SIDNEY — In this frontier farm town of sugar beets and oil wells, spring arrives with the turn of an iron wheel.
MANDAREE, N.D. — A Montana man is presumed drowned in Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota after he fell out of a boat and officials unsuccessfully searched for him over the weekend.
PARSHALL, N.D. — An out-of-control oil well that spewed oil, gas and saltwater near Lake Sakakawea was brought under control before daybreak on Friday.
VAN HOOK ARM, N.D. — A roaring out-of-control oil well spewed a orange-colored mix of gas, oil and salt water as high as 50 feet into the air Thursday at a location near Lake Sakakawea, staining the snowy white ground as far as 1,000 feet from the well in the prevailing wind direction.
Mid-afternoon on a weekday, Mark Gaughan practices putting in his Billings basement with his three children.
INTAKE — Crystal Wood didn’t hesitate to jump waist-deep into the icy cold, muddy Yellowstone River on Sunday to help her brother land a 50-pound paddlefish.
Thanks to a wet winter, Fort Peck Reservoir rose by 2.9 feet in March and is 14.5 feet higher than it was a year ago at this time, according to a report from the Army Corps of Engineers.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' schedule to reconstruct Intake Diversion Dam on the Yellowstone River has been delayed as the agency refines its design.