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Dickinson Latter-day Saints church member Paul Schuetzler stands on the south side of the church's complex Friday. The Dickinson ward is undergoing an addition -- its second in two years -- that is scheduled to be completed later this year. Largely due to the Bakken energy boom, the church has more than doubled in membership in less than three years.

Growing the faith: Some Dickinson churches see surging congregations

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Just like area businesses, schools and political bodies, some church congregations have been faced with changing times lately in Dickinson.

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As the Bakken oil boom has emerged on the scene as perhaps the country's biggest and most well-known energy play, no organization seems to be immune from the social peaks and valleys seen recently in western North Dakota.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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