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A full-service, 100 percent contained crew lodge with the capacity to house 1,400 people is being built in Arnegard.

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November 28, 2012

’Tis the season for giving

Two Giving Trees will help brighten Christmas for the less fortunate in McKenzie County

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State's 7,798 producing wells produce 728,494 barrels of oil a day

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Watford City merchants going all out meet needs of growing population

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On Nov. 20, 1952, John O. Larsen opened the doors of Larsen Service Drug, and now 60 years later, the business is still serving the people of Watford City and McKenzie County.

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While the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems saw a record number of patients at its clinic and emergency room during the past year, the system saw a decline in its operating revenues in 2011.

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November 21, 2012

Looking for bread

Grocery stores scramble to find new bread source

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Nine homes and businesses included in tour

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Food and wine sampling, book signing and more planned for Friday

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Commercial customers will see biggest increases

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November 14, 2012

Going big on Teddy

20-foot, 8-ton bust of 26th president is newest addition to Roosevelt Inn

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Watford City City Council approves $11.4 million budget

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Long lines, slow service along with proposed reduction in hours at some area post offices causing concerns

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November 7, 2012

Voting for the first time

Turning 18 is a rite of passage for every American teenager, but even more so if it is an election year.

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Patrol shifting workforce to oil country

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While the four-laning of the heavily traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Williston could still be several years in the future, the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has begun the process of upgrading the highway.

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Watford City Post Office struggles with ever increasing volume of mail, loss of postmaster

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October 31, 2012

Voters head to the polls

McKenzie County voters will be joining the rest of the nation on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to cast their vote for the president of the United States.

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October 24, 2012

Bakken is booming

While state rig count down, McKenzie County drilling activity increasing

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