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Press Photos by April Baumgarten Steffes Corp. CEO Paul Steffes, left, and Joe Rothschiller, the company’s chief operator officer and president, show the manufaturer can assemble just about anything needed for oil production except the pump on-site at their headquarters north of Dickinson.

Welcome to the oilfield lumber yard: Steffes Corp. increases sales 400 percent in 4 years

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Ten years ago, Steffes Corp. focused on making snowmobile skis, hopper bottom storage bins and furniture frames. Now the business manufactures just about anything needed for oil production.


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April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined The Dickinson Press as the assistant editor in January 2014 and was named news editor in October 2014. She helps lead a team of top-notch news reporters and plays a role in coordinating design for western North Dakota's award-winning newspaper. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican, where she helped the two newspapers win numerous awards.   
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