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Touring the Bismarck Career Academy

Over a dozen leaders from throughout McKenzie County toured the Bismarck Career Academy earlier this month. Leaders in McKenzie County have been looking for ways to increase the amount of career-specific training that can be provided in our community and wanted to better understand the multi-decades of success of the Bismarck Career Academy.

December Economy at a Glance

The December Economy at a Glance is now available. Some data of note: The total true and full value of property in McKenzie County has increased from about $2.69 billion in 2019 to $3.21 billion in 2020. The McKenzie County labor force has decreased from 10,432 in October 2019 to 8,007 in October 2020.

ND Petroleum Council to meet in Watford City

  Save the date! The 2021 North Dakota Petroleum Council‘s annual meeting has been set for September 22-24. We are excited that they have decided to host this meeting at our Rough Rider Center again. Over 400 attendees participated at the 2019 ND Petroleum Council’s annual meeting in Watford City.