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Watford City Senior Goes to Washington
April 3, 2019
Watford City, ND (KEYZ) Seventeen-year-old Watford City High School Senior Gracie Johnsrud is headed to Washington as part of State School’s Superintendent, Kirsten Baesler’s Student Cabinet. Johnsrud was beside herself with excitement, to be one of the few to address an educational legislative conference.

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Corporate travelers find new hotels, event centers
March 7, 2019
“People don’t really appreciate that throughout western North Dakota, we now have five-star and four-star facilities that have just been built, so they’re all very new,” said Doug Bolken, McKenzie County (N.D.) Tourism director.

“For example, within Watford City, we have 900 hotel rooms available. We have meeting space ranging from boardrooms all the way up to convention halls.”

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Jump starting construction on single family homes
February 27, 2019
Will financial incentives help spur the construction of much needed affordable single-family homes in Watford City, as well as Arnegard and Alexander?
The McKenzie County Board of County Commissioners hopes so.

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School to add 21 new positions
February 20, 2019
School is looking for not only new teachers, but also new administrators and other professional staff after the school board approved the hiring of 21 new positions for the 2020-21 school year during its Feb. 13 meeting.

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North Dakota hits all-time high in oil production
February 18, 2019
Oil production reached an all-time high in December according to the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources.

Oil production was 43,442,924 barrels, averaging 1,401,385 barrels per day.

The previous record high was 1,392,369 barrels a day in October of 2018.

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Students give up Valentine's party to help others
February 18, 2019
West Dakota Fox News

WATFORD CITY, N.D. - In Watford City Wednesday, seven third-grade classrooms gave up their Valentine's Day party to create a project of love.

About 175 students worked together to make fleece tie-blankets for the local McKenzie County Hospital and the Ronald McDonald Houses in Bismarck and Fargo

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McKenzie County featured on National Travel Show
February 18, 2019
Watford City resident, McKenzie County and North Dakota to be featured on "Born to Explore," a travel show airing across the nation on PBS February 23rd with multiple repeat broadcasts throughout the year.
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Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy Statewide
February 18, 2019
When Marty Mulder had the chance to own a 20-foot bust of Theodore Roosevelt, he pounced.

The proprietor of the Roosevelt Inn & Suites in Watford City swooped in to buy the bust from the defunct Presidents Park in South Dakota before it went to Medora.

Since 2012, the white bust of the 26th president has featured prominently outside his family's hotel in North Dakota's oil patch.

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Voices of Watford releases new video on Healthcare
February 18, 2019
SEE IT HERE FIRST! The newest Voices of Watford City video is available! In it, hear from McKenzie County Healthcare Systems employees about their work and their brand new $76.3 million facility.

Poco Rio Frio Badlands Winter Event Feb. 9
February 8, 2019
This year’s Poco Rio Frio is February 9 at the Long X Trail and CCC Campground just off of Highway 85, south of Watford City near the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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