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Montana Apprenticeships provide a step up to good careers

Montana Apprenticeships provide a step up to good careers

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.

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Help wanted: Billings-area businesses struggling to hire, keep workers

Help wanted: Billings-area businesses struggling to hire, keep workers

Stacey Ronquillo is down to one part-time employee at his Billings lawn care business this summer, and it’s costing him precious work.

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Profit potential: Is a franchise the right business model for you?

Profit potential: Is a franchise the right business model for you?

“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.

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Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-related

Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-related

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.

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Want to improve productivity? Use these tips to keep you focused

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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Construction Zone: VA Montana Health Center improves services for veterans

Construction Zone: VA Montana Health Center improves services for veterans

                Access, convenience and comprehensive care.

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Economy is growing in Midwest, Plains states

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.

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Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Local cycling enthusiasts are encouraged by signs that Billings is becoming a more bicycle-friendly community.

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Dennis Quaid's Camp Warren Oates sells for $8.6 million

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.

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Some businesses opt for a home-grown concept instead of a franchise

Some businesses opt for a home-grown concept instead of a franchise

Step inside of Spinners, a self-serve yogurt shop at 3031 Grand Ave., and one gets the impression the store was developed by some savvy franchising company that put years worth of effort into developing a cutting-edge retail concept.

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Cloud Peak Energy posts $2.1 million loss

Cloud Peak Energy posts $2.1 million loss

GILLETTE, Wyo.  — Cloud Peak Energy, which operates only in the Powder River Basin, has posted a $2.1 million loss in the second quarter of 2014, compared to a $4.1 million gain for the same period last year.

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Big Dipper Ice Cream coming to Billings

Big Dipper Ice Cream coming to Billings

Missoula’s Big Dipper Ice Cream shop is expanding to downtown Billings, bringing homemade, premium ice cream to a growing area.

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Flathead cherry harvest to top 2M pounds, but part of crop culled

Flathead cherry harvest to top 2M pounds, but part of crop culled

POLSON — Nearly 850,000 pounds of cherries from Flathead Lake Cherry Growers orchards have been harvested since last week, with the grand total expected to top 2 million pounds before the harvest draws to a close in the coming days.

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Arch Coal and Cloud Peak report second-quarter losses

CASPER, Wyo. — Coal’s blues continue.

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Company plans Bakken developments worth $65 million

WILLISTON, N.D. — A New York company is planning residential and commercial developments worth at least $65 million in the North Dakota oil patch town of Watford City.

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64-room hotel opens in Billings near Cabela's

64-room hotel opens in Billings near Cabela's

Billings’ newest lodging, My Place Hotel, opened last week, a key victory for a development supported by public funds.

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North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

WILLISTON, N.D. — Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said.

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Company finds natural gas in southeastern N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. — A company exploring for natural gas outside of western North Dakota's oil patch says it has found the resource but is far from determining whether it would be economical to start production.

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Montana Revenue Department auctioning off unclaimed items

Unclaimed jewelry, rare coins, trinkets and other collectibles across Montana will soon be up for grabs to the highest bidder.

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Taco Treat adding Heights, West End locations

Taco Treat adding Heights, West End locations

Taco lovers in Billings Heights and the West End will soon have a new treat.

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Salad store reopens with new name, Greens & More

Greens & More is the same salad store, but under a different, more flexible brand at West Park Promenade, its new owner said last week.

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With anchor Scheels leaving, Rimrock Mall facing big challenges

With anchor Scheels leaving, Rimrock Mall facing big challenges

Walking through Rimrock Mall and meeting community members, new mall manager Devin Hartley is usually confronted with one common question.

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Compounding pharmacy can tailor medications to the individual

Compounding pharmacy can tailor medications to the individual

As good as traditional pharmacies are at dispensing just what the doctor ordered, they can’t always be exactly right.

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North Dakota oil refinery about 3/4 constructed

North Dakota oil refinery about 3/4 constructed

DICKINSON, N.D. — Construction of an oil refinery near Dickinson is about three-fourths complete, and most of the jobs that will be created there have already been filled.

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