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Top 5 Bakken stories of the week

Here are the top five stories from Bakken.com for the week of May 9th through May 15th. Enjoy! 5. Amidst an oil boom, North Dakota produces premium caviar North Dakota is known globally not just for prolific oil production, but also, it turns out, for caviar. A distinctly American version of the salty delicacy prized for centuries by Russian czars ...

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Paddlefish snagged on Yellowstone test negative for oil

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says a January oil pipeline spill on the Yellowstone River did not affect paddlefish. The agency says muscle tissue and eggs from 30 paddlefish snagged this spring “have come back clear of any lingering effects” of oil exposure. State fisheries chief Greg Power says a nonprofit group that processes paddlefish ...

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Amidst an oil boom, North Dakota produces premium caviar

North Dakota is known globally not just for prolific oil production, but also, it turns out, for caviar. A distinctly American version of the salty delicacy prized for centuries by Russian czars gets its start each May in the cool waters where the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers converge, the same spot where explorers Lewis and Clark camped two centuries ago. ...

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Anglers flock to northwest N.D. to snag a paddlefish

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By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service CARTWRIGHT, N.D. – Northwest North Dakota has more people and traffic than it did a decade ago when Dennis and Brenda Ahlfs began traveling from Minnesota for paddlefish season. But the oil boom hasn’t deterred them from visiting the region each year to try to snag the ancient fish. “The fishing hasn’t changed,” said ...

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