Troy McKinley is promoting the weekend-long "Party in the Patch" in the Twin Cities and even Chicago. His goal is to have at least one or two women for every five men at the event. Tickets are $150 for men, and only $20 for women. “This is not going to be a sausage fest,” McKinley tells the Fargo Forum. “I’m trying to avoid that, to put it crudely.”
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Delta to offer service from Twin Cities to North Dakota oil patch
North Dakota's oil boom is fueling demand for more air travel. Delta Air Lines is adding two nonstop daily flights between the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Williston, N.D., starting in November, the Fargo Forum reports.
North Dakota oil patch hoping to attract Minnesota women
Men who work in North Dakota's oil patch are turning to advertising in the Twin Cities in hopes of relieving a shortage of women. A three-day singles dance called "Party in the Patch" is planned for Memorial Day weekend. Tickets are $150 for men, $20 for women.
North Dakota oil drillers set another production record
Records from the state's Department of Natural Resources show North Dakota produced 18.3 million barrels of crude in April -- up from 17.9 million barrels in March. Minnesota's western neighbor has surpassed Alaska to take the No. 2 slot among the states. Natural gas production also set a record in April.
Silicon Prairie? ND leaders confident state could be next Silicon Valley
Business and political leaders say North Dakota's budget surplus and lack of "massive socioeconomic problems" makes the Midwestern state ideal for technology companies, the Fargo Forum reports. Republican Sen. John Hoeven said, "We are definitely driving energy development in the United States, but I don't think people realize how much we're driving technology development as well."
Developer proposes massive pyramid project in ND
Camp and Associates, an Atlanta-based development firm, says it wants to build a $150 million, pyramid-style apartment complex and entertainment center for the growing population in the oil-rich region of western North Dakota, the Williston Herald reports. The 500-unit "New Cimarron City" would stand taller than the pyramid-shaped Luxor hotel in Las Vegas. Local officials are questioning the rationale of the proposed building since it would be located about a half-hour east of Williston.
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