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Guidance for future grads: New Fargo business helps parents, students navigate college admissions process
The secret to living solo? 'Have someplace to be'
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
After his wife dies, senior finds new friendships playing cards
Corps' drought plan threatens promised supply of water
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
February 3, 2017
From chaotic days in oil town, Brent Sanford steps into new role as ND's lieutenant governor
BISMARCK—Phil Riely remembers Watford City as a town where everyone knew each other. "When you've got a town of 1,400 people, you know...
February 3, 2017 - 1:31pm
January 4, 2017
More than 3,000 join Gov. Burgum for inauguration party in Bismarck
BISMARCK—Doug Burgum's inauguration as North Dakota's 33rd governor was celebrated at the Bismarck Event Center Wednesday, Jan. 4. The...
January 4, 2017 - 10:14pm
December 13, 2016
With Watford City mayor taking over as lieutenant governor, election set for February
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—Watford City Councilman Phil Riley stepped in as the town's interim mayor Friday as former Mayor Brent Sanford prepares...
December 13, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 10, 2016
Woman, 79, accused of threatening wife and kids of N.D.'s next lieutenant governor
BISMARCK — A 79-year-old Watford City woman faces a felony terrorizing charge on claims she threatened the wife and children of the city's mayor, Brent Sanford, now North Dakota's lieutenant governor-elect. Alice E. Olson faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if...
November 10, 2016 - 5:44pm
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...
October 20, 2016 - 4:15pm
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