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Trump asked his advisers about his power to pardon himself in connection to Mueller's Russia investigation
14-year-old ND girl on bike struck, killed by SUV
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
Aldean, Fergie among highlights as ND State Fair kicks off
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Port: A jaded conservative acknowledges government competence
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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Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
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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
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
Watford City veterans look to future memorial park
WATFORD CITY—The Watford City Roughrider Event Center will be holding a triple header concert this weekend with proceeds going to benefit...
November 10, 2016 - 7:18pm
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 25, 2016
Oil worker threat case looks like a guilty plea to be entered
WATFORD CITY -- The case of a man who allegedly threatened to kill a co-worker and his family, while referencing ISIS, is apparently close to arriving at a conclusion.A letter to Northwest District Court in Watford City advises that a "written plea of guilty will be filed in this...
October 25, 2016 - 5:45pm
October 22, 2016
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
It was late August, and it had been hot for weeks, the kind of heat you remember as a kid, where popsicles melt on sticks in the heavy air that...
October 22, 2016 - 10:16pm