Faces Of The Boom: Kentucky Man, Son Look For Fresh Start In ND

WILLISTON, N.D. – David Knuckles is proud of the time he spent training Iraqi police officers and helping that country rebuild, but it meant spending a lot of time away from his son. Now the Oil Patch is offering a chance for them to rebuild their relationship and have steady employment. David, 47, and his…
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‘Wild West’ Has A Milder Side

WILLISTON, N.D. – You’ve heard about the trucker bombs and the bar fights. You’ve heard about the new sex offenders who have moved to the state and the increase in police calls associated with oil development. But have you heard about the guy in a pickup who eagerly offered to pay for a stranger’s car…
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Klobuchar, Hoeven Visit Drilling Rig During Tour Of Oil Patch

WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota isn’t the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. As the Minnesota Democrat toured the Williston area Friday, she noted several building projects being constructed by Minnesota companies. “People don’t always realize this isn’t just good for the country because of the oil production…
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Former Fargo Radio Producer Launching New Food Truck, Radio Show From Dickinson

WILLISTON, N.D. – Former KFGO executive producer Jason Spiess is makin’ bacon and “Talkin’ Bakken.” The 38-year-old Fargo man left his radio job with plans to open The Rolling Stove mobile food truck in Dickinson. But in addition to serving breakfast and barbecue, Spiess will broadcast a new radio show from the food truck every…
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More Mobile Food Trucks Rolling Into Oil Patch

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Michael Campbell has cooked for kings and queens. Now the chef is cranking out burgers and burritos for oilfield workers from a food truck in Watford City. “You’ve got to be super fast because everybody’s in a hurry,” said Campbell, who runs The Little Blue Joint. Mobile food trucks are popping…
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