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Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; police report dead and injured
‘This is a helluva deal’: North Dakota had a front-row seat for 1979 total solar eclipse
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
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
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Night Hawks back with plenty of playmakers in 2017
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter positions up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Ethyln Mae Marthaller
Daryl Viggo Anderson
John Flynn Ell
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
August 3, 2017
Charges against 79-year-old for threatening Lt. Gov. Sanford's family dropped
WATFORD CITY, N.D. ― A judge dismissed a terrorizing charge Thursday against a 79-year-old woman accused of threatening the family of Lt. Gov....
August 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
July 18, 2017
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
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