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FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg New home construction is seen in this aerial photograph July 9 in Watford City. About 50 lawmakers will get a tour of McKenzie County next month.

Lawmakers to take a tour of Oil Patch

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WATFORD CITY — Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford says it’s time to shift the focus on why the oil patch is important to the entire state.


And he plans to make his message loud and clear to as many as 50 North Dakota lawmakers when they visit his once-sleepy town, as part of a North Dakota Petroleum Council-sponsored event on Aug. 26-27.

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