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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
October 20, 2016
Heckaman critical of Sanford for declining lieutenant governor debate
BISMARCK — The Democratic-NPL candidate for lieutenant governor is criticizing her Republican counterpart for declining to participate...
17 hours 35 min ago
July 9, 2016
Sanford adjusting to new reality as lieutenant governor candidate
WATFORD CITY — Brent Sanford could feel stressed out about a lot of things, starting with the fact that he is an election day away from...
July 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
June 16, 2016
After Burgum win, Watford City may need to replace mayor
WATFORD CITY – On the heels of Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford’s primary win, officials in Watford City are preparing for the possibility of...
June 16, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 4, 2016
Letter: Sanford brings honesty, integrity to Burgum's campaign
Over these past few months, you and I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives and agendas of the various political candidates locally and nationally. Locally, Brent Sanford has been the mayor of Watford City for the past several years. As a local business...
June 4, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 2, 2016
Sanford: Stenehjem needs to acknowledge economic reality
WATFORD CITY — If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my career in the private sector and as mayor of Watford City fighting for the...
May 2, 2016 - 1:55pm
April 21, 2016
Insight with Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford
On this week's Insight, Dustin and Brock sit down to talk with Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum along with his running mate Watford...
April 21, 2016 - 11:45pm
April 7, 2016
After email criticizing Burgum, Watford City mayor Sanford agrees to be his running mate
BISMARCK – State Rep. Roscoe Streyle was surprised when he heard Wednesday that Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum had tapped Watford...
April 7, 2016 - 5:11pm
Port: Burgum’s running mate was critical of him in email
MINOT -- Thursday, Fargo businessman Doug Burgum, who will be seeking the NDGOP nomination for governor on the June primary ballot, announced...
April 7, 2016 - 3:20pm
February 15, 2016
School is in session: Watford City celebrates opening of new high school
WATFORD CITY -- The main hallway of the new Watford City High School was packed to the brim surrounding the podium in the center, where Gov....
February 15, 2016 - 5:54pm
October 3, 2015
Oil Patch city debts increase
As cities throughout North Dakota finalize their budgets for the upcoming year, western municipalities have had to account for the unique economic...
October 3, 2015 - 11:49pm
May 19, 2015
‘Pretty monumental’ event center construction begins in Watford City
WATFORD CITY — Watford City breaks ground today on an $83 million event center, marking three years of work and planning backed by a public vote to increase the city’s sales tax after the Stenehjem family donated the land on which to build. Mayor Brent Sanford said he’s hoping...
May 19, 2015 - 10:50pm
April 25, 2015
Sanford: HB 1476 reduces future downside risks
As a local political subdivision reliant on oil tax revenues, Watford City urged a do-pass recommendation on House Bill 1476. Recent legislative sessions have seen numerous attempts by both parties to reduce the overall oil tax rate and eliminate the extraction tax holiday price triggers....
April 25, 2015 - 8:30pm
Lawmakers to take a tour of Oil Patch
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...
July 25, 2014 - 11:59pm
May 7, 2014
Accurate 2020 count will require some legwork
WILLISTON — Getting an accurate count of North Dakota’s population in 2020 will require working with local communities and educating people...
May 7, 2014 - 6:52pm
April 9, 2014
Watford City: Rec center plans ‘as critical as streets’
WATFORD CITY — Leaders in this booming town say a $56 million indoor recreation facility and events center is key to keeping working families...
April 9, 2014 - 7:44pm