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Jayme Boeshans, left, and his father, Jerome, stand in a hay field near Beulah. In the background is the Coyote Generating Station. Jayme works at the adjacent Dakota Westmoreland Corp’s Beaulah mine, which supplies the coal used at the station. John Brose / Special to Forum News Service

Young farmer also works as a coal miner

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BEULAH, N.D. – Jayme Boeshans, with help from family and friends, is building a modest farmstead north of here. It isn’t far from the house where he grew up and his parents still live. It’s also near the house, now mostly lost to time and the waters of manmade Lake Sakakawea, where his great-grandparents homesteaded.


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