One of my favorite Montana entrepreneurs is Wheat Montana’s Dean Folkvord. I’m not sure whether Dean voted for Barack Obama, but I doubt it. The thing about Dean though is he has a sharp pencil and he does what’s best for his business and his customers. That’s how Wheat Montana blazed the tr…
This week is the deadline for the Montana House and Senate to pass a Medicaid expansion bill from one chamber to the other. As business leaders deeply committed to the health of Montana’s economy and workforce, we strongly support accepting federal funds to expand eligibility for the state’s…
The closure of the Sweetheart bakery in Billings last month has been a huge boon for at least two other Montana bakeries.
THREE FORKS — The knock on the historic Sacajawea Hotel for years was that, as beautiful as it once was, restoring its grandeur was going to take a lot of bread.
The price of bread is going up.
POMPEYS PILLAR — The market monitor at the scale house of the United Grain elevator gauges the world’s appetite for wheat in real time. When it fails to rain in Russia, the price rises. When Libya erupts in protest, the price falls.
HELENA — Although the 2012 election is more than two years away, names of some potential candidates are surfacing for what will be an open governor’s seat, the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Jon Tester and other offices.