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Rate hikes follow homeowner insurance claims

Montana homeowners could see their insurance premiums rise 13 percent after making one claim, higher than the national average, a recent industry survey stated.

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New bypasses improve traffic flow, quality of life in Bakken towns

New bypasses improve traffic flow, quality of life in Bakken towns

WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with state and local officials here Tuesday to christen three truck bypasses in western North Dakota, paving the way for once-quiet communities to regain some semblance of normalcy amid the reg…

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43 groups to intervene in S.D. Keystone re-approval

PIERRE, S.D. — Utility regulators approved 43 applications Tuesday from individuals and groups that want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve part of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it…

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4th office building planned for TransWestern Plaza

4th office building planned for TransWestern Plaza

The owners of the TransWestern Plaza in downtown Billings say they are planning to build a fourth office building to meet growing demand.

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N.D. oil conditioning standards will have flexibility, Helms says

N.D. oil conditioning standards will have flexibility, Helms says

BISMARCK, N.D. — New standards for conditioning North Dakota crude oil to make it safer for shipment will provide flexibility and could come up for approval next month, the state’s top oil and gas regulator said Monday.

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Shipton's Big R opening Heights store next year

Shipton's Big R opening Heights store next year

Shipton’s Big R, a farm and ranch supply and apparel store, is planning to open a third Billings location next spring at the corner of Main Street and Jerrie Lane in the Heights.

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Coca-Cola shuts down Great Falls bottling

Coca-Cola shuts down Great Falls bottling

GREAT FALLS — The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Great Falls is no longer bottling Coca-Cola products.

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Bitterroot Valley log home builders on rebound

Bitterroot Valley log home builders on rebound

VICTOR — Business has been good this year at Bitterroot Valley Log and Timber just south of Victor.

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Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.

October 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Business digest

Business digest

The Montana Newspaper Association is offering a free site that features public notices. This statewide website is supported by member newspapers of the MNA. Notices such as public budgets, meeting agendas, sample ballots, court actions, const…

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Refilling Mountain Mudd's cup

Refilling Mountain Mudd's cup

The idea had been percolating in Tanya Weinreis’ mind for three years.

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North Wyoming sugar beet harvest nearly done

North Wyoming sugar beet harvest nearly done

POWELL, Wyo. — Indications are of a normal sugar beet harvest in northern Wyoming.

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Rimrock Mall entrance to have a new look

Rimrock Mall entrance to have a new look

The entrance at Rimrock Mall will soon have a new look.

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North Dakota oil well spills 830 barrels of saltwater

WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota oil regulators say a well in Mountrail County spilled 830 barrels of saltwater, but the mess was cleaned up.

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Housing secretary visits North Dakota oil patch

Housing secretary visits North Dakota oil patch

WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and western North Dakota officials asked the head of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday for help as the state copes with a lack of affordable housing brought on by t…

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MSU names Outstanding Agricultural Leaders

The Montana State University College of Agriculture will present its Outstanding Agricultural Leader awards during the annual Celebrate Agriculture event Nov. 7-8 at Montana State University.

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CVS Health expands tobacco ban to pharmacy network

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.

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Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to host U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in western North Dakota on Wednesday.

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Company considers oil refinery at Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.

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40 Under Forty 2015 Nominations

40 Under Forty 2015 Nominations

Do you know a young business professional under the age of 40 who deserves recognition for outstanding leadership, innovative ideas or dedicat…

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Have You Heard: Montana 9th poorest state, study says

A new survey shows that Montanans’ income and individual wealth are not keeping up with the state’s fast economic growth.

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Have You Heard: Local vape shop boom continues with West End opening

Owner Kevin Erickson knows his new vape shop faces growing competition, and possible costly federal regulation, but he thinks his Billings site is in a good place to succeed.

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Scammer hits Bozeman-based credit card processor

Bozeman-based Frontline Processing announced last week that one of its merchants, Lazy J Motel in Big Timber, was victim of a phone scam.

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Rate hikes follow homeowner insurance claims

Montana homeowners could see their insurance premiums rise 13 percent after making one claim, higher than the national average, a recent industry survey stated.

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New bypasses improve traffic flow, quality of life in Bakken towns

New bypasses improve traffic flow, quality of life in Bakken towns

WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with state and local officials here Tuesday to christen three truck bypasses in western North Dakota, paving the way for once-quiet communities to regain some semblance of normalcy amid the reg…

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