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Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
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Canada crush OAR to set up U.S. showdown
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Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
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Guild Mortgage serves local community
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South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
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August 25, 2012
UND faculty researches ND crew camps
GRAND FORKS -- A team of researchers led by faculty from the University of North Dakota are working on the "North Dakota Man Camp Project" to document social conditions in camps in North Dakota's Oil Patch. The interdisciplinary team, led by William Caraher, from UND's history department,...
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Git-R-Done: Larry the Cable Guy discovers Oil Patch 'Only in America'
TIOGA -- Larry the Cable Guy was among some of his biggest fans Tuesday when he stopped to film a show at an Oil Patch crew camp. "Oh my gosh....
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Letter: Target Logistics takes steps to keep crew camps safe
In response to the shooting and murder Aug. 4 at another crew camp near Tioga, Target Logistics issued the following to its customers: "Please rest assured that Target Logistics has strict security measures in place to help prevent such situations at our lodges, including: - Facilities...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Judge sets $1M bond for man accused of crew camp homicide
WILLISTON (AP) -- Bond was set at $1 million Wednesday for a Texas man accused in a fatal shooting at a worker camp in the western North Dakota Oil Patch. Victor Lamont, 24, of Lufkin, Texas, is charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorizing. He is accused of killing 57-year-old...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Murder charge filed in Tioga camp shooting; Texas man faces other counts
WILLISTON -- A man arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a Tioga crew camp is expected to appear in court today on charges of murder...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
FOTB: School bus provides home away from home
TIOGA -- For Donald Widner, home, sweet home, is a purple school bus. The 49-year-old is chasing high-paying jobs in the Oil Patch, and his...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Dunn County calls for crew camp moratorium
A crew camp moratorium will be in place in Dunn Center until the city can better review its housing situation. The moratorium was decided on at a special City Council meeting last week after it learned of a resident who was housing 10 to 12 workers on their property without getting...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Dunn County OK's 2 developments
MANNING -- The Dunn County Planning Commission approved two smaller workforce housing developments, and put a request for a 650-person crew camp on hold during its Tuesday meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse. The commission gave David King of Killdeer the OK for a 12-person single-employer...
June 13, 2012 - 12:43am
June 7, 2012
Crew camp in Dunn County could grow to 1,650 units
Oil Patch workers will soon have more than 2,000 rooms in crew camps in Dunn County, officials said Wednesday. Planning and Zoning Commission members approved 400 additional units for Target Logistics' crew camp 10 miles north of Dickinson on Tuesday at a meeting in the Dunn County...
June 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Dunn County Planning and Zoning approves 500-unit crew camp
Dunn County could get more rooms for workers in the Oil Patch, officials said Tuesday. The Dunn County Planning and Zoning Commission at the on Tuesday at the Dunn County Courthouse in Manning approved a 500-unit crew camp in the Five Diamond Industrial Park, which sits on approximately...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 5, 2012
Dickinson approves 3,000-person crew camp
Dickinson City commissioners and the hospitality industry butted heads Monday at a meeting at City Hall over a 3,000-unit lodging facility on...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 29, 2012
Company eyes South Heart for 200-person crew camp
SOUTH HEART -- The city has given the go-ahead for construction of a 200-unit crew camp, but the company interested in the project has yet to...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 20, 2012
Billings County to get crew camp
Plans for Billings County's first crew camp are moving ahead, officials said Friday, almost a year after construction was supposed to begin....
May 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Housing: Dunn County drops crew camp moratorium
MANNING -- Dunn County will lift its crew camp moratorium June 1. The Board of County Commissioners decided at its Wednesday meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse that it will also ask the planning and zoning committee to set parameters on the number of beds and locations if different...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Housing: Dickinson may be home to thousands of oil workers by end of 2013
Dickinson is on its way to getting its first crew camp. At a Wednesday meeting in City Hall, the Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am