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The Folly Of Williston's War On Mobile, Temporary Businesses Is Now Clear

The Folly Of Williston's War On Mobile, Temporary Businesses Is Now Clear

I’ve written pretty extensively about the fight in Williston over “man camps,” but that city has been fighting a lot of different types of mobile, temporary businesses for years now. And that has been a mistake, as we can see now in 2016. The man camps, or crew camps, are housing facilities catering to energy

Williston's Ban On Food Trucks Is Doing More Harm Than Good

It seems to this observer that local leadership in the Williston area, central to North Dakota’s oil patch, has a bias against certain types of businesses. Specifically mobile, temporary businesses. Last week I wrote about Williams County cracking down on so-called “man camps” which are dormitories run by private businesses giving oil workers somewhere to

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