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Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.

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Montana woman, Tanzanian husband team up for safari business

Montana woman, Tanzanian husband team up for safari business

It was by happenstance that Jamie Pearson and her husband, Dieter Zimmermann, discovered Tupo Africa Safaris. But it was a stroke of luck for the Billings family of four.

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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites

Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites

WILLISTON, N.D. — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil w…

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Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Local cycling enthusiasts are encouraged by signs that Billings is becoming a more bicycle-friendly community.  

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8 Mountain West bank branches closing

First Interstate BancSystem Inc. plans to close eight Mountain West Bank branches in Montana when the companies complete their merger in October, the bank announced.

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Bakken oil production up, flaring dips

Bakken oil production up, flaring dips

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil production ramped up by another 36,000 barrels per day in May, pushing daily production solidly above the 1 million barrel milestone it narrowly eclipsed the previous month.

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Updated oil production numbers show more records

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil drillers produced an average of about 1.04 million barrels of oil a day in May.

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North Dakota regulators give OK to pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — A pipeline that will supply crude for a diesel topping plant under construction in southwest North Dakota was given the go-ahead this week by state regulators.

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N.D. boom town denies townhouse project

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston City Commission has rejected a plan to develop 73 townhouses in the oil boom town.

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Whiting to top Bakken oil firms in $6B Kodiak buy

DENVER — Whiting Petroleum Corp. said Sunday it is buying Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. for $6 billion in stock, worth $13.90 per share, in a deal that will make it the largest producer in the booming Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.

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Applications open for tourism-related tax-fund grants

The Montana Department of Commerce has $500,000 in state accommodations tax funds available for tourism-related facility improvement projects through the Montana Office of Tourism’s 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program.

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Insurance office looking for 12 agents in Billings

New York Life’s Montana office is looking for a few good insurance agents this year. A dozen, to be exact.

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Magazine names Fairview man a Montana Money Hero

Dennis Trudell, of Fairview, is a Montana Money Hero, according to Money Magazine.

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Great Falls-area brothers bring their Bayou Grill to Billings

Great Falls-area brothers bring their Bayou Grill to Billings

Harold and Larry Goode have added some Southern spice to the Billings South Side, and that’s not so bad for business at the Vegas Hotel.

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Soup and Such expanding to Shiloh Crossing

Soup and Such expanding to Shiloh Crossing

Shoppers at Shiloh Crossing will have a new place to eat when a new strip mall opens on the Billings West End.

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Ferris wheel assembly underway at Scheels

Ferris wheel assembly underway at Scheels

Workers started installing the base of a Ferris wheel this week at the new Scheels Sporting Goods store at Shiloh Crossing in Billings.

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North Dakota natural gas processing plant gets OK

BISMARCK, N.D. — A natural gas processing plant announced last year by a major natural gas company operating in North Dakota was given the green light by state regulators Thursday.

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Officials: No evidence of brine in bay after N.D. spill

Officials: No evidence of brine in bay after N.D. spill

MANDAREE, N.D. — The snaking, nearly 2-mile trail of saltwater that an underground pipeline spewed in the rugged hills of western North Dakota's badlands left a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation, a company official said, though she add…

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Economist: Rapid changes in health care mean jobs for Billings

Economist: Rapid changes in health care mean jobs for Billings

Expanding Medicaid rolls would likely create thousands of jobs in the Billings area, but would also cost taxpayers millions, a University of Montana health care economist said in Billings Thursday.

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Official: Saltwater spill cleanup could take years

Official: Saltwater spill cleanup could take years

WILLISTON, N.D. — The site where an underground pipeline leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater into the North Dakota badlands earlier this month could take years to clean up, an official of Native American tribes involved in the cleanup said Monday.

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Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.

July 20, 2014 4:00 am Photos

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Montana woman, Tanzanian husband team up for safari business

Montana woman, Tanzanian husband team up for safari business

It was by happenstance that Jamie Pearson and her husband, Dieter Zimmermann, discovered Tupo Africa Safaris. But it was a stroke of luck for the Billings family of four.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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