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Corps to lower Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas

Corps to lower Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to lower the levels of Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas before the start of the 2015 spring runoff season.

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In Eastern Montana, a confluence of federal promises to farmers, fish stirs concern

In Eastern Montana, a confluence of federal promises to farmers, fish stirs concern

SIDNEY — In this frontier farm town of sugar beets and oil wells, spring arrives with the turn of an iron wheel.

May 04, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Sidney man presumed drowned in North Dakota lake

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.

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Crew gets control of spewing oil well early Friday

Crew gets control of spewing oil well early Friday

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.

December 14, 2012 10:46 amLoading…
Roaring well spews oil, gas, saltwater near Lake Sakakawea

Roaring well spews oil, gas, saltwater near Lake Sakakawea

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.

December 13, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…
From Billings to the Bakken

From Billings to the Bakken

Mid-afternoon on a weekday, Mark Gaughan practices putting in his Billings basement with his three children.

February 05, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Paddlefish season opens at Intake, Montana's largest paddlefishery

Paddlefish season opens at Intake, Montana's largest paddlefishery

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.

May 17, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Fort Peck Reservoir 14 feet higher than last year at this time

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.

April 07, 2011 8:45 pmLoading…
Army Corps of Engineers delays replacement of Yellowstone River's Intake Diversion Dam

Army Corps of Engineers delays replacement of Yellowstone River's Intake Diversion Dam

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.

February 15, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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