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Millennial magnet

By Rachel Richter Lordemann, President, Williston Area Chamber of Commerce There is a certain energy in the air around Williston, ND – and it’s not just coming from well sites! Williston is becoming a mecca for young professionals, and the creativity and innovation they are bringing to our community is…

Bakken communities adopting strategies to address workforce shortage

Companies in the oil business sometimes struggle for capital. Others have to contend with tough terrain or harsh weather. And some are forced to cope with environmental opposition. But in North Dakota these days, the biggest obstacle to success is finding enough workers to do the job. Bakken oil producers…