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With traffic on U.S. Highway 85 between Williston and Watford City increasing, the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT)will be moving forward with plans to extend additional passing lanes.

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April 4, 2012

Tired of the trash

Area residents take the challenge to “Pick Up the Patch”

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March 28, 2012

To seed or not to seed

An easy winter and mild spring have McKenzie County farmers wondering when to get back into the fields

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Call it a sign of the times. It is getting more and more costly for everyone to provide services in western North Dakota.

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Easter Cantata to be performed on Sunday, April 1

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With the number of students attending McKenzie County Public School District No. 1 still on the rise and showing no sign of slowing up in the near future, the district school board is moving as fast as it can to come up with more classroom space.

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The Long X Bridge, 16 miles south of Watford City, was temporarily closed Sunday afternoon after a semi hauling a trailer and carrying an excavator repeatedly struck overhead beams of the bridge before finally breaking one of the beams from the bridge structure.

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April 13 is deadline to file for city, county, school openings

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New homes, apartments and a new truck stop will soon be going up in Watford City.

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The McKenzie County Commissioners have just approved an award of $17.3 million to make badly needed repairs to County Road 10.

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Knutson wears out 10 vehicles in 36-year career of delivering mail

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The last time that Watford City looked to its future it was a little over 10 years ago. At that time Watford City was a very different community than it is today.

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“Go West,” was almost the unanimous consensus of the nearly 75 Alexander residents who attended the first public meeting on a proposed U.S. Highway 85 bypass or truck reliever route around the community.

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Have you ever met someone and automatically thought, “This is a truly amazing person?”

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It’s ‘open season’ right now for a Colorado company seeking shipping commitments from oil producers.

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Libraries aren’t just for quiet research and studying anymore, at least not in McKenzie County.

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MOPS group helps new families connect to a new community

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Students in McKenzie County are having to sit a little bit closer together than they were before.

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The Healthy Hearts Wellness Center has recently received a face-lift.

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When the call goes out to “play ball” this spring, it won’t just be the boys that will be picking up their bats and balls at Watford City High School.

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