john oliver

North Dakota’s interstate signs reading “Be Kind.” and “Be Polite.” have piqued interest on a national scale. John Oliver, host of “Last Week Tonight,” used the quirky billboards as he reported on tragedies of North Dakota’s oil industry in a recent…

opinion

Oil prices are high. Workers, wary from the severe recession, come in throngs to sleepy towns like Watford City and Williston. Rigs are erected. Millions of dollars are generated for employers and the state. The year is 1984, and…