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Sharon and Konnie Norstog, pictured Thursday near Watford City hope to minimize the impacts of oil development to their ranch.

FOTB: To charity goes the 'gift' of oil: Watford City couple passes along income from mineral rights

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WATFORD CITY - Konnie and Sharon Norstog don't think they deserve the new income from the minerals they own, so they're giving much of it away.


The retired Watford City ranchers say the best part about the oil boom is they can give more to their favorite charities.

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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.