Transfer cases containing the remains of Army Spc. Tyler J. Orgaard, left case, and Army Sgt. 1st Class Darren M. Linde sit on a loader during a prayer last week at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The bodies of a former Montanan and another Army National Guard soldier killed Monday in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil.
The suspects in the killing of Eastern Montana teacher Sherry Arnold are due in state court in Sidney on Tuesday to face new murder charges filed by prosecutors who are seeking the death penalty.
Sidney Mayor Bret Smelser said positive identification of remains recovered Wednesday near Williston, N.D., as those of teacher Sherry Arnold will bring some closure to the community and the Arnold family.
HELENA -- Two men suspected of kidnapping a Sidney schoolteacher and burying her body in a shallow grave in North Dakota have asked that a new judge to be assigned to their case.
Sidney isn't the first small town in the West to get run over by a gold rush, in this case black gold — more than 16 million barrels of crude being pumped every month from the massive Bakken oil field beneath eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
SIDNEY — Sidney may be only four miles from the North Dakota line, but its heart is solidly Montanan.
A far-ranging scheme to steal more than $500,000 from Basic Energy Services Inc., an energy company operating in Eastern Montana, sent a former manager from Sidney to federal prison Friday. Another ex-supervisor from Sidney will spend five years on probation for his role in the scam.