• Best of the West Ribfest featuring Craig Morgan - Duration: 66 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    Join us on Main Street Watford City for the biggest party of the year.
    Free concert by Craig Morgan!
    Ribs, Classic Car and Truck Show, Kids Zone, food, vendors and more!
    Friday, August 10
    More i...
  • Watford City-Moved Back and Loving It - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    Voices of Kelcee and Jarrett Wold, Aaron Pelton and Rachel Meuchel
    Watford City is growing with new residents—some of whom are living here for the first time, and others who have returned to their...
  • Maah Daah Hey in a Day - Duration: 113 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    It’s been called the Raddest Race in the Baddest Place…and for good reason! It’s 100 miles across some of the toughest terrain a mountain biker will ever encounter – the North Dakota Badlands. Meet...
  • Building for the Future - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Justin Johnsrud’s life has come full circle since returning to Watford City — not as a student, but rather a high school teacher and athletic coach. With school enrollment doubling over the past fi...
  • Public Pow Wow - Duration: 82 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    North Dakota is a state rich in Native American culture and McKenzie County is no exception. Northeast of Watford City, along the Missouri River, the traditions of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara ...
  • 100 Years of Faith - Duration: 97 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Church council member, Sunday school teacher, WELCA leader, quilter, …these are just a few of the roles Jean Wold has assumed since becoming a member of First Lutheran Church in 1958. Her husband, ...
  • Hometown Pride - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Family, friends, food and fun is the recurring theme of Watford City’s annual Homefest held the last weekend every June. It’s just one of many annual, community events Chamber of Commerce Coordinat...
  • Get Reel...Go Fishing! - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Western North Dakota isn’t widely thought of as a hot bed for fisherman…. that is, unless you know where to drop your line. Watford native Matt Liebel leads fishing adventures on Lake Sakakawea, th...
  • Fun in the Sun - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Basketball, softball, tennis, swimming, fishing….there’s no shortage of things to do in Watford City! Thanks to one of the most extensive parks and recreation programs in the state, adults and kids...
  • National Park...Local Treasure - Duration: 87 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    A job in the oil business brought Belle and Cory Brown from Michigan to Watford City…but it was the beauty of Theodore Roosevelt National Park that convinced them to stay. Located just 15 miles sou...
  • Putting Patients First - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    A lot has changed at Larsen Service Drug since it first opened its doors in 1952. What hasn’t changed? The family that owns it and the personalized care they’ve been offering for more than 50 years...
  • Saddled Up for Success - Duration: 113 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Jason Gillen isn’t a North Dakota native, but as co-owner and manager of the recently opened Roughrider Stables & Equestrian Center, this Utah native is firmly rooted in Watford City…and the cowboy...
  • Caring for All Creatures - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    With cattle far outnumbering people in Watford City, the need for high quality veterinary care has always been great. Now, with an increasingly diverse population, owners of companion animals wan...
  • The Next Generation - Duration: 98 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Calli has fond memories of growing up on her family’s ranch just outside of Watford City, caring for the land and the animals. Now a third generation rancher, she and her husband are passionate ab...
  • Taking The Wheel - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    After teaching for 27 years on a reservation in a declining economy, Diane decided a career change was in order and left to become a truck driver in the oil industry. Diane, who is in her 60s ,admi...
  • Home Sweet Home - Duration: 94 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    With experience working in the natural gas industry in Searcy, Arkansas, Jeremy Fowler came to Watford City with a job offer in hand. Living in a trailer with his wife Kristy and two kids, however,...
  • Don't Call Them Mancamps - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Private sleeping quarters, a 24-hour dining facility, fitness center and rec room are only some of amenities that make up Target Logistics “temporary workforce housing.” Designed to provide a “home...
  • Help Wanted! - Duration: 92 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Oil-field workers aren’t the only ones greeted with opportunity in the wake of the oil development. Employers with job openings in hospitality, construction, healthcare and more are clamoring to fi...
  • Driving Hope Home - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    After spending more than 30 years in healthcare, Jim’s career took a detour shortly after his 23-year old daughter was killed in a car crash just outside of Watford City in 2009 due to poor road co...
  • Letting Business Take Flight - Duration: 93 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Born and raised in Watford City, Luke grew up flying crop dusting planes with his dad. After attending college,he moved back home to find a revitalized Watford City. With the increased opportunitie...
  • A Family Affair - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    North Dakota is a long way from Oregon, but that didn’t stop this mother-daughter duo who came to Watford City with a husband and fiancé in tow, in search of new opportunity. They found it and more...
  • Best Friends Forever - Duration: 28 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Meet two best friends who were nearly separated when one’s family was unable to find suitable housing after relocating from Oklahoma to Watford City. A short story…with a happy ending.

    For more v...
  • Faith in the Oil Fields - Duration: 107 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Serving at the Watford City Assembly of God Church for the past 15 years, Pastor Sheldon McGorman has seen tremendous change within the community. While he credits the spirited music for gettin...
  • Wolf Pup Daycare - Duration: 89 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    It takes a special kind of person to care for other people’s kids – especially when there are a 190 of them! As director of the recently opened Wolf Pup Daycare, and a mom herself, Tessa Moberg wo...
  • Rolling Out the Welcome Wagon - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    The people of Watford city are known for their hospitality. But it wasn’t just the words; rather it was the actions of a longtime resident who helped make one couple’s transition to Watford City a...
  • Watford City Elementary School - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    The staff at Watford City Elementary School has seen their enrollment more than double in size since the beginning of the oil boom. Despite the inherent challenges of teaching an increasingly diver...
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