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Lighting change required for wind farms
'He took her from us': Emotions strong at vigil for slain Jamestown, N.D., mother of two
ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident
'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in Fargo-Moorhead area following three child deaths
Two Republicans, a Democrat run for Tom Campbell's Senate seat
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nation and world
ND WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Commentary: Am I the only one plagued by comedic bad luck? Maybe.
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
Jutanugarn birdies playoff holes, wins LPGA tourney
Sparks beat Minnesota at the buzzer to spoil Lynx's celebratory season opener
Wise clinches first PGA Tour win in Texas
Kansas City's quality led to goal, not Francisco Calvo's play, United coach Adrian Heath says
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
Commentary: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license
Commentary: We need more politicians like Mark Andrews
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October 7, 2016
Montana man dies in crash near Fairview
FAIRVIEW, Mont.—A Sidney, Mont., man died Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 58 about four miles north of Fairview, Mont., near the North Dakota-Montana border. Damon McLaughlin, 44, was driving south when his Ford F-150 pickup entered a ditch and truck...
October 7, 2016 - 6:16pm
August 25, 2016
Man arrested in connection with Montana homicide
SIDNEY, Mont. -- A 35-year-old Sidney man is being held in the Richland County Detention Center on the charge of deliberate homicide in the death of a longtime Sidney resident Wednesday morning just outside of Sidney.The Richland County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a Franz...
August 25, 2016 - 12:36pm
June 17, 2016
Montana may get its first oil rig since December
SIDNEY, Mont. -- They are not a Bakken player, but are looking to drill a well in the Bakken soon. The Mertz Company, a privately held company...
June 17, 2016 - 7:18pm
November 24, 2015
Eastern Montana businesses settle in to weather latest downturn in oil market
SIDNEY, Mont. — On a cold November morning when the wind is blowing just right, people parking in the lot outside the new Reynolds Market here...
November 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
June 12, 2015
Bakken oil would benefit from export sales, economist says
SIDNEY, Mont. — Bakken oil production will be around for years, but some political strings are going to have to be pulled to drive up sweet crude prices before things pick up, according to an industry analyst. Rayola Dougher, of the American Petroleum Institute, met with Montana...
June 12, 2015 - 11:13pm
Montana energy economy dims, but consumers benefit
SIDNEY, Mont. — Montana’s energy economy is dimming, according to reports from both alternative and fossil fuel industries. Coal is on the ropes as U.S. coal energy consumption hits a 24-year low, oil drilling has dropped dramatically in the Bakken and wind energy construction...
June 12, 2015 - 11:12pm
May 28, 2015
As addiction rises in Bakken area, one treatment court intervenes
SIDNEY, Mont. — Richard Hill’s heavily tattooed arms read like a roadmap, but they don’t reveal the latest installment of his life story,...
May 28, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 21, 2015
Marshals Service arrests man wanted in Texas sex case in Oil Patch
SIDNEY, Mont. -- The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a man wanted on Texas sex charges on Wednesday at a Sidney trailer park. David L. Simon, 57, was wanted in Waco, Texas, for three counts of continual sexual abuse of a child, said Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Rod Ostermiller. Simon...
May 21, 2015 - 9:29pm
April 29, 2015
Eastern Montana officials upset by lack of infrastructure bill to help in Oil Patch
HELENA, Mont. — Local elected officials from northeastern Montana were deeply disappointed and frustrated Wednesday over the failure of the Legislature to pass a major infrastructure bill to help them address the impacts of oil and gas development.
April 29, 2015 - 8:46pm
February 23, 2015
Sentencing date set for man involved in death of teacher
SIDNEY, Mont. -- The sentencing date for one of the two men involved in the kidnapping and murder of a Sidney teacher has been set for April 17. Michael Spell, who was heading to the North Dakota Oil Patch to look for work with Lester Waters Jr., faces a maximum sentence of 100...
February 23, 2015 - 6:12pm
February 3, 2015
Brent crude prices jump to $57 per barrel
SYDNEY — Oil prices were holding hefty gains in Asia on Wednesday having rallied 19 percent in just four sessions, while the U.S.
February 3, 2015 - 10:46pm
January 27, 2015
Natural gas generation coming to MDU Lewis and Clark site
SIDNEY, MONT. — Montana-Dakota Utilities announced Tuesday it will add 19MW of electric generation at its Sidney-based Lewis and Clark Station in fall 2015. Two large internal combustion engines will generate the power, fueled by natural gas. “These units were included as part...
January 27, 2015 - 11:49pm
December 15, 2014
Man sentenced in the killing of Montana teacher
SIDNEY, Mont. -- While announcing the sentencing of Lester Waters Jr. just before noon Monday, District Judge Richard A. Simonton said that while...
December 15, 2014 - 4:32pm
December 13, 2014
While the oil booms, infrastructure busts: Montana counties struggle with growth
SIDNEY, Mont. — Out in the epicenter of the oil and gas boom, communities are growing so quickly they can’t keep up with their basic infrastructure...
December 13, 2014 - 3:23pm
December 4, 2014
Van Waters to be sentenced for murder of Sidney teacher
SIDNEY, Mont. — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a Montana school teacher will be sentenced Dec. 15. Lester Van Waters Jr.
December 4, 2014 - 1:02pm