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Minot man who stole girlfriend’s checkbook, not faces harassment charges
Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
Cold, wet winter on the horizon for parts of ND
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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 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
May 4, 2016
Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads
Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist's online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken,...
May 4, 2016 - 10:53pm
April 22, 2016
Watford City man waiting for city to pony up
WATFORD CITY — A Watford City man whose basement was flooded last month after a water main burst says he is facing thousands of dollars in...
April 22, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 19, 2016
Residents turn to county in fight against radioactive waste
WATFORD CITY – Residents of a McKenzie County township urged county leaders Tuesday to help them in their fight against an oilfield waste landfill...
April 19, 2016 - 6:54pm
April 18, 2016
Veeder: Everything is better with some cows around
WATFORD CITY -- Calving season is in full force here at the ranch, and this year it’s extra special for my husband and I because part of the...
April 18, 2016 - 6:01pm
April 16, 2016
With influx of people from western states, congregations in Oil Patch have swelled
WATFORD CITY – Members of a Watford City church hope a new building is complete before they outgrow another temporary meeting place. The Church...
April 16, 2016 - 9:54pm
April 12, 2016
Letter: What would Burgum do differently if he were governor?
The radio ads that say, “Watford City! We’re not the same! We’re better!” are inspiring. It is surprising that the mayor of Watford City would throw himself into a campaign with ads negatively criticizing state investments in our people and our communities. It is true that...
April 12, 2016 - 5:41pm
April 9, 2016
Veeder: From first memory to now, guitars hold an elusive sway
WATFORD CITY -- I love guitars. I love the way they look sitting in the corner of a house. I love how they feel in my hands; the new ones shiny...
April 9, 2016 - 11:15pm
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
April 2, 2016
Watford City high schooler opens bakery
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – There’s no such thing as sleeping in for Watford City teenager Rebecca Campbell. The 17-year-old high school senior...
April 2, 2016 - 10:39pm