New Williston Resident Leads Effort To Clean Up Town

WILLISTON, N.D. – With an oil boom that has made things messy in a lot of ways, Williston is in need of major spring cleaning, and it’s not just locals who are rallying for the cause. Dan Manjack, a contractor from Florida who moved to Williston to build a man camp, is leading an effort…
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Historic Oil Site Reflects Current Flurry Of Activity

TIOGA, N.D. – Recently I decided to check out where North Dakota’s oil development began: the Clarence Iverson farm south of Tioga. I exited Highway 2 and drove in the direction of a historic marker, but I drove right past it. The sign pointing it out was so badly mangled it was illegible. The road…
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Experiencing The ‘Patch’

WILLISTON, N.D. – It’s only been one month since I moved to Williston, and I’ve already had a mini Oil Patch experience. I’ve been homeless. I’ve signed a lease for an apartment that rents for $2,500 a month. I’ve spent the night in the cab of a U-Haul parked outside of the Stanley Cenex. Let…
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