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Watford City, Dunseith airports awarded $400K in grants


WASHINGTON — After a visit from the Federal Aviation Administration’s top official, North Dakota airports are getting more attention and money, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday. The Watford City Airport Authority has been awarded $327,309 for apron pavement rehabilitation, the senator’s office announced in a press release. The International Peace Garden Airport near Dunseith will also get $85,999 for pavement ...

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Taco John’s helps fill need for fast food dining

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By: Kate Ruggles, McKenzie County Farmer Things people never expected to see in Watford City continue to arrive. But that does not make them any less exciting. On Thursday, May 1, after months of anticipation, the city’s first fast food restaurant with a drive-through, Taco John’s, opened its doors and its service counter to area residents. Ruben Hooper, the Director ...

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ND firm announces liquefied natural gas facility


BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota company is planning a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Tioga, in the northwestern part of the state. Watford City-based North Dakota LNG says the fuel will be used to offset the use of diesel during oil drilling operations. CEO Pat Hughes says operations will begin this summer. He would not disclose the ...

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