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The North Dakota Miracle: Fracking in the Bakken

The recent boom of the Bakken oil fields — made possible by a perfect storm of sensible state regulations, the fracking process, and the fact that most drilling is taking place on private lands—has produced a whirlwind of economic growth in a formerly sleepy corner of northwest North Dakota.


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Niche Biz: Oil Patch Tours

For people who drive through North Dakota’s oil country and wonder what the heck they’re looking at, a new tour will erase some of the mystery.


Five North Dakota Sisters Make Reality TV Pitch

Five sisters from a North Dakota boomtown are looking to make a bang on reality TV.


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Need a Job? Go to North Dakota!

Unemployment is a national problem in the U.S., but you wouldn’t know that if you travel through North Dakota.