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FNS Photo by Barry Drazkowski An oil rig in northwestern North Dakota's Killdeer Mountains area. Members of the Izaak Walton League toured the Bakken Oil Patch this summer to see firsthand how the oil boom is affecting wildlife and wild lands. They'll talk about their trip Wednesday night at Hartley Nature Center in Duluth, Minn.

Oil boom affecting wildlife, prairie

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DULUTH, Minn. -- The oil boom across western North Dakota is giving Americans an unprecedented supply of low-priced, domestic energy that's spurring a thriving economy across Minnesota's next-door neighbor.


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