BOZEMAN — Bozeman’s economy took a thrashing during the recession — at least compared to most of Montana. But by many measures, it’s bounding back with enthusiasm.
Phil Steinberger was one of the lucky farmers. He got his wheat in the ground early, harvested in mid-July, and was done farming when all hell broke loose across Montana in August.
More employees are going to see something extra in their stocking from their boss this year.
With low unemployment, falling fuel prices, and growing consumer demand, the greater Billings area and most of Eastern Montana have been enjoying a good run, experts say.
Sometimes, if you’re not ready to catch an opportunity, it lands on you just the same.
It didn’t take long for the deposits of Bakken oil and gas royalties to begin piling up at Richland Federal Credit Union.
Charter Communications is seeking to hire 100 new employees in Billings, primarily in sales and customer retention, company officials announced Wednesday.
Officials at Charter Communications say they are working to fix problems with the email system for customers with Bresnan.net addresses in Montana.
FRYBURG, N.D. — Despite a predicted downturn in oil drilling, developers whose proposed project was rejected earlier this year, are back with a scaled-down plan to turn the former Fryburg school into housing for oil workers.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A local brew house is taking advantage of a new law allowing small brewers to distribute their own beer.
MINOT, N.D. -- Nick Vaughn earns in two nights what took him two weeks to make in his home state of Tennessee.
WILLISTON, N.D. -- A Williston-based energy company has plans to roll out at least four plants in the Bakken region that would refine crude into diesel and strip natural gas liquids from oil.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Job seekers and immigrants have brought a surge of diversity to North Dakota, but the arrival of many new people from diverse native lands often results in a few language gaps.
MOORHEAD – Moham Mitchell spends a lot of money on lottery tickets here every week at the Orton’s gas station near Minnesota’s first exit off Interstate 94.
FARGO, N.D. — Among states that offer lotteries, North Dakota’s budget is the least reliant on the lottery.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative in North Dakota’s oil patch had a great year, and now it’s paying it back to its customers.
At Trailhead Spirits in downtown Billings, owner Casey McGowan is selling the Montana brand as much as his own products. So it’s worth jacking up his prices if the money comes back to his community.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s oil industry is coming in even lower than the targets set by new rules that require reducing the amount of natural gas burned off as a byproduct of oil production, the state’s top energy regulator said Friday.
Once the Bottega women’s clothing store leaves downtown Billings, the spot in the historic Kress building won’t be vacant long.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williston’s city commissioners have unanimously approved suspending the liquor licenses of two downtown strip clubs after increasing calls to the two businesses and violations of liquor laws.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce has caught a pretty big fish for its annual breakfast next spring.
The owner of the Buffalo Wild Wings franchises in Montana is planning to bring a new restaurant chain into the state, including a shop in Billings.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Rebecca Lloyd has had just one patient who says they get a good night’s sleep.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Reported income by all North Dakotans has more than doubled to a record $30.4 billion since the infancy of the state's oil boom in 2006, tax return filings show.
Mom likes boutique fashion. Daughter is a hair stylist. Both want to run their own business in downtown Billings.