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Package left at ND courthouse causes evacuation
Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in to face criminal charges in New York, reports say
Death of 5-month-old child in Grand Forks under investigation
Democrats and Republicans briefed on FBI source who aided Russia probe
Dutch-led investigators say Russian military missile shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014
crime and courts
nation and world
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
Zinke emphasizes partnering with oil industry at ND conference
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
White Sox catcher receives 80-game PED suspension
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
The harsh taste of gold
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
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Frank J. Haupt
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Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
September 18, 2017
The boom's bill: After years of boom, Oil Patch cities paying off growth debt
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The North Dakota oil boom turned black gold into green for public and private interests over its high-flying run....
September 18, 2017 - 6:00am
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
August 2, 2017
Contractor that damaged western ND pipeline is repeat offender
BISMARCK — The contractor that damaged a natural gas pipeline in western North Dakota last week has a history of striking pipelines, including hitting 20 utility lines last summer during a project in Iowa. Carstensen Contracting of Pipestone, Minn., was installing a water pipeline...
August 2, 2017 - 9:39pm
July 28, 2017
Natural gas liquids spill near Watford City after pipeline damaged by contractor
WATFORD CITY, N.D-- A natural gas mixture spilled about nine miles southeast of Watford city Thursday, July 27, after a contractor bored under a pipeline causing a leak. The North Dakota Department of Health said the pipeline was damaged when a contractor for McKenzie County Rural...
July 28, 2017 - 3:46pm
July 26, 2017
Site for gas plant expansion near Watford City approved
BISMARCK — North Dakota regulators approved a siting permit for the expansion of a natural gas plant near Watford City on Wednesday, July...
July 26, 2017 - 1:01pm
July 5, 2017
Northwest ND man faces attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing man while high on meth
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A Watford City man was arrested Sunday and accused of attempted murder after police say he stabbed a man repeatedly while...
July 5, 2017 - 5:47pm
June 6, 2017
No jail time for woman connected to Bakken murder-for-hire plot
BISMARCK — A woman who helped prosecutors send her ex-husband to prison for life for an oil boom murder-for-hire plot was given a lenient...
June 6, 2017 - 8:39am
May 22, 2017
Keane Group LLC purchases RockPile Energy Solutions for $284.5 million
HOUSTON—Keane Group Inc., a Houston-based fracking company, has announced a deal to purchase RockPile Energy Services LLC, a Denver based...
May 22, 2017 - 8:18pm
May 15, 2017
Family, friends mourn ND 18-year-old who drowned in family ranch stock pond
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Ben Johnston's smile, work ethic and love of life won him many friends as he grew up in Watford City, and on Monday,...
May 15, 2017 - 5:17pm
May 8, 2017
ND teen drowns in stock pond
WATFORD CITY, N.D.-- An 18-year-old Watford City teenager is believed to have drowned in the family’s stock pond. Ben Johnston had been submerged...
May 8, 2017 - 4:28pm
March 31, 2017
City, county, state officials praise new McKenzie County Law Enforcement Center
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — For the dozens of people gathered in a crowded hallway Friday, the new McKenzie County Law Enforcement Center isn't...
March 31, 2017 - 8:37pm
March 21, 2017
MISSING: Watford City woman reported missing, may have stopped in Dickinson
Autumn Rose Johnson, age 18, has been missing since March 9, 2017, according to the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. She was traveling from Watford City, N.D. to Bagley, Minn. and may have stopped in Dickinson to pick up a vehicle, according to the post. Her family...
March 21, 2017 - 12:03pm
March 12, 2017
Sweets for all: Bakken Sweet Treats appeals to all diets, palettes
Though Easter may be just a few weeks away, Bakken Sweet Treats will not be selling Easter baskets. Instead, the shop will roll out Easter trucks,...
March 12, 2017 - 6:30am
February 6, 2017
Watford City police chief resigns
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Watford City police chief Arthur Walgren has stepped down following an incident that resulted in his suspension last month. Walgren submitted his resignation on Sunday, Watford City auditor Peni Peterson said on Monday. The letter was officially accepted...
February 6, 2017 - 7:27pm
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed father, 2 children
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- William Koehler, who was charged with manslaughter in an August crash that killed two children and their father, changed...
February 6, 2017 - 12:08pm