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The Bakken Oil Patch – North Dakota

When it comes to the Great Plains, it’s almost impossible to avoid a discussion about the Bakken Oil Patch in western North Dakota.  It seems like every major news outlet wants to do a feature on the changes that have … Continue reading

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High Plains High Points – White Butte

We come now to the lowest, but not the least, of the High Plains High Points – White Butte in North Dakota (elev. 3,506 ft).  White Butte is in far western North Dakota, and is a distinct land feature rising … Continue reading

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If You Squint Just a Bit . . .

From colonial times until the late Industrial Revolution in the mid 1800s, America was a largely rural and agrarian nation.  Most people lived on farms or in small towns.  The cities that existed were a mere shadow of what they … Continue reading

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