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New Long X Bridge Opened in Western ND
November 4, 2020
North Dakota's Department of Transportation on Friday opened the new Long X Bridge to traffic.

The new bridge is open to two lanes of traffic but will open to four lanes next summer when all work is completed. State and federal officials participated in a ribbon-cutting Friday.

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NDDC announces hospitality ERG
October 29, 2020
Due to the continuing need of assistance, the second round of the ERG will focus on reimbursing hospitality businesses that were directly impacted by Executive Order 2020-06. This includes all restaurants, bars, breweries, cafes and similar on-site dining establishments.

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Governor moves county COVID risk to high
October 29, 2020
As the number of active COVID-19 cases continued to increase across the state, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum moved 16 counties, including McKenzie County, into the high-risk (orange) level, which now recommends reduced occupancy rather than business closures.

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Voting FAQs
October 29, 2020
Election day is near. Find out what you need to know in this 2020 General Election FAQs

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Find Election Results Here
October 4, 2020
Find local election results here

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Driver's License office now open in courthouse
September 30, 2020
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has relocated its Drivers License office in Watford City to the McKenzie County Courthouse, 201 5th Street NW, effective Wednesday, September 16.

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Oil Rush Ministry working to improve thrift shop
September 18, 2020
The old saying goes that one man’s trash could be another man’s treasure and for a local nonprofit, that statement stands true.

Bakken Oil Rush Watford City Outreach Director Dwayne Keener said, “Our primary mission is to help people getting settled into Watford City.”

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Meet the county commission candidates
September 17, 2020
The Watford City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an evening forum of the six candidates who are vying for three seats on the McKenzie County Commission

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Workforce Connection Forum
September 17, 2020
Job seekers, employers and interested community members are all invited to attend the Workforce Connection Information and Networking Forum.

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County's largest employer list
September 17, 2020
For the second year in a row, Delta Constructors LLC came out on top of the largest employer list for McKenzie County as compiled by Job Service North Dakota.

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In Watford I got to go to my first National Park. I made some friends and we went to the badlands and saw things we never heard of before like jackrabbits and mule deer. In my opinion Watford is the best city ever!

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