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A new energy flowing to eastern Montana as Bakken field development expands

Story and photos by Rebecca Colnar The Bakken oilfield’s effect on towns in eastern Montana has been significant economically, whether in new condos and hotels being built, new businesses popping up in towns or increased traffic. RV parks are bursting at the seams, gas stations are full and service employees…

North Dakota’s infrastructure to get $2.5-billion boost

 By Lisa Fattori A new initiative by Governor Jack Dalrymple will inject $2.5 billion into North Dakota’s infrastructure, helping communities both large and small to keep pace with the tremendous growth that has occurred since the onset of the Bakken oil boom. Announced on July 23rd, the new Roads and…