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ND lawmakers set to select studies for interim
John Boehner unloads on Trump: A 'complete disaster'
Faces of the Boom: Workers adjust to meet changing demands in ND's oil fields
Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
U.S. takes 'full responsibility' for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says
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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
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Killdeer well-represented at state meet
Port: Thank the government for protecting you from low milk prices
Port: Sen. Heitkamp condemns 'dark money' in politics despite it paying for ads touting her re-election
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Port: In defense of the smoky back room
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Margaret "Marge" Kovacs
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
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Honoring our Firefighters
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