Two counties seeing an increase in crime due to their proximity to the Bakken oil fields asked voters for bonds to increase jail space, but only Roosevelt County’s effort passed.
Nobody wants taxes to go up, but homeowners are happy to know their investment increased in value. It’s possible that most Montana homeowners will be satisfied on both counts when statewide reappraisal notices are mailed out next summer.
HELENA — As the Montana Department of Revenue completes a new statewide reappraisal of residential property for tax purposes, preliminary numbers show the median sales prices have changed very little on average over the past five-and-a-half years.
When 1,958 Montanans answered Main Street Montana surveys, there was a surprising amount of agreement.
SIDNEY — In the City Council chambers of this Bakken boom town hangs a crude map of Montana dividing the east’s oil revenue makers from the west’s oil revenue takers.
A Denver energy company will begin drilling an oil well near Belfry — and possibly use hydraulic fracking — this spring, despite protests in Billings on Wednesday by about 80 opponents.
A Sidney fugitive who escaped from court early Wednesday is still on the loose, possibly headed for Billings.
Schools in Sidney spent Wednesday morning on lockdown after a jail inmate in the area escaped custody.
Authorities are seeking the public's help in Montana and North Dakota in their search for Nicole Waller, a 31-year-old Kalispell woman who's been missing since mid-February and was last seen in the Fairview area.
My husband, Steve, and I believe capitalism motivates innovation. We raise and market grass-fed beef and lamb and try to make a profit at our business.
Despite a warm winter, MDU Resources Group reported its earnings for the first quarter of this year were 19 cents per share, compared to 23 cents last year.
A man died on Sunday evening after a motorcycle crash in Sidney.
Richland County Coroner Marvin Johnson on Tuesday identified a man who died in an airplane crash on Monday afternoon as 55-year-old James Steppler of the Brockton area.
Two men suspected in the disappearance of Sidney teacher Sherry Arnold are scheduled to appear in Richland County District Court on Tuesday.
SIDNEY -- Law enforcement officials are offering few details about the death of Sidney High School teacher Sherry Arnold, or the two men possibly involved with her disappearance.
Hundreds of people, including authorities from all over Richland County, spent Saturday searching for a Sidney High School math teacher who went missing Saturday morning.
Some 50 Billings businesses are busy answering the calls from 350 oil companies hungry for workers, trucks, pipe and more, so they can keep pumping crude out of Eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
SIDNEY -- The 3-year-old boy who was killed by truck on Sunday was identified Monday afternoon by the Richland County Coroner.
Richland County’s Doyle Barn was built in 1906 to shelter Percheron horses. The bank barn was built into into the side of a hill so horses could pull a wagon into the hay loft.
Two people died after their car collided with a train north of Sidney on Tuesday night.