

NDRA Finals comes to town

Championship rodeo to be held this weekend

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Hunter’s Run will be city’s first Master Planned Community

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