Watford City & Alexander Bypasses Opened

Big improvements for little towns… or at least what used to be little towns.

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WAWS Project Growing to Meet Demand

It’s known as the Western Area Water Supply Authority and it serves a five county area encompassing much of northwest and west-central parts of the state.

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Standards Based Grades Implemented in Bismarck Middle Schools

The grading system is part of the state’s new Common Core standards and is designed to more accurately track a students progress.

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Local Businesses Fail Tobacco Compliance Checks

It’s an annual process, and we always get a few that aren’t vigilant enough in keeping kids from tobacco.

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School Expansion in Alexander

Just another sign of the times in the oil patch. It’s a $17 million dollar expansion for classrooms, a gym, a cafeteria and other improvements.

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More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Light Bulbs

Buying a light bulb used to be simple. Today, the options are bewildering. If you’re looking for answers and some good general knowledge, start here.

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USS North Dakota Commissioned

— Official News Release — GROTON, Conn. (NNS) — USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy’s newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet, and the first of eight Block

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Rice Lake Update

The situation is bad, but the community association continues to fight the rising water in every way they can.

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Capturing the Value of the Bakken’s Natural Gas

An informative look at the Bakken’s growing natural gas industry and investment companies looking convert the resource into bankable assets.

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New Crop Insurance Program to Include Small Producers

Small growers will be able to get crop insurance under the new Whole-Farm Revenue Protection insurance program.

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Coal Lake Wildlife Management Area

Coal Lake Wildlife Management Area is a collaborative project between Game and Fish and many other supporting agencies and companies. It’s a bit off the beaten path, but well worth a visit. [map_locations]

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Lisa Ling of CNN Reporting on ‘Women Pioneers’ in the Patch

The show airs tonight at 9 p.m. on CNN and focuses on stories of women in the oil patch and Williston.

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