Gene Kolstad has been helping to design health care facilities for more than three decades, and he still gets excited about the details of the blueprints.
The Billings area is being considered as a site of a proposed $500 million "clean energy center" that would refine Bakken crude into diesel fuel.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
CellularOne will discontinue all Montana wireless service at the end of August, company officials announced Tuesday.
Charles Archambault remembers the tug-of-war in his soul, his dreams for the future against the pull of the past.
Underriner Motors has completed a move to the Billings West End that’s been a decade in the making.
WASHINGTON — Consumer spending has soared since the Great Recession ended five years ago in U.S. states with oil and gas drilling booms and has lagged in states hit especially hard by the housing bust.
STANLEY, N.D. — An Arkansas man working in the western North Dakota oil patch has been killed on the job.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple intends to ask top U.S. energy and transportation officials about conflicting reports over the volatility of crude coming from the state's oil patch, he said Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Fargo man has turned to an online petition in hopes of getting state officials to stop what he calls "Bakken bomb trains" by forcing oil companies to strip volatile natural gas liquids from oil before shipping.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As many as seven oil trains a week pass through Oklahoma carrying crude drilled in the Northern Plains that has been involved in multiple fiery derailments, including a 2008 explosion northeast of Oklahoma City involving oil from Montana.
MAKOTI, N.D. — The transload facility, the first part of the Three Affililated Tribes’ Thunder Butte Petroleum Services Inc. refinery project west of Makoti, will be finished this fall, said Tex Hall, tribal chairman.
Montana’s growing economy is slowing this year, largely because of federal cutbacks, softening commodity prices and low wages, a University of Montana economist said Tuesday in Billings.
Frustrated farmers told Congressman Steve Daines on Monday in Huntley that clogged rail lines, increasing federal regulations and cheap imports are hurting their business.
GRENORA, N.D. — On the northwest edge of the county, recently elected Grenora Mayor Brett Wilkins plans to host the Raise the Roof fundraiser to help build a new town square.
Shane French had years of experience working in the excavating business, but couldn’t find an opening when he moved to Billings some 3½ years ago.
Stacey Ronquillo is down to one part-time employee at his Billings lawn care business this summer, and it’s costing him precious work.
“Ribbit!” It’s the first sound one hears after opening the front door at Big Frog, a new business specializing in custom T-shirts, apparel and gifts. Big Frog’s amphibian-inspired doorbell and a décor that’s designed around a rain forest, aims to be fun.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Job Service North Dakota data show about one of every seven private sector jobs in the state are related to oil and gas production.
A quick check of Facebook and next thing you know, a half-hour’s passed. Start chatting with a co-worker and suddenly 20 minutes is gone and the report you were supposed to finish by lunch is late.
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OMAHA, Neb. — The economy in nine Midwestern and Plains states should continue growing steadily in the months ahead, according to a monthly survey of business leaders released recently.
Local cycling enthusiasts are encouraged by signs that Billings is becoming a more bicycle-friendly community.
Dennis Quaid’s ranch, Camp Warren Oates, a 418-acre ranch in the Paradise Valley, has been sold for $8.6 million, according to Raich Montana Properties, which represented the seller.