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Williston group works to improve downtown


WILLISTON, N.D.— A group of business owners, residents and Williston officials is working to liven up the city’s downtown by promoting local businesses and making the area more walkable. The Williston Downtowners Association has gone from five to 60 members in just two years, and is using the growth to speed the city’s development, the Bismarck Tribune reported. About seven ...

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With Baker Hughes, Halliburton cements leading North Dakota role

WILLISTON N.D. – Halliburton Co’s <HAL.N> $35 billion takeover of Baker Hughes Inc <BHI.N> will create an oilfield services powerhouse in North Dakota with more than half the cementing market and a leading position in fracking, according to data seen by Reuters. The deal, announced on Monday, will help Halliburton better compete with global leader Schlumberger NV <SLB.N>, as well ...

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Online magazine documents cultural shift in the Bakken


Despite the changing face of rural western North Dakota, some things remain the same. Reminiscent of the days of staking land claims and weathering the brutal winters, residents of the Bakken region are maintaining their resiliency and work ethic amidst the shift from farming to drilling. While some have moved here to capitalize on the high wages and available jobs, ...

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#TBT Williston Amtrak station


The Williston, N.D. Amtrak station in 2007 may look about the same as it does now, but, so much has changed underneath. The influx of workers traveling looking for a new life in North Dakota has transformed the western part of the state into a jobs mecca, a modern depiction of the American dream. This Amtrak station is the busiest ...

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Man accused of promoting prostitution in Williston


WILLISTON, N.D. — A Florida man is accused of promoting prostitution in the western North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston. Thirty-one-year-old Trevor Fryer, of Deland, Florida, could face up to five years in prison if convicted of the felony charge. Court documents do not list an attorney for him. He’s being held on $20,000 bond. In related news, Drugs, violent ...

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Real Estate for the Energy Professional


As I am on my way to the Formula One Race in Austin, which is where the U.S. leg of the International F-1 series takes place, I marvel over the development that has been created by the U.S. Shale boom in the last several years. I have lived in Houston since 1990, with relocations back and forth from the East Coast and I ...

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The next fast-food chain in Williston


Construction has begun on a Culver’s near the Buffalo Wild Wings on Reiger Dr. in Williston. The fast-food chain is based out of Wisconsin and specializes in ButterBurgers and frozen custard. This is the fourth Culvers to open in North Dakota and the first one in a boomtown. The founders of the chain hope to reach families working in western ...

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More housing coming to Killdeer


Oppidan Investment Co. of Minneapolis will be developing an apartment complex in Killdeer, No. Dak., in order to support oil and gas workers in the state.  The apartments will be near 103rd ave and third street. Forum News Service reports that the development will span seven acres and have three 42-unit buildings with one, two and three bedroom units. The Killdeer ...

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