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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple Former North Dakota State University football player Scott Stoczynski, pictured Friday, is stationed in Williston, with the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The siblings are originally from Illinois.

They came for the football, stayed for the jobs

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WILLISTON -- When former Bison football player Scott Stoczynski learned that he'd be stationed in Williston with the North Dakota Highway Patrol, he joked with his sister that she should join him.


Angela Stoczynski, two years older than her brother, had been struggling to find a teaching job in the family's home state of Illinois.

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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.