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March 7, 2015
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn 
Ben Murphy, seen here on Feb. 26, runs his U-Haul dealership out of Killdeer and says he has seen a lot of laid-off oilfield workers as customers.
Moving out: As oil boom slows, U-Haul dealers see frustration of moving workers
March 7, 2015 - 10:00pm
February 2, 2015
ABC orders pilot about North Dakota oil boom
February 2, 2015 - 2:37pm
December 9, 2014
Press Photo by Andy Brown 
From left, landowners Larry Peterson, Pete Artz, Kent Huber and Marvin Nelson meet with North Dakota Department of Health Director David Glatt Tuesday in Antler to discuss the impacts of the oil boom
Other side of the boom: Landowners say state bowing to oil
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
September 6, 2014
FNS Photo by Luke Franke
Dennis and JoAnn Roerick finally closed on their home Aug. 12. The couple's old house next to the Souris River was bought out by the city of Minot for construction of new levees.
Oil boom, flood recovery boost Minot housing demand
September 6, 2014 - 7:20pm
September 4, 2014
Letter: Paradigm shift
September 4, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm
August 8, 2014
St. Joseph’s reports increase in births
August 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
August 7, 2014
Education groups join push against outdoor fund
August 7, 2014 - 12:21am
August 1, 2014
FNS Photo by Kile Brewer
Sebastian Braun, an associate professor and chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of North Dakota, cycles through various maps he has collected that show the effect of large-scale oil drilling in western North Dakota.
Chronicling the oil boom: UND professors map dramatic changes to western ND landscape
August 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 26, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Day hand, cowboy poet and songwriter DW Groethe takes a break from fencing  Wednesday north of Bainville, Mont.
Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go
July 26, 2014 - 9:33pm
July 19, 2014
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
The Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau has stocked Bakken-themed products, like onsies for babies, along with shot glasses, mugs, coasters and keychains.
The Bakken brand: Oil Patch-named products taking off
July 19, 2014 - 11:43pm
You Said It: Reader comments from the Press survey
July 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
July 15, 2014
Press Photo by Mike Hricik
The old Fryburg elementary school stands in disrepair on Tuesday afternoon, left neglected since closing in 2000.
Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town
July 15, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 14, 2014
Oil boom brings more Border Patrol arrests
July 14, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 11, 2014
IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong
July 11, 2014 - 5:38pm