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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
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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
June 24, 2016
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
ROSS, N.D. – The oilfield worker who died Monday after being struck by equipment has been identified as Paul William Green II, 36, of Alger, Mich., the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said. Green was pronounced dead at a well site about 4½ miles northeast of Ross after a deputy...
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 22, 2016
Western ND deputy cleared of hitting motorcyclist during high-speed chase
WATFORD CITY -- A McKenzie County deputy who was standing trial this week for reckless endangerment in relation to a police pursuit last year...
News/crime and courts
June 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
June 21, 2016
Deputy charged with hitting fleeing motorcyclist goes on trial
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Trial is underway for a McKenzie County deputy accused of hitting a fleeing motorcyclist with his patrol car last year. A 12-person jury, selected Tuesday morning, heard opening arguments from attorneys and testimony from officers involved in a police pursuit...
June 21, 2016 - 9:45pm
Burned oil workers ‘not out of the woods,’ fundraising sites set up
WATFORD CITY – Co-workers of the men involved in Saturday’s oilfield explosion that killed one and injured three are raising money for medical...
June 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
OSHA officials investigating second oilfield death in 4 days
ROSS, N.D. – A safety official called this “a tragic week in the Bakken” after an oil worker died at a well site in Mountrail County, the second North Dakota oilfield fatality in three days. A 36-year-old employee of Advanced Energy LLC was crushed by a crane boom near Ross...
June 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
June 20, 2016
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 19, 2016
Veeder: Teaching our children in midst of harsh world
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It’s hard to think of anything else these days but what’s in the news. It’s tragedy and politics all wrapped into...
June 19, 2016 - 12:00am
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 15, 2016
Man sought in manhunt after shooting in Watford City has charges lowered
WATFORD CITY — Charges against a man who was sought in a manhunt after a January shooting outside Watford City have been considerably reduced as a result of a plea deal. Kyle Fuchs pleaded guilty to assault, a Class A misdemeanor, during a McKenzie County hearing, where charges...
June 15, 2016 - 9:29pm
June 6, 2016
Veeder: Glossy pages don’t reflect our not-so-glamorous life
WATFORD CITY -- This morning, a big yellow screwdriver sits next to a half-eaten pan of cinnamon rolls (the kind out of the freezer section,...
June 6, 2016 - 6:51pm
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
June 2, 2016
Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart
A 13-year-old Dickinson boy was reported to Dickinson police as a runaway on Wednesday morning by his mother. She told police she believes he...
News/crime and courts
June 2, 2016 - 10:30pm
May 29, 2016
Veeder: In the sweet spot of summer, motherhood
WATFORD CITY -- This morning the gobble of wild turkeys woke me up from the outside the open window in my bedroom. Everything has officially...
May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
First International Bank & Trust breaks ground on new $40 million project
BISMARCK -- First International Bank & Trust, a company that started 106 years ago and is headquartered in Watford City, broke ground Wednesday for a six-story building, its largest bank, in Bismarck. The $40 million structure is set to open in fall 2017 and will be located across...
May 11, 2016 - 4:14pm
May 10, 2016
Meeting to discuss Watford City highway improvements
WATFORD CITY -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation is holding a public input meeting to discuss proposed improvements to state Highway 23A in Watford City on from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 in the Heritage Room at the Watford City City Hall. Proposed improvements to Highway...
May 10, 2016 - 6:18pm