Police say the oil rush is luring a rough-and-tumble element that sometimes threatens to overcome the law. Some bars in Williston, N.D. are getting rough, and police there are tapping Minnesota academies to find enough officers. And without a place to stay, many of the recruits are sleeping on colleagues' couches.
Strippers earn $2,000 a night in North Dakota oil town
The oil boom in Williston drawing men from Minnesota and elsewhere is also luring exotic dancers from as far as Germany and Hawaii. CNN says they're earning thousands of dollars a day off oil workers with high-paying jobs and no female company.