Behind the oil industry's gaudy numbers, you’ll find countless dreamers, schemers and in between.
Updated: January 06, 2014, - 04:15 PM
At the end of a feverish fifth year, it’s easy to paint North Dakota’s oil portrait by numbers: Production...
Updated: January 04, 2014, - 12:13 AM
It’s Saturday night at Cattails bar on Main Street. A fracker from Utah sings “Free Bird,” karaoke-style. Oil-field workers clink...
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 11:48 PM
It’s 6:40 a.m. and a dramatic flaming sunrise illuminates the hilly prairie around “Raven Rig No. 1,” one of nearly...
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 11:47 PM
The back seat of Vern Stiller’s silver Mercedes SR5 SUV is littered with maps, a hard hat, work gloves and...
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 08:37 PM
“There are chemicals and explosives, lots of high pressure and so many different things that can get you killed that you’d better know what you’re doing before you step on a site,” Spencer Logan said.
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 08:23 PM
Nathaniel Kroshus didn’t come here for high wages or to escape his past. He’s here chasing his passion.The 31-year-old from...
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 08:21 PM
Quentin De Nio is now the second-oldest among the dozens of buglers, riflemen and flag bearers who make up the Memorial Rifle Squad.
Updated: December 28, 2013, - 08:11 PM
Dakota tribal members traveled by horseback 330 miles from Crow Creek, S.D., to Mankato, through harsh December weather.
Updated: December 26, 2013, - 10:11 PM