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Hot economy, cold comfort: The ND Oil Patch’s homeless problem

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lured by the promise of jobs created by the oil and gas boom, Mario Solano left his home in Miami to travel to a new life in the center of it all — North Dakota.
At first, Solano found temporary jobs driving trucks for oil and gas companies. Event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Accounting firm to help with managing the Oil Patch’s newfound wealth

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Tax manager Gloria Jordan remembers the first woman who came into the accounting firm where she works with an oil royalty check for half-a-million dollars.
“She went to one of our accountants and she said ‘Is this real? What do I d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Accounting firm to help with managing the Oil Patch’s newfound wealth

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Tax manager Gloria Jordan remembers the first woman who came into the accounting firm where she works with an oil royalty check for half-a-million dollars.
“She went to one of our accountants and she said ‘Is this real? What do I d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: Cashing in at Cash Wise

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — When Kimberly Pick heard the grocery store chain she and her husband work for was expanding to North Dakota’s Oil Patch, she put a bug in her husband’s ear.
“I knew it would be opportunity for us,” said Kimberly, 30.
Kimberly …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: Cashing in at Cash Wise

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — When Kimberly Pick heard the grocery store chain she and her husband work for was expanding to North Dakota’s Oil Patch, she put a bug in her husband’s ear.
“I knew it would be opportunity for us,” said Kimberly, 30.
Kimberly …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil boom documentary released

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –  A Bismarck production company has released a documentary film chronicling the lives of North Dakota residents living with the changes the oil boom has brought.

“This is Our Country: Living With the Wild West Oil Boom” was comm…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil boom documentary released

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –  A Bismarck production company has released a documentary film chronicling the lives of North Dakota residents living with the changes the oil boom has brought.

“This is Our Country: Living With the Wild West Oil Boom” was comm…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: Boom boosts the business of books

December 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Independent bookstore owner Chuck Wilder noticed a change in business four years ago when guys in Halliburton coveralls started coming into his shop.
Books on Broadway started getting new customers, including a more educated set of oil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: Boom boosts the business of books

December 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Independent bookstore owner Chuck Wilder noticed a change in business four years ago when guys in Halliburton coveralls started coming into his shop.
Books on Broadway started getting new customers, including a more educated set of oil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: Restaurateur making big investment in Williston

November 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — An entrepreneur who already has invested millions in Williston plans to make the boomtown the namesake of a national restaurant chain.
Marcus Jundt, a Minneapolis native who has built more than 20 businesses, first saw the potential in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com