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September 6, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Scale operator Megan English, 23, of Kingsport, Tenn., talks to fleet operations manager Javier Martinez of Albuquerque, N.M., on Monday before he scales out at Wildcat Minerals in New Town.
FOTB: She’s weighing her options in the Bakken: Woman who moved from Tennessee ready to put down roots in Oil Patch
September 6, 2014 - 6:14pm
August 30, 2014
 FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than eight years, Emily Gathje now works as an airport operations manager at Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston.
FOTB: Flying for her dreams: Female ex-Marine feels right at home in male-dominated field
August 30, 2014 - 6:12pm
August 16, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Operating room manager Sue Erling, shown in this Aug. 6 photo, supervises a team of nearly a dozen staff at busy Mercy Medical Center in Williston.
FOTB: No small operation: Boom keeps operating room’s chief nurse hopping
August 16, 2014 - 11:44pm
August 11, 2014
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Tasha Tarrell won’t back down from a challenge. The Nuverra Environmental Solutions trucker is on of six female semi drivers for the company, and she says that any woman can do it to if they want.
FOTB: ‘You can do it, too:’ Female trucker proves herself as a driver in the Bakken
August 11, 2014 - 11:44am
August 2, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Dr. Frederick Gross and wife Joyce pose Friday outside the Trenton Community Clinic. The couple  have been staying in the city, which is about 15 miles northwest of Williston, so that Frederick Gross can work in a six-month position. The couple was stationed in New Mexico before coming to the Oil Patch.
FOTB: Visiting doctor still makes house calls
August 2, 2014 - 7:36pm
July 19, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Anneli Anderson, a 24-year-old line locator for B&G Oilfield Services poses near a ONEOK natural gas pipeline block valve Tuesday outside Williston.
FOTB: The ‘wanderer:' Adventure, solitude rewarding for Anderson
July 19, 2014 - 11:48pm
July 13, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Matt Liebel, owner of Liebel’s Guide Service, poses Wednesday onboard his Lund 2010 Predator on Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota.
FOTB: The school of fish: Teacher and fishing guide gives lessons on Lake Sakakawea
July 13, 2014 - 12:22am
July 5, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Tobacco Depot owner Phil Hamda helps a customer on Thursday at his shop in Alexander.
FOTB: Smoke shop angles for return customers
July 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 28, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Dan Golebiewski works on a tattoo Thursday from his mobile tattoo shop near Williston.
FOTB: The life of Tattoo Dan: Ink artist roams oilfields
June 28, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 21, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Raymond “Maggie” Magnuson, who worked on North Dakota’s first producing oil well, the Clarence Iverson No. 1, looks at historic photos on Wednesday in Tioga.
FOTB: Working on North Dakota’s first oil well: Tioga man recalls novelty, dangers of industry
June 21, 2014 - 11:49pm
June 14, 2014
FNS Photo Amy Dalrymple
Howard Klug, pictured Thursday, will take over as mayor of Williston later this month. Klug, who has served on the Williston City Commission for six years, received 76 percent of votes in this month’s election.
FOTB: New mayor in town: Williston’s new leader Klug foresees ‘a better place’
June 14, 2014 - 10:57pm
June 7, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Shirley Trogstad, shown Friday, lives in her former study hall room in Legacy at Central Place, the recently renovated historic junior high school in Williston.
FOTB: Going home from school: Renovated school provides affordable housing for Williston senior citizens
June 7, 2014 - 11:53pm
May 31, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
McKenzie County emergency managers Karolin Rockvoy, left, and Jerry Samuelson, right, tour the tornado damage Friday near Watford City with Homeland Security Division Director Greg Wilz. The county is comparable to most in North Dakota, but an oil boom has brought in an influx of people from across the country. McKenzie County is home to one of the oil boom’s most heavily concentrated areas in the state, with more than 7,000 people living in or near Watford City.
FOTB: In McKenzie Co., emergencies require double duty
May 31, 2014 - 8:05pm
May 18, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Michelle Thomas, pictured Thursday had to move away from Williston after her rent increased and now commutes from Montana to work.
FOTB: Priced out of her home: Rising rental prices in Williston forces woman to move back in with family
May 18, 2014 - 12:22am
May 10, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Noreen Sergent participates in a protest of high rental prices on Friday in Williston, months after the lot rent in the trailer park where she lives increased to $750. “We’re surviving. We’re not living nicely,” she said.
Faces of the Boom: Stuck but surviving: Williston trailer park residents feel pinched
May 10, 2014 - 11:37pm