U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher on Friday confirmed the reorganization plan for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, the first wholesale power cooperative in Montana to go bankrupt.
A federal bankruptcy judge gave tentative approval on Friday to the reorganization plan of Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, a wholesale power provider, to its rural co-op members.
The bankruptcy judge in the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative case set a fast-track schedule for the proposed reorganization of the Billings-based wholesale power provider.
A federal bankruptcy judge on Friday will consider Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative’s latest plans to reorganize its debts.
A bankruptcy judge has awarded final fees and costs to a former trustee and his lawyers for their work in the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission case.
For what may be the first time in a Montana bankruptcy court, a judge has ordered the home of former casino owner Philip Keith be sold to help pay back millions of dollars in debts.
The trustee overseeing a bankrupt Montana power cooperative was removed by a federal judge Tuesday in an unexpected move that could lead to the breakup of the troubled co-op and the sale of assets including a power plant near Great Falls.
HELENA — A federal appellate court panel has given Montana's bankruptcy judge a six-month extension while considering his appointment to a new 14-year term.
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday indicated he was reluctant to remove a trustee he appointed to manage a broke Billings-based wholesale power cooperative but heard testimony on the issue anyway.
The bankruptcy trustee for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative is fighting attempts by some of its members and creditors to remove him from the case, saying his services are needed now more than ever.
After nearly two years in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative is entering a critical phase that ultimately will decide whether it can reorganize and continue supplying wholesale power to its four remaining rural co-op members or liquidate …
A proposed bankruptcy reorganization of Southern Montana Electric and Transmission Cooperative hit a barrage of objections during a hearing Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Billings.
What would a reorganized Southern Montana Electric and Transmission Cooperative look like after bankruptcy?
A bankruptcy judge Wednesday denied requests to liquidate Billings-based Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, saying the trustee for the troubled wholesale power supplier has shown “a likelihood” of proposing a reorganization plan.
The trustee for a bankrupt wholesale power cooperative can keep key information in a proposed reorganization plan confidential, a judge ruled on Monday.
After years of battling and more than a million dollars spent on legal fees, the Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative and its wholesale power supplier are parting ways.
A federal bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that he's likely to let a bankrupt Montana power cooperative keep key details of its reorganization plan secret from the public despite objections from one of its members.
Acting on a tip about hidden assets, a U.S. bankruptcy trustee in Billings drilled through the lock on a safe deposit box at Stockman Bank and found $77,250, including $36,000 in cash.
Beartooth Electric Cooperative can continue its legal fight to cut ties with its bankrupt wholesale supplier, a judge has ruled.
The judge presiding in the bankruptcy of a Billings-based wholesale power cooperative set deadlines Tuesday for the trustee to file a reorganization plan, saying he would like to wrap up the case by May.