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Watford City, North Dakota is located in McKenzie County. Zip codes in Watford City, ND include 58854. The median home price in Watford City is $259,900. More Watford City information.

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Monday | Minot Daily News

Close call at Watford City laundromat

WATFORD CITY Following an initial call of an 18-year-old woman passed out at the Expressway Laundromat Sunday afternoon, 13 others from the same location were sent to the hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Valley News Live

Carbon monoxide in Watford City laundromat puts 14 in hospital

The North Dakota State Health Department says just before noon on Sunday police and EMS responded to a call that an 18-year-old woman had passed out at the Laundromat.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

TwinCities

'Stealth' North Dakota Bakken oil pipeline project faces fight

A major oil pipeline that would cross the Missouri River twice in North Dakota as it carries crude from the Bakken oilfields to Illinois faces a fight from activists in Iowa but so far has largely flown under the radar here.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

In the past week, two developers and two architects placed designs for convention centers at the feet of Williston City Commissioners.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

National Journal

An oil drilling rig in Watford City, N.D.

Global oil markets would be more volatile without the fracking-enabled U.S. production surge of recent years, according to the Energy Department's statistical arm.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

Half ton of trash pickup up from grasslands patch

The plea comes after employees picked up half a ton of garbage from a 48-acre area of the Little Missouri National Grasslands in western North Dakota.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Cool courses, Part 3: Examining Extreme weather

A tornado slammed into in an oil workers' camp near Watford City, N.D., this May. McGill's course studying natural disasters is available online and more than 10,000 students have signed up.

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Minot Daily News

A huge advantage'

It was nearly four years ago that Moore Engineering opened a Minot office to get the West Fargo firm closer to more of the action that was occurring across the state.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Law Prof Blog

The North Dakota Economic Boom--From the Inside

I have read about the economic boom in North Dakota. The state has the highest economic growth rate and the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, primarily due to energy production using hydraulic fracking.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Minot Daily News

More projects to come

A Minnesota development firm has completed nine projects, including retail stores, transload facilities and apartments in Minot and area cities in western North Dakota during the first half of 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Washington Times

Williston airport opens after device investigation

Authorities shut down the Williston airport for several hours Thursday while they investigated an unidentified device in the terminal, and frustrated passengers waited to hear whether their flights would be rescheduled.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Finance and Commerce

First segment of widened U.S. Hwy. 85 opened

North Dakota's Transportation Department has opened the first four-lane segment of U.S. Highway 85 in the western oil patch.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Finance and Commerce

Americans like roads, don't like paying for them

In this June 12 aerial photo, heavy machinery plows through farmland for the construction of the U.S. Route 85 bypass around Watford City in North Dakota's booming oil region.

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GlobeSt.com

Value Place Reports Record Q2

Going away this summer? Keep abreast of the midwest's commercial news with GlobeSt.com's Chicago AM Alert.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

What's fueling the fracking boom? Debt.

Several pumps and a drilling rig in Watford City, N.D. Oil and gas companies are taking on more debt to continue drilling, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio

Click on Classical: Oil and water; fulfilling a lifelong ambition;...

Every Monday morning at 9:15, Jay Gabler visits the Classical MPR studio to talk about some of the stories we're featuring on our website.

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