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North Dakota today is the only state in the United States of America that has a Bank of North Dakota that is owned by the people of North Dakota. RichPlanet TV: The Monetary System with Ian Crane
In Fargo one may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a function where dancing is taking place. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 2006
The State of North Dakota does not have any funding issues at all. We in fact are dealing with the largest surplus we’ve ever had. Eric Hardmeyer, Bank of North Dakota president, 2009
The result is always pain. The Overnighters, opening scene, Pastor Jay, 2014
You can stay for a month, and unless there’s a problem, we do ask for a gift. ibid.
Hydraulic fracturing technology – fracking – unlocks an enormous oil field in the Bakken Shale region of western North Dakota. ibid. caption
What would I do if I got off the bus and had to find a job? ibid. Pastor Jay
Tens of thousands of Americans travel to North Dakota in search of work … Many new arrivals have nowhere to live. ibid. caption
The whole overnight thing wasn’t really planned. ibid. Pastor Jay
The solvent kind of gets to your skin after a while. ibid. oilman
It does amaze me that giving people floor space is provocative. ibid. Pastor Jay
Williston, North Dakota: In 2008 the American oil boom transformed this sleepy town into an industrial powerhouse where tens of thousands of workers come to make their fortune in black gold. But the cash pouring in from fracking also funds a black market economy in extortion and prostitution. Now the oil boom is going bust. Laid off workers are turning to drugs and theft. The cops are stretched to their limits and organised crime is muscling in. Underworld Inc s2e5: Fracking Hell, 2015
I had no idea what his ultimate plan was. Welcome to Leith, resident, 2015
This is one of the top ten white supremacists in the United States. ibid. observer
These people produce a lot of violence. ibid.
There was no infrastructure. Everything else seems to have been forgotten. ibid.
A vision not just of bringing white supremacists to Leith but bringing the leadership of the white supremacist movement to Leith. ibid.
Shale oil production in North Dakota reached its peak in 2012. Life in towns like Watford and Williston changed forever as the oil rush swept through the region. Sex and the Oil City: The Dark Side of North Dakota’s Oil Boom, RT 2018
‘The influx of men with a lot of money.’ ibid. victim advocate