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Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge.

School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge.

School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Unknown amount of water, chemicals spill into Cherry Creek

December 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An unknown amount of a mixture of bentonite, water and an additive has spilled, impacting Cherry Creek about 7 miles southwest of Watford City in McKenzie County, a North Dakota Department of Health official said Monday.

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Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.

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Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.

&nb…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Info on missing woman sought

October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing woman.

Sandra (Sandy) Leist, 48, has not had any contact with family members since early Sunday at which time her location was unknown…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Info on missing woman sought

October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing woman.

Sandra (Sandy) Leist, 48, has not had any contact with family members since early Sunday at which time her location was unknown…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Shooting range shut down: Neighbors get court order after bullets hit nearby buildings

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The boom town of Watford City has grown up to and around its longtime shooting range and this week a district court agreed it should be shut down.
The president of the Badlands Shooting Club closed the 40-acre range Thursday and sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com