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Faces of the Boom: Dickinson woman proud to return to N.D. oil industry
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Erin Wanner grew up in a family that owned an oil service company, but she never thought about the industry as a career option for herself. That all changed after the Dickinson nati...
6/17/13 at 12:07 AM Long-distance dads: Fathers work to stay connected while providing for families far away 6/16/13 at 12:05 AM
Oil industry shakes off April cold to set another record 6/14/13 at 4:36 PM
You Know You Are a Real Oilfield Wife When...
You Know You Are a Real Oilfield Wife When... You have to blow dust off your razor the day before your husband is due home... it's been THAT long since you shaved your legs. In North Dakota and Canad...
4/23/13 at 9:24 AM Staying Connected With Your Oilfield Man 3/15/13 at 7:15 AM
12 Signs That Your Husband's Hitch is Almost Over 3/12/13 at 7:26 AM
Earth at night glows with lovely and loathsome lights
Wherever we go, our lights go with us. If we were more thoughtful about choosing the right type of lighting fixtures, it wouldn't be such a problem, but we're generally not. Photos taken late last y...
1/12/13 at 1:06 PM
Smoke and Mirrors
The worst part of living in the Bakken are the complaints about it. I get rubbed the wrong way when I hear people say things like, I cried all day the very first day I came! or I cry almost EVERY day...
12/13/12 at 12:58 PM Going Small Town 12/4/12 at 3:19 AM
North Dakota: A Love Affair of the Soul 11/19/12 at 2:07 PM
This Thanksgiving one woman is grateful for North Dakota
I love Rachel Kelly's author bio on her new Areavoices blog: Meanderings of a Zealous Mom. She uses several six word phrases to describe herself: Always looking for The Grey Area. Meet my best friend...
11/20/12 at 11:52 AM Check out what these ten year olds are doing on Areavoices! - Areavoices Digest #84 8/1/12 at 3:06 PM
Areavoices Digest #70 - A song that might drive WDAY's Weather Guys Crazy! 4/4/12 at 2:28 PM
The Battle over the Bakken
I see the Bakken as the new little Americaits how I picture New York must have been like way back in the day when people were coming from all over to this new land of opportunity. It was a chance fo...
7/25/12 at 3:30 PM
Dalrymple's speech to the Bakken Infrastructure Conference
BISMARCK--Gov. Jack Dalrymple gave the following keynote address today during the 2nd Annual Bakken Infrastructure Conference in Denver: "It wasnt long ago that North Dakota would only make the natio...
10/26/11 at 2:11 PM Cramer calls Waxman comments "disturbing" 7/8/10 at 4:17 PM