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Old 08-04-2008, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by ksss View Post
"Why not Minot?"

It would be challenging to start a landscape business in Minot. Other than in oil it is not an easy place to make a good living. I grew up in Jamestown and it is not much different. Great place to live, not a great place to build a bank account. The other thing is no other place in the lower 48 will have Winters like you have experienced. When your on the East Coast and everyone bitches about the cold weather, you can laugh, "cold this aint cold, I know cold let me tell you........"
Just after tech school I got a job offer from Wedgcor?(steel building company) to be a drafter in Jamestown. Isn't the Harley rakes made there, too? Was a nice place but I'm not a cowboy so went back to Wisconsin. My friend settled in Ashley, supposed to go visit sometime.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:47 PM
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Good advice guys, I will be renting so I don't have to worry about repairs, just if I bust it in the begginning and they cant get it fixed for me that would suck! I will be careful though.

My wife is in Minot right now and she says its booming... Oil or Ethanol... something is going nuts up there right now I dont remember what.
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