A Texas company has bought oil and gas leases on almost 75,000 acres in northeast Montana's McCone County in a move that could portend a significant westward expansion of the Bakken oil patch, government officials and a company representative said Wednesday.
Sam Tallis was sitting at Stella's Kitchen and Bakery on Sunday morning, eating breakfast alone and watching the happy families celebrating Mother's Day.
Sam Tallis made a donation of $20,000 to the Montana Rescue Mission Women's and Family Shelter on Sunday.
Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.
Thanks to a surprise donation, Scobey Public Schools will have iPads for each of its students next school year.