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Party seeks to bring women to Western ND Oil Patch

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WILLISTON, N.D. - A Williston-area truck driver has the solution for oil workers with nothing to do and a shortage of women.

He's throwing the "Party in the Patch" over Memorial Day weekend, advertising in Chicago, the Twin Cities and elsewhere to attract women to his weekendlong singles dance.


Organizer Troy McKinley said his goal is to attract one to two women for every five guys at the event.

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