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Tourism Launches Augmented GPS Tours of Community
July 14, 2021
McKenzie County Tourism announces the launch of Yondar, a web-based product that allows visitors to virtually explore area attractions while planning their trip. In addition, once guests arrive, this revolutionary tool, built by InnovatAR, a North Dakota-based tech firm, helps visitors navigate outdoor attractions and unlock prizes for visiting points of interest right from their smart phones.

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City Desires Community Input on Master Plan
July 9, 2021
Smart Planning: Watford City Desires Community Input on 2040 Infrastructure Master Plan

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38th Annual Fort Union Rendezvous Set
May 19, 2021
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is pleased to announce the return of our annual fur trade Rendezvous June 17-20, 2021.

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Workplace vaccination opportunity
April 28, 2021
The North Dakota Department of Health may be able to provide assistance to businesses interested in getting workplace COVID-19 vaccination set up.

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Learning about Tools, Trades, Torque and Tech
April 27, 2021
Over 900 students participated in the T-4 Event at the Rough Rider Center. The purpose of the event is to introduce students to a variety of hands-on jobs to help them in their career exploration phase.

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Ribfest entertainment announced
April 27, 2021
Parmalee--a chart topping county band will be the headliner for the 2021 Best of the West Ribfest.

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Grand opening of Bank in Alexander
April 27, 2021
Alexander has a brand new building in its downtown. First International Bank & Trust built a new building featuring expanded office space, drive up window service and an Interactive Teller Machine.

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MHA Nation gets new first responder facility
April 27, 2021
The Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation now has a new first responder facility in the Mandaree area. The space serves both the Fire Department and the Emergency Medical Services.

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Meg-A-Latte opens in Watford
April 27, 2021
Meg-A-Latte has announced it will be soon be opening a coffee shop in Watford City. With three locations already in Williston, the specialty coffee shop serves gourmet coffee, teas, smoothies, shakes, bakery, and lunch items.

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Legendary Smiles welcomes a New Dentist
April 27, 2021
Legendary Smiles has added a third dentist to their staff. Earlier this month Dr. Danielle DeMorrow joined the growing team. She joins Dr. Bulzomi and Dr. Burbach

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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!

~ Justice C Staton-Grade 5

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