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Several students suffer minor injuries after two-vehicle accident on ND 73 sends truck crashing into school

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Lutheran Social Services to build 124 apartment units in Watford City

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Board approves $9,870,000 in bonds for elementary school construction

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September 12, 2012

Not perfect, but acceptable

Finding a way to keep the proposed truck reliever/bypass routes of U.S. Highway 85 and North Dakota Highway 23 as close to Watford City as possible, but still get the truck traffic away from the community, isn’t going to be easy.

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Proposed 2013 county budget almost double from last year

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The City of Watford City is looking at changing two of its ordinances that govern the location of off-sale liquor establishments, as well as the number of off-sale licenses it will make available in the community.

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Unique development to provide year-round living comfort for people living in RVs

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September 5, 2012

Filling a community need

Lutheran Church offers After-School program

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State's top cowboys, cowgirls to compete in Watford City Friday and Saturday

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New school meals will have less calories and sodium

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As expected, enrollment numbers are up and area schools are growing.

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An explosion at an oil well site located north of Arnegard severely burned two men

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Road construction forces changes to parade route

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New family clinic to open Sept. 4

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A 22-year-old Otis Orchards, Wash., man is facing manslaughter charges, along with four other felony charges, following a hit and run south of Watford City on Aug. 14.

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Nearly 1,000 students head back to class in McKenzie County

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Sixth-seven cyclists tackle one day 100-mile ride of Maah Daah Hey Trail

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Investing in Watford City is an investment in the future according to Lutheran Social Services

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Lutheran Social Services (LSS) will soon begin construction of a new 120-unit apartment complex in Watford City pending a final decision by the Watford City City Council to allow the project to use $11 million in city revenue bonds on behalf of LSS.

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Affordable housing and daycare are problem areas that community leaders have been working tirelessly to solve.

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Annual Best of the West Ribfest sends families home with full stomachs, sticky fingers, painted faces and lots of smiles

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Best of the West Ribfest will feature more people, vendors, events, and food to Watford City this Friday

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Concerns about the dry and mild winter dissipated with the presence of a strong winter wheat crop and good spring moisture.

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August 8, 2012

Court overwhelmed

McKenzie County’s criminal cases on pace for record year

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Improvements for the Watford City Elementary School are now set to get underway

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Plant to process 100 million cubic feet of natural gas a day

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Many new residents seeking a chance to rebuild their lives

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Developers break ground on city’s newest housing subdivision

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Keeping things the same amidst change will be goal of new elementary principal

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Grocery chain expands into western North Dakota

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