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Published November 25, 2012, 11:31 PM

The family behind the Bakken oil name in North Dakota

Famous formation named for North Dakota homesteaders; lone farmstead descendant honored by notoriety, yet remains reserved
TIOGA, N.D. - Lorin Bakken recalls it was 2007 when he began seeing his name in the newspaper and on TV frequently as the oil boom started to heat up.

By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM

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