As a consumer sales representative for the Rocky Mountain Region at Montana Dakota Utilities, Andrew Newman spends a lot of his time prospecting for new customers, and quite a bit of time making his existing customers happy. In short, MDU has a lot going on in Billings these days.
A suspected natural gas leak Saturday evening prompted the Billings Fire Department to evacuate several houses on and near Broadwater Avenue between 18th Street West and Glen Drive.
Billings police, firemen and Montana-Dakota Utilities workers are on the scene of a pickup truck crash that severed a gas line and closed Poly Drive at 22nd Street West on Monday morning.
POWELL, Wyo. - Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has reached a settlement with a couple that sued the company over an explosion at their former home in Powell in 2006.
Lockwood got back to normal Thursday after a gas leak forced a road closure and school and home evacuations Wednesday.
A Lockwood fire engine blocks Highway 87 East at Piccolo Lane as crews investigate a gas leak at 2015 Hillner Lane Wednesday.
Lockwood firefighters and an MDU employee investigate a gas leak at 2015 Hillner Lane in Lockwood Wednesday.
Lockwood firefighters direct an MDU employee to the area where they detected a gas leak at 2015 Hillner Lane in Lockwood on Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has proposed building an $85 million natural gas-fired power plant near Mandan to serve customers in the Dakotas and Montana.
Homeowners Jim and Sheila Downs talk about the non-hazardous natural gas leak near their home on Dahlia Lane. One leak was fixed, but a second was found.
A box covers a hole that Montana-Dakota Utilities dug along Jim and Sheila Downs' house in west Billings to vent a minor gas leak.
Sheila and Jim Downs have been chuckling when they read or watch warnings to call MDU immediately if they smelled natural gas.
Sheila and Jim Downs talk Friday about the gas line repairs that Montana-Dakota Utilities has planned near their home on Dahlia Lane.
Sheila and Jim Downs have been worried about a nonhazardous natural gas leak at their home on Dahlia Lane. One leak was fixed by Montana-Dakota Utilities in December, but a second one was found under the street.
Officials with local, state and federal agencies are interviewing witnesses, collecting debris and combing through the site of a home at 1411 Granite Ave. leveled Wednesday morning by a natural gas explosion.
Montana-Dakota Utilities workers dig up the natural gas line on Granite Avenue after an explosion destroyed a home Wednesday.
According to Billings Police Sgt. Casey Hafner, MDU and Northwestern Energy are on the scene investigating in cooperation with the other investigating agencies.
BISMARCK, N.D. - MDU Resources Group Inc. has joined the Fortune 500 - the only North Dakota-based company on the list - despite a drop in profits last year.
BISMARCK, N.D. - MDU Resources Group Inc. says it's pleased with early results of drilling in an area of Mountrail County called the Three Forks-Sanish formation.