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Jeff Diede

North Dakota News


Brothers & Sisters,


As all of you in MN have probably heard, western ND has virtually exploded with people coming to work in the big oil boom. The Bakken is one of the largest oil finds in the country. This has brought oil companies into the state like you wouldn’t believe, along with a whole lot of people from all over the country looking for work.


Due to the Bakken, ND has become a very prosperous state. But along with the good comes a lot of bad. The small towns to the west of Bismarck don’t have infrastructure for all the people, man...

Floods, Republicans and Management Mismanagement Make it a Tough Summer


As you all know, a 100 year Missour River flood has devastated the western half of North Dakota. This disaster has forced approximately 35 of our members and retirees out of their homes, and cost them thousands of dollars.


With their plight in mind, I call upon all the brothers and sisters of Teamsters Local 638 to please help our distressed members and retirees in the Bismarck - Minot - Mandan area by making a cash donation to the following trust fund:


Local 638 North Dakota Flood Relief Fund
C/O Teamsters Service Bureau
2829 University Ave. S.E....