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'Fight Night' in an oil-boom town

Nov 19, 2012
North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands of workers to the state, overwhelming small towns. Rents are sky high. Workers live in barracks called mancamps. And there's not much to do besides work. One promoter brought martial arts fighting to town -- the Williston Basin Blowout.
Posted In: Oil, North Dakota, Black Gold Boom

Coen brothers return to Fargo

Oct 24, 2012
Some Fargo residents didn't love the Coen Brothers' famous film. So will they embrace a TV adaptation 16 years later?
Posted In: fargo, North Dakota, film, coen brothers

North Dakota Senate race tightens

Sep 25, 2012
Republican favorite in U.S. Senate race hit with nonprofit, Democratic Party ads.
Posted In: 2012 election, North Dakota, super PAC

Attack ads fly on the prairie

Aug 17, 2012
Crossroads GPS hits North Dakota's Heitkamp with the second round of ads in as many weeks
Posted In: North Dakota, 2012 election, super PAC, campaign spending

North Dakota could eliminate property tax

Jun 12, 2012
If voters today choose to wipe out the property tax in the state, it would be a first for the nation and would be nearly $1 billion taken from the budget.
Posted In: North Dakota, property tax

Could drilling for oil become too costly?

May 31, 2012
With the price of oil below $90 a barrel, some are beginning to wonder at what point does it become unprofitable to drill.
Posted In: Oil, North Dakota, Canada

Go North, young man!

Mar 21, 2012
The promise of steady work is attracting workers of all ages to Williston, N.D., and creating a new boom town on America's energy frontier.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, man camp, Williston, employment, debt, energy

Dark side of an oil boom

Mar 21, 2012
There's an oil boom going on in western North Dakota. The region is sitting on billions of gallons of oil. The city at the heart of it -- Williston -- is stretched beyond capacity.
Posted In: Oil, boom, oilfields, comeback, North Dakota

Oil in North Dakota spurs housing boom

Dec 26, 2011
Oil towns in North Dakota have spawned a robust job market, but the state's housing situation can't keep up. This year, 2,000 will be built.
Posted In: Jobs, North Dakota

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