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Residents concerned that proposed intersection will not handle traffic safely.

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Two Keene volunteer firemen honored for work

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Demolition Derby, NDRA Rodeo highlight this year’s grandstand shows

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Grant makes money available for law enforcement for equipment and housing, but not for new officers

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Construction of the new Wolf Pup Daycare will begin within the next 30 days following the Watford City City Council’s approval of a $500,000 Roughrider Fund grant.

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Watford City gets only $10 million in Oil Impact Grants to meet $195 million in infrastructure improvements

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It’s been a year of work in preparation for the upcoming celebration of Arnegard’s Centennial, and yet, it took 100 years of perspiration and hard work to come to the present.

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Clara Wisness, like most everyone her age, dreams of playing on a sandy beach to her heart’s content.

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July 3, 2013

No regrets

Rankin retires as county sheriff

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With projected enrollment of 1,600, School District looks at the need for a new school building

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June 26, 2013

School fails AYP

When it comes to getting passing grades in the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) as part of the Leave No Child Behind Act, the McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 didn’t do very well.

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McKenzie Electric sees 64 percent growth in operating revenues

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Art in the Park, concerts, dances will provide a weekend of fun

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State to participate in $150 million study of Three Forks Formation in McKenzie County

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Heavy oilfield traffic on rain-soaked roads results in over 500 miles of county roads needing repair

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Basin Electric’s 45-megawatt power Lonesome Creek Station set to start producing electricity this summer

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Lack of funds will limit how quickly Watford City will be able to provide service to a growing population

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Supreme Courts places new district judgeship in Watford City

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June 12, 2013

Bogged down

Heavy spring rains have contractors playing catch-up to meet deadlines

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Arnegard is partnering with a private company to deal with its sewage waste water problem.

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Golf course looks to expand to 18 holes

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Watford City’s taxable sales top $185 million in 2012

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Four-laning of U.S. 85 west of Watford City, construction of new bypass of city to begin this summer

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Seven teachers, with over 200 combined years of service, have retired from the McKenzie County Public School District.

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Oil-impacted counties didn't fare as well as expected in North Dakota Legislature

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ONEOK to build third 100 mmcfd natural gas processing plant in county

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Postal authorities to hold listening session in Watford on May 31 to discuss postal patrons’ concerns with mail service

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City to observe 100th birthday July 5-7

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State energy officials anticipate 200 rigs to be drilling by summer

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Construction on 14,000-square foot addition, remodeling to begin by fall

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