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ND Counties to conduct June election by mail only
May 26, 2020
Auditors in North Dakota’s 53 counties want to stress the June election will be conducted by Vote by Mail only. No polling locations will be open in North Dakota on June 9th due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.


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New tourism website
May 21, 2020
Looking for day trip ideas or area attractions? Check out the newly updated website: www.visitwatfordcity.com . The site provides information on dining, sleeping, featured attractions, and area events on a new, easy-to-navigate platform.

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May Economy at a Glance
May 20, 2020
The May Economy at a Glance is now available.

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Airport upgrades
May 20, 2020
Twenty four million dollars in upgrades are scheduled for the Watford City Municipal Airport this year and next.

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New park for Watford City
May 20, 2020
The newest park in Watford City is now open. Linear Park and its outdoor fitness area provides fitness equipment stations along a two mile lighted walking trail/loop.

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Scholarship opportunity with University of Mary
May 19, 2020
The University of Mary, which has a campus at the Rough Rider Center, is offering a First Step Scholarship. Receive your first class free when you start a University of Mary Online program in summer or fall 2020.

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Local housing development featured in magazine
May 19, 2020
The River + Ranch Magazine has a feature story on Watford City's Stepping Stone community in its most recent edition

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Drone business locates in McKenzie County
May 19, 2020
iSight RPV Services has opened up shop in McKenzie County. Their impetus for locating here is a two year contract with McKenzie County to monitor gravel road conditions after rain events to allow for more timely heavy traffic open/close decisions by county officials

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Long X Bridge project on track
May 19, 2020
The Long X Bridge replacement project is on schedule to have the new bridge open to traffic by late this fall.

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Alexander High School partners with Microsoft
May 19, 2020
Alexander High School has partnered with the Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) Program to offer rigorous computer science courses to their students. To learn more about the program or about volunteering, view this document or contact Nancy at: nancy@tealsk12.org

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