Residents of McKenzie County and the tiny town of Keene, N.D., are adapting to the rapid change brought on by the Bakken oil boom, which has transformed the region’s once buco... | More Info

Life in the Boom: Big oil transforming small town

JIm Gehrz and Curt Brown

Residents of McKenzie County and the tiny town of Keene, N.D., are adapting to the rapid change brought on by the Bakken oil boom, which has transformed the region’s once bucolic countryside into a patchwork of noisy drilling sites and dangerously heavy traffic.

Life in the Boom: Big oil transforming small town

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