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Dex Comardelle, pictured Friday in Williston, is one of the owners and operators of Go-Motel, which has a workforce housing lodge in Williston.

Faces of the Boom: Louisiana men bring mobile motel, Cajun cooking to the Oil Patch

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WILLISTON -- Louisiana native Dex Comardelle brings Southern hospitality to North Dakota workforce housing.

The 23-year-old was working toward a degree in hospitality management at the University of Louisiana when he started to hear about North Dakota's oil boom.


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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.