In this Black Gold Boom video, singer/songwriter Jessie Veeder reflects on how the oil boom in western North Dakota has affected her hometown.
Jessie Veeder’s new album is called “Nothing’s Forever.” The website is here.
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“It’s like a creature that’s let loose and they are trying to get control of it.”
“I wanted a fresh start so I came to North Dakota.”
“The beers were on the verge of becoming whiskeys.”
Everywhere she went, men hit on her. So Nathina St. Pierre took action.
Take a tour of oil country with photographer Ben Garvin.
Beth Hafele has a police scanner and a clear view of Williston’s growth.
What’s it like to work on a drilling rig? Tait knows.