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Mike Toenjes of Somerset, Wis., stays in an RV in Crosby, N.D., where he works as a truck driver in North Dakota's Oil Patch. Amy Dalrymple / Forum Communications Co.

Working 10 hours from home in Oil Patch disrupts family life of Wisconsin man.

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CROSBY, N.D. - For a family man like Mike Toenjes, working 10 hours away from home is tough.

But with North Dakota's Oil Patch offering truck-driving jobs with better pay, Toenjes and his family in western Wisconsin are making it work.

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