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Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
Top N.D. court approves new lawyer discipline rules
crime and courts
nation and world
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 20, 2016
High-tech magnate to take on incumbent governor in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Bozeman high-tech magnate Greg Gianforte announced his candidacy for governor Wednesday in Billings, pledging to improve the...
News/Nation and World
January 20, 2016 - 9:35pm
November 12, 2015
Trinity Health partnership talks folded
MINOT, N.D. -- A potential venture that would have united Trinity Health in Minot with Montana's Billings Clinic Regional RegionalCare has unraveled. The two health systems acknowledged Thursday that a letter of intent aimed at a possible partnership, signed five months ago, has...
November 12, 2015 - 11:26pm
July 23, 2015
ND woman dies in wreck near Roundup; 6 injured
ROUNDUP, Mont. — A 31-year-old North Dakota woman died and six passengers, all from North Dakota, were injured in a single-vehicle crash east of Roundup on Wednesday night. Roundup is about 50 miles north of Billings. The crash occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in Mussellshell County...
July 23, 2015 - 10:14pm
July 17, 2015
Federal leases sold, netting revenue
BILLINGS, MONT — As part of President Barack Obama’s all-of-the-above strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, the Bureau of Land Management sold six federal leases on Tuesday. The oil and gas lease auction netted more than $36,800 in revenues,...
July 17, 2015 - 12:07am
July 7, 2015
Radiator business built for the long haul: 100-year-old Billings company reaches into the Bakken
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Finn Origer was getting out of hamburgers. After supplying ingredients to Hardee’s restaurants for decades, he was ready...
July 7, 2015 - 11:23am
June 10, 2015
Minot’s Trinity Health becoming part of Billings Clinic RegionalCare
MINOT — Trinity Health in Minot announced on Wednesday that it intends to become part of Billings Clinic RegionalCare, a decision that will help bring about a new medical campus. A news release from Trinity said the hospital’s board of directors has signed a letter of intent...
June 10, 2015 - 11:12pm
May 30, 2015
Rights activists protest award for ex-Montana judge who blamed victim of rape
A small group of women's rights activists rallied in Montana on Friday to protest a lifetime achievement award for a state judge censured for suggesting that a 14-year-old girl was partly to blame for her rape by a teacher. More than two dozen protesters led by the Montana chapter...
News/crime and courts
May 30, 2015 - 11:51pm
May 23, 2015
Police seeking men who robbed Billings casino
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A pair of armed men robbed the Montana Nugget Casino Friday night, the Billings Police Department said. The robbery happened just before 10:30 p.m. at the casino at 2150 Grand Ave., Sgt. Matt Brewer said in a news release. No injuries were reported. Police...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2015 - 3:45pm
May 19, 2015
Montana teen fatally shoots friend in case of mistaken identity, police say
A Montana teenager fatally shot his 15-year-old friend after mistaking him for an intruder when the boy threw a rock at his bedroom window in the predawn hours and then stuck his head through it, police said on Tuesday. A preliminary probe into the shooting found the teen was sleeping...
News/crime and courts
May 19, 2015 - 3:45pm
February 10, 2015
Billings coal-fired power plant to close
BILLINGS, Mont. -- PPL Montana will close its J.E. Corette coal-fired power plant in Billings for good sometime in August, the company reported Tuesday. As recently as two weeks ago, PPL said it planned to mothball Corette on April 15 because the 47-year-old plant doesn't meet...
February 10, 2015 - 10:21pm
January 27, 2015
Federal oil, gas leases in ND net $4.2M
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has collected more than $4.2 million from the sale of oil and gas leases. In total, the seven separate leases, which were placed on bid, covers more than 1,700 acres in North Dakota. The state of North Dakota is expected to...
January 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
January 7, 2015
Analyst: Grain train movement could improve
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A decline in Bakken oil trains isn’t likely to spell good things for grain farmers, according to rail observers. Getting grain on trains has been a struggle for Montana’s $1.5 billion wheat economy for more than a year, during which time critics have faulted...
January 7, 2015 - 12:26pm
November 14, 2014
Quantum drops Billings as site for refinery
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Quantum Energy Inc. has apparently dropped a Billings, Mont., site from its plans to build refineries in Montana and North Dakota. The Arizona company is planning to develop up to five refineries designed to produce diesel fuel from Bakken crude oil. Quantum...
November 14, 2014 - 4:40pm
November 11, 2014
Montana man pleads guilty to drug-trafficking
BILLINGS, Mont. — A man who kicked out a window of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle and tried to escape on foot has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he trafficked methamphetamine in northeast Montana. During a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court in Billings,...
News/crime and courts
November 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 5, 2014
2 sheriffs in western ND keep their seats some unseated: Morton, Billings elect new leaders
In a night of ups and downs, two sheriffs in western North Dakota kept their seats, two were overthrown by newcomers and a retired sheriff left on seat up for grabs. Here are the results for western North Dakota county sheriffs. Rummel takes Billings County sheriff seat Billings...
November 5, 2014 - 1:26am